Articles tagged T. EYSTON

Page 18 of May 1945 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, May 1945

EYSTON'S R.A.E. LECTURE

EYSTON'S R.A.E. LECTURE Recently, lectures on motor sporting subjects seem to have been cropping up in the most unexpected places. The latest being the Royal Aircraft Establishment Technical Society which, following a lecture on the Metropolitan Water Board, invited Capt. G. E. T. Eyston to talk on record-breaking. It was encouraging indeed to find nearly a thousand people anxious to pay for...

Page 33 of December 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, December 1932

MOTORING SPORTSMEN

MOT RING SPORTSMEN (NEW SERIES). VI. G. E. T. EYSTON MOST of our English racing drivers seem to have derived their knowledge of the game from practical experience, haying taken it up in the firs1 place merely as a hobby. Not so Mr. George' Eyston. He began his education at Stonyhurst College and then took a eourse of engineering at the Seafield College in Hampshire. In 1914 he had decided to...

Page 13 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, March 1931

MID-WINTER AT MONTLHERY

MID -WINTER AT MONTLHERY. closely upon Campbell's feat at Daytona and the success of British cars in the Monte Carlo Rally, Messrs. E. A. D. Eldridge, G. E. T. Eyston and P. Brewster have added another feather to the cap of the British motor trade by putting up a remarkable show at Montlhery recently. Taking turns at the wheel, these three drivers attempted to set up a record for three days'...

Page 45 of May 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, May 1983

A day in the life of a Ford Sierra 2.3 Ghia

Having remarked that to the enthusiast motoring should be as satisfying as the cars in which it is conducted, when the top-model of the Ford Sierra range, in the form of a luxury-equipped 2.3-litre Sierra Ghia 5 door Hatchback came along for test, having reported favourably on the 1.6L Sierra last December, I thought it expedient to comment on its suitability for a long day's haul instead of...

Page 18 of December 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, December 1944

Club news

We hear Hispanos are in the news now. Apart from Peacock's, Metcalfe has a 27-hp 1929 saloon with high-pressure boots for sale, and Lt Rayner-Green, RA, has found what appears to be a late model "37.2" or "4.5" sports 4-seater in a farmyard near Exeter. Lt DG Hart, RA, has bought a 1929 41/2-litre Van den Plas open 4-seater with only 52,000 miles to its credit and seeks data as to probable...

Page 36 of October 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, October 1968

They Raced on the Thames

The Editor recalls the days when fast racing boats and well-known racing drivers contested International events on London's River The Thames fascinates me and it has long been my intention to discover something of how motor-boat racing was permitted thereon in vintage times. The first step seemed to be to write to the Thames Conservancy Board. They replied quickly and courteously but explained...

Page 3 of February 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, February 1931

AN UNSUPERCHARGED SUCCESS

AN VNSUPERCHARGED SUCCESS. .a. M R. G. E. T. EYSTON finished off a year of successful racing in fine style, when he secured . three international records at Montlhrry track with an M.G. Midget car on 31st December last. The records he attacked were 50 kilos., 50 miles, and 100 kilos, and his speeds for these respectively were :— 86.38 m.p.h., 87.11 m.p.h. and 87.30 m.p.h. The previous records of...

Page 10 of January 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, January 1940

Has Racing Helped?

BRITAIN’S AIRCRAFT HIGHLY DEVELOPED DESPITE LACK OF GRAND PRIX EXPERIENCE AMONGST the many arguments, some practical and some otherwise, which have from time to time been advanced in favour of Great Britain building Grand Prix racing-cars, is that of technical development. How, was it asked, could our engineers keep abreast of all the latest improvements in design of the internal combustion...

Page 35 of September 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, September 1937

RUMBLINGS

The Noise Nuisance Local inhabitants are wont to complain of unusual noises that they do not like and which they think ought to be stopped. Sometimes they have reason, and sometimes not. I believe that the Crystal Palace road-circuit would gain increased revenue if it were to be opened every week-day for testing and practice, as is the case at Brooklands. But as soon as racing commenced at the...

Page 33 of October 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, October 1931

ITEMS OF INTEREST

IT1-',MS OF INTEREST FROM VARbous. SOURCES Schneider Trophy and Car Development. THE answer to the many people who wonder what is the value to the motor and, aviation industries of speed attempts like the Schneider Trophy race is given by Mr. A. F. Sid,greaves, the Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Ltd., one of the most prominent figures in the industry. " As a th result of the test this year," Mr...

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