August 1936

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CONTENTS British Cars do well at Spa 371 Continental Notes and News • 374 The ILS.A. promotes a Road Race 376 Ford V. 8 wins Leinstcr Trophy Race 378 Value for Money at Brooklauds 379 A Differezzt...
Editorial Reflections The month has been a sad one for many of us. Marcel Lehoux had been racing for so many years, and with, such great regularity, that the thought never entered one's head that he...
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BRITISH CARS DO WELL AT SPA LAGONDA, ASTON-MARTIN, SINGER AND TRIUMPHS ALL SCORE MERITORIOUS PERFORMANCES FERRARI ALFA-ROMEO COVERS GREATEST DISTANCE Last year, it will be remembered, the Belgian G.P...
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RALLYING TO WALES Rallies continue to attract certain sporting motorists in spite of the expenses involved, and the entry for the Welsh Rally to Cardiff was interesting, if smaller than that...
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Continenta. Notes and Newz By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Box Office Appeal In spite of the violent assertions of the French sporting press and racing authorities that sports-car racing has caught...
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Berkhamsted M.C. & CC. at Howard Park Howard Park, Aston Clinton, conveniently situated within an hour and a half's drive from London, and originally discovered, we believe, by the Berkhamsted...
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THE U.S.A. PROMOTES A ROAD-RACE THE VANDERBILT CUP RACE IS REVIVED ON A FOUR-MILE ARTIFICIAL CIRCUIT ON LONG ISLAND For twenty-five years the famous American classic, the Vanderbilt Cup race has been...
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FORD EIGHT AGAIN WINS LEINSTER TROPHY RACE These Irish road-races are very good indeed, and the 154-mile contest over the Tallaght circuit for the Leinster Trophy, on July 18th, was no exception. The...
SPEED TRIALS BY THE SEA It would seem that the one-time popularity of sprint events is fast returning, and on August 15th there will be another new fixture in this category in the form of speed...
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VALUE FOR MONEY AT BROOKLANDS The J .C.C. Members' day at Brooklands is a really excellent day's sport in every way from the viewpoint of the competitor, and we have no excuse to offer for reporting...
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A DIFFERENT KIND OF MOTORING WE TRY A SECOND-HAND 2.3-LITRE ALFA-ROMEO Ask any Alfa-Romeo owner, particularly those who run the 1,750 c.c. model or the "two-three," what he thinks of his car, and ten...
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At Montlhery The French Grand Prix has demonstrated two things. One, that sports-car racing can be really exciting, and the other, that the French public think "otherwise, at any rate judging from...
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BUGATTI REGAINS THE FRENCH GRAND PRIX WIMLLLE AND SOMMER THE VICTORS AT 77.85 M.P.H. —DELAHAYES PRESS CLOSELY DREYFUS (TALBOT) MAKES FASTEST LAP RILEYS TAKE FIRST FOUR PLACES IN 2-LITRE CLASS LEOZ (...
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R.A.C. TOURIST TROPHY RACE The final list of entries for the Tourist Trophy race has closed with a total of thirty-six. Of this number eighteen are British cars and eighteen are foreign, this being...
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E.R.A.s REPEAT SUCCESS IN NUFFIELD TROPHY WON AT 68.5 M.P.H. BY C. E. C. MARTIN, WHO ALSO SCORED WITH THE ALFA IN THE SENIOR HANDICAP DOBSON AND WHITEHEAD ALSO ON E.R.A.s FINISH SECOND AND THIRD "...
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SPEED TRIALS AT MADRESFIELD COURT J. P. WAKEFIELD (If LITRE ALTAi MAKES FASTEST TIME ON A WET AND WIND-SWEPT COURSE Ten years ago the MadresfieId Speed 'Trials-; organised on the Earl Beauehamp's...
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Ulster A.C. The July issue of the Monthly Review contains a good report of the County Down Trophy Race from various aspects together with several very excellent photographs. Those who were at the...
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A FINE FRENCH SPORTS CAR THE 3.5-LITRE COUPE DES ALPS DELAHAYE, AT ONCE LIVELY AND EXTREMELY ROBUST, PULLS A HIGH GEAR, HAS AN ALL-OUT SPEED OF 94 M.P.H. AND IS CONSPICUOUSLY STEADY AT SPEED During...
BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : 0-cylinders, 84 ram. bore, 107 min. stroke, capacity :3,557 c.c. rating. 20.'2 Push-rod operated overhead valves. Three Salex down-draught mrbtiretters. Coil Gearbox :...
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EXPERIMENTATION,' J. Granville Grenfell, of Brooklands Track, has evolved a very interesting form of supercharger, the drive of which incorporates no gearing of any kind. The first instrument is...
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G. E. T. EYSTON CAPTURES WORLD'S 24-HOUR RECORD George Eyston has added yet further prestige to his world-wide reputation as a record breaker, aided by little Albert Denly. Far away, out at Utah Salt...
RALLY-GUM-TRIAL TO TORQUAY After breakfast at Exeter, Windout Hill failed 24 cars, and the absence of horses or human towers resulted in much delay, especially as most of the un climbables had normal...
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RACING IN SOUTH AMERICA A READER'S ACCOUNT OF THE SAO PAULO RACE A reader of your admirable motoring gazette, which covers racing in all parts of the world, and a follower of Grand Prix racing...
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THE GRAND PRIX FORMULA FOR 1937-1939 CAN IT DEVELOP THE SMALLER RACING CAR AND THE UNSUPERCHARGED ENGINE? Six months have passed since the announcement by the A.I.C.R.C. of next year's racing formula...
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S.S. WINS A CONTINENTAL RACE FRANK McEVOY'S VICTORY IN THE MARNE G.P. WIMILLE REPEATS HIS MONTLHERY SUCCESS WITH THE STREAMLINED BUGATTI The Rheims permanent circuit, once the scene of stirring Grand...
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THE ALBIGEOIS GRAND PRIX Winning races has become almost a habit with " B. Bira." After carrying off the Prince -Rainier Cup at Monaco, the International Trophy at Brooklands, and the Picardie G.P....
Marcel Leroux dies in a tragic accident. Chambost also killed. A dangerous circuit. The first Deauville Grand Prix, organised on July 19th, was a disastrous affair. A circuit badly suited to fast...
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Motor Sport Classified Advertisement Section CLOSING DATE first post on the 23rd of the month, for publication on the 1st of the following month.

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