SUNBEAMS for the GRAND PRIX DE ROME.
Major H. 0. B. Segrave and Count Masetti will drive two of last year’s two-litre Grand Prix Sunbeams in the Grand Prix de Rome, which takes place on March 28th.
At the Miramas track, on the same date, two of the 1,500 c.c. Brooklands Darracqs, together with a singleseater, will run in the Hartford Cup. Albert Divo will drive one of the machines and two new drivers will act as substitutes for Segrav-e and Masetti.
BOON & PORTER, LTD., AND AMILCARS.
Messrs. Boon & Porter, Ltd., announce that they have been appointed sole concessionaires for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
An entirely new model 9 h.p. Touring Car, additional to the Grand Sport, will be shortly available as a fourseater semi-Weymann Touring Car, and full four-seater Weymann Saloon, and although of small capacity are capable of very high speeds.
The Firm are shortly making considerable additions to their premises in order to ensure the most efficient service being available for Amilcars in this country.
A SMART CAPTURE.
An R.A.C. Guide was asked by a motor cyclist for some oil. The Guide noticed that his license had expired 30th September, 1925, and drew the rider’s attention to the fact. Being suspicious, however, that all was not in order, the Guide had him stopped further down the road by the Police, and on being interrogated he admitted that the outfit was stolen.
A 12-CYLINDER 1,100 c.c. ITALA.
It is reported that in all probability a new twelvecylindered Itala racer of I,Ioo c.c. capacity will be entered for the second Italian Cyclecar Grand Prix and be capable of a speed of over Ioo miles per hour.