1902 Bolide 8hp The car was purchased by Ossie Bennett (Johnstown) in 1976. Alan Wilson happened to be in the Ossie's garage when it was brought home and was suitably impressed with the car. Jim Ryan, of Durrow, worked for Ossie and knew him well enough to persuade Ossie to part with it. Jim purchased …
The last club meeting of 2012 takes place this Tuesday in Vienna Wood at 9.00pm.
A large turnout was evident on Friday night last for the talk given by RIAC archivist Bob Montgomery. Some very interesting photographs from the Cork races in the 30s were also shown.
As stated on the night, the club are working on commemorating the 75th anniversary of the 1938 Cork event – the only race held in Ireland held to International Formula 1 Regulations. More on that soon.
Friday Nov 30th Vienna Woods Hotel Glanmire Co Cork 8.00pm
The club have arranged for Bob Montgomery, RIAC Archivist and Motoring Historian, to give a presentation on motoring in Ireland in the 1930’s including references to the Cork International Races that took place in 1936, 1937 & 1938.
All are welcome, free entry and open to non Club members. Finger food & refreshments after the talk.
Newsletter No 12 is now available to all by clicking on the link above or by clicking here.
The Club's next meeting takes place on Tuesday, Nov 6th, at 9.00 pm in Vienna Woods Hotel.