Organisers of rallies, driving tests, and other forms of motoring sport requiring course markers may now obtain white plastic inflatable marker bollards from Castrol Limited. The bollards, which are 3 ft. high, are issued on a free loan basis and the maximum number which can be loaned to any one club is twenty. The base of the bollard is first partly filled with sand. The top section is then inflated to form a cone. The bollard cannot damage paintwork and it is easy to send by post. Applications for the loan of Castrol marker bollards should be sent to: Castrol Limited, Group Publicity Department, Castrol House, Marylebone Road, London, N.W.1.
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Setting a target
An Alfa Romeo Giulia TI, driven by two journalists from the magazine Tutto motori, covered the Autostrada del Sole from Milan to Rome in 3 hours 48 minutes. The car, completely standard and without modifications to the engine, covered the 335 miles at an average speed of 87.5 m.p.h. Petrol consumption, was 31 m.p.g. and oil consumed amounted to only 1 pint.