Articles tagged MCA

Page 33 of January 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, January 1956

LETTERS from READERS

LETTERS from READERS N.B.-Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and " Motor Sport" does not necessarily 118/10Ciatt itself with them.Ed. TII.AT PROTOTYPE M.G. Sir, I was interested to see in the November edition a phot)igraph of the prototype .M.G. built prior to the final production MCA. By comparison of photngraphs I am of the opinion that the lines of the prototype are infinitely...

Page 32 of June 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, June 1957

In The M.G. Tradition

The Series-MGA Coupe Constitutes a Safe Fast Car, with First-Class Handling Qualities, Excellent Brakes and Decidedly Useful Performance It was Motor Sport's pleasure during April to carry out a lengthy road-test of the modern M.G. sports car, in the form of a white MGA coupe with red upholstery. This little 1½-litre sports two-seater was driven by various experienced drivers for a total distance...

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Veteran-Edwardian-Vintage

A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE MODEL-T FORD RALLY AT BEAULIEU (Sept. 25th) LAST year a model-T Ford annniversary Rally waas organised by the Montagu Motor Museum and in the meantime the T-Register has formed, so this year they rallied to Beaulieu for a Concours d'Elegance judged by William Boddy, Editor of MOTOR SPORT, Mr. M. Beaumont, and Mr. Lewis, Editor of the Ford Times. A pity...

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Tour de France, 1956

September 17th-23rd Some idea of the severity of the Tour of France can be assesed from the results of the General Classification, with the first three places taken by Marquis de Portago, Stirling Moss and Olivier Gendebien, the cars they used being Ferrari Europa 3-litre, Mercedes-Benz 300SL and Ferrari Europa, with another SL, Porsche Carrera, two Giulietta Sprint Veloce, and yet another...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

MATTERS OF MOMENT HOW RUSTY IS YOUR MEMORY? While we are sorry to learn that many of 11.M.C.'s employees are now obliged LO work a four-day week. they might well ask themselves whether the publicity boys are not making fools of them, for cars cannot he sold, particularly today when all the export buyers are generally pretty well informed, by issuing ridiculous and untrue statements. In a leaflet...

Page 66 of January 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 66, January 1995

LEJOG

After Britain's longest car rally, WB reviews the entry, and Tom Threlfall reports from John O'Groats A month or so after the veterans have had their Run to Brighton comes another event which is becoming a classic, namely the four-day LEJOG, for pre-1968 cars, with routes of varying distance to cater for the older vehicles, in five classes. The organiser points out that it is longer even than the...

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Finest Hour

The Connaught Story 1954 saw the introduction of a new Formula One and though it was in essence only the then Formula Two with a mere 500cc increase in permissible engine size, it generated a host of completely fresh designs. For two years the World Championship had been run to Formula Two and though competition was fierce, and there was no lack of variety, in the back of everyone's mind was the...

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Les Vingt Quarte Heures du Mans, 1956

Scotland wins economy race Le Mans (Sarthe) July 29th. The most outstanding thing about the 1956 Le Mans 24-hour race was the fact that it was run under an entirely new set of rules, and in consequence could not count towards the manufacturers' championship. This meant that it had to stand on its own and rely on tradition for its success. Every year the Le Mans race is controlled by hundreds of...

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The Maidstone and Mid-Kent M.C. National Silverstone Race Meeting (May 10th)

WHEN the Maidstone Club booked Silverstone for its annual race meeting last month it certainly had its money's worth. An excellent entry of 131 and ten races of 10 to 20 laps ensured a full day's sport, but watched by a very, small crowd. Starting-grid positions were decided by ballot, rendering the opening laps startling, and the marshals were kept on their feet by two accidents on the first lap...

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Matters of Moment

The 40th London Motor Show  This year's S.M.M.T. International Motor Exhibition at Earls Court, which was opened by Earl Mountbatten on October 19th and which closes on October 29th, is proving one of the more interesting of these great annual motor shows. Amongst new models an view for the first time at Earls Court are numbered the AIvis Graber coupé, the hush-hush 2.3-litre Armstrong-Siddeley,...

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