Articles tagged Morris Ten

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 94 of March 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 94, March 2005

A law unto himself

Family fur business in the winter, motorsport come the summer. Mike Anthony tells Anthony Pritchard about his racing days, in which he was courted then taken to court by Colin Chapman "I came out of the Army in 1947 and bought a Jag SS90," Mike Anthony recalls. "When I bought it I thought it was an SS100 — I didn't even know that there was an SS90. I modified its cylinder head and beat a lot of...

Page 8 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, May 1938

THE SEVENTH R.A.C. RALLY

THE SEVENTH R.A.C. RALLY AN SS OUTING—MORGAN, WOLSELEY, ASTON-MARTIN, TRIUMPH, SS AND FORD V8 SHARE THE HONOURS--SENSIBLE FINAL TESTS—INTEREST AS PRONOUNCED AS EVERRILEY TAKES THE TEAM PRIZE WELL, the seventh R.A.C. has come and gone. It was a signal success. Even though there Was a compulsory night stop this year, and the weather broke just before the start, so that a cold and cheerless wind...

Page 15 of November 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, November 1950

RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS In the Ulster Trophy Race last August the second fastest lap was put up by a .I.P. powered with a 998-e.e. V-twin Vincent11.11.1). engine, which went round at 73.84 A New m.p.h. in the wet. The product of Racing Car Joseph Potts, Ltd., of BelIshii', Lanarkshire, is about to go into production. The makers stale that II ley will endeavour to offer a racing car suitable for tlu,...

Page 43 of May 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, May 1950

Excellent Racing in the West

The Bristol M.C. and L.C.C. Meeting at Lulsgate On April 15th, the Bristol folk repeated last year's excellent club racing, for sports cars and "500's," at Lulsgate airfield, using a circuit of 2.07 miles. This may be the last meeting at Lulsgate, but two similar meetings are scheduled at Castle Coombe this year. The only incident was in practice, when L. J. Barnes overturned his Austin Seven.  ...

Page 27 of February 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, February 1950

PICTORIAL REVIEW

PICTORIAL REVIEW THE 26th M.C.C. EXETER TRIAL and THE 1950 MONTE CARLO RALLY MONTE CARLO RALLY STOP PRESS REPORT THE GLASGOW START by DAVID SCOTT-MONCRIEFF 4.,„.„„„•,, ,taltilia .611. Takit,g ,itni.-1; poll or hal( a dozen compel' Iti‘S than foul,t ha, the votalerstil moat pat on it,„ s,„1 *1111, ,va!:1111•IitlifrAY a SI '".r,i rh. iniri tai.sor. Thi,, year it was. Mit el. mum, ni past Mar eNaell...

Page 57 of May 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, May 1973

Cars in books

Usually these references to cars which figure in non-motoring books are based on what I come upon in old volumes found on library shelves, or lent or donated by sympathetic readers. What follows, however, is based on a recently-published book, "Rose Macaulay—A Biography" by Constance Babington Smith (Collins, £3.25). This excellent book about the famous writer Dame Rose Macaulay not only contains...

Page 36 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1937

THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CONDITIONS ON DESIGN

THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL CONDITIONS ON DESIGN M AURTCE PLATT, M.Eng., late technical editor of " The Motor " and now with the Engineering Dept. of Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., delivered his paper on the Effect of National Conditions on Automobile Design in Great Britain, before the I.A.E. at the Royal Society of Arts on December 7th. Although it deals with utility car development the paper is of...

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CARS I HAVE OWNED

CARS I HAVE OWNED iCapt. Leslie Seyd, who was co-driver to the late Humphrey Symons on his record run to Timbuctoo, recalls a wide variety of cars and an active competition career.—Ed.1 MY motoring days started at the age of 18 when I was living in France. My first car, purchased in Reims in 1926, at francs 240 to the X, was an 11-h.p. Panhard-Levassor open 4-seater, which had done about. 1,500...

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Reports of Recent Events

Hants and Berks M.C. Blackwater Trial A fairly happy-go-lucky event divided into saloon and open-car classes this trial was rendered unexpectedly difficult by the thaw. The entry, as seen assembled at the start at the "Ely," was a varied one in spite of this being a closed event. Denyer blotted his copybook on Good Earth, unexpectedly coming to rest in his famous Lea-Francis, but Yeats and...

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