December 1934

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CONTENTS PAGli Inter-Varsity Trial, The • • • 52 A Month of Record Breaking ... 53 Veteran Cars make light of Brighton Run 57 Looking back on 1934 ... 59 Motor Races of 1934 65 Supercharging for...
ROAD SPEEDS EXTRAORDINARY IT was not until Rudolf Caracciola officially broke International Class records at 198 mp.h. last month, that many people fully realised the extraordinary speeds of which...
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THE INTER-'VARSITY TRIAL CAMBRIDGE AGAIN THE WINNER INTERESTING TESTS ON MIDMERE—MAIDEN'S GROVE AND WHITELEAFCROWELL TAKES ITS TOLL. Aii)N.D very considerably by their motor-cycle entry, Cambridge...
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HARROW CAR CLUB ANNUAL The Harrow Car Club held their annual dinner at the Barn Club on the Barnet By-Pass, on Wednesday, November 7th. Mr. S. C. H. Davis, the President, was in the chair, and Dr. J...
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A MONTH OF RECORD-BREAKING AMAZING FIGURES SET UP BY AUTO-UNION AND MIIRCEDES—BENZ. The Amazing Auto-Union. TO anyone who knows the performance of the 1934 Grand Prix racing cars it must have been...
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VETERAN CARS MAKE LIGHT OF BRIGHTON RUN 93 STARTERS-85 CARS COMPLETE THE COURSE—INTENSE PUBLIC INTEREST SHOWN. AFTER the Commemoration Run to Brighton on the 18th November, let no one say that the...
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LOOKING BACK ON 1934 A MAGNIFICENT RACING SEASON—GREAT INCREASE IN SPEEDS AND ROAD HOLDING—GERMAN CARS PROVE ALL-CONQUERING IN THE CLOSING G.P. RACES —RECORDS AT BROOKLANDS, DONINGTON AND SHELSLEY....
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SUPERCHARGING FOR SPORTS CARS AND TOURERS AN IMPROVED MARSHALL ROOTS-TYPE BLOWER AND A NEW CENTRIFUGAL FAN. advantages the supercharged power-unit have been appreciated for the last ten years, but it...
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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. REX MAYS LEADS PACIFIC COAST CHAMPIONSHIP RACE—MAURI ROSE, AL THEISON INJURED—WARM FIGHT ON FOR EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIP—SNOWBERGER WINS RACE. HOILY contested races for the annual A....
South Africa's First GrandPri ' x . " " The Border 100 " is the title given to the first serious attempt to hold a road race in South Africa. This event will take place on December 27th, over the 16-...
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eta4 • N.W. London M.C. The annual London-Gloucester Trial will be held this year on December 8th. This will be the 24th time the event has been organised. Starting from Staines on the previous night...
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ITUPMOBILE Brief Specification. Engine : 8 cylinders. Bore 81 mm., stroke 120.7 mm, -capacity 4,969c.c. R.A.C. rating 32.5 h.p. Side valves. Coil ignition. One downdraft carburettor. Gear-box : Three...
MOTORING A L'AMERICAINE THE EIGHT-CYLINDER HUPMOBLLE ROAD-TESTED. DE$PITE the reduction of the horsepower tax which comes into force next January, English manufacturers show little inclination to put...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 4 cylinders, 69 mm. bore and 98 mm. stroke, capacity 1,470 c.c. R.A.C. rating 11.9 h.p. Tzvo overhead camshafts driven from rear vertical shaft. Coil ignition. One Solex...
THE BRITISH SALMSON A DISTINCTIVE SMALL CAR BUILT TO AERO STANDARDS. SPORTS car owners may be divided roughly into two groups, those who use their cars for competitions and are prepared to sacrifice...
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This Generation has seen GLASS that admits the sun GLASS that defies the heat GLASS that withstands blows At last comes GLASS THAT CONQUERS FOG What the Press says :— " THE AUTOCAR," DECEMBER 15,...
HEADLIGHTS We have pleasure in announcing one of the greatest scientific discoveries of interest to motorists—a specially treated glass which definitely projects light through fog and mist without...
SPECIAL FREE OFFER! Arrangements have been concluded that will enable all motorists to judge the value of " Nebulite " Fog Filter Glasses on their own cars without risking a penny. Additionally we...
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500 MILES RACE ECHO. The usual booklet giving detailed results of "the 500" has now been issued by the B.R.D.C., price one shilling. Every conceivable scrap of information about the race is included...
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Continental Notes and News Racing in "the Bois." In the French sporting calendar for 1935 there appears an entry, "Circuit des Lacs," on June 9th. Enquiry as to the locality of this race has produced...
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ENTRIES FOR THE MONTE CARLO RALLY ()W that starting points need not be nominated until a few weeks before the start of the Rally, the lists of entries sent over here from the Continent are more terse...
ROUND AND ROUND THE MOUNTAIN STANDARD BALILLA SPORTS MODEL COVERS 856 LAPS AT 55.11 M.P.H.-NEW 1100 C.C. LAP RECORD BY ALTA. ALTHOUGH Brooklands Track is officially Closed for highspeed work • it is...
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RACING IN ALGERIA MOTOR SPLENDID BUGA PERROTT TTI VICTORY BY WIMILLE STRAIGHT HAS BAD LUCK(DELAHAYE) WINS THE G. PRIX DE TOURISME. AFIRST-CLASS week-end of motor racing was enjoyed by the inhabitants...
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No Signs of Hibernation. IDON'T know whether times have changed, but the winter months, which in England some years ago seemed as far removed from motor racing as they would be in the Arctic Circle,...
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AN ENTHUSIAST AND HIS CARS MR. SHUTTLEWORTH SHOWS US ROUND. SIMPLE things for simple people, so they say, but I must admit I am intrigued by an atmosphere of mystery. Whenever I cross Romney Minh I...
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THE FIVE-LITRE MERCEDES-BENZ We have received from the DaimlerBenz Company some further details of the " Speed and Economy Gear" on the a-litre Mercedes-Benz which was described in last month's MOTOR...
THE B.A.R.C. DINES THE annual dinner of the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club, which was held at the Savoy Hotel on the 17th November, maintained its reputation as one of the most entertaining of the...
THE BOOK OF SPEED PEED is the spirit of the Age, and no one can deny its beauty as shown in the varying pages of this new production. One often comes across isolated speed pictures of outstanding...
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FIGHTING FROST The use of some sort of anti-freeze mixture during the winter is essential if the irritating business of draining, the radiator at night is to be avoided. But these mixtures can...
FOR EXPERTS ONLY SUCCESSFUL TRIAL ORGANISED BY MID-SURREY A.C.-ONLY ONE DRIVER FINISHES wrni A CLEAN SCORE. IN running the Experts Trial last month the Mid-Surrey A.C. had the difficult task of...
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MAP-READING MADE EASY A SELF-LUMINOUS MAGNIFYING GLASS FOR THE CAR ANYONE who does much night travelling in the passenger's seat of a car, entrusted with the task of following the route with a pocket...
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NEBULITE FILTER LENSES FIGHTING THE FOG-MENACE BY SCIENTIFIC METHODS. WEATHER conditions during the month of November have shown only too clearly the paralysing effect on motor transport of a heavy...
THE CHILTERN "120." after The one hundred and twenty miles of country which had to be traversed competitors in the Triumph Motor trial lay between the Red Lion Henle-y-on-Thames, and the Park Hotel,...
THE GRIMSTON-HARTLEY ALL-WEATHER BODY FOR all-weather touring the drop-head coup6 has many advantages, and it is not surprising that its popularity is increasing in this country. It is, however, by...
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Rates prepaid 1/per line (minimum 3 lines). CLOSING DATE first post on the 23rd of the month, for publication on the 1st of the following month. USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. BUGATTI BuGATTI MODEL " "...
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