THE CHEVROLET BAN
Speaking for myself, and I am sure many other ” exiles,” may I say how bitterly disappointed I was to hear of the ban made on Gurney’s Chevrolet and Daigh’s Ford in the British Empire Trophy meeting.
This is the type of chicanery that we are usually only too quick to accuse our North American cousins of, and it does us no credit whatsoever that we are resorting to these” tricks ” in order to win.
What has happened to that traditional British Sportsmanship ? Are we so frightened of the opposition that we have to drop to this level ?
I hope sincerely that Sir William Lyons will be able to refute categorically the suggestion over here, that his Company had anything to do with this incident.
In closing, may I beseech the British Motor Industry to ” buck their ideas up.’ With the faulty workmanship and shoddy assemblies presently being exported to this country, it makes it practically impossible, even for a patriot, to stick up for their products. Thank heavens for our sports cars—they are our only saving grace. Vancouver. E. Mottalsom