December 1933

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CONT ENTS 90 Cambridge win the Inter-Varsity Trial Rumblings Preparations for the Monte Carlo Rally Speed Six Sunbeam, The ... An 8 year old carries on ... International Sporting Code, The A Guide to...
EDITORIAL. THIS SUPERCHARGER BUSINESS ASTORM is sweeping the motor-racing cornmunities of Europe. More accurately, there are two storms, but both concern the question of whether superchargers should...
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CAMBRIDGE WIN THE INTER-VARSITY TRIAL A Well Organised Event in the Chilterns includes Seven Observed Sections. Good Performances by J. L. Fraser (M.G. Midget), T. A. W. Thorpe (Frazer Nash), M. W. B...
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"The Autocar " has now published its analysis of 1933 road tests of eighty English, Continental and American cars, and once again the Frazer Nash has conspicuously the best all-round performance. The...
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jtiappp Cbritttnao! Before our January issue appears, Christmas will have come and gone, so we take this opportunity of offering to our readers seasonal greetings and best wishes for a cheerful...
A NEW ALVIS MODEL AN INTERMEDIARY CAR TO FILL THE GAP BETWEEN THE " FIREFLY " AND THE SPEED TWENTY. IN order to meet the demand for a car which has all the roadworthiness of the famous " Firefly,"...
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Who Is to Blame ? IT is a curious fact that whenever an accident occurs in a motor-race, there are always plenty of people who go about laying the blame on one of the drivers involved. More...
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PREPARATIONS FOR THE M NTE IC LO RALLY THE conditions under which the Monte Carlo Rally is run are those of a hang distance reliability trial held under very severe weather conditions. Loug, fast...
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THE SPEED SIX SUNBEAM A COMFORTABLE, WELL APPOINTED TOURING SALOON, CAPABLE OF 80 M.P.H. THE last sports car produced by the Sunbeam Motor Car Company was the Three Litre, a car capable of a very...
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Brief Specification. Engine : Six cylinder, 75 rnm. and 110 mm. bore and stroke. Capacity 2,916 c.c. Tax £21. Push-rod operated overhead valves. One down-draught Zenith carburetter. Coil ignition....
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AN 8 YEAR OLD CARRIES ON HOW AN ENTHUSIAST REBUILT AND MODIFIED HIS 1925 AUSTIN SEVEN AND MADE A MODERN SPORTS CAR IN THE PROCESS IT is one of the advantages of motoring as a hobby that to experience...
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THE INTERNATIONAL SPORTING CODE AT a meeting of the International Competitions Committee of the A.I.A.C.R. on the 13th October, 1933, the following important alterations and additions to the...
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A GUIDE TO 1934 SPORTS CARS. THE FOLLOWING PAGES CONTAIN THE REMAINING SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE DATA OP CARS NOT INCLUDED IN THE GUIDE PUBLISHED IN OUR OCTOBER ISSUE. THE WHOLE GUIDE WILL BE OF...
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GEORGE EYSTON'S DIESEL RACING CAR NEARLY three years ago, in February, 1931, motorists all over the world learnt with interest that a Dieselengined car driven by Mr. C. L. CtuinnitS„ an American,.h...
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GREAT RAC] BE (Continue7i (rot KG MAR MET QUES Novemther issue) Before many weeks were past, however, the 44-litre Bentley took its first honours in a French 24-hour race. A contest of this nature...
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THE MARENDAZ SPECIAL A showroom and service station for Marendaz Special cars has been opened at 3, Blenheim Street, Bond Street, W.1, under the name of Marendaz Special London Sales, Ltd. The Sales...
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Colloidal Graphite as an aid to upper cylinder Lubrication. The The benefits derived from the use of a colloidal graphite running-in compound are already beginning to be widely recognised among...
The International Motoring Fixtures for 1934 An extensive programme has been planned by organisers for next .season. THE R.A.C. has issued the following list of the principal sporting events in the...
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A Brooklands Suggestion. has been suggested that the attraction of Motor Racing and more especially Brooklands is not going ahead in a manner which the enthusiast would like to see, it being still...
The Twelve Best Touring Cars. IR,--In the Earl of Cottenham's new novel, "Sicilian Circuit," I came across a question which has given me furiously to think. The characters discuss their choice of the...
An Appreciation. an ardent reader of SIR,—As an ardent reader of your magazine, MOTOR SPORT, I would like to take this opportunity of expressing my congratulations and admiration on the excellent way...
" Whistling Rufus." SIR.,—With reference to Mr. W. P. Wood's letter concerning " Whistling Rufus." I am afraid this letter contains one or two inaccuracies. The car in our possession is not"...
Simplifying Maintenance. SIR,—In a letter to the Press a London motorist asks for cars which will simplify maintenance as well as driving. Surely he is barking up the wrong tree ? To the ordinary...
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THE ROVER SPEED FOURTEEN COMFORTABLE RIDING AND BRISK ACCELERATION ARE THE OUTSTANDING FEATURES OF AN EFFICIENT 1,577 c.c. CAR NE way of dividing cars into the sheep and the goats is to decide...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 6 cyl., 61 x 90, 1,577 c.c., 13.84 h.p. Tax £14. Pushrod o.h.v. 3 S.U. carburetters. 54 b.h.p. at 4,800 r.p.m. Transmission : Single dry-,plate clutch. 4 speed gear box...
TRIUMPH COMPETITION PLANS Two recent appointments in the Triumph Company give an indication of the scope of the programme scheduled for next year in the competitive side of motoring. First of all, Mr...
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Oita lie-ald BRIGHTON & HOVE M.C. THE last event on the Club's calendar was run on October 29th, namely the Chandler Trophy Trial. A good entry set off from a point on the South Downs on the...
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500 Miles Race Analysis. An interesting brochure has been issued by the British Racing Drivers' Club, giving detailed results and data of the 5th 500 Miles Race held at Brooklands on September 16th....
A BOOK TO READ. 7/at Out by THE autobiography of the late Sir Henry Birkin was published only last year, and any book with a similar plan must expect comparisons with it. Captain Eyston has tried...
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EtnEinalvis of t be Zeason' *Racing. ....iii111■101111111111111P' L. Chiron. ALTHOUGH there is no official championship for road-races, the following list gives a rough idea of the relative...
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A FOUR-CYLINDER TWO-STROKE RACING ENGINE Full details of the Jameson power-unit, and of the two cars to which it has so far been fitted. THh; even torque and high theoretical efficiency of the two-...
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For Comfortable Driving. The Ashley " Brooklands " steeringwheel has become firmly established in favour among sporting motorists since its introduction, and is now fitted as standard on the...
THE JAMESON-GILLETT SUPERCHARGER The Jameson-Gillett supercharger, which is used on the Jameson engine and which is also marketed as a separate com ponent, deserves a special description. It has a...
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PUTTING ' PEP ' INTO THE HORNET Some details of the tuning and supercharging service available at the Derby and London depots of M.A. McEvoy (London) Ltd., MANY a designer must be astonished at the...
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MOTORING SPORTSMEN (NEW SERIES) VII. WHITNEY STRAIGHT THIS series so far has been devoted to drivers of mature years who have piled up a long experience at the wheel. Now it is the turn of the...
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END OF .SEASON RECORDS The Austin takes a record—and loses it. ON the last day of October, T. Murray Jamieson took out the Austin with which he has been so successful recently for an attempt on the...
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THE VETERANS' RUN TO BRIGHTON ENTHUSIASM for old cars is still on the increase, as was shown by the record entry of cars for the R.A.C. London to Brighton Commemoration Run on 12th November. Such a...
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Combat BY BARRi' LYNDON. THIS book deals primarily with the history of the M.G. marque, from its beginnings in a small shed at the back of an Oxford garage to the establishment of its fame on race...
NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. CALIFOR NIA ROAD RACE PLANNED FOR DECEMBER. THE 1933 A.A.A. Championship season will be closed with a 100-mile road race in California, according to plans recently announced by...
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. A.C. QPEED TRIALS! Special Sports A.C. Isis, Ashby's Spring Wheel. High compression head. Folding screen, etc., outside controls. 80 m.p.h. Distinctive appearance. 430 or...

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