I am interested in the comment contained its Mr Stapley’s letter regarding the burnt exhaust valves On his Hunter. I am under the impression that the only damage likely to occur through the use of high octane fuel in an engine not designed for it, is to theowner’s bank balance!
Is it fact that one can actually do harm to an engine by using a higher octane fuel than the designer intended or is this the start of another “overfilled sump saga”?
Ashford. A. SHAPLAND
MINOR DRIFTING Sir, Mr. Johnson's exuberant cornering is not a genuine, fully-controlled drift. The technique he described can be carried out with any car that has its centre of gravity…
Porsche to race hybrid at 'Ring
A new hybrid Porsche 911 built for the Nürburgring 24 Hours could hint at the German firm’s future plans for a return to the prototype ranks. Based on the GT3-RSR,…
Book reviews, June 1961, June 1961
"Sir Henry Segrave," by Cyril Posthumus. 227 pp. 81/2 in x 5 in. (BT Batsford Ltd., 4 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1. 21s.) This it a scholarly biography of the late Sir Henry Segrave, who…