Articles tagged RILEY LYNX

Page 52 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, March 1987

VSCC Driving Tests

Having held driving-tests at Enstone in December, the Vintage Sports Car Club decided it would like some more in January. It held them at Barton Stacey Camp near Andover. Notwithstanding the weather, 74 entries came in, number one rightly being given to Tanner's impressive 1902 9 1/4-litre racing Mors, although it was a long way from Paris or Vienna. Alas, it retired. Setting off to watch, we...

Page 46 of June 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 1980

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS VSCC Silverstone — Moffatt (Bugatti) Wins ltala Trophy THE VINTAGE Sports Car Club opened its 1980 racing season at Silverstone (Club circuit) on April 26th, with 153 entries (one fewer than last year), well-filled grandstands, and the rain holding off, a good omen for this Club's future race meetings — at Oulton Park on June 14th (...

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Roads of the 1920s

Continuing follow the motoring life of O.J., whom we left sampling the delights of the 18/55 hp Talbot in the New Forest, in 1925, and in view of Motor Sport's interest in cars in books, it is interesting that next we find him criticising a new novel about a honeymoon couple who went from London to Land's End and halfway back again in a car at which fun was poked because of the troubles this...

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V-to-C Miscellany

In Australia the winner of the VSCC of A's two-day Alex Bryce Memorial Rally was an LM Vauxhall, followed by an LMS Delage and a Lancia Kappa. In the Mt Tarrengower hill-climb the vintage class winners were an A7, a 12/50 Alvis and a Type 35 Bugatti; the PVT class winners comprised Riley Lynx, D6 Delage and a Riley Special. G Hood won the Alvis Trophy and an interesting runner was the AC-Amilcar...

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Veteran to classic: Squire sports cars

Simplicity It may have been the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the subsequent financial slump in the 1930s which caused a deterioration in sports-car design and construction — in fast car philosophy if you like—and which led to the formation of the Vintage Sports Car Club, a body which believed contemporary sportscars did not match up to older ones. Be that as it may, there was still an interest...

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Veteran Edwardian vintage

A section devoted to od-car matters V.S.C.C. driving tests, Fawley (May 21st) Following a Concours d'Elegance in the rally field of the Montagu Motor Museum, won by Wrapson's 1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith saloon with "fast-back" lines, the tests were held at Fawley by permission of Esso. The star entry was First's 1930 2-litre Amilcar straight-eight d.h. coupé from Prague. It had arrived via France and...

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Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Driving Tests, Silverstone, December 10th: The Vintage S.C.C. is on the whole traditional and in December it has its driving tests at Silverstone; it would seem unusual if it were otherwise. This year heavy rain showers greeted the entry of 14 sports cars, 40 standard sports cars and 21 touring cars but at least it wasn't foggy, or snowing. Peter...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters Measham madness WE HEAR a lot these days about Motorway madness. Measham madness is different, inasmuch as it is an innocuous form of insanity, indulged in by the more competitive members of the VSCC, who annually take part in this all-night rally in the wilds of Shropshire and Wales. Named after the now-defunct Motor Museum from which it originally started,...

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Bugatti Rally

This important and pleasant assembly came to Britain again this year. It started in N.Wales, had some 80 entries, from America, Germany, Italy, Holland, France, Sweden and Canada, and took in such touring attractions as Snowdon (the ascent by steampowered rack railway curtailed by mist), Portmeirion, Ruthin Castle, etc, before going via the Horseshoe Pass, South to the MMM, Cheltenham and the BOC...

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Book reviews

"Mostly Motor Racing" by Rivers Fletcher 319 pp. 11 in x 8 in (Haynes Publishing Group, Sparkford, near Yeova, Somerset, BA22 7JJ, £15.95) Rivers Fletcher is well known. particularly in the areas of vintage cars, pre-war memories, and Club racing and few can match his Infectious enthusiasm. Previously he has launched into authorship, with books about his days with Bentley Motors, his MG...

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