Articles tagged Nicholson

Page 74 of March 1988 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, March 1988

Restored driver?

Sir, There has been much comment recently about historical accuracy as it pertains to restored or even "replicated" cars. How about a "restored" driver? I refer to M Mestivier of Amilcar fame. TR Nicholson, the author of the Profile The 4-Cylinder Amilcar of 1967, said that Marius Mestivier, the head of the Amilcar racing department, was killed in the 1925 Le Mans 24 Hours. This is confirmed by...

Page 40 of November 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, November 1963

Veteran-Edwardian-vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Presteigne Rally (October 5/6th) The annual Vintage S.C.C. Presteigne Rally has a tradition dating back to pre-war days and this year the pilgrimage into wild wet Welsh Wales again took place and the old cars were once again given the freedom of Presteigne. A very big entry had been received, numbering 59 for the Sunday trial alone, which, in...

Page 63 of October 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 63, October 1979

The War-Time Diaries of an RFC Officer

The first serialised-instalments of this Diary appeared in Lord Montagu of Beaulieu's late-lamented V& V Magazine. Due to a change of policy, their continuation was rejected by its successor. Because I consider this rare period material far too valuable and interesting, to both motoring and aviation enthusiasts, to discard, I am continuing the series in Motor Sport. The diaries came to light...

Page 26 of October 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, October 1958

Book Reviews

"Men and Machines" by C. H. Wilson and W. J. Reader. 187 pp. 10 in. by 6.25 in. (Weiderfield and Nicholson, 7, Cork Street, London, W.1. 35s.) This nicely-produced book tells the story of D. Napier and Son and thereby constitutes a valuable addition to the histories of motorcar manufacturers which have appeared in various forms since the war, and before. In this book the joint authors tell of the...

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