Articles tagged Morris-Cowley

Page 23 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, June 1954

Vintage Silverstone

The Club Silverstone season was opened on May 1st by the V.S.C.C., when a record attendance was achieved. In the One-Hour High-Speed Trial a good field, divided into classes, circulated with varying degrees of speed and reliability. Most of the cars qualified. The vintage Aston Martins of Edwards and Mennell were driven well, the former leaning out on corners. A. E. Griffin's 1929 12/50 Alvis "...

Page 47 of April 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, April 1981

Three GNs

An interview with Stafford East One of the articles which excited me very much when I was a small boy, reading avidly all the motoring papers I could lay my hands on, was that headed "The Fastest Cyclecar in The World!" which appeared, with nine enticing illustrations, in The Light Car & Cyclecar on June 16th, 1920. It was a description of Captain A.G. Frazer-Nash's famous GN "Kim", which the...

Page 48 of March 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, March 1934

What Do You Know About Cars?

What Do Yot Know About Cars ? Report on Competition No. 8. TH first correct solution to our last month's competition opened on the 15th January was that submitted by : Mr. R. J. Hewer, 26, Maze Road, Kew, Surrey, to whom we have sent a cheque for one guinea. The car in the photograph was a Diatto 2 litre, entered and driven by Mr. Cyril Durlacher in the Essex Club's Six-Hour Race at Brooklands in...

Page 26 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1950

A MATTER OF OPINION

A MATTER OF OPINION Sir, Regarding the subject of "real motor ears," I feel that you have not quite touched the mark in the humble opinion of a few friends and myself. Surely the original Austin Seven Chummy, " bull-nose " Morris-Cowley, Model-T Ford, come under this heading ? None of these are fast or in any way resemble sealed-down Grand Prix ears, but they definitely have plenty of character....

Page 16 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, May 1936

club news

etta llawd BUGATT1 OWNERS' CLUB The opening rally on April 5th took place at the " Haycock," Wansford, 83 miles up the Great North Road, and was very well attended. Especially welcome was the President of the Club, Lord Howe whose racing and parliamentary engagements seldom allow him to take the chair. His 38/250 Mere. the famous car which Caracciola drove in the 1929 T.T. still never fails to...

Page 26 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, January 1950

An Enjoyable Bristol M.G. and L.C.C. Roy Fedden Trophy Trial

C. L. Bold's Bold-Special Makes Best Performance in Classic West Country Event The Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. can be relied on to organise good events and so it was on December 10th, when they held their Roy Fedden Trophy Trial. They were not responsible for the bitter weather and sleet showers! Seventy-one entries were received and were divided into up to 1,100 c.c., 1,101 to 2,500 c.c., and over...

Page 32 of November 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1967

veteran-edwardian-vintage

VETERAN EDWARDIAN VINTAGE A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. WELSH RALLY (Oct. 7th/8th) THE Father Figure of all the Motor Clubs does not make life exactly easy these days for all the lesser clubs it is supposed to succour and assist. The R.A.C. has refused the V.S.C.C. permission to hold its Eastern Thal next month, although this has been for years an annual fixture, and the Welsh...

Page 68 of February 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, February 1988

V to C miscellany

Regulations for the Yeovil Car Club's Esso Bristol-Bournemouth Run on June 12, an event which is open to any pre-war car, motorcycle or commercial vehicle weighing not more than four tonnes and which is expected to attract some 350 entries, are now available from K McGee, 38 Kenmore Drive, Yeovil, Somerset BA21 48Q. Those who have enjoyed driving the circular route of the scenic Elan Valley in...

Page 33 of August 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, August 1964

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The V.S.C.C. Oulton Park Race Meeting (June 20th) The E.R.A.s vanquished by Cooper-Bristol   The Paddock at Oulton Park filled with the usual delightfully divergent and diverting machinery as another V.S.C.C. Race Meeting became due. The big question was whether the pre-war E.R.A.s could maintain supremacy as Historic Racing Cars in the Seaman Memorial...

Page 21 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1947

Club News

We Hear Arthur Fogg has forsaken his Scott "Flying Squirrel" and half-finished racing Scott for the ex-Lang, ex-Butler, unblown "Ulster" Austin Seven. Lt. E. C. Emmett, R.N., has acquired a 1913 G.W.K. as companion to his "4/4" Morgan, and craves also a 1923 G.W.K., which he knows to exist in London, and a Trojan. And just to prove that there is no end to the veterans, Patrick Green has unearthed...

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