Articles tagged Tony Huber

Page 57 of September 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, September 1963

Gaskets

We have frequently made reference to the excellent service operated by James Walker & Co., Ltd., Lion Works, Woking, Surrey, for old-car owners in need of new head and flange gaskets. A leaflet about this service is now available to anyone mentioning Motor Sport and writing to Mr. K. K. Gibbs. It illustrates a 1904 Tony Huber used in the Rank film "The Waltz of the Toreadors," which has...

Page 5 of June 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, June 1949

Reports of Recent Events

Mille Miglia Placings Placings in the Mille Miglia 1,000-Mile Sports Car Race, which was won by Biondetti and Selani in a 2-litre Ferrari, are given below. Britain was well up, for Wisdom and young Geoffrey Healey won the touring category outright in a Healey, while the Bristol saloon of Count Lurani and H. J. Aldington was third and Donald Healey's Healey saloon fourth in this class. Retirements...

Page 22 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, May 1949

The Remaining Easter Events

Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Lulsgate Race Meeting The day's sport at Lulsgate was just the thing that club members and their friends crave, and it is difficult to see why more such meetings cannot be held on similar disused airfields. The organisation was first class, even to public address and a beer tent, the racing most interesting, and they even had fencing to keep onlookers from the fastest...

Page 37 of December 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1956

Brighton browsing

Looking around the veterans at the finish, we noticed the de Dion engine in Fotheringlaam-Parker's 1903 Renault, the snug landaulette body on Watters-Westbrook's 1903 Renault, the side radiators on Collinson's 1902 Renault, authentic Daimler lamps on Smith's 1903 Daimler and solid tyres on several cars, including Bartlett's 1901 Napier. Some veterans carry pet names, Timmis' Gladiator being...

Page 41 of December 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, December 1958

A Wet Brighton Run

Protection of varying kinds from the rain on November 2nd. Mrs. Fotheringham-Parker's 1903 8-h.p. Renault, hood up. and G. E. Solomon's. 1904 6-h.p. umbrella up, in the early stages of the R.A.C. Veteran Car Run, followed, as they cross Westminster Bridge, by E. J. Wilde's 1904 10/12 Tony Huber, the crew of which just got wet! On their way – Dr. J. W. E. Fellows, whose 1904 7-h.p. Pope-Tribune...

Page 5 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, December 1949

To Brighton on Four Cylinders

The Editor Accompanies Geoffrey Frank on the Veteran Car Run in a 1902 15-h.p. Panhard et Levassor Each year, on the memorable day when the veterans go to Brighton, the V.C.C. is kind enough to find me a seat in, or on, one of the competing cars. In 1936 I went down on Dick Nash's 1900 Peugeot and in 1937 on the late Capt. Wylie's 1898 Hurtu — very literally "on" in both instances! In the post-...

Page 32 of May 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1949

Club News

We Hear R. S. Strachan is restoring a 1928 "20.9" Sunbeam chassis and craves a suitable body and wings for it. R. L. Walker has rebuilt a Singer "Le Mans" with modern two-seater bodywork, even to a modern frontal aspect and his own spray-painting, working in a shed and using the minimum of equipment. The police are taking an increasingly active interest in competition motoring, in the desirable...

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 27 of December 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1974

Matters of moment

Short Staffed Motor Sport will be a bit understaffed on the road-test front for the next few weeks. Not because we are cutting down on employees or cannot afford the salaries, but on account of the quirks of British Justice. Some of those who drive cars for us, which is what motoring journalism is mostly all about, have had their driving licences temporarily suspended. Why ? For exceeding the...

Page 21 of December 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, December 1976

Matters of moment

Fun from your fuel With the cost of everyday existence ever rising, Britain running up enormous debts, and food prices failing to stabilise, those pessimists who forecast that the cost of a gallon of petrol will soon be £1 are probably right, or not far wrong. Which gives rise to the thought that with the cost of this essential fluid so high it behoves all of us to get the best we can from it,...

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