Articles tagged Samuelson

Page 5 of March 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, March 1947

The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Right from its inception the Austin Motor Company, Ltd. raced their amazing "Seven" and by the outbreak of war it had been so far developed that, in "twin-cam'' form, it was one of the most advanced British racing cars, second, in many people's opinion, only to the E.R.A. This article outlines the development of the racing Austin Seven from 1923 to 1930, and the concluding instalment will deal...

Page 49 of December 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, December 1933


Combat BY BARRi' LYNDON. THIS book deals primarily with the history of the M.G. marque, from its beginnings in a small shed at the back of an Oxford garage to the establishment of its fame on race tracks and road circuits throughout Europe. It will appeal most strongly to the M.G. owner present or prospective, but the races are described from quite an unbiased standpoint, and will prove equally...

Page 34 of November 1978 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, November 1978

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The VSCC Welsh Week-End The Vintage SCC's Welsh Week-End, dating back to 1939 and based on Presteigne, was as popular as ever this year, but with a bias towards the sporting trial and away from the driving-tests and Concours d'Elegance, in the ratio of 71 entries to 17, a healthy sign. This year both events involved a preliminary 200-mile road section, whereas...

Page 7 of September 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, September 1945

Cars I Have Owned

A. G. Sanderson writes of his motorcycles and cars and, in particular, of some rather hot M.G.s—Ed. Like dozens of other enthusiasts, my brother and I started off on two wheels, our first mount being a 1922 Coulson Blackburn motor-cycle. This machine, which cost us the gigantic sum of 10s., had a spring frame, two-speed gearbox and belt drive, but no clutch. To take off, one selected bottom gear...

Page 16 of April 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, April 1937


DIRT-TRACK RACING Sir, The article on Dirt Track Racing in America is accurate and comprehensive, but appears to our perhaps provincial viewpoint to be written in English. The author's name and further writings Would be welcome. It might be of interest to add that in addition to the Millers and Ford conversions, there are two successful dirt track cars built by the Ambler brothers, around war-...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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