Articles tagged Robert Waddy

Page 18 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1942

Club news

We hear…. Robert Waddy was in fine form last month and full of ideas for another special and for hydro-pneumatic suspension after the war. Dick Caesar still has a 3-litre Invicta tourer for sale. His special 6 1/2-litre Bentley and Edwardian Belsize are stored for the duration and he motors in two "12/60" Alvis cars, a 4-seater and a saloon. His scheme, propounded in this paper some time ago, for...

Page 7 of May 1943 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, May 1943

The second Motor-Racing Brains Trust

The second Motor-Racing Brains Trust went off successfully at the Rembrandt Rooms on March 28th, and every credit is due to Messrs. Capon, Rivers-Fletcher and Peter Clark for organising it. The 150 tickets which were available were all sold, and everybody who is anybody in our world who could attend did so. At the luncheon preceding the brains session, Capt. A. W. Philips was in the chair. Rivers...

Page 90 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, November 1999

Joan Richmond

Joan Richmond We are sad to hear that Joan Richmond, the brave girl who arrived here before the war to compete in a Monte Carlo Rally and who then stayed to drive Triumph and other cars, including Robert Waddy's fierce 'Fuzzi' in rallies and races, has died in her native Australia. One of her most memorable races was that 1932 JCC 1000 miles two-day Brooklands contest in which she shared a Riley...

Page 5 of May 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, May 1938

THE J.C.C INTERNATIONAL TROPHY RACE

THE J. Cu c. INTERNATIONAL TROPHY RACE PERCY MACLURE (RILEY) WINS AN EXTREMELY CLOSE RACE — E.R.A.s SECOND AND THIRD — UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT TO JOSEPH PAUL THE sixth International Trophy Race of the J .C.C. was one of the best races of the series, Percy Maclure winning by 0.02 m.p.h. from Raymond Mays with his unsupercharged 1,738 c.c. sixcylinder Riley. This race is always one of the most...

Page 81 of November 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, November 1987

Sprint Specials

MOTOR SPORT readers are by and large a pretty knowledgeable bunch, so I wonder if any of them could help me with information about a couple of amateur-built sprint specials, namely Robert Waddy's "Fuzzi" and the "de Havilland/ATN Special"? The former is well known, so my query really relates to its present whereabouts and its history for the last 30 years or so. The last I heard about it was in...

Page 42 of August 1965 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, August 1965

Brooklands reopens—for one nostalgic afternoon

The "Hand and Spear," June 26th. THE idea of a re-union between those who remember the old Motor Course at Weybridge came to Bill Boddy and Dudley Gahagan three years ago after attending a B.M.C.R.C. Brooklands Re-union organised by Rex Judd at the "Hand & Spear," where so many Brooklands rider's and drivers used to quench their monumental thirsts. It took place this year on June 26th and was...

Page 28 of August 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, August 1969

Four-Wheel-Drive in Grand Prix

It takes a long time to progress Attempts to put 4-wheel-drive into Grand Prix racing are by no means new, and date back to the Edwardian days, but successful attempts are another matter. Even so, Ferguson Research of Coventry showed us all in 1961 that a properly designed and well engineered racing car with 4-w-d was a serious proposition and could deal effectively with any two-wheel-drive...

Page 11 of July 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, July 1942

On planning for the peace – II

Even in our particular world there are divers matters that will require reshaping when the peace comes and about which thinking men and women should plan now. Apart from major motoring issues there is the question of how the thousands of enthusiasts serving in H.M. Forces now are going to gain much-needed relaxation by way of sporting motoring when the Axis Powers have been brought to heel. There...

Page 30 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1964

Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters Old Vauxhalls at Luton (Sept. 5th) It used to be Vauxhalls at Old Luton, car manufacture comparatively new and the town noted for straw hats. On September 5th it was old Vauxhalls at Luton, Vauxhall Motors Ltd. acting as hosts to members of the 30/98 Register of the V.S.C.C. In sunshine' on Vauxhall's spacious sports field, the ancient cars assembled, for...

Page 10 of August 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 1942

The enthusiasts' meeting at the London Zoo

Unkind people may say that the Great British Public were especially well catered for at the London Zoological Gardens on June 27th, in that they had not only the animals to study, but motoring enthusiasts as well. From the viewpoint of the parked cars belonging to these enthusiasts, however, it might be said that so many were of the absolutely element-proof, mass-production box variety that it...

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