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B.A.R.C. Note.

For repairs to Brooklands Track over i,000 tons of concrete have been used in resurfacing.

The programme of the Motor Race Meeting to be held at Brooklands on Easter Monday next will consist of nine events, viz., four Short Handicaps, four Long Handicaps, and the Private Competitors’ Handicap. This announcement dispels the impression that, owing to the law suit which is now pending, there will be no racing at the Track this year. Until the case has been finally settled racing will continue as before.

The regulations relating to exhausts have been amended for the forthcoming season, and all cars and motor cycles, whether engaged in racing, practising, testing or attempts on record will be required to comply with it. The Brooklands silencer, which was standard last year, has been altered in the light of experience, and, in addition, every exhaust pipe must now be fitted with a fish-tail on the end of the exit pipe, the dimensions varying according to the cubic capacity of the engine. Copies of the new regulation can be obtained from the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club, 83, Pall Mall, London, S.W.

The Mathis Car.

I We are informed that the Atom Motor Co., Ltd., of Mill Lane, West Hampstead, N.W.6, have recently been appointed distributors for the Mathis car in the counties of Cornwall, Devonshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Dorsetshire and Hampshire. The company are also the official repairers for this make of car, and carry a large selection of spare parts.

It will be remembered that ” PSE ” type six-cylinder touring saloon gained a medal in the last Exeter trial, and in the year 1923 the Mathis car finished first and second in the Grand Prix d’.A.C.F., and last year finished first, second and third in the same event.

The A.C.U. 1,000 Mile Standard Stock Trial.

The route for this event, which takes place from April 26th to May znd, has now been decided upon, and has been selected to increase the strenuousness of this important test. The details of the exact route are too lengthy to include in this issue, but full information can be obtained from the offices of The Auto-Cycle Union, 83, Pall Mall, London, S.W.I.