Articles tagged Stanley Steamer

Page 22 of February 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, February 1951

club News

Club News WE HEAR I,a,t December the first of the visits by 11.11.M. Association branch officials took place to Bourne and Folk ingltrun, for the purpose of seeing the BALM. works and the B.R.M. ears. In spite of ice-bound reads over 25 attended, from as far afield as Berwiek and Cardiff: The Dunlop Rubber Company has given the M.I.R.A. £5,000 towards the cost of its proposed new high-speed test...

Page 22 of July 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, July 1947

Club News

We Hear P. H. Lloyd has a 1927 3-litre Bentley, Reg. No. YE 1140, chassis T.N. 1559, which was at one time owned by Wilcox, Segrave's chief mechanic. He would like to contact Wilcox about this car. Latest Amilcar addict is G. N. S. Taylor, who is restoring a 1927 8.9-h.p. car to good order, up at Cambridge. Ellis has located the original radiator shutters belonging to the famous Aston-Martin "...

Page 64 of August 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, August 1996

World Rally Series

Each year the International Federation for Old Vehicles put its "World Rally" stamp on a big event held somewhere in the old-car world, and this year it was Britain's turn to host the big one once again — as she had in 1963 in Sussex and in 1976 in Yorkshire. The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs was responsible for the organisation, by means of a team chaired by Lord Montagu. The...

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Reports of Recent Events

Comminges G.P. Louis Chiron won the Comminges Grand Prix by .5 sec. from Yves Giraud-Cabantous. Chiron drove a 4 1/2-litre "Lago Sports" single-seater Talbot, Cabantous a 4-litre Talbot. So far as Chiron was concerned, the race, over 205 miles of the St. Gaudens circuit, occupied 2 hrs. 35 min. 37.4 sec., an average of 78.74 m.p.h. in spite of heavy rain. Chaboud's 4-litre Talbot was third and...

Page 23 of December 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, December 1952

Club News

We Hear J. A. H. Wallace, Napleton Grange, Kempsey, Worcs., is restoring a 1922 7-h.p. Wolseley flat-twin light car and seeks data, spares and especially the correct carburetter for it. A Foy-Steel light car has come to light in Norfolk. The winter number of Milestones is a Guest Number of the Guild of Motoring Writers; contributors include Tommy Wisdom, W. F. Bradley, St. J. Nixon, S. C. H....

Page 8 of November 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, November 1939

RUMBLINGS

Echoesfrom the Last One THE news that Mrs. Peter Clark has bought one of the 1914 G.P. Mercedes recalls the dramatic adventure that befell one of the team on the outbreak of War in 1914. In April of that year the famous German firm had given a luncheon to the Trade at our Trocodero. At this gathering a director arose and naively stated that his firm thought it advisable to win, for publicity...

Page 17 of November 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, November 1942

Veterans in America

A recent issue of the American magazine "Life" published many excellent photographs of James Melton's collection of veteran cars, many of which are soon to be housed in a $50,000 museum to be built at Merritt Parkway, Stamford, by the State of Connecticut – the sort of thing we should have had long ago in this country. Melton is a radio singer and vice-president of the Veteran Motor Car Club of...

Page 17 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, May 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Lagonda Night Trial Provisional results were: — Winner, J. Barrett (Standard Brake); second, H. Birkett (Austin); third, H. G. Black (Bentley); fourth, J. M. Burn (Riley). Best Lagonda performer, J. D. Benguy (4 1/2 litre). Maidstone & Mid-Kent Night Trial This closed event was held on March 19/20th.Results Best Performace: —S. J. Keyse (972-c.c. Singer). Class Cups:—Under 1 1/2 litre open...

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Reports of Recent Events

V.C.C. Northern Rally Results of the Veteran C.C. Southport event on September 17th are now to hand. Seventeen veterans and 24 Edwardians entered, of which 14 and 23 started. Ten veterans and 11 Edwardians lost no marks. On formula Eyre's 1902 Napier won the former class from Hunt's 1902 Century and Davenport's 1901 Progress, while the Edwardian Class was won by Taylor's 1911 Stanley Steamer from...

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