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Sir,

I wish to concur wholeheartedly with the sentiments expressed by Mr Williams of Southampton in the June issue who has echoed my feelings precisely.

I also have been reading your publication for as long as I can remember and, having been resident in Nigeria far 30 years, I have used it to keep abreast of all the latest results which are sometimes very hard to come by in a country where it is not always possible to obtain copies of the British daily newspapers. As Mr Williams said I also have thoroughly enjoyed all the features you have published and neither will I consider cancelling my subscription but I would plead for at least a brief summary of what has been happening in the contemporary world.

Meantime I will continue to enjoy and I wish you every success with what has been a very brave change of course.

I am yours, etc>/p>

Clive S Stewart, Lagos, Nigeria

(Thank-you fir your kind thoughts, observations and constructive criticism. When we redirected Mom SPottl towards historic motor-racing we did think hard about coverage ofcurrent eventsfir contemporary machinery. I sympathise particularly with people who, like you, live abroad and have relied upon the magazinefor some time to keep them abreast ofall areas ofdomestic motorsport. Our problem is simply that a magazine such as this needs a very precisefocus and the last thing any of us wants to produce is something that tries to do everything and, inevitably, ends up achieving very little. lam not saying that all contemporary tnotorsport has 10 the magazine for good, indeed we are activdy considering ways in which some elements could be incorporated, but until I am convinced it serves the long-term prosperiry tithe tide, I'm (*aid we are going to stay away. AF) * • •