August 1951

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  Gonzalez victorious at 96.11 mph. BRM'S 5th and 7th. Stirling Moss outstrips all other "500s" Jose Frolian Gonzalez in his Ferrari on the way to race victory at Silverstone. Photo: Motorsport...
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This was a peaceful affair, due to a minimum of flying, for a static display of aeroplanes at Hendon, representing 50 years of aviation, formed the basis. These ranged from the Shuttleworth 1909...
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BRIDGEHAMPTON SPORTS CAR RACE, LONG ISLAND (June 9th) 1st : T. Cole (ChryslersAllard), 100 miles at 86.9 m.p.h.; 2nd : P. Walters (2.3 Ferrari); 3rd: Goldschmidt (Cadilac-Allard). Fastest lap : Tie:...
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Sir, Your correspondent, Mr. Joseph Bayley, in a burst of almost adolescent enthusiasm for the 1½-litre Mercedes-Benz makes the observation that " . . . two little cars . . . lie neglected and...
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The Bo'ness International Speed Hill-Climb held on Saturday afternoon, June 30th, attracted a large crowd and was a most interesting meeting. The weather was fine all the time. It was extremely well...
Many thousands must have watched the R.S.A.C.'s Rest-and-Be-Thanktul Hillclimb on Saturday, July 7th. The coach and car parks were filled to overflowing and late comers had difficulty in finding...
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by "CARROZZINO" THE past month has been one of intense activity among both private owners and works equipes, for there have been three classic events on consecutive weekends. While it would appear to...
The W. Hants & Dorset C.C. race meetings are always well worth seeing, and not, as one cynic has it. "because they include such exciting accidents." In actual fact these meetings are splendidly...
Every British enthusiast should be elated by theB.R.M.  "recovery" and thoroughly enthusiastic about the excellent showing of the H.W.M.s—Schell's finished second to Ascari at Posillipo, for example...
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THE HAWTHORN RILEYS FARNHAM, Surrey, is a charming town, and from our point of view the Tourist Trophy Garage ranks high amongst its attractions. In a new showmom standing back discreetly from East...
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BOREHAM BOREHAM circuit, near Chelmsford, where racing is organised by the young but flourishing West Essex C.C. under George Matthews, is very much in the news at the moment. With Silverstone...
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Shared Alfa Romeo of Fangio and Fagioli wins eventful French Grand Prix IF you have never seep a Continental motor race, a Formula I Grand Prix in France, Italy, Belgium, hasten to do so. There is...
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ON July 4th at. the M.G. works at Abingdon, a party was thrown for Lt.-Col. A. T. "Goldie" Gardner, O.B.E., MC., in connection with his attempt on International Class F records, scheduled for August...
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Holiday, Busman's, Editor, for the Use of BY which unwieldy title regular readers will be aware that, for my own satisfaction and your posSilile pleasure, I am about to discourse on a further variety...
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RUMBLINGS Last April, in congratulating Leslie Johnson on his 181.88 miles in the hour at Montlhery with his XK 120 Jaguar, we gave The Sports-Car details of some other sports-car "Hour" hour runs....
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In case any of my readers leap to the conclusion that we have been guilty of a misprint before getting further even than the title, I would explain that the above is not my estimate of the time for...
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Club News WE HEAR The Editor, while using his 1926 10.8 Clyno, discovered one of the earliest Clyno Nine saloons in his Own village, and later met a 4 seater Clyno Nine On the Victoria Embankment,...
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CLUB AFFAIRS EPISODES FROM hiSTORY, No. 16.—Here is one of the all-enveloping tank-like 8.8-litre Type 57C Bugattis (developed from the Type 57S Which holds the sports-car. hour "record" at 135.42 m....
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VINTAGE VEERINGS 131 11( El Y. vintage happenings having eased up a bit in contrast to the almost weekly Festival parades of the vet eranti, we can afford to refer back briefly to the Second V.S.C.C...
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The Alvis Register has issued details of all known pre-1923 Alvis cars in duplicated form ; 235 cars are indexed under registration numbers, maker's numbers, and owners, and notes on "10/30," "12/50...
IMAGE IN THE DUST, by Warwick Scott. (Peter Davies, 38, Bedford Square, W.C.1, 254 pp., 9s. 6d.) This is a sexy novel, rather over-written for effect, by one who is said to have driven racing cars,...
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LETTERS from READERS TUNING THE .11N1011. Sir, I own a 1931 Singer Junior, and whilst I have no wish to provoke further correspOndence On the relative, merits of this little car, I must confess that...
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A Personal Interview with Raymond Mays about the British Grand Prix and the future of the B.R.M. THE B.R.M.s retrieved their situation, some of us think just in time, by finishing fifth and seventh...

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