Bernard Coulter informs us that the French motor paper L'Actualite Automobile, edited by Camille Lacome, has been revived. Coulter has a Type 40 Bugatti sans engine, into which he has fitted an Alvis "Speed Twenty" gearbox, the power unit still constituting a problem. Incidentally, Coulter broadcast reminiscences of "L'Ecusie du Lapin Blanc" at Le Mans, over the B.B.C. Free French Service...
I was sorry that Mr. Crozier in his article last month did not mention any experiences with his mother's Morris Major to compare with the one my sister owned. Produced in the latter part of 1930, hers was technically vintage though not of the fully vintage tradition, and the design known as the 1931 model continued for one year only, to be superseded by a re-hashed and very cooking version...
THE COLMORE TRIAL.
THE Colmore Trial which was instituted in 1911 by the Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Automobile Club (Sunbac) will be run this year on the 13th of this month. The start will be from the Unicorn Hotel, Stratford-on-Avon, and the route will be about 90 miles. The event is open to members of clubs associated with the R.A.C.,
and (in. the case of three-wheelers and...
The Veterans' Run.
THE annual run to Brighton for veteran cars will take place this year on November 20th, starting from Moon's Garage in Buckingham Palace Road, at 9.29 a.m., the cars leaving at one minute intervals.
Anyone wanting to enter should get in touch with Mr. C. S. Burney, at Brooklands Aerodrome, Byfleet, Surrey.
A Rainy Southport.
THE last meeting at Southport this...
THE LIST OF ENTRIES STARTING FROM THE 9 CONTROLS.
LONDON CONTROL. CLASS 1. (Over 16 h.p.).
1. H. E. Symons (Armstrong-siddeley).
2 A. W. F. Smith (A.lvis).
3 Miss B. J. M. Streather (Alvis).
4 V. A. Prideaux Budge (S.S.1.). $ Raymond Way (Rover).
6 L. Maxwell & A. Kipling (Talbot).
7 P.3. McGrady (Lagonda).
8 B. S. J. Unite (M.G.).
9 Miss J. M. Varley (Talbot).
10 I,. Hall (Talbot).
11 W. H....
A CLUB DAY AT BROOKLANDS
The Brighton and Hove Club at the track.
INFORMAL meetings7are often the most entertaining of the various affairs staged at Weybridge, and the Brighton Club's meeting on September 5th was carried through in the traditional spirit. Such meetings are arranged firstly for the competitors and secondly for the public, with the result that enthusiasm runs high, and those with...
THE J.C.C. OPENS BROOKLANDS. GOOD ENTRY FOR NEW-SEASON EVENT.
TAKE a large crowd of enthusiasts, and an assortment of cars ranging from old " 30-98's " to modern touring saloons, apply a series of original tests of skill in the handling of the said cars by the said enthusiasts, and the result is a thoroughly entertaining afternoon for drivers and spectators alike. At least that is what the J.C.C...
The Grand Cup Trial, held on Saturday May 5th, attracted an entry of 27 cars, of whom 23 were starters. The start took place at Ripley and the fu-st observed hill to be encountered was Blind Lane, near Thursley. Most people got up quite easily, but W. Drake (Riley) and P. B. Henderson (A.C.) both lost marks.
Through Hazlemere and Liphook the competitors next came to the...
BRIGHTON AND HOVE M.C.
ON Saturday, September 5th, the club will hold its annual Brooklan.ds meeting which is open to members of all clubs affiliated to the South-Eastern Centre of the A.-C.U. driving cars, and. also to members of the J . C. C., the M. G.C. C. The Light Car Club and the North-West London M.C.
The first event will take place at 10.30 a..m. All the enclosures will be...
Described to the Editor in a recent interview
Very frequently enthusiasm for motoring and motor-cars stems from being brought up in an atmosphere of cars and family enthusiasm for things mechanical. In the case of Gerald (Gerry to his friends) Crozier, well-known member of the Bentley Drivers' Club and motoring connoisseur, this wasn't the case.
His father was a successful tea-planter, far more...