Articles tagged Peter Moores

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STD Register 25th Anniversary Rally (Sept. 21st)

STD Register 25th Anniversary Rally (Sept. 21st) THIS took place at the RMA, Sandhurst and had an entry of 20 Sunbeams and nine Talbets, spanning the years 1913 to 1935. The President, Winifred 13oddy, presented the prizes, her Celebration Plate being won by Grp. Capt. W. Welsh, as his 1926 twin-cam 3-litre Sunbeam was judged the overall best car throughout the season. The Pride-ofOwnership Award...

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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Oulton Park Race Meeting (June 21st) This popular event was as well supported as usual, with 151 entries, and was run off in sunshine and showers on a rather cold June afternoon. Undoubtedly the afternoon was improved by the legendary Mme. Elisabeth Junek all the way from Czechoslovakia, who although she had not driven a Bugatti since about 1930, a...

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Factory methods of the vintage era

No. 15: Rolls-Royce Soon after this series was instituted we took a look at the careful and academical methods of construction which made Rolls-Royce cars what they were in 1928. Long before that, circa 1912, F. Henry Royce, yet to be knighted, had evolved his famous, or notorious, bumping-rig, for stressing Rolls-Royce chassis to extremes. It was said that a well-known American car was chained...

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My year's motoring

The editor looks back on the cars he drove during 1969 THE IDEA behind this annual survey, which I find I instituted 17 years ago, is not to underline the variety of cars which the fortunate motoring writer is able to extract every year from manufacturers, nor to emphasise what an enthralling and exciting life such a person leads. It is much more simple than that. The intention is to discuss...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Back to their birthplace The S.T.D. Register made its annual pilgrimage to Wolverhampton on July 4th, supported by its Roesch Talbot members, for a police-led parade of Sunbeams through the town where they were made, and a Pride of Ownership contest in West Park, judged by Mr. Rawlings Senior, whose son Vincent had organised the event. I was privileged to ride...

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A section devoted to old-car matters V.S.C.C. Oulton Park Race Meeting (July 22nd) Oulton Park is such a pleasant venue, reminiscent of old Donington, that this is one of the most enjoyable vintage speed fixtures of the year. This time there were no special attractions, apart from the traditional parade of Concours d'Elegance cars and, indeed, there was little time for anything but the racing,...

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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters VSCC Presteigne Rally (October 4th/5th) This popular annual assault on Wales by the Vintage SCC, based on the Radnor Arms at Presteigne, was oversubscribed, attracting 65 cars for the Sunday Trial, which is preceded by a 200-mile road section, and 28 for the more gentle beauty show and driving frolics on the Saturday; this in spite of p.v.t. entries not being...

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V.S.C.C Prescott

THERE is no more pleasant venue than Prescott hill on a fine day, and the V.S.C.C. had ideal conditions for its meeting of August 15th. An entry of 100 cars, ranging from 1908 to 1956, had two runs up the hill, inclusive of a short interval, between 12 noon and 5 p.m. Peter Moores' 1930/32 Austin Ulster, aided by remote gear lever, hydraulic brakes, short exhaust system and an S.U. carburetter...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters S.T.D. Register Sandhurst Rally (Sept. 27th) The traditional splendid autumn weather enhanced the beautiful setting in which this annual end-of-season fixture is held, by courtesy of the Commandant and Adjutant of the Royal Military Academy. The tests were distinctly pedestrian, in order to preserve the surface of NCW Building Square on which they took place,...

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Obituary: Peter Moores

It is with the deepest regret that I have to write these words. Peter Moores was one of the most cheerful and enthusiastic of amateur vintage-car exponents and it is terribly sad that he died last February, after two serious operations for cancer, the disease that had carried off his wife many years earlier. He was hoping to have completed the rebuild of his racing Alta before the end came, but...



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