April 1931

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CONT ENTS PAGE PAGE The Way of Things 255 LAND. B.A.R.C. Opening Meeting 256 Rumblings 259 " Double Twelve" Entries 261 The 4-speed " 750" M.C. Midget 262 Veteran Types 263 Continental Notes and News...
gite The New Zealand Record Attempt. AT the time of going to press, preparations have been completed for the attempt to break the world's land speed record on 90-mile Beach, New Zealand. The " rred H...
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B.A.R.C. OPENING MEETING. OLD AND NEW HANDS AT FIRST EVENT. THE B.A.R.C. are certainly lucky with their weather, and the Arctic conditions of a few days before gave place to a sunny week-end, and the...
.B.A.R.C. OPENING MEETING-continued. into an easy win by about a quarter of a mile. Two old 30-98 Vauxhalls were running in this race, and Munday brought one of them home second. The other, driven by...
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kri)'umblings OAIWERGES MAN Brooklands Again. WELL, Brooklands has opened once more, and everyone is hoping that this season will be one of the best ever. The first meeting was hardly particularly...
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01 Revolutionary Development in Safe NIGHT DRIVING./ DRIVE BEHIND 25,000 CANDLEPOWER. No Glare No Dipping No Dimming 1,000 FEET BETWEEN YOU AND DANGER. "TRIPPE" SAFETY SPEED LIGHT ACIPCAN 11,4%11...
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Double-Twelve Entries. The following is the first list of entries so far received for the British Double-Twelve Race which takes place at Brooklands on 8th and 9th of May next. They total fifty.
THE SWEDISH WINTER GRAND PRIX 210 Miles Over Ice-Bound Roads ONE of the most sporting events which has taken place for a long time was undoubtedly the first Winter Grand Prix of the Automobile Club...
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The 4-sPeed "750" M.G. Midget . THE enormous popularity of the standard M.G. Midget during last year naturally made enthusiastic owners of the same desirous of somehow competing in 750 c.c. events....
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Veteran Types 1/1.-A TWICE VICTORIOUS BOULOGNE BUGATTI THERE must be a great many Bugatti enthusiasts to whom the real" Bug." after their own hearts will always be typified by the old Brescia model....
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THE SPORT ABROAD. Continental Notes and News. WITH the coming of April the motor racing season may be said to open in earnest, and the first really big event of the Continental Feason, the Italian 1,...
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The Talbot " o" A HIGH-SPEED CAR with EXCEPTIONAL FLEXIBILITY and SILENCE. THE days have definitely passed when a sports car was a fierce, noisy, intractable vehicle, which gained its speed and power...
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TRYING A "SECOND-HANDER.' III.--A 1928 GRAND SPORTS SALMSON. THERE is no doubt that the competition in the 1100 c.c. class has fallen off considerably in the last few years. There are to some fine...
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FOR THE AMATEUR The Owner's Workshop EVERY owner of a sports car fancies himself to some extent as a mechanic and is desirous of turning what ability he has in this direction to good account....
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THE VARSITIES AT EWELME THE Intervarsity Hill Climb, run at liwelme Downs on February 28th, showed that it takes more than beastly weather to damp the enthusiasm of competitors in one of these all-...
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BETTER STREET LIGHTING THE steady increase in night traffic emphasises the necessity for adequate and efficient illumination of roads and streets. The Automobile Association has recently closely...
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cllte Season Opens Woad and (Track
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A CUNNING C NVIERSION How an old G.N. was Powered with a Morris Engine with Excellent Results. HOWE VER much motorcars may progress and become standardised, there will always be a certain class of...
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etia/lewd ..........■111111111111111111r J.C.C. (LIVERPOOL AND N. WALES CENTRE)., THE Liverpool and North Wales Centre of the Junior Car Club held its annual dinner and dance at the Exchange Hotel,...
The Editor invites Club Secretaries to send details of their fixtures, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this office not later than the 16th...
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Speed Trials in Isle of Man Island Enthusiasts Set the Ball Rolling MOTOR Club secretaries in the Isle of Man have one great advantage over their fellows on the Mainland when it comes to arranging...
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ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES N,vv, Brooklands Rules. AREVISED edition of the Racing Rules and Regulations has been prepared by the Brooklands Automobile Club and approved by the Royal...
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A FIRM WITH A ISTORY HE history of the motor industry contains many records of makes which have failed to stay the pace in the pioneer years, and given way to others who have grown up in the later...
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FRENCH GRAND PRIX ANNIVERSARY. THE first Grand Prix of the Automobile Club de France was run on the 26th and. 27th June, 1906, and the present year is, therefore, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the...
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Letters from Readers. Invicta Driving Methods. I would like to make a few comments in regard to a statement on page 21 2 of the March issue of "MOTOR SPORT," in reference to the 1931 Sports Invicta...
Letters an any subject of interest to readers of "Motor Sport" are always welcome, but correspondents are asked to be as brief as possible. Personalities and recapitulation must be avoided, and it...
mANY and various are the uses to which motorcycles are put, but up to date no one has set out on one to seek a fortune. This, however, is what has just been done by two young Australians who have...
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LIGHT PLANE TYPES The American Aeronca. An Intere,sting Low-Powered Single-Seater. WITH the advent of the medium-powered twoseater machine, the small-engined ultralight, single-seater aeroplane, of...
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BRITISH 'PLANES AT BUENOS AIRES. WITHIN a few hours of the public being admitted to the Government Pavilion at the British Empire Trades Exhibition at Buenos Aires three sales, nearly £3,000 in value...
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STREAMS Ground Training. ALTHouGH solo flying with a subsidised-club machine is not a frightfully expensive business nowadays, there is no getting away from the fact that learning to fly,—especially...
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Gliding Gossip and News MEMBERS of the London Gliding Club-continue to set an example to other less progressive clubs, not only by the manner in which they turn out in fair weather and foul at week-...
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TH SPORT AFLOAT -& M R. GAR WOOD resembles Capt. Sir Malcolm Campbell in that he is never too old to have another cut at a coveted record. Thus, on Friday, March 20th, at Indian Creek, Miami, Gar...
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PREPARING YOUR OUTBOARD. IL ATTENTION TO THE MOTOR. AS the rules stand at present only standard engines are permitted for the majority of events, and therefore tuning from a racing motorist's point...
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IH IE IR IE and11 IH IE IR 1E #an-ishaft" Riley's Racing Plans. AT a time when certain well known firms have decided to refrain from motorcar racing during 1931, it is refreshing to learn that a...

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