Articles tagged Young

Page 62 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, February 1994

A whiff of old Brooklands

The Young Special When a respected monthly motoring contemporary published a picture of Tom Walker's Young Special at the VSCC Donington Park race meeting last year it bore a caption suggesting that this car has "the double disadvantage of having a Frazer Nash chassis and a one-off engine which was built for Brooklands but never even got off the line there." This caused me to raise an eyebrow (in...

Page 15 of February 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, February 1947

Club News

We Hear J. N. Morton is proposing to install a 3-litre Bentley engine in a 1925 Sunbeam chassis, and E. Hopewell Ash reports that he is using a 1922 Jowett 2-seater which he acquired last Easter, and which ably takes his family and much luggage from Ruislip to the coast on a handful of revs, the whole way. We learn that Penn's Riley which ran at Cofton Hackett last year, and which we said looked...

Page 36 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, October 1951

RACING WITH A 43-YEAR-OLD CAR

RACING WITH A 43-YEAR-OLD CAR The Story of the 1908 G.P. ITALA THE 1908 G.P. Rs " Floretta " has been written up many times in the motoring Press; by various people and from various points of view but generally from the technical angle. I don't think much has ever been said about its history and the trials and tribulations which have inevitably occurred through the years. It is, I believe, the...

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 90 of October 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, October 2006

For Aston, with love

Somewhere in Wiltshire, Aston Martins are congregating for special attention; whether it's repair, restoration or race-preparation, the enthusiasm is the same Words: Rob Widdows. Photography: Phil Starling Aston Martin — so very British. How right then to find Astons nesting in a perfect English village in a far corner of the Wiltshire cornfields. Anyone born between 'Love Me Do' and 'Let It Be'...

Page 22 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, June 1956

Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

Page 48 of July 1955 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, July 1955

Sporting Weekend Abroad

Whitsun. The number of motor races being held in Europe increases every year and at Whitsuntide this year things reached a complete impasse, for there were five events of equal importance due to be held on Whit Sunday. These were the Eifel Races at Nurburgring in North-west Germany, the Grand Prix des Frontieres at Chimay, in Belgium, the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore at Monza, the 12 Hours of...

Page 76 of April 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, April 1962

FOR SALE -- continued A.V. MOTORS Ltd of 1-15 Park Road, Teddington, Middlesex

M45 RAPIDE '36. Mechanics good. M.O.'l Body fair. £35. lvi.: Slough 20914. 14543 1958 'VINTAGE HEALEY SPRITE. Cream. New tyres and battery, screen-washers, rev.counter. Bargain at h',395 o.n.o. The Old Rectory, Ilorningsea, Cambs. [4544 114, x955, Above average condition. '•X ' S. Overdrive. All gears. Host extras. 0-60, 9 sec. /,,380. Tel. : Sunbury 3593. 14545 MORRIS MINOR moo, Stage II. I•LC....

Page 45 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, August 1976

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters La Monotrace A reader called at our offices the other day with some literature left by his wife's grandfather, a Frenchman who worked for Talbot-Darracq from 1918 to 1934, one of his last tasks for them being to spend many hours preparing the fabric bodies of the Weymann saloon exhibits at that year's Paris Salon. One of the catalogues in the collection is for...

Page 27 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1968

Veteran - Edwardian - Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Northern Lakeland Trial (November 9th) "I suppose if someone had entered a modern heavy lorry for the 1927 Mille Miglia it would have won!" These words were spoken, with feeling, by Jack Knight after he and his 1928 O.M. had diced with the juggernauts all the way up the M6 during their long journey from Gloucestershire to Cumberland to take part in...

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