SUNBEAM SUCCESSES IN EDW ARDIAN RACING
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up from tenth place to third at the finish. Louis Chevrolet drove one of the Sunbeams in another race and in a great effort to overtake the leader on the last lap he east discretion to the winds and let the rev.-eounter go up to 3,200 r.p.m. As a result he finished third with a connecting rod sticking through the side of the crankcase. With the entry of the United States into the war motor racing came to an end for a couple of seasons. Josef Christiaens and his faithful Sunbeam mechanic, Frank Bill, brought the six-cylinder racer home again to rest ; and so concluded one of the nost interesting periods in the development of racing-car design. In four years the Wolverhampton firm had not only achieve/I rin list ant lid suceess iii record breakiitg, Grand Prix and roiittr.tIte racing, but liad ttplield Brit kin colours in the face of the fiercest continental competition. Tile nun it le of
Edge, Earp and MacDonald had descended upon the not unworthy shoulders of Coatalen, Reata, Chassagne and the Guinness brothers.