April 1948

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The Editor of "Motor Sport's" Open Letter The British Motor Industry, which made such an immense contribution to this country's war effort, is passing through a very trying period. I sometimes wonder...
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K. N. Hutchison and Dennis Poore have teamed up and formed the Hutchison Poore Organiasation. They intend to compete under this name in as many Continental races as possible, Hutchison using his ex-...
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That Film Again The German Motor-Racing Propaganda film, together with George Monkhouse's great colour-films of pre-war Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union racing, could surely be used to very good effect...
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A BRIEF account of experience in the running of my 1930 M-type M.G. Midget, as far as the petrol allowance has permitted, may be of interest. The car was first registered in March, 1931, and is a...
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Continuing the much-appreciated "Motor Sport" articles on outstanding sports cars, this month we have pleasure in presenting a most painstaking study of the "30/98" Vauxhall, written for us by George...
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"British Sports Cars," Second Edition by Gregor Grant (Foulis, 8s. 6d.). The author of this book has lost a golden opportunity. In the second edition he could have eradicated the many serious errors...
This Fund, inaugurated to commemorate Brooklands Track, which so ably served the British Industry and motoring sportsmen of this country for forty years, is growing quite significant. Next month we...
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The second Leeuwkop Hill-Climb, held by the Sports Car Club of South Africa — about 10 miles from Johannesburg — on February 21st, is dubbed the Shelsley Walsh of South Africa, and was an interesting...
We are glad to observe that in the recent Government publication "Something Done," John Cobb's Land Speed Record gets a full page to itself — which is only what Cobb deserves. We note with pleasure...
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N.Z.S.C.C. Plimmerton Hill-Climb On January 31st the N.Z.S.C.C. held a hill-climb on a new half-mile course at Plimmerton, near Wellington. The surface was loose gravel and rather bumpy, while three...
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We Hear Barry Eaglesfield has disposed of the ex-Birkett Type 40 Bugatti and acquired a Type 37, which he has fitted with a Morris Minor tank, S.U. pump, 5.50 in. by 18 in. rear tyres and a folding...
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Tribute to a British Car Sir, My copy of November Motor Sport reached me via Australia in New Zealand a week or so ago. I was interested in your impressions of 1 1/2-litre Riley as I arranged to have...
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Sir, Mr. J. G. Fairman raises a most interesting point relating to B.R.M. drivers. B.R.M. must be successful to gain the international prestige so necessary for this country, and of course should be...

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