Articles tagged Tony Seber

Page 111 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, February 2005

Talk Curve - Historic motorsport insight - Twenty-year itch

Winning the Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy was a dream for Tony Seber, writes Paul Lawrence The Seber family's racing Wolsley Hornets have long been renowned for their performances at VSCC events. And to top it all Tony Seber has now achieved the major coup of collecting the club's Motor Sport Trophy. This is awarded annually for the most successful pre-war car during the season....

Page 80 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, August 1995

VSCC Pembrey Races

On June 25 a representative turn-out of VSCC racing members presented themselves at the 1.456-mile circuit on the South Wales coast for a nine-race Parry Thomas Memorial confrontation. Many vintage racing-car drivers like this little course, with its varied corners and no Armco, the safety barriers being piles of deceased tyres. There is a respectable restaurant with seating without, but you need...

Page 75 of August 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 75, August 1995

VSCC Mallory Park

The VSCC was graced with a fabulous summer's day for its annual visit to Mallory Park, attracting what was probably the largest crowd since the Williams Trophy meeting has found its home in Leicestershire. All events produced healthy grids, assisted by the expedient of combining some categories, which resulted in some interesting variety, and a number of cars not regularly seen in VSCC racing....

Page 91 of August 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 91, August 2004

Miscellany

So extremely popular have been MGs that a great number of books have covered their design, development, the different models and their racing and rally successes. I have 26 on my bookshelves and that is only part of it. Haynes has now included another, MGB by David Knowles. It covers the MGC and MGB GT V8, with data on each, but is mainly a vivid colour kaleidoscope on miscellaneous items,...

Page 59 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, November 1996

VSCC Oulton Park

Alan Cox reports on an old favorite with a new title Following Cadwell Park the previous week, the VSCC made another welcome return on August Bank Holiday Monday, this time to Oulton Park, although not for the traditional Richard Seaman Trophy races which have now made their home at Donington, but for the inaugural Sir Henry Segrave Memorial Trophy. Cheshire weather was not at its most welcoming...

Page 113 of May 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 113, May 2008

MS Trophy goes to Gillett

Charles Gillett has won the 2007 Motor Sport Brooklands Trophy for his performances at VSCC race meetings last year. The award, conceived by Bill Boddy in 1950 to commemorate racing at Brooklands, recognises achievements in pre-1940 cars. Gillett had an excellent season in his 1929 Frazer Nash Super Sport, and collected the award and a cheque for £560 during the Race Retro exhibition at...

Page 57 of November 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, November 1995

VSCC Donington

Once again, the Richard Seaman Trophies meeting at Donington on October 1 brought the VSCC racing season to a close and attracted healthy entries for most events, with Tim Llewellyn taking his fourth Vintage Seaman while David Morris took his first Historic Seaman Trophy to add to father Martin's tally of ten victories. The Brookiands Society Trophy featured a varied field, with John Seber's...

Page 83 of July 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 83, July 1995

Hawthorn Time

The highlight of the VSCC's Hawthorn Memorial Trophy Meeting at Silverstone was the race-long battle for the Boulogne Trophy between Tim Llewellyn's tyre-smoking 3/8-litre Bentley (now running with an unpainted aluminium body) and Mark Walker's Cirrus Hermes-engined Parker-GN. Once Peter Morley's Napier Bentley had been ousted from the lead halfway round the first lap, Llewellyn led home, but was...

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