Articles tagged Nevil Lloyd

Page 44 of April 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, April 1936

INTER-VARSITY SPEED TRIALS AT SYSTON

CAMBRIDGE WIN BY EIGHT EVENTS TO TWO FASTEST CAR TIME BY R. E. TONGUE (0) ON R-TYPE MIDGET Fine weather, a large and varied entry and the usual pleasant spirit of informality made the Inter-Varsity Speed Trials, held once again at Syston, near Grantham, a great success. Oliver Bertram's time of 28.3 secs. set up last year on the big Delage was eclipsed by R. E. Tongue (27.2 secs.) and also by the...

Page 46 of December 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, December 1958

Rumblings

Two New Shell Films During the London Motor Show Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd. held their eagerly-awaited party at Shell-Mex House, which was attended by many celebrities, amongst whom were noticed Hawthorn. Moss, and many other racing drivers. The ample refreshment was punctuated to show two new Shell films.The first of these was a brief but entertaining quiz film, conducted by Nevil Lloyd, in which...

Page 17 of September 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, September 1952

The Power Of Petroleum

The telephone rang in Shell-Mex House, London, at 4 o'clock on a Tuesday afternoon. A voice from the Montlhery track, nearly 400 miles away, near Paris, announced that the bronze XK120 Jaguar coupe had completed its seven-day and seven-night run at an average speed of 100.31 m.p.h. During this run, in which 16,851.73 miles were covered, the Jaguar and its team of drivers, headed by Leslie Johnson...

Page 20 of November 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, November 1956

"Motoring Annual."

Edited by Albert Douglas. 96 pp, 91/2 in by 71/2 in. (Ian Allen Ltd, Craven House, Hampton Court, Surrey. 10s 6d) This annual covers many aspects of motoring and motor sport and has chapters by Stanley Sedgwick, Nevil Lloyd, John Speed, Barclay Inglis, Dudley Noble, Paul Conrad and Alfred Woolf. There are plenty of illustrations, some good, others rather "fuzzy," many we have seen previously....

Page 20 of April 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, April 1959

Book Reviews

Great American Automobiles by John Bentley. 374 pp., 10 in. by 7-1/4 in. (The Merlin Press, 112 Whitfield Street, London, S.W.1. 36s.). This is an attempt to provide, in attractive and easily assimilated form, a survey of the highlights of the American racing and sporting scene. Published in America by Prentice-Hall, Inc., John Bentley's book is now available in this country. It presents known...

Page 24 of September 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, September 1935

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS NEW LAP RECORD BY OLIVER BERTRAM. MRS. PETRE WINS LADIES MATCH RACE SAMUEL AND " DAVIES " REPRIMANDED The outstanding feature of the B.A.R.C. 'meeting at Brooklands on August Bank Holiday came right at the very end of the programme. During the afternoon it was announced that Oliver Bertram would make an attempt to break the lap-record after the last race, driving...

Page 13 of September 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, September 1952

Goodwood By Lamplight

Peter Collins/Pat Griffith Aston-Martin DB3 Wins "News of the World" 9-Hour Sports-Car Race. Privately owned Ferraris 2nd & 3rd in Dramatic Finale. Type C Jaguars in Trouble. Ever enterprising, on August 16th the B.A.R.C. very effectively turned Goodwood into an excellent representation of the Sarthe for the 3 p.m. to 12 midnight sports-car race sponsored by the News of the World. Pits,...

Page 17 of May 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1999

...and Neville Lloyd

Sir, Congratulations on your 75th anniversary issue. In the circumstances it seems almost churlish to criticise, but under the heading 'Credit Where It Is Due' I must point out your fine gift of the Aston Martin video came with a glaring error on the box. The original commentaries were not by Neville Hay, as stated, but by the late Neville Lloyd. A delightful man, Neville Lloyd was one of the...

Page 57 of August 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, August 1992

Happy Days

Singapore-born of an Australian mother and Scottish father in 1913, Ian F Connell competed in a considerable number of races and other competition events in an interesting variety of racing cars, both before and after the war. A short time ago I paid him a visit to chat about those days. Connell's father died when Ian was four and his mother and stepfather did not become regular motorists until...

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