Articles tagged W. B. May (Alvis)

Page 14 of August 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, August 1936

VALUE FOR MONEY AT BROOKLANDS

VALUE FOR MONEY AT BROOKLANDS The J .C.C. Members' day at Brooklands is a really excellent day's sport in every way from the viewpoint of the competitor, and we have no excuse to offer for reporting the happenings of June 27th from that angle. It so happened that J. Eason-Gibson had shortly beforehand been deprived of his licence, and he accordingly suggested that a representative of MOTOR SPORT...

Page 23 of August 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, August 1939

THE J.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIAL

THE J.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIAL BEST PERFORMANCE BY FRAZER-NASH B.M.W. ONLY a few days before the 11th J.C.C. Members' Day at Brooklands Track, we were looking through the scrap book of a great enthusiast, who used to figure prominently in these and similar events some eight to a dozen years ago-when the road up under the tunnel and the Test Hill, taken as a descent, used to be the course for the J.C...

Page 6 of June 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1937

E.R.A.AND THE SUNSHINE AT SHELSLEY

E.R.A. AND THE SUNSHINE AT SHELSLEY RAYMOND MAYS'S NEW RECORD. A SPLENDIDLY ORGANISED MEETING. Perhaps Leslie Wilson's luck has changed, for with the commencement of the new timing methods at ShelsleyWalsh Hill Climb cante really good weather conditions, a thing very necessary but, alas, all too rare at our premier speedhill climb. This year eliminating runs were held in the morning, the...

Page 17 of February 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, February 1932

THE COLMORE TRIAL.

THE COLMORE TRIAL. THE Colmore Trial which was instituted in 1911 by the Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Automobile Club (Sunbac) will be run this year on the 13th of this month. The start will be from the Unicorn Hotel, Stratford-on-Avon, and the route will be about 90 miles. The event is open to members of clubs associated with the R.A.C., and (in. the case of three-wheelers and...

Page 21 of December 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, December 1937

CAMBRIDGE WIN AT LAST

CAMBRIDGE WIN AT LAST NEW HILL STOPS ALL BUT FOUR COMPETITORS IN INTER-'VARSITY TRIAL CAMBRIDGE; University scored a decisive victory over Oxford in the annual Inter'Varsity Trial, held on November 13th in the HindheadPetersfield area. It is said that there is strength in numbers (or is it safety ?), but although for several years the Light Blues have had a numerically stronger side, one has to...

Page 29 of August 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, August 1933

Club News

BRITISH RACING DRIVERS' CLUB. THE Supplementary Regulations for the annual 500 Miles Race are now available. The event will take place on September 16th, the limit cars being sent away at 11 a.m. The faster machines will be sent off in batches until finally the scratch men will be given the signal to start at 12h. 21m. 27s. Cars entered must be capable of lapping the Track at 80 m.p.h., and must...

Page 49 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, April 1933

THE VARSITIES AT EYNSHAM

THE VARSITIES AT EYNSHAM ANYONE who attended the InterVarsity Acceleration Tests on the wind-swept Eynsham By-Pass in 1932 was not a bit surprised that the most appalling weather conditions should prevail for this year's event. On the night before Saturday, February 25th, snow fell steadily, so that the majority of competitors and intending spectators decided to keep away from the chilly By-Pass...

Page 10 of July 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, July 1938

THE J.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIAL

THE J.C.C. HIGH SPEED TRIAL IT would be a major tragedy were the J.C.C. High Speed Trial at Brooklands to fall by the wayside, for this is a most instructive event from the viewpoint of showing up the capabilities of fairly normal fast cars under prolonged high-speed running, besides being ex cellent value for competitors. Therefore it is regrettable that this year the J.C.C. had only to serve up...

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