April 1954

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Matters of Moment ... Page 169 People's Car Reborn ... Page 171 Cars I Have Owned ... Page 177 Books For Easter ... Page 180 Historical Notes: 1930 And Afterwards ... Page 181 Triumph TR2 Wins The...
April! The month of April presages the coming of spring and a welcome return of motor-racing. This year there is plenty of racing activity in the month of showers and sunshine. Already we have had...
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On the afternoon of Saturday, April 10th, the East Sussex Road Safety Council, with the encouragement and assistance of the County Police and motor traders in the county, are holding a short...
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Will the "Citroën Cyclecar" Prove Acceptable to the British Public? Motor Sport, after an Extended Test of over 2,000 miles in 18 days, including Negotiation of the Course used for the 1924 R.A.C....
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In France the 2 c.v. Citroën is the least-expensive practical four-wheeler. Its design originated before the war and output is approximately 1,500 a week. The 2 c.v. is selling like "hot buns" and...
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According to Basil Cardew (the Daily Express dated March 18th) Raymond Mays has bought Tony Rumfitt's Ford V8 stock-car.
The press were invited to a reception at Londonderry House on Thursday. March 4th. The demonstration concerned the quick and efficient process the Bowes Seal Fast organisation have developed for the...
A somewhat, wintry journey was undertaken by members of the press to the Wellworthy Organisation in the New Forest. After lunch the chairman made a short Speech — in which he outlined the remarkable...
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"The Voice of them All," so well known to B.B.C. Listeners, writes of his Motoring Experiences Looking back over the years, it seems that apart from the practice of owning other people's "voices," I...
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"The Grand Prix Car," by Laurence Pomeroy, F.R.S.A., M.S.A.E. Second edition, volume one (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1 ; 268 pages, 8 1/2 in. by 11 1/4 in., £3 3s.) There is no more...
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As a change from following the story of an individual component, it is proposed, this month, to deal with a number of components (in fact as much of the complete motor car as space will allow) over a...
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After prolonged ill health, Mr. G. James Allday, M.B.E., has resigned the presidency of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain. At the recent annual general meeting of the club a resolution was...
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V.S.C.C. Slough Rally (Feb. 28th)Report on page 197.) First-Class Awards: C. A. R. Ripley (1923 Gwynne) D. Denne (1913 Sunbeam). P. Major (1932 Frazer-Nash), and Dr. D. R. Harris (1934 Frazer-Nash...
The Sunbeam Register held a successful dinner party in London on February 27th, at which Wolverhampton Sunbeam and Roesch Talbot owners were about equally divided and the Registrar was able to...
This year's R.A.C. Rally made excellent use of the number of circuits in this country, and was accordingly known as the "Rally of the Tests." Although a road mileage of some 2,000 had to be covered...
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Morgan 4/4 Club A Photographic Rally was held on February 14th, starting from Lichfield. The competitors each had a set of photographs, of which the map references were required, and two check points...
R. — Restricted Event. C. — Closed Event. C.I. — Closed Invitation Event. N. — National Event. I. —International event. 3rd. — Midlands M.E.C. Rally, Midlands. C.I. Armagh & Dist. M.C. & C.C...
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In a caption to a photograph on page 121 of last month's issue an error in typescript implied that Stanley Sedgwick is president of the Bentley Owners' Club — now the "W. O." Club. This is, of course...
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Moss and Lloyd Succeed in 1 1/2-litre OSCA One of the greatest surprises in many years of racing took place in the 12-hour sports-car race at Sebring, Florida. This was the first 1954 event counting...
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Fourth R.A.C. International Rally V.S.C.C Rally Harrow C.C. Rally and North London E.C.C. Trial Top, left: Orthodox. — J. Reece (Ford Anglia) takes the turn in the normal manner, though...
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by a New Zealand Correspondent Our chartered "Dominie" took off from Christchurch, in the South Island (the finishing place of the England-New Zealand air race) at 5.30 a.m. on a beautiful clear day...
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The last day of February was reserved for the Southern Rally of the Vintage S.C.C., consisting of a series of driving-tests at that desolate and inelegant piece of waste ground on Slough Trading...
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N.B. — Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and " Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them. — Ed. Economy Tricars Sir, Motor Sport constantly bemoans the lack of a...

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