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June 1955

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Matters of Moment ... page 299 With Moss in the Mille Miglia ... page 300 Sorting out the Specialised Sports Cars ... page 308, 340 Continental Notes ... page 312 Rumblings ... page 313 Club news...
Come along Britain! Mercédès-Benz, with the aid of two Englishmen, have won Italy's Mille Miglia, one of the world's toughest motor races. The German firm spared no effort or expense to achieve this...
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On May 1st motor-racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1,000-mile Mile Miglia, the first time in twenty-two years that this has been achieved by a British driver, and I had the very...
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The 1955-59 edition of "Auberges de France," which constitutes membership of the Club des Sans Club, has been issued. It is obtainable in English at only 12s. 6d. from the Seymour Press, Ltd., 282,...
A set of brightly-coloured decorative prints measuring 9 in. by 6 1/2 in. in a series "Classic British Motors" has been issued by The Archives, 146, Cromwell Road, London, S.W.7, for 10s. There are...
The Elstree Flying Club has issued a little book about its activities, amusingly illustrated and containing, besides, some excellent photographs. It is obtainable free, on application to the...
The Veteran Car Club of Great Britain has recently compiled a catalogue of early motor vehicles in public museums, collections of motor manufacturers and traders, and the larger private collections...
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With Some Notes on the Trend of Amateur Design Last month we drew attention in the Editorial to the extremely healthy state of the Sport from the aspect of amateur-built sports cars. In an attempt to...
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The recent recent experience of being part of the fabulous Mercédès-Benz team for the Mille Miglia carried with it experiences almost beyond the wildest imagination, from the sound of Herr Neubauer's...
The R.A.C. Fixture List for June has become totally inadequate due to cancellations and lack of information as to time and place of start, consequently Motor Sport is starting a system whereby each...
This year it was the turn of sports cars to use the fast sea-front circuit at Bari, way down in the south of Italy on the Adriatic coast, the first race for sports cars up to 2,000 c.c., the second...
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The New Sports Connaught Considerable interest has been aroused by the successful showing of the new Connaught sports car in the now somewhat neglected class. The new car is built in the small...
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Alvis 12/50 Register The Esso House Rally and Driving Tests, open by invitation to the Humber and Sunbeam S.T.D. Registers, took place on April 24th, with an entry of 46 and nine non-starters. Best...
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Continued from the March Issue ”Alf" Francis In order that there shall be no misunderstanding at the outset, the writer would like to make clear that he has never met the subject of this present...
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”My new engine will be as silent and as swift as clouds moving before a storm!" — Chapter 1. ”Like an arrow the, Silver Cloud shot forward on its last, most desperate race against time." —Chapter 22...
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A Maserati Benefit Bordeaux, April 24th. The Bordeaux race was the third of this season's smaller Grand Prix events, and once again the Maserati team were out in force, though this time opposed by...
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Salvadori Wins Two Races at Excellent W. Hants & Dorset C.C. Race Meeting The W. Hants & Dorset C.C. held its fifth Ibsley Race Meeting, on April 30th, as it is fully competent to do, and...
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A Race of Surprises, Ferrari Win the Grand Prix of Europe Monte Carlo, May 22nd The town of Monte Carlo was reinstated as a racing circuit on May 22nd for the first time since 1952, and the meeting...
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European Grand Prix, Monaco G.P. de Bordeaux, etc. "Daily Express" Silverstone Meeting Top: Surprise Victory for the Prancing Horse. — Trintignant on his way to an unexpected but extremely popular...
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Stirling Moss Makes History with a Decisive Win for Mercedes Benz Brescia, May 1st. The fabulous Italian sports-car race, the Mille Miglia, took place over the weekend of April 30th-May 1st, but...
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To raise funds for the R.A.F. Escaping Society; which helps the widows and orphans of those courageous men who lost their lives assisting R.A.F. and allied airmen to escape during the war, a new...
Those readers who for reasons geographic, domestic or financial have to forgo the pleasure of a visit to Le Mans may like to note that on June 11th the National Traction Engine Rally organised by the...
After setting the pace of the meeting in practice, with his D-type Jaguar, Duncan Hamilton was beaten in the actual race by Andre Pilette with a Formula 1 Gordini. The Belgian was driving for the...
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Britain's Outstanding Small Car In an Editorial preface to our report on the R.A.C. Rally in the April issue we stated that the Standard Ten is Britain's outstanding small car. This statement was...
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On Sunday, May 1st, the British Racing and Sports-Car Club held another meeting at Brands Hatch. This time the weather, unlike the last meeting on Easter Monday, was unpleasant and the steady...
Having once been told that it is unethical for a journalist to compare one make of car with another (an opinion with which we disagree, because what the journalist does not do for the customer, the...
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Parnell Wins Sports-Car Race for Aston Martin. Hawthorn's Mark VII Jaguar Takes Touring Car Honours. Bueb (Cooper) Leads the 500s. Horrible weather for practice gave way to a beautiful day at...
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Naples, May 8th. As in 1953 the arduous Circuit or Posillippo, on the outskirts of Naples, attracted the Continentals more than did the flat wastes of Buckinghamshire, and the Lancia and Maserati...
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Published by The Teesdale Publishing Co., Ltd., 15-17, City Road, London, E.C.1. and printed by Tee & Whiten and J. Mead, Ltd., 21 City 'Road, London. E.C.1. Trade Agents: Horace Marshall &...

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