Articles tagged Riley Nine

Page 57 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1963

"Give them a big hand"

The Bean C.C., no matter how small its own membership, has a happy knack of enticing an excellent entry to its meetings. Its Second Summer Rally at Bracknell Sports Stadium on July 21st had something like 90 entries of veteran to p.v.t. cars if historic commercials and vintage motorcycles are included. The event had some unusual items—the excellent grass arena was not open to the public until...

Page 28 of February 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, February 1949

Obituary

Cotton Henning We regret to report that news has reached us from America, via Charles Lytle, that, following the demise of Hepburn and Horn, another racing driver, Cotton Henning, died last December. At Indianapolis, where Henning was known as "Mr. Racing," he operated the Boyle stable for many years, cars from this organisation winning the 500-Mile Race in 1934, 1939 and 1940. Henning made many...

Page 59 of April 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, April 1982

Veteran edwardian vintage

A section devoted to old car matters Motoring as it was - A look-back at the roads of long ago THINGS motoring, like women, motoring journals, the cars themselves and the roads we drive on have changed so much, that looking back to what driving was like in the days when even prominent owners of today's vintage cars had not been born, seems a worthwhile exercise. So I propose to look at those...

Page 22 of March 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1933

letters from readers

Appreciation. SIR,—I am writing to say how much I appreciate MOTOR SPORT. In the February issue I found Mr. T. G. Moore's account of their adventures In the Monte Carlo Rally especially interesting, and of the regular features, the Continental Notes and Rumblings by " Boanerges." Wishing you every success. G. DENNE-BOLTON. 42, Dartmouth Square, Dublin, S.W.8. American Views. SIR,—In the January...

Page 50 of September 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 50, September 1956

Bank Holiday racing at the Crystal Palace

JK Hall (Lotus-Climax) wins August Trophy Race. GA Naylor's 1934 Lagonda Rapier wins two races. The BARC was fortunate on August Bank Holiday, because torrential rain in the morning ceased in time for the afternoon programme of racing which they organised at the Crystal Palace for the LCC. Feature of the:afternoon was the August Trophy Race for 1,100-cc sports cars without superchargers, run in...

Page 14 of September 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, September 1946

The British Motor Industry's Jubilee

Althoug fifty years of motor-car construction have seen the industry rise to occupy the position of the third largest industry in this country, petty restrictions have not diminished in anything like the proportion they should since the days of the red flag. So publicity of any sort on behalf of motoring is vitally essential, and the Jubilee of the British Motor Industry afforded a much needed...

Page 47 of October 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, October 1949

Riley Nine Recognition

Like the Austin Seven, the Riley Nine remained in production for a long spell with no major changes in its basic design, and therefore parts from different models are readily interchangeable and spares are comparatively easy to find. Consequently these cars are much sought-after by enthusiasts and certain firms have begun to specialise in supplying spares and re-builds. The Riley Nine first...

Page 23 of June 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, June 1954

Vintage Silverstone

The Club Silverstone season was opened on May 1st by the V.S.C.C., when a record attendance was achieved. In the One-Hour High-Speed Trial a good field, divided into classes, circulated with varying degrees of speed and reliability. Most of the cars qualified. The vintage Aston Martins of Edwards and Mennell were driven well, the former leaning out on corners. A. E. Griffin's 1929 12/50 Alvis "...

Page 18 of December 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1940

Letters from Readers

I wonder if you could spare a little in the correspondence colwnn on of a lonely airman ? I am up here for some time and have touch with most people interested the sport. Could anyone with a for a chat on motoring sport round at the address given ? I shall be more than delighted to see Thanking you in anticipation and wishyou all the best. I am, Yours etc., DENNIS W. BATEMAN. AC2, Bateman, c/o 25...

Page 43 of August 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, August 1958

A Stirring V.S.C.C Oulton Park Meeting

Pre-War Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Cars demonstrated. W. F. Moss drives fearlessly to win Seaman Trophies Race in his 1936 E.R.A. PRE-WAR RACING CAR. POST-WAR TRANSPORTER.—The sight and sound of the W125 G. P. Mercedes-Benz at Oulton Park aroused nostalgic memories on the part of those old enough to remember the Auto-Union/Mercedes-Benz battles at Donington. Almost as impressive was the 300 SL 100-...

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