Articles tagged Morris Eight

Page 29 of September 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Sheffield & Hallamshire M.C. Team Test Trial — June 26th Results: 1st. — Lancashlre and Cheshire C.C. Red Rose Team — C. Corbishley (C.C. Special), K. Bancroft (Bancroft Special), J. Price (Price Special). Total time 496.6 sec. 2nd. — Lancashire and Cheshire C.C. Wheatsheaf Team — J. Clegg (Clegg Special), K. Bailey (Riley), B. K. Thompson (A.W. Special). Total time, 508 sec. 3rd. —...

Page 18 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1940

Letters from Readers

I wonder if you could spare a little in the correspondence colwnn on of a lonely airman ? I am up here for some time and have touch with most people interested the sport. Could anyone with a for a chat on motoring sport round at the address given ? I shall be more than delighted to see Thanking you in anticipation and wishyou all the best. I am, Yours etc., DENNIS W. BATEMAN. AC2, Bateman, c/o 25...

Page 23 of May 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, May 1945

FOR SALE

FOR SALE—continued S100 23-litre 1938. Mileage 16,000 only, in • 11-7first-class condition, and very carefully maintained. Offers over 1650 to Box No. 174, MOTOR SPORT, 15, City Road, E.C.1. ALi/1S 12-h.p. 4-cyl. open 4-seater, two spare wheels. Good tyres, special 2-seater hood in addition to 4-seater one. £22 10s., as car needs attention after storage. S. W., 40, Brent Street, London, N.W.4....

Page 12 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events NEW CLASS E RECORDS Piero Taru (hiving his new twin nacelle Italcorsa, which has a 270 b.h.p., 1,720 c.c., two-stage, four-cylinder Maserati engine in the power-nacelle, has raised the International Class E f.s. kilometre record to 18549 m.p.h. and the equivalent f.s. mile record to 180.55 m.p.h. These new figures improve; by 6 and 9 m.p.h., respectively, those held by...

Page 22 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1949

The Remaining Easter Events

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Lulsgate Race Meeting The day's sport at Lulsgate was just the thing that club members and their friends crave, and it is difficult to see why more such meetings cannot be held on similar disused airfields. The organisation was first class, even to public address and a beer tent, the racing most interesting, and they even had fencing to keep onlookers from the fastest...

Page 27 of April 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, April 1954

Fixtures For April

R. — Restricted Event. C. — Closed Event. C.I. — Closed Invitation Event. N. — National Event. I. —International event. 3rd. — Midlands M.E.C. Rally, Midlands. C.I. Armagh & Dist. M.C. & C.C. Trial, Armagh. C. Wirral 100 M.C. Sprint, Rhydrnwyn. C.I. Eastern Counties M.C. Race meeting, Snetterton. C. Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Race meeting, Castle Combe. C.I. S. Wales A.C. Hill-climb,...

Page 17 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1945

Club News

WE HEAR Mr. Sheppard is building up quite a fleet of 2-cylinder Renault cars for future veteran events, and also possesses a 1910 Model-T Ford. Haining is disposing of his rebuilt 1928 "12/50 " Alvis and is completing another, based on a 1931 T.J. chassis. Meanwhile, his 1925 " 12/50 " Alvis motors as well as ever. F/Lt. C. M. Tait, who owned a 1987 14-litre Riley " Kestrel " before the war, is...

Page 24 of March 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1957

Cars I Have Owned

by W. Bancroft of Renfrewshire When a near neighbour acquired a self-propelled vehicle my interest was aroused and has remained with me ever since. To get my neighbour's vehicle ready for a run meant filling water tanks, filling paraffin tank, greasing steering and transmission and then lying down and lighting up the boiler. As this was rather a dirty job and I was a keen youngster it was my job...

Page 15 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, May 1938

VETERAB CAR CLUB

0(44 liawd VETERAN CAR CLUB The Veteran. Car Club held its annual Rally and Hill-Climb at Tilburstow on April 9th. The entries were not so numerous as in previous years, but a very enjoyable day was had by all. After lunch the cars attempted the long climb of Tilburstow. Capt. Colver's 1896 Arnold required the assistance of both occupants, but Wood's Leon-Bolke ascended steadily, likewise Allday'...

Page 16 of May 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, May 1943

Rumblings

Expert Opinions The Second Motor-Racing Brains Trust is reported elsewhere in this issue, but it is interesting to consider in greater detail some of the points raised. Let us take the vexed topic of under- and over-steering. Roesch thought that neither mattered much if the effects were negligible, but that, if excessive, either characteristic resulted in a bad feeling of instability. Berthon...

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