April 1934

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CONTENTS Continental Notes and News ••• ••• Rumblings • • • • • • • • • Present Day Racing Cars—The Mercedes Benz ... Trying a Secondhander—Wolseley Hornet Special Inter Varsity Acceleration Test...
EDITORIAL VIEWS THE R.A.C. Rally, if it did not prove anything else, did at least show the enormous enthusiasm that motor sport arouses in this country. Even though so many of the entrants were of a...
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Continental Notes and News All Set for Monaco. BV the time these lines are read the first Grand Prix race of the 1934 season will have been held at Mona co. This year's race is the sixth of the...
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Races at Home. THE regulations for the Isle of Man Races are now out and differ little from those in force last year except that mechanics will not be carried and single-seaters are eligible....
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1934 RACING CARS 5 --T H E 2.9 LITRE MERCEDESBENZ. SINCF, the early days of motoring the prestige of Germany in the racing world has been maintained by the Mercedes Company, and no one will forget...
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TRYING A SECOND-HANDER A 1933 Wolseley Hornet Special. WITH thoughts of Summer and the beginning, of the "Season "many of those who have spent the winter months motoring behind glass are now taking...
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XFORD Dons, we believe, take a pride in the fact that their town is the City of Dreioning Spires, and any mention of a " speed " event meets With proctorial disapproval. Since the section of the...
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GOOD WEATHER FOR THE COLMORE TROPHY FOR the first time the Colmore Trophy Trial this year was run as a completely separate event from the Colmore Cup Trial for motor-cycles. The start took place at...
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AN AMBLE ROUND ABINGDON By T. G. Moore. /ALWAYS get a lot of pleasure in going round a motor factory, especially when I have the run of the experimental department and can poke my nose into the odd...
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TESTS TO DESTRUCTION WHEN motor car design was less advanced than it is today, the most obvious way of proving, what an engine would stand up to was to discover the point at which it would break down...
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ANUMBER of books have been published lately in England dealing with races, racing drivers and their .careers. " Das Autobuch " is a review of motor sport M Germany, and covers in addition to racing...
THE WORLD RECORD BOOK. ACHIVEMENTS of 1933," a fascinating record of world's successes in motoring and flying during last year, is now published. In graphic word and picture it tells the story of the...
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ANATOMY AND THE SPORTS CAR. A Plea for more Comfortable Driving Positions. THE pundits of the motor world are never tired of pointing out the progress which has been. made in the design of pleasure...
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THE "105" TALBOT SALOON THERE is something rather stirring about the name "105 Talbot." It recalls the sight of those three silent speedy looking green cars driven by Brian Lewis, Rose-Richards and...
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A NEW SUPERCHARGING PATENT APATENT specification has recently been filed by Mr. C. '1'. Lelaney, the well-known racing driver, relating to a new method of applying a supercharger to an engine. Mr....
A Pocket Fixture List. ALITTLE booklet which every reader of MOTOR SPORT would like to have has just been produced by the well known manufacturers of " Brooklands " equipment, Messrs. Frank Ashby...
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THE BROOKLANDS OPENING MEETING A Programme of Sprints and Mountain Races. R. H. L. Eccles (Bugatti) and D. Bertram (Delage) both score "Doubles." r r HE frosty weather having hindered the concrete...
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AN ENJOYABLE "DAY IN THE HILLS" THE Women's Automobile and Sports Association has the reputation of running really well organized trials. Their " Day in the Hills" was a particularly severe test of...
WHEN A CAR-LOCK IS ESSENTIAL MOTOR sports-car owners will agree that the value of a really efficient lock lies not so much in foiling fe thief as in preventing the car from being moved about under...
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THE THIRD R.A.C. RALLY DIFFICULT CONDITIONS EXPERIENCED BY COMPETITORS FROM ALL STARTING CONTROLS, BUT 351 OUT OF 385 STARTERS ARRIVE AT BOURNEMOUTH. TWO CLASS WINS FOR ROVER AND ONE FOR SINGER....
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PROVISIONAL LIST OF AWARDS. Class 1. 1st, T. D. Wynn-Weston (Rover), 160 marks. 2nd, H. Hillcoat (Ford), 158 3/5 marks. 3rd, M. L. Curtis (Ford), 156 4/5 marks. 4th, N. Black (Hudson-Essex), 156 4/5...
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THE COACHWORK COMPETITION THE cars this year were divided into six categories, based on the prices of the complete cars, including accessories. Each category was further divided into three classes,...
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N.W. LONDON M.C. T,,E Annual Coventry Cup Trial. will take place on Saturday, April 14th, over a 40 miles course of a semi-sporting nature in Kent. River Hill Garage, Sevenoaks, will be the starting...
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A CHEAPER M.G. MAGNETTE THE `!1•1". TYPE WITH 1250 cc. ENGINE LAST year the M.G. range of small sixes included the 1,100 c.c. Magnette with a full four-stater body, and the Magna range with a similar...
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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. Stubblefield Wins Gilmore Gold Cup Road Race. R10 0A racing in California, absent for over 17 years, returned to Los Angeles on February 18th and was accorded an enthusiastic...
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What 30 Yo Know About Cars ? REPORT ON PROBLEM No. 9. THE picture which formed the subject of this competition last month gave more difficulty to competitors than we expected. Either it is that...
WONDERFUL FIELD FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY. ALTHOUGH the entry list at single fees does not close until the 31st of this month, and at double fees on April 12th, a very imposing list of cars has...
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E AND THER HE The Southport Season Opens. DISAPPOINT1VIENT seemed to be the keynote of the first race-meeting on Southport sands, held on March 10th. To begin with Jack Field was down on the...
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