December 1932

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CONTENTS LAND. PAGE Inter-Varsity Mud Lark ••• 52 The Veterans go to Brighton 54 A Motor Racing Classic, "The Lure of Speed" 56 Veteran Types, The 8040 Mercedks 57 The Car and The Cinema 59 Here and...
EDITO 1AL SFTERAL items of news which appear throughout this issue of MOTOR SPORT will serve to remind our readers of the failure to perretuate the memory of British national motor-racing heroes....
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THE INTER VARSITY MUD-LARK. CAMBRIDGE WIN ANNUAL RELIABILITY TRIAL OVER SEVERE ROUTE. THE C.U.A.C.'s attempt to make the Inter-Varsity Trial as difficult as possible met with admirable success, for...
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THE VETERANS GO TO BRIGHTON The Annual Veteran Car Run organised by the R.A.C. attracts 60 competitors, of whom only 10 fail to finish. NOT the least remarkable feature of the revival of veteran car...
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The Grand Prix Regulations. THE question of weight limit for the Grand Prix races next year has caused quite a considerable stir. After discussion, it was decided to make the maximum weight 750...
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A MOTOR RACING CLASSIC. The welcome re-appearance of the late Sir Henry Segrave's book "The Lure of Speed." WHEN "The Lure of Speed," by the late Sir Henry Segrave, was first published in March, 1928...
Records at the Track. The "records week" idea at Brooklands Track did not attract so large a number of potential record-breakers as was expected, but what was lacking in quantity was made up + for by...
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MOTOR SPORT Veteran Types A SPORTS CAR OF 1913. THE 80-90 MERCEDES AFTER Lautenslager's victory in the 1908 French Grand Prix, driving a thirteen litre four cylinder car, the ambition of every true...
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CAR CROSSING THE ROCKIES BY ROSSING America by road is still an adventure. In a letter to the Rolls-Royce Company, an English motorist describes his experiences during an 18months tour through the...
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MOTOR SPORT THE CAR AND THE CINEMA By A FILM FAN. FROM the very earliest days of the Cinema the automobile—especially the racing car—has had an obvious appeal for the producer. In his search for "...
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RE AND THERE. Varsity Notes. DISCUSSING the Inter-Varsity Trial next year, we were informed by A. C. Fairtlough, the Cambridge secretary and very much the moving spirit of the organisation, that...
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WINTER MOTORING SOME THOUGHTS ON DEFEATING THE ELEMENTS THERE are few moments less enjoyable than that of pushing the starter button on a cold morning, to be greeted by two or three rumbles and then...
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Fr2 m 111 ngs OlitlERGES A European Challenge ? Last month I expressed the hope that next year we should see Tazio Nuvolari at Indianapolis, with an Alfa Romeo " monoposto." Although there is no...
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1932 IN RETROSPECT. A SUMMARY OF THE YEAR'S ACTIVITIES AND TENDENCIES By HAROLD NOCKOLDS IN spite of conditions of world economic depression motor racing in 1932 has enjoyed a more widespread...
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etta ,,■•■1111111111r THE LIGHT CAR CLUB. Ihas been suggested that a Club party for the Christmas week-end would be a very jolly affair assured of success, and it has been decided to give it a trial...
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ES Li %%WWII III • _ ••••• ••• • ?? • A discovery. HAI) our contemplated journey been half across Europe or even to Timbuctoo, I do not doubt that we would not have let seven years go by without...
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TRUTH IN ADVERTISING. AWEST Country garage proprietor, advertising "Oil is. 8d. a gallon," adds with disarming frankness "Breakdowns attended promptly." The inference is obvious. In about a dozen...
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CONTROLLING SUSPENSION THE laminated spring, which is still the standard method of suspension on most motor vehicles, has a number of advantages, but is incapable of dealing satisfactorily with all...
FOR CENTRAL HEATING Avery useful gadget has just been introduced for those of us who are lucky enough to have the benefit of a garage heated by hot water pipes. It is in the form of a dial which is...
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Honouring a Pioneer. The name of Benz has been associated with automobile design and racing since the very earliest days of motoring, and it is gratifying to learn that the Automobile Club of Germany...
HE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Results of Italian, French and German Grand Prix Races give victory to Alfa-Romeo In the August issue of MoToR SPoRT we published the results of the International...
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MOT RING SPORTSMEN (NEW SERIES). VI. G. E. T. EYSTON MOST of our English racing drivers seem to have derived their knowledge of the game from practical experience, haying taken it up in the firs1...
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RADIO FOR THE CAR ANYONE who has tried to operate a portable set in a. moving motor car will have found that the volume is constantly varying, becoming almost inaudible under bridges and in the...
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A CZECHOSLOVAKIAN LIGHT CAR A GOOD PERFORMER ON ROUGH OADS Al4tHOUGH well known to British competitors as a consistent performer in the Alpine Trial, the Tatra is little known to the English motoring...
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MOTORING LITERATURE FOR THE ENTHUSIAST All about the Midget. The marvellous performance of the M.G. Midget has been one of the outstanding features of the racing world since its inception, and a very...
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ALL SET FOR THE MONTE CARLO RALLY THE CLASSIC ANNUAL RALLY TO THE RIVIERA LIKELY TO BE MORE KEENLY CONTESTED THAN EVER F1VRR since the Monte Carlo Rally came into being in 1911 it has steadily grown...
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IN RETREAT IN WHICH WE MEET A ONE-TIME BROOKLANDS DRIVER, AND INSPECT HIS COMFORTABLE HOME AFLOAT 4.STROLLING along the quay at a Devonshire fishing port, I ran across an old friend, Tommy Haim, who...
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THREE CARS IN ONE OLYMPIA 1932 shows that the popularity of the closed car has suffered a distinct set-back in favour of the open car and the convertible coupe.. One of the most ingenious designs we...
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RYING A SECOND-BAND ER THE TYPE 43 2.3 LITRE BUGATTI ARUN in a " 2.3 " Bugatti, which is of course directly based on what was Europe's standard racing car for some years, is always an event. The...
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A "SOUND" TOUR A NOVEL VISIT TO THE ROLLS-ROYCE FACTORY AN interesting experiment was carried out recently on the Midland Regional Wireless programme, consisting of a" sound" tour of the Rolls-Royce...
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A Striking Development in Aero Engine Design THE ROLLS ROYCE "CONDOR" HEAVY OIL. ENGINE COMPLETES IT'S so inevitable has become the perfection of new ideas in relation to modern sc'ence and...
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ITEMS OF INTEREST Comper News. r HE popularity of the single ir seater Comper Swift has had its sequel in the announcement that a two-seater model is shortly to be placed on the market to supplement...
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IS THIS YOUR MOTOR ? A DISILLUSIONED CUSTOMER WRITES A NEW BOOK OF INSTRUCTIONS. Starting. rirHE " Anti-climax " is an extremely difficult motor to start. Even if you succeed in pulling it over...
WHAT NOW THEN, YOU FELLOWS ARE YOU GOING TO DO NEXT YEAR yOU, the Motorboating fraternity; I am speaking to you. This last year has been a dismal failure. We all know it has really, so let's admit it...
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE (continued). BUGATTI. 2Q C.C. supercharged straight-eight BUG AT )• TI, solid roller crankshaft, new type pistons, sports 3-4-seater, with tail, specially upholstered in...
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EXETER" two-three seaterf ast-touring model, ah.v. engine, £395 The " COLMORZ" three-four seater de luxe fast-touring model, twin carburetter oli.v. engine, £495. The "REPLICA T.T.-ALPINE " two-...

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