April 1986

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5,000,000 Minis There was a party at Longbridge the other day, to celebrate the five-millionth Mini, which we were unable to attend. No regrets, as we do not like champagne or Noel Edmonds, and...
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"What I'm trying to do at the moment is to come to terms with the fact that there is life after Formula 1. I'm managing to get myself really fired up with a lot of enthusiasm for this new Jaguar WSC...
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With the scheduled F3 opening round at Silverstone on March 2nd postponed because the track was snowbound, the Thruxton meeting the following Sunday actually opened the series. Since the formula...
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Several significant developments have taken place in Sweden in the past two decades. Among the more trivial (though some would say otherwise) are the nation's lump sugar finally becoming soluble and...
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People have been predicting it since the World Championship began, wondering how on earth an event as highly popular with spectators as the Portuguese Rally could continue year after year without any...
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Last year there was a race for Maserati cars only, at a VSCC meeting at Silverstone, with a good turn-out of pre-war cars from Bologna and post-war cars from Modena, but unfortunately the VSCC itself...
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Alfa Romeo 33 Green Cloverleaf Alfa Romeo have altered their onetime policy of attempting to make inroads into the mass market in Britain, via the smaller engined versions of the 33 and the Arna, the...
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VW Golf Syncro - Mass Market 4WD? While several manufacturers have now installed four-wheel-drive in passenger cars. Volkswagen's Syncro system breaks new ground in a number of ways. First, it is to...
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If is a wonderful word and hindsight a marvellous gift. What might Christopher Marlowe have written IF he had not thrown away his life in a drunken brawl? What might Horatio Nelson have further...
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Theories on the Aerodynamics of Rally Cars Several hundred tons of laden Boeing 747 need only be propelled at about 170 mph to become airborne. Lighter aircraft, even those with the modest power of a...
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Last year Australia ran its first ever World Championship race (although there had been an Australian GP on 50 occasions) and earned the highest praise for the way it was organised. Now there has to...
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The 100 hp lsotta Fraschini The question as to which was the very first sports car is one which can well give rise to much discussion. and no very definite conclusion. Some will opt for the 60 hp...
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A New Aero-Engined Car We have received the, following interesting information from Or Stuart Saunders of Canberra, Australia: Comments in the January and February issue of MOTOR SPORT (which is my...
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Saab 9000 Turbo 16 Since the Saab aircraft factories turned to building cars after the Second World War, there have arguably been only three generations of Saabs: The early cars up to the 96, had a...
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Bugatti Royales Sir, I have read with interest the venous comments regarding Bugatti Royales, including E.N.B. Carmichael 's letter in the February issue, and can maybe add a little about my Great...
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Archie by Aldington How nice to see an article on Archie Scott-Brown. I think it is the measure of the man that those who knew him recall the joy of his living rather than the sorrow of his death....
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Forty-five years ago this month was held one of the few wartime motor sport events in Europe. Conducted at night in secrecy. tor the participants were breaking the law, it none the less offered a...

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