Articles tagged Patrick Lindsay

Page 62 of October 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, October 1981

The VSCC at Cadwell Park

For the sixth year running the Vintage Sports Car Club combined with Charles Wilkinson, proprietor of Lincolnshire's Cadwell Park, to promote a race meeting with a very distinctive pre-war flavour on the Sunday of the late August Bank Holiday weekend. Not only were all the cars taking part of pre-war ancestry, but the circuit itself is so reminiscent of pre-war road racing — the 2.25 mile track...

Page 19 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, July 1967

V.S.C.C. Seaman Trophies meeting at Oulton Park – June 17th

The heat brought marshals in shorts, girls in sun-tops and mini-skirts, babies in prams, and one little doggy to this always enjoyable day's sport at the picturesque setting of the Cheshire circuit. This feast of vintagery was marred, however, by the fatal accident in practice to M. Johnson (whose real name was Mike Chipperfield). His ex-Gardner Connaught hit a tree at Old Hall corner and was...

Page 111 of October 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, October 1981

Number Plates - OKV 3

The D-Type Jaguar needs no introduction for it personifies the nineteen-fifties sports-racing car, even if its competition successes were limited to smooth circuits of the Autodrome type. If anyone needs an interpretation of the words "purpose built" then the D-Type is the best example for it was designed and built with one purpose in mind, and that was to win the Le Mans 24 Hour race, which it...

Page 14 of August 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 2001

Letters from Readers

Mountain excitement Sir, You may be interested to know that the daunting Grossglockner mountain climb can still be accessed and enjoyed today; situated in Austria, near the Italian border, the course is a toll road within a national park. The original event was held in 1935 and 1938-39. The climb was held in two parts — Ferleiten to Fuscher Tod and Schobereck to Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Hohe — giving a...

Page 26 of September 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, September 1967

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The V.S.C.C. at Prescott (August 13th) I drove proudly away from Prescott in the Editorial Rover 2000TC, knowing that it incorporates many of the things found in the successful racing car of the historic era—for Frank Lockhart, a very capable driver of the older cars, had made f.t.d. in the ex-works 2.6-litre Rover Special, which weighs 14 cwt., has triple S.U...

Page 55 of September 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, September 1981

Colerne Sprint

It was a few years ago that correspondence started to appear in the VSCC Bulletin, proposing a straight line sprint for Edwardian cars, along the lines of the Brighton Speed Trials. This idea gained momentum until July 19th when the airfield at Colerne (an RAF base) to the North of Bath saw 10 Edwardian cars assemble with some 80 other VSCC eligible cars in the early morning mist to take part in...

Page 5 of October 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, October 2001

News in brief

The Rockingham 500 ChampCar race will be screened on BBC2 Grandstand on Sunday September 23, the day after the race at the Northamptonshire oval. Ninety minutes of coverage will be transmitted. The 1935 ERA 'Remus' Is being sold. After 42 years of ownership by Hon. Patrick Lindsay and Ludovic Lindsay, the former Prince Bira car is on sale with Hall & Bradfield Ltd. in South Kensington....

Page 14 of March 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, March 2000

Lindsay's HWM/ALTA

Sir, I thought there was something familiar in the Alan Smith study of a so-called Le Mans Replica Frazer-Nash at Goodwood in 1954( January 2000). Actually, it is of my late father, Patrick Lindsay, driving his first racing car — an ex-Formula 2 HWM/Alta. He later rearranged the Duke's flower beds on the outside of Woodcote, damaging the car rather seriously, sold it for the price of its trailer...

Page 64 of February 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, February 1989

Mr Brooklands

Sir, I really did rate your article on Alastair Miller (Motor Sport, January 1989) as great, because he was my first Brooklands contact, and was extremely kind and friendly. I'm sure no one can name a more worthy contender for the title "Mr Brooklands", in view of the period he spanned and the variety of machines he owned and drove. My very first lap of the Outer Circuit was in the big Benz, and...

Page 38 of March 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, March 1969

Vintage Postbag

Survival of an Alfa Romeo Bimotore Sir, I noticed with some interest the "Tailpiece" depicting Austin Dobson and the Bimotore Alfa Romeo, and the letter from G. P. Harvey Noble. It may be of interest to your readers that this fascinating car is still in existence, and was in fact acquired by me some eighteen months ago. After its successful ownership by A. R. P. Bolt it came to New Zealand about...

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