April 1942

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PESSIMISM UNDER CONTROL TN the last Editorial which graced this page we pointed to the need to plan now for the future of the Sport and expressed the hope tliat after we have won the war motoring in...
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ALFA-ROMEO WINS SECOND BUENOS AIRES GRAND PRIX Jose Canziani on a VI2 3.8-litre car averages 67 m.p.h. Field includes six Alfa-Romeos and two Maseratis THE second Grand Prix of Buenos Aires was run...
MORE FRONTENAC [Last month H. L. Biggs gave some technical details of Frontenac Fords. A correspondent to " N.A.R.N.," the American Midget Car Racing Weekly, recently enquired whether early racing...
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SOME NOTES ON STREAMLINED SALOON BODYWORK A Review of Recent Examples I There is a general suggestion, backed by many authorities, that after the war there will be widespread adoption of streamlined...
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ON ENTHUSIASM versus HUMAN NATURE THINGS are not alw ays what they seem, as two aireraftsmen in a West Country town discovered some time ago, when, " fed up with street-corner pubs," they were...
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ON THE ROAD WITH A 5-LITRE BUGATTI By CECIL CLUTTON BUGATTI type numbers are a perpetual stumbling block, even to the most enthusiastic and elect. Some pin their faith in the belief that the cubic...
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[Capt. L. Roy Taylor, a friend of that great enthusiast Donald Monro, carries on this series, which, quite frankly, has already run for longer than we thought possible. – Ed.] I feel quite strongly...
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THE 1921 T.T. VAUXHALL ENGINE Although the T.T. Vauxhall engine was designed by Harry Ricardo over twenty years ago, its design and construction are such that it remains an object-lesson to students...
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AN AMERICAN PARADOX Joe Lowrey discusses a peculiar contradiction in the development of aircraft and motor-cars in the U.S.A. and Britain, and finds America's light aeroplanes more absorbing than her...
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2,000 Different Makes OUGH the kindness of a reader we now have i our possession a most remarkable publication, in of which we had previously heard, but of which no copy had been forthcoming. It is...
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RACING A L'AMERICAINE I We asked a friend to supply a review of 1941 American racing—the only motor racing left—and this is what he writes. Next month we intend to deal with this subject editorially...
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etia /Lewd ,„,...???•?1111111r WE HEAR .. . . .. . . In spite of the banishing of the" basic" at the end of June, enthusiasm is still given plenty of expression. Joseph Lowrey is becoming an adept...
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STOP PRESS! As we close for press we hear of a few interesting cars for disposal. The Anzaniengine(' Lea-Francis which itarry Bowler mentioned in his recent " Cars I Have Owned " article is in London...
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CYCLE-CARISTS [An account which indicates how enthusiasm prevails in spite of the war and one which may convey a warning to those who turn to well-worn cycle-cars as a counter to increased petrol-...
Sir, It is nearly a year now since I last sought space in the columns of your excellent magazine. In that time I have sold the " Daytona " Wolscley Hornet which I was running and I have bought an M.G...
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McKENZIE'S GARAGES LTD. I, BRIDGE PLACE, S.W. I. We wish to thank our large clientele of Bentley and Rolls Royce owners who have supported us so wonderfully since the War, but regret to inform them...
Maximum speed was not tried for, in view of the transmission vibration, but a little short of 80 m.p.h. was attained without difficulty. All Bugattis have very wide locks, and even this immense...

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