Articles tagged Stanley Woods

Page 17 of July 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, July 1930

THE JUNIOR T.T. RUDGE'S CLEAN SWEEP IN FIRST OF ISLAND RACES

TIFIIE JUNICIQ 11.1. MANY wonderful races have taken place over the famous island course, but few, if any, will live longer in the memory of those who witnessed it, than the 1930 Junior T.T. Although on rare occasions in the past the first three places have been annexed by one make, there has never been a victory so complete as the Rudge Whitworth performance of this year. This was no case of...

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THE SENIOR RACE

THE SENIOR RACE. THE PIECE DE RESISTANCE OF THE T.T. WEEK. AFTER two thrilling curtain-raisers in the form of Junior and Lightweight Races, the blue riband of the motor-cycling world, the 1926 International Senior Tourist Trophy Race, was awaited in a fever of excitement and anticipation. As in Wednesday's race, the intrepid Ghersi caused tremendous anxiety among the British aspirants to premier...

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SPORTING MATCH

SPORTING MACHINES ON TEST. The 346 c.c. o.h.v. Royal Enfield. BY "PAUL SADLER." OF recent years it has not been customary to associate the name of Royal Enfield with anything connected with the sporting and racing side of motor-cycling ; since the war the firm have concentrated mainly on large sidecar outfits and small two-strokes. However, it must not be forgotten that in pre-war days there was...

Page 9 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, April 1947

The Development of the Racing Austin Seven

Part II [Last month we dealt with the Austin Seven racing history from 1928 to 1930. This concluding instalment covers the period 1931-1939 and embraces the famous twin o.h.c. cars. — Ed.] Early in 1931 Sir Malcolm Campbell took with him to Daytona, when he went out to attack the land speed record, a 4-speed Austin Seven with fairly normal racing bodywork. Daytona Beach did not prove very...

Page 34 of September 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, September 1935

LUIS FONTES HAS ANOTHER VICTORY

LUIS FONTES HAS ANOTHER VICTORY The _Irish Motor Racing Club goes from strength to strength. The Limerick Race held on August 5 attracted a really fine entry, including nine cars from England. Naturally the field was composed of a mixture of sports and racing cars, but this did riot prevent the handicap system from working out quite well. Copying the procedure adopted by certain organisers of...

Page 62 of June 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, June 1987

Sixty years of motoring, by BC Wood

Sixty of the best I have always loved sporting cars and still do today, though after more than 60 years of motoring I am nearing my seventy-eighth birthday. But up to my early twenties, motorcycles were my great love, and most of the 35 or so I owned from the age of 14 were high-performance machines. An exception was my first, an Alldays Allen 2-stroke, product of Alldays and Onions, which I rode...

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THE WARTIME

-4 THE WARTIME MOTORING EXPERIENCES 0 of Flight-Lieutenant T. A. D. CROOK This refreshing article describes some unusual motoring undertaken during this war, in cars ranging from a Fiat "500" to a "38,250" Mercedes-Benz, and gives readers an insight into what it is like to own one of the fastest road cars—Crook's 2.9 litre twin-blower Alfa-Romeo.---Ed. ET it first be stated that the only excuse I...

Page 36 of October 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, October 1935

THE ULSTER T.T.

Freddy Dixon rarely fails to give a touch of interest to any race in which be is entered. In his first appearance in the Ulster race in 1932, he crashed at Quarry Corner in the most spectacular way when in the lead, while two years ago he was at one time second, driving with his familiar fireworks. Last year he was not recovered sufficiently from his crash at Donington to be able to take the...

Page 37 of July 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, July 1934

MOTOR CYCLES IN THE ISLE OF MAN

MOTOR CYCLES IN THE ISLE OF MAN RENEWED INTEREST IN THE TOURIST TROPHY RACES. w_ITH the depression in the motor cycle industry and the undoubted supremacy of the Norton machines in last year's races the famous Manx classics seemed almost to be doomed to failure, but this year's series happily showed a revival in every respect. There were a larger number of starters in'' each race, and firms such...

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AMATEUR ROAD RACE.

AMATEUR ROAD RACE. THOUGH this race is by now ancient history, no volume of MOTOR SPORT would be complete without some reference to the most interesting sporting event of the year. This year the Manx Motor Cycle Club took the bold step of staging two separate races (for the 350 c.c. and 500 c.c. machines), and were rewarded by receiving thirty entries for the former and fifty for the latter. The...

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