Articles tagged R. C. Gallop

Page 51 of August 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 51, August 1924

BROOKLANDS SUMMER MEETING.

BROOKLANDS SUMMER MEETING. THE first Saturday of July was remarkable for the outdoor festivals which attracted sport and pleasure-loving Londoners. Racing at Henley, Lawn Tennis at Wimbledon, horse racing at Alexandra Park, a selection of first class cricket engagements, and— above all, of course—Brooklands, were among the items on a mixed menu of sport. Thus, we suppose that we should really not...

Page 58 of July 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, July 1924

Motor Racing at Brooklands

The Whitsuntide Meeting. Naturally the disaster which befell Captain Toop during the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club's Meeting at Brooklands on Whit Monday, cast a gloom over everybody, not only at the classic racing centre, but amongst the wide circle of the driver's friends. The story of how Captain Toop, on Mr. C. G. Brocklebank's Peugeot, unaccountably swerved over the Byfleet banking when...

Page 18 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, April 1933

LETTERS FROM READERS.

LETTERS FROM READE S. THE FAIREY MONOPLANE. SIR,—Re photograph of a Fairey Long-Range monoplane on page 236 in your March edition. Could you tell me what has happened to the top half of the " prop' in the photograph. S. BROAD. Institute of Motor Salesmanship, Ltd., 16-17, Little Portland Street, London, W.1. [The fact that the top half of the propellor is " missing" is due to the fact that its...

Page 18 of May 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 1941

Letters from readers

Sir, As an incurable motor-cyclist I was particularly interested in "More Mark V, or a Study in Average Speed" in the March issue. If a motor-cyclist chooses the wrong line on a bend when travelling fast or if he fails to observe a slippery patch of road or a change in road-surface he will probably perform an involuntary act which is picturesquely described as buying a box of tacks. Such a...

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