December 1936

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And Now for a Motor-Racing Boom For several years past there has been a steady growth of public interest in motor-racing, a trend which has been noticeably reflected by the increased amount of space...
CONT ENTS ig The Bugatti for 1937 ... Rumblings ... Case for the Low-Speed Engine, The • . • 5 6 On the Trend of Sports-Car Design... 12 international C Mend ar for 1937 16 Continental Notes and News...
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THE BUGATTI OF 1937 Two Bugatti models will be offered for next season, the 3.3-litre Type 57 and the Type 575, or " Competition " edition of the 3.3-litre. A very beantifully produced catalogue has...
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Forty Years On This year eighty-seven veterans started On the Brighton run and in the fifty miles only four fell by the wayside. To the general public these historic vehicles are merely a source of...
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THE CASE FOR THE LOW-SPEED RACNG ENGINE Lost month the possibility of bigger-engined Brooklands cars was touched upon in Rumblings. In this article a contributor enlarges on the subject. —Ed. Before...
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A CHANGE OF APPOINTMENT Mr. H. I,. Buckley has resigned his seat upon the Board of the Marsham Tyre Company in order that he may have greater opportunity to develop his other interests. Among the...
F. G. ROSSITER'S A.C.-SPECIAL F. G. F. G. ROssiter's special A.C. which tied with a Frazer-Nash for first places in the unblown 3-litre racing and 4-litre sports classes at this year's Blackwell Hill...
FASTEST .SPORTS-CAR IN BRITAIN? I read in your columns recently an interesting controversy as to which is the fastest sports-car in Great Britain. I think that my Mercedes-Benz has a good claim to...
MYSTERY! As in past years, a curious and extremely formitlable-looking motor tricycle flitted back and fore along the Brighton Road during the Veteran Car Sunday. Ridden by a very determinedlooking...
VINTAGE SPORTS CARS IN THE COTSWOLDS On November 29th, the Vintage Sports Car Club held a very attractive trial starting and finishing from that pleasant Bear Inn on Rodborough Common, open (both inn...
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ON THE TREND OF SPORTS-CAR DESIGN Looking through some back issues of " The Aeroplane" my attention was arrested by the following sentences in an obituary notice to the late Robert Loraine, actor and...
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LAMMAS-GRAHAM INTRODUCES ITSELF The supercharged Lammas-Graham was announced during Show time, and Lord A vebury drove one at the closing Brook lands meeting. During the middle of November the marque...
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INTER-VARSITY TRIAL. VICTORY FOR THE DARK BLUES Whatever else the undergraduate cannot do, he can certainly coax curious motors up impossible hills and get the maximum enjoyment from so doing. This...
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ContilnentaL Notes and Newz Who Drives What, Where, and for Whom ? of us once The season of rumours is with us once more. After a few weeks of stories and contradictions I am quite prepared to...
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The PRODUCTION MODEL ALFA-ROMEOS FOR NEXT SEASON Information from Italy reveals that for 1937 the Type 8c. 2,900 B Alfa-Romeo replaces the former Type 8c. 2,900 A, and that the Type 6c. 2,900 B will...
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etta• /lewd BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB The Welsh trial attracted nineteen The Welsh trial attracted nineteen starters in spite of the start being so far from town. Pen-y-Bryn is a tricky hill with three-...
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1936 IN RETROSPECT SUPREMACY OF THE AUTO-UNION. ROSEMEYER THE EUROPEAN CHAMPION. FRANCE IN THE DOLDRUMS The year 1936 will go down in . motorracing history as a season of triumph for Auto-Union, the...
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TESTING A SECOND-HANDER A 6-LITRE BENTLEY OF 1928 Because few people can these days afford an annual tax of £28 10s., and a consumption of fuel exceeding 1,000 gallons for a moderate year's motoring...
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TO BRIGHTON WITH THE VETERANS Once again the R.A.C. annual outing of veteran cars to Brighton was a signal success, really nice weather favouring the eighty-seven competitors and the crowds that...
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ROLLS-ROYCE LITERATURE We have always had the greatest admiration for the Rolls-Royce and Bentley literature which is the particular care of Mr. Millard Buckley, who, aided by his Bentley and a Leica...
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THE SK1RROW-SPECIAL SPEEDWAY RACING CAR In the " World's Midget Car Championship" held at the Hackney Wick Stadium in the past season, and won by the popular American, Cordy Milne, the first four...
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SPRINT FINALE AT BRIGHTON SPLENDID PERFORMANCES UNDER DISMAL CONDITIONS—V A UXHA LL -VILLI ER S THE FASTEST CAR E. C. FEE NIHOUGH (BROUGH-SUPERIOR MOTOR-CYCLE) ESTABLISHES NEW COURSE RECORD As so...
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SAFETY-FIRST AND THE MODERN CAR Nowadays we are being constantly reminded of the importance of "safetyfirst," and our wireless sets inform us at not infrequent intervals of how grave is the toll of...

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