Articles tagged Robin Baker

Page 68 of May 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, May 1996

Silverstone VSCC

Although 'new' cars were thin on the ground at the VSCC's traditional April season-opener at Silverstone, there was a healthy entry for the eleven-race programme and some close-fought finishes. And after Friday's wash-out test day it was a relief to find Saturday 13th calm and sunny all day. A capacity field of 34 starters contested the Brooks 1950's Sports Car Race, with the front row of Frank...

Page 10 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, June 2003

Coopers and the Pacey Mister Majzub spring into action

VSCC: Silverstone Bill Kirkpatrick came out on top of an excellent Cooper battle to win the Amschel Rothschild Trophy race at the VSCC Silverstone Spring Start meeting, which was held on the International Circuit for the first time. Kirkpatick's T45 finished just ahead of the T43 of Andrew Smith. Due to time constraints after an unfortunate course car accident, the Patrick Lindsay Memorial Trophy...

Page 62 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, October 1996

URE The Winner

Alan Cox applauds the return of vintage racing to Lincs After a three year absence, the VSCC returned to Cadwell Park in mid-August, to the delight of competitors and spectators alike and although a number of regular front-runners were absent due to clashing commitments, there was some entertaining racing in glorious sunshine. The Frazer Nash and GN race opened the nine-race programme with Simon...

Page 111 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, June 1994

Colerne speed trials

April 23 was a memorable clay at Colerne, where the VSCC assembled all manner of interesting devices, for demos and timed kilometre runs. From conventional bicycles to penny-farthings. fast motorcycles, aero-engined giants, vintage and historic cars... the paddock was so interesting that without the timed runs, which featured a speed trap at the end of the runway course, the visit would still...

Page 74 of August 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 74, August 1994

VSCC Diamond Jubilee

Shelsey Walsh The VSCC's Diamond Jubilee was celebrated in great style and dignity during the week of July 2-8. It was a fantastic vintage occasion, attracting an entry of 642 cars from both home and abroad. Events opened at Shelsley Walsh, itself a most historic speed site, in conjunction with the long-established Midland AC. This time there was more vintage machinery on the Sunday than has been...

Page 83 of July 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, July 1996

Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

Page 66 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, November 1996

VSCC Donington

Once again the VSCC's curtain-closer was the Richard Seaman Trophies meeting at Donington Park, where conditions ranged from damp to soaking; but the afternoon's racing contrived to run during the drier interludes. True to recent form, the Brooklands Society Trophy race saw Julian Bronson's Riley Blue Streak lead from the flag, shadowed by Philip Walker's MG K3 replica which finished only a...

Page 57 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, November 1995

VSCC Donington

Once again, the Richard Seaman Trophies meeting at Donington on October 1 brought the VSCC racing season to a close and attracted healthy entries for most events, with Tim Llewellyn taking his fourth Vintage Seaman while David Morris took his first Historic Seaman Trophy to add to father Martin's tally of ten victories. The Brookiands Society Trophy featured a varied field, with John Seber's...

Page 119 of October 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 119, October 2013

On the road with Simon Arron

Summer Knights VSCC Prescott, August 3-4: a superior strain of antiques roadshow Warning: traffic queues ahead…” It’s a sign of the kind you associate with the M6 rather than a Gloucestershire lane, but pastoral landscapes can be deceptive and local meadows – temporarily converted into parking lots – will soon be packed. VSCC Prescott is a perennially effective magnet. The paddock atmosphere is...

Page 11 of June 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 11, June 1997

Alfa P3 lifts Patrick Lindsay Trophy in VSCC's Thrilling Silverstone meet

Glorious shirtsleeve weather blessed the opening meeting of the VSCC's racing season, the traditional GP Itala Trophy meeting at Silverstone, and after last year's experiment to restrict the title race to original cars, this year's event for the Itala and Lanchester Trophies once again admitted vintage specials and hybrids. Stanley Mann's 8-litre Bentley, Mark Walker's Cirrus-engined Parker-GN...

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