August 1934

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CONTENTS PAGE Fine Racing at Dieppe 436 English Driver Wins a Continental Grand Prix 440 News from the U.S.A. ... 441 Grand Prix de la Marne 442 Fast Motoring at Donington Park ••• 444 Continental...
EDITORIAL VIEWS yOOD for thought can be found in the announcement that in spite of an attendance of 30,000 paying spectators, the Grand Prix de la Marne was a financial failure. The reason is not far...
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FINE RACING AT DIEPPE PHILIPPE ETANCELIN (1VIASERATI) GAINS HIS LONG-AWAITED VICTORY OVER THE SCUDERIA FERRARI— BRITISH DRIVERS DO WELL TO GAIN 3RD, 4TH AND 5TH PLACES. AYEAR ago we prophesied that...
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RECORDS AT BROOKLANDS AWEEK after the British Empire Trophy race, Whitney Straight figured in his first record.-breaking performance at Brooklands Track. Driving his white 3-litre Maserati, he first...
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ENGLISH DRIVER WINS A CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX R. E. L. FEATHERSTONHAUGH PILOTS THE 2I-LITRE IVIASERATI TO VICTORY IN THE GRAND PRIX D'ALBIGEOIS—H. C. HAMILTON FINISHES SECOND AFTER LEADING SOME...
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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. CUMMINGS, FOWLER, VVINN, SALL WINNERS OF DIRT TRACK CONTESTS DURING EARLY PART OF SUMMERGORDON'S NARROW ESCAPE—JENKINS TO TRY FOR NEW 24-HOUR RECORD. A.A.A. Championship races,...
SPORTS CAR TUNING ON THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD TO the mechanically-minded the famous firms who prepare racing cars in the neighbourhood of Brooklands Track are as well-known and almost as interesting as...
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THE GRAND PRIX DE LA MARNE ACERTAIN amount of consternation was caused a short time before the Marne Grand Prix owing to an announcement in a French contemporary that there was some doubt as to the...
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FAST MOTORING AT DONINGTON PARK ECCLES (BUGATI1) LAPS AT 69 M.P.H. DIXON WINS FIRST 25 MILE RACE AND CRASHES WHEN IN THE LEAD OF THE SECOND. THE Derby and District Motor Club is to be congratulated...
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A BRITISH CAR RADIO SET WHEN one considers the efficiency of British radio components and valves, it has always been remarkable that none of our manufacturers had thought fit to enter the market. The...
FORTHCOMING EVENTS MOTORING AUGUST. 3rd-4th. Mid-Surrey A.C. Reliability Trial. 4th. Southport M.R.C. Sand Race Meeting. 5th. Course de Cote du Klausen. 5th. Grand Prix d'Ete. 5th. Grand Prix...
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Continental Notes and News The Barcelona Race. pRESSURE of space in the July issue prevented me from including a description of the Grand Prix Penya Rhin, which took place on the Montjuich circuit,...
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THE P TYPE M.G. MIDGET THERE can be no dispute that in the smaller sports car classes the British vehicle reigns supreme, and the M.G. Car Company has played a large part in this achievement. In...
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STANLEY CUP WON BY 3.R.D.C. AT THE INTER-CLUB MEETING FRASER NASH CLUB—LAST YEAR'S HOLDERS—SECOND SIX clubs met at Brooklands last month to compete for the Stanley Cup, and the few spectators who...
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THE COUNTY DOWN MOTOR RACE NARROW VICTORY FOR W. T. McCALLA (2-LITRE SUNBEAM) FROM THE SCRATCH MARK—HIGH SPEEDS AND NO ACCIDENTS. IN running the race for the County Down Trophy, the Ulster Automobile...
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  By his success at Montlhery on July 1st, Louis Chiron further confirmed his reputation as a fearless driver who even in moments of stress keeps his head and spares his car. Displaced from the lead...
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Oita /Leto' .......•??•?•111111111111/r TALBOT OWNERS HOLD THEIR FIRST EVENT. Thirty-one cars took part in a reliability trial and speed test organised by the newly formed Talbot Owners' Club, and...
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A WONDERFUL FINISH IN THE VICHY GRAND PRIX WHITNEY STRAIGHT FAILS TO CATCH COUNT TROSSI BY 5 SECONDS AFTER WINNING HIS HEATETANCELIN HANDICAPPED BY FAULTY BRAKES. THERE is a growing tendency among...
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AUTO UNION WINS ITS FIRST RACE VON STUCK VANQUISHES THE FERRARI ALFA ROMEOS IN THE GERMAN GRAND PRIXFAGIOLI (MERCEDES-BENZ) SECOND AND CHIRON (ALFA ROMEO) THIRD. EVERY year of motor-racing produces...
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RELAY RACE WON IN A THUNDERSTORM W. L. THOMSON'S TEAM OF AUSTINS FIRST—OFFICIAL MORGANS SECOND— LADIES' TEAM OF M.G. MAGNETTES TAKE THIRD PLACE. THE annual " Big Race for Small Cars," the Light Car...
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VALE SPECIAL SPORTS CARS We are informed that the business of the Vale Motor Company has been transferred to the Vale Engineering Company, who have taken over the premises at Portsdown Road, Maida...
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).C.C. MEMBERS AT BROOKLANDS HIGH-SPEED TRIALS, ONE AND TWO-LAP HANDICAPS, AND DRIVING SKILL COMPETITIONS GIVE AN ENJOYABLE DAY AT THE TRACK. SINCE its inception many years ago— was it in 1925 ?—the...
J.C.C. MEMBERS' DAY RESULTS THE HIGH-SPEED TRIAL. : Class A (up to 750 c.c.) : Special Awards (maximum time, 61 mins. 29 sees.).—G. H. Goodson (Austin S), 58 mins. 20 secs. ; G. H. R. Chaplin (Austin...
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GORDON HARKER'S HOLIDAY SPIRIT Our photograph (Daily Tellacram copyright) shows Gordon Harker and Nellie Wallace on their arrival at Boulogne for their week-end trip to Switzerland. " Rien a declarer...
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Gear-boxes and other matters. NE hundred thousand spectators are said to have witnessed the French Grand Prix this year, and there was a strong contingent of English racing drivers and enthusiasts...
the German cars, or, who knows, a self-changing gear-box. Easy Change. If the Wilson gear-box is generally adapted for racing purposes, the driving methods used by an earlier generation of racing...
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ENTRIES FOR R.A.C. TOURIST TROPHY RACE ENTRIES in the R.A.C. Tourist Trophy Race have closed with a total of forty-one. The race will take place over the Ards Circuit near Belfast, on Saturday, 1st...
THE ALPINE TRIAL THE Alpine Trial which prescribes that 100 cars of the same type shall have been produced by the factory before the model shall be eligible for the Trial, which thus excluded the...
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" CHRONOS WORKS" AND ITS PRODUCTS A VISIT TO THE HOME OF THE JAEGER SPEEDOMETER. EVERYONE driving along the North Circular Road from the Edgware Road to Harrow must have noticed the handsome modern...
COPPA CIANO WON BY VARSI (ALFA ROMEO). The circuit of Montenero, near Livorno, was the scene on July 22nd of the Coppa Ciano race. Particular interest was aroused by the promise of an entry from...
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FORTHCOMING FRENCH RACES. English motorists on holiday in France during August should bear in mind two important motor races within reach of well-known pleasure resorts. These are the Grand Prix of...
THE BELGIAN 10 HOURS RACE. In place of the usual 24 hours race for sports cars the Belgian Automobile Club this year decided to hold a 10 hour event, starting and finishing on the same day, and...
THE M.C.C. GO TO LLANDUDNO NEW EVENT TO REPLACE THE " SCARBOROUGH " A GREAT SUCCESS— ONLY 11 RETIREMENTS OUT OF 126 STARTERS. FOR some reason or other the M.C.C. Scarborough Trial never became really...
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INDEX TO ADVERTISERS PA( ;E PAGE Acheson, E. G. Ltd. 475 Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. ••• ... 434 Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd. 479 Englebert Tyres •.. ... ... 443 Ashby, F., & Sons, Ltd. ... iii;ide...

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