Articles tagged W. Roddy

Page 30 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1937


ettao letawd ...??•?11?10PIP MIDLAND A.C. The 3..ladrestield Speed Trials had to be cancelled due to lack of entries— another reflection on the unfixedness of the fixtures. But that will not happen in the case of the next Shelsley-Walsh Hill-climb on September 11th. J.C.C. In connection with the Brooklands Members' Day of July 3rd, F. N. Crane (M.G.) gains a standard award, and Miss P. McOstrich...

Page 46 of January 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1959

Books for the New Year

 The World's Racing Cars and Sports Cars  by Douglas Armstrong. 208 pp. 5 in. by 7-5/8 in. (Macdonald & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., 16, Maddox Street, London, W.1.  15s.) This landscape book of reference covers recent F.1, F.2 and F.3 racing cars, a solitary example of a U.S.A.C. Formula car, sports/racing cars, sports cars and high-performance cars. It devotes a page write-up to each, opposite...

Page 32 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, March 1952

Club affairs

The annual general meeting of the Welsh Counties CC was held on February 4th at the Carpenter's Arms, Romney, near Cardiff. A very popular member, John Whitehead, was elected as club Chairman, and it was proposed that Major Jack Petersen (the ex-boxing champion) and Mr Aubrey Halewood should become the president and vice-president, respectively. A review of the club's sporting programme was given...

Page 27 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, October 1950

Reports of Recent Events

SHENSTONE & D.C.C. FIRST EVENING TRIAL (August 26th) SPORTS CARS: J. H. Leigh (Frazer-Nash). TRIALS CARS: L. Tracey (Dellow). ORDINARY CARS: J. Tregenza (Bradford). LAGONDA C.C. THAME RALLY (September 27th) CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE LAGONDAS: 1. F. Defty (4 1/2-litre L.G.45R.) 2. Major Armitage (2-litre), J. S. Speller (2-litre). LIGHT CARS: 1. R. H. Marks (A.C.). 2. R. Russel (Talbot). 3. Mrs. M....

Page 39 of September 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, September 1953


CLUB NEWS WE HEAR At the end of July, H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by the Duke of Richmond and Gordon, inspected British Le Mans cars at Goodwood Circuit. Afterwards many of the Le Mans drivers attended the Gold Cup race at the other Goodwood circuit. Club secretaries should note that H. V. Canning, the proprietor of the White Cafe, Railway Approach, Twickenham, Middlesex, is willing...

Page 56 of June 1960 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1960

Veteran – Edwardian – Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The V.S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting (April 23rd) As in 1959, so in 1960, the first race meeting of the season organised by the Vintage Sports Car Club was attended by a significantly large crowd, proving irrefutably that spectators enjoy the variety to be seen in races for the older motor cars. On this occasion a special car park had been set aside for cars...

Page 28 of September 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, September 1954

Club News

B.A.R.C. The British Automobile Racing Club announce that the national car race meeting originally planned for Aintree (Liverpool) on September 4th has been replaced by an international meeting to be held on Saturday, October 2nd. October 2nd was originally scheduled as an international fixture or the Scottish circuit, Charterhall, and the Winfield Joint Committee, organisers of Charterhall motor...


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