Articles tagged Morgan Plus

Page 14 of February 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, February 1961

Boxing Day Brands Hatch (December 26th)

The opening event of the day for G.T. cars gave another victory to Graham Warner's Lotus Elite from Chris Lawrence's more accelerative Morgan Plus 4 which held the lead for a couple of laps. Cohn Hextall moved up into third place in his Thunderbolt while Pat Moss in her first real motor race (although some rallies appear to be thinly disguised races) kept the Sprinzel-Sprite in eighth place. The...

Page 29 of November 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, November 1962

"MOTOR SPORT" Brooklands Trophy Goes To Tony Hegbourne

The pleasant, unruffled atmosphere which prevails at Goodwood normally was upset on September 22nd, when the final races counting towards the MOTOR SPORT Trophy were run off. At the commencement of proceedings Tony Hegbourne (Lola) and David Eva (M.G. Twin-cam) were level with 23 points, followed by Veedol Trophy winner Bob Burnard (A.C. Ace) on 17 points, these three drivers each having two...

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The stuff of legend

This year’s Le Mans Legends race was a real crowd-pleaser The 2009 edition of the 45-minute Legends race for cars that competed, or were of a type that competed, at Le Mans between 1949-65 was one of the best events for years. With a field that included an Aston Martin DBR1, two DB3s, a Lister-Jaguar GT, Lister Costin, Morgan Plus 4 and an Austin-Healey 3000 Mk1 which all raced at Le Mans in...

Page 52 of April 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, April 1976

VSCC Pomeroy Trophy

(Feb. 28th) The Vintage Sports-Car Club's Pomeroy Trophy contest, which by means of a series of timed tests at Silverstone purports to find the ideal touring car of any age by means of a handicap formula, was held this year on February 28th and the 65 entries ranged from a 1918 Brooklands Straker-Squire to a 1975 264GL Volvo. In the standard class there was a 1954 D-type Jaguar, OKV 3, driven by...

Page 34 of April 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, April 1973

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old car matters VSCC Pomeroy Trophy INTENDED to define the best all-round touring-car of the meeting and the only one in which modern cars mingle with the prewar variety in VSCC affairs, the Pomeroy is less of a pointer than once was the case, because the road section has been abandoned, while this year a defect in the Shell/BP Racing Service petrol pump in the Paddock also...

Page 58 of November 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, November 1955

Club News

British Motoring Club, Rhineland — Summer Rally (September 18th) Wherever a British community exists, a car club is sure to exist also. In the Rhineland, the British Motoring Club has a membership of over 600 and in recent years has earned for itself quite a reputation in both the social and the sporting fields. In the Summer Rally of the B.M.C.R. on September 18th, the 62 starters included 14...

Page 58 of February 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, February 1981

The 53rd Exeter Classic Trial

(organised by the Motor Cycling Club) The great winter classic trial, with 300 entries (123 motorcycles, 177 cars) took place in very cold but dry conditions on January 9th/10th. Some delay was caused when Jones' MG TC apparently collided with a non-competing Mini at Tillerton, Jones cutting his nose, but by normal breakfast-time the cars were arriving at Fingle Bridge, a varied cavalcade typical...

Page 46 of June 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 1970

ON SPORTS CARS

THE SPORTS CAR, almost impossible though it is to define—was it Cecil Clutton who disposed of the problem by deciding it is any motor car through which you cannot walk whilst wearing a top hat ? —has been with us from the advent of the Sixty Mercedes, and is with us still. It is, or should be, the embodiment of motoring for motoring's sake and to some of us this implies something other than...

Page 66 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, February 1994

Penrite LE JoG

Quite like old times — I went out on the night of December 4 to see the cars in the Penrite Oil Land's End to John o'Groats Reliability Trial, the longest Historic and Classic car event held in Great Britain, as they entered Wales. Organised by John Brown and with Clerk-of-the-Course Peter Rushforth and Stuart Collins masterminding the entire route in a large Volvo estate car, this ambitious...

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Freiburg-Schauinsland

This 127-corner, tree-lined German road was one of the great European hillclimb challenges. So it’s little wonder that it attracted some of motor racing’s great namesBy Ed Foster Freiburg-Schauinsland is one of the most spectacular hillclimbs in Germany and, in its day, was famous for being one of the most difficult. Located just outside Freiburg im Breisgau in the far west of the country, the...

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