During a case concerning the theft of Austin spares which an Austin Export Zone Controller obtained for the purpose of constructing an Austin-Healey sports car, a solicitor put this question to the Foreman of the Austin Sales Department: “Is it not the principle of the Austin Motor Company to arrive at the retail price for components on the basis of cost plus 300 per cent.?” The Foreman’s reply was “That could be.”
Positions in Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest
Steed and Lumsden, 7 points each; Baxter, 5 points; Mrs. Gibbs, Greene, Abecassis, Dore, Sparrow, 4 points each; Ashdown, Miss Seers, Jameson, Head, Acland, Nott, Everard, 3 points each; Barnard, Mrs. Seed, Portman, Blond, Nisbet, Bryant, Pool, 2 points each; Mrs. Bloxham, Bloxham, Fleming, Cochrane, Howard, Potter, 1 point each. The next round in this contest, which carries £175 in money prizes, will be contested at Goodwood, on April 14th — admission is free to B.A.R.C. members.