The Owen organization announced yesterday that exploratory talks had taken place between the Rover Company and Rubery Owen and Company about the possibility of installing a Rover gas turbine engine in prototype sports cars to be built by the Owen organization, which includes the B.R.M. establishment. Entry in sports car races would depend upon satisfactory development and trials.
Standard-Triumph International limited have announced the retirement of Mr L A. Woodall from his executive responsibilities with the supplies division of the company. He retains his position on the board of directors.