The Le Mans entries suggest a very enthralling race on June 13th/14th. The main battle will (or should) wage between Cunningham, Allard, Jaguar, Nash-Healey, Talbot, and 4.1 Ferrari, with 3, 2, 3, 2, 4 and 4 cars, respectively. The Jaguars are C-types of the former 3-1/2-litre capacity.
The 3-litre class is between Alfa-Romeo, which may or may not run disco volante cars, the new 3-litre Gordini, which, remembering how a 2.3 Gordini led at a great speed last year until brake trouble put it out, is very exciting, new 3-litre works Lancias, supercharged 2-1/2-litre Pegasos, the 2.9 Aston-Martins and the new Austin-Healey. The 2-litre category holds only the hush-hush new Bristols, which seem likely to have the former valve gear and not twin o.h.c. as has been rumoured, and a lone Frazer Nash. The 1-1/2-litre class comprises Borgward, Porsche and Osca, but no Jupiters, which is a pity, seeing that Jowett have won this class three years running. Some of the small cars like Panhard, Monopole, Renault, V.P. and D.B. should stand a fine chance on handicap. Then there is a mystery Frazer Nash of 3,435 c.c., no doubt A-S Sapphire powered.
Le Mans, 1953, should be memorable indeed. There may be a few grandstand seats still available but you should book now, from L. E. Frost, Autotravel Dept., Thos. Cook & Son, Berkeley Street, London, W.1.