Articles tagged MORRIS MINOR

Page 11 of April 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, April 1957

Matters Of Moment

The Parliamentary Debate on the British Motor Industry Motor Sport has drawn attention on frequent occasions for the need for entirely new British cars of up-to-date design and appearance, backed by a foolproof spares service throughout the world, in order that our Motor Industry can combat the growing menace of foreign competition and the workers in Coventry, Birmingham, Luton, Oxford and...

Page 17 of November 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1951


AUSTIN SEVEN REBORN ON October 16th the long-awaited Austin Seven was revealed to privileged "gentlemen of the Press " and a day later, at Earls Court, was unveiled to John and Joan Citizen. 1V1ile this newcomer has nothing to do with ltighperformance motoring, we feel that it merits study, if only on account of the nostalgia created by its inurtortal forebear, on the basis of which so many...

Page 23 of November 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, November 1933

Club News

0(414 /lewd' MID-SURREY A.C. When the competitors assembled at the start of the Experts Invitation Trial at Tiverton on October 7th, the route was as yet a secret. Actually it included the observed ascents of Hatherland, Cloutsham, Kipscombe, Doverhay, Yealscombe and Loxhore. The trial started well, for Ratherland stopped everyone except five competitors, namely C. Ree (Singer), R. Carr (Austin...

Page 35 of March 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1956


RUMBLINGS Before the war Leslie Bellamy was well known wherever specialbuilders gathered to discuss their art, because not only had he built several specials of his own conception, but I.F.S. FOR THE he supplied independent front suspension for FORD POPULAR Austin Seven and Ford cars. This L.M.B. suspension, which achieved independence very simply by cutting the axle-beam in two and pivoting the...

Page 92 of February 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, February 2002

Vintage Morris

The vintage Morris Minor Register has been reformed, catering for owners worldwide of the 1928-1931 short wheelbase, overhead-camshaft Minors. Its Secretary, Ian Grace, is building a Morris Special based on the Morris Oxford hybrid with a surplus 18/800 MG Tigress engine, as built for Carl Skinner of SUs. It was named `Smokey' by the SU boys. With registration YE15, Barbara Skinner took the...

Page 38 of September 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, September 2004

Stirling performances

Goodwood bookends the story of Britain's most famous racer. A teenage Moss sprang to public attention there and, before his career stopped short against one of its earth banks, won more races at the track than anyone else. Gordon Cruickshank speaks to people who saw him shine 1948 Inaugural meeting (September 18): 500cc race (3 laps) Cooper Mk II, 1st at 71.92mph, Fastest Lap 1:58 (73.20mph) Win...

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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 35 of December 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, December 1933


Oita lie-ald BRIGHTON & HOVE M.C. THE last event on the Club's calendar was run on October 29th, namely the Chandler Trophy Trial. A good entry set off from a point on the South Downs on the outskirts of Brighton. In order to encourage a more social atmospkere, the trial did not include any particularly severe hills. Instead, the process of elimination was accomplished by means of a brake...

Page 11 of June 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1939


THE NEW E.R.A. Sir, I would like to congratulate E.R.A.'s on their latest motor. I have never been an out and out enthusiast for these cars, in spite of their record, for I think that the Alta is technically, at least a better car. This year's, E.R.A. however, certainly looks " The Goods." I was interested in your article " Just Suggestions." You mention the " M " type M.G., and its response to...

Page 106 of June 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, June 1995

VSCC Light Car Weekend

We reported on this event of April 1/2 last month but the results were then unavailable. The Saturday driving tests were attempted by 57 drivers and there was only one retirement, that of James Diffey (1926 9/20 Humber). Seven competitors gained First Class Awards: — H Colledge (1929 A7), A Tongue (1929 Morris Minor), P Gledhill (1928 A7), Paula Thorpe (1929 A7), D Marsh (1927 A7 box saloon), T...



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