Articles tagged R. J. Adams

Page 12 of May 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, May 1951

Reports of Recent Events

Reports of Recent Events NEW CLASS E RECORDS Piero Taru (hiving his new twin nacelle Italcorsa, which has a 270 b.h.p., 1,720 c.c., two-stage, four-cylinder Maserati engine in the power-nacelle, has raised the International Class E f.s. kilometre record to 18549 m.p.h. and the equivalent f.s. mile record to 180.55 m.p.h. These new figures improve; by 6 and 9 m.p.h., respectively, those held by...

Page 36 of September 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, September 1936


AUSTIN VICTORIOUS Al' CRAIGANTILET H. L. Hadley, driving the works 747 c.c. side-valve racing-Austin, twice broke the Craigantlet Hill-climb record on August 29th, the new figure being 1 min. 22+ secs. (46.86 m.p.h.) The old record was established by E. R. Hall, who climbed in 1 min. 23+ secs. last year in a blown M.G. Magnette. Hadley had little opposition, because A. Hutchison's " Limerick " M....

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The R.A.C. Rally of Great Britain (March 23rd-28th)

This year's British Rally went off very well, emphasis being placed more on the special tests at Silverstone, Castle Combe, Prescott, Llandrindod, Blackpool, Lakeland, Turnberry, the Yorkshire Moors and Hastings, than on the road section. Unfortunately, during the Rally Col. Barnes, of the R.A.C., was taken ill and detained in Winchester Hospital, and Dean Delamont, deputy clerk of the course,...

Page 3 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, December 1949

Reports of Recent Events

M.C.C. Sporting Trial This year's Sporting Trial of the Motor Cycling Club, which started from Buxton on October 22nd, attracted 88 car entries and also the rain, which rendered it a difficult event, only seven competitors gaining First-Class Awards. The hills included Washgates, Checks, Pilsbury, Jenkins Chapel, Litton Slack, Taddington Moor and a modified version of Cow Low. The trial went with...


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