Articles tagged PHILIP TURNER

Page 17 of July 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1945

Club News

WE HEAR Mr. Sheppard is building up quite a fleet of 2-cylinder Renault cars for future veteran events, and also possesses a 1910 Model-T Ford. Haining is disposing of his rebuilt 1928 "12/50 " Alvis and is completing another, based on a 1931 T.J. chassis. Meanwhile, his 1925 " 12/50 " Alvis motors as well as ever. F/Lt. C. M. Tait, who owned a 1987 14-litre Riley " Kestrel " before the war, is...

Page 46 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1971

"Automobile Design: Great Designers And Their Work."

"Automobile Design: Great Designers And Their Work." Edited by Ronald Barker and Anthony Harding. 374 pp. 10 in. x 6 1/4 in. (David & Charles, South Devon House, Newton Abbot, Devon. £4 4s.) At first this weighty tome seems to cover an odd selection of designers, because engineers of the calibre of Sir Henry Royce, Laurence Pomeroy, Georges Roesch, Louis Coatalen, Ernest Henry, Ettore Bugatti...

Page 52 of August 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, August 1930

The London-to-Cowes Race

The London-to-Cowes Race Six Finishers in B.M.B.C's Event. THERE were eight starters for the British Motor Boat Club's London-to-Cowes Race which took place on Sunday, 13th July. The start was from the Erith Yacht Club's ship " c,arson," and the finish was opposite the " Enchant" at Hythe, Southampton. Weathev conditions were far from ideal for the competitors, and off Margate, where fairly heavy...

Page 29 of April 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, April 1964

The E.R.A Club Dinner

The newly-formed E.R.A. Club had a very nostalgic assembly of pre- and post-war E.R.A. drivers at its first dinner, at the Public Schools Club in Piccadilly on March 2nd. Organised by the Hon. Sec., Barry Eastick, himself an ex-E.R.A. owner, A. F. Rivers-Fletcher took the chair and Raymond Mays and Humphrey Cook were guests of honour. Mays delivered a moving speech, recalling how he had initiated...

Page 96 of November 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, November 1998

The Vanishing Interepter

In 1950 the Penya Rhin Gran Premio took place late in the GP season. To report it MOTOR SPORT adopted its fairly normal strategy, which meant flying in a charter aeroplane to Barcelona, watching the race, and being flown back that evening whilst writing the story. From whence I would drive to London, where the linotype operators awaited the precious scribbled copy - I think they took bets on...

Page 3 of August 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, August 1941


SCUDERIA CHEMVAMO [Here is another account, by Driver John Maclagan of the R.S., of joint ownership, and one which portrays very well the spirit of amateur motor-sport. —Ed.] ALTHOUGH not nearly as widely known as " Scuderia Impecuniosa," " Scuderia Chemvamo " was unofficially formed at school in our pushbike days. Hubert Palmer, Pierre Bell, Harold Badger and I were the car-crazy boys, who would...

Page 4 of October 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1948

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events 750 CLUB DRIVING TESTS The 750 Club, aided by the Cemian M.C., held ambitious driving frolics at Sunbury on Aug. 22nd, even laying on a public address apparatus, energised by Philip Turner, most precariously mounted. This was the second round of an interclub contest between the Hants and Berks M.C., N.W. London M.C., 750 Club and Lancia Club, for the L. M. Ballamy bread...

Page 34 of March 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1983

Book reviews

"Automobile Year 1982 / '83" 243 pp. 12½" x 9½" (Edita SA, 10 rue du Valentin, 1000 Lausanne 9, Switzerland. Distributed by PSL Ltd., Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB3 8EL. £19.95) The current edition of Ami Guichard's now-immortal "Automobile Year" is as lavish as ever — the Rolls-Royce of coffee-table annual reviews of the previous year's motor racing and automobile activities. The contents are probably...

Page 1 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 1, August 1947

A Highly Successful Gransden Meeting

R. D. Poore wins the Gransden Trophy Race in the 3.8-litre AlfaRomeo from Abecassis at 86.3 m.p.h. Habershon's 1 1/2-litre Delage Victorious in Vintage Scratch Race. Alan May's "30198" Vauxhall Placed Twice. The thanks of all enthusiasts who gathered at Gransden Lodge airfield on July 13th are due to the C.U.A.C. and V.S.C.C. for the splendid circuit racing witnessed there. In general, the...

Page 17 of January 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, January 1946

Club News

We Hear A Chiswick garage is using a 1926 7.5 Citroen for driving lessons and towing jobs. R. S. Shapley has disposed of his Type 35C Bugatti and now owns an 8th Series open Lancia "Lambda" and an R-type M.G. Lieut. Cameron acquired Boddy's Lancia "Lambda." Alas, John Gordon's G.N. chassis went for scrap while he was in Italy — this, too, like the G.N. which Boddy found, was stored in a Leeds...



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