December 1947

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R. G. Shattock Describes the Building and Running of his 1 1/2-litre, Supercharged, 16-valve, Brooke-engined, Independently-sprung Competition Car. [When we first saw Major R. G. Shattock's "Special...
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This is the month we send to you Our wishes both sincere and true, That you a Christmas may enjoy, Forgetting things that you annoy. Despite our fervent prayers to Heaven, This year of nineteen-...
Private Motoring: Illegal since November 30th. Private Flying: Club petrol cut by 10 per cent. only. Supplementary petrol issued to assist members to reach airfields.
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An Allard Wins the M.C.C. Sporting Trial Putting forward the date of his classic Buxton Sporting Trial to beat-the-ban, "Jackie " Masters had the pleasure of watching 79 starters leave the Palace...
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Technically Interesting and Unusual Cars Recalled Whilst delving into the files and records in connection with my forthcoming book "Racing Car Review" I not unnaturally came across many interesting...
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Sir, I enjoyed reading your report of the last Shelsley Walsh Meeting in your October issue, and I do not disagree with your suggestion that my argument with the bank in practice resulted in a...
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By "Baladeur" I have before now been taken to task because, in the course of these articles, I have seemed to some of my readers to harp upon the subject of foreign cars and personalities to the...
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The F.I.A. has issued its 1948 International Sporting Calendar, but the future outlook is such that many are likely to be cancelled. Consequently, for the present, we give below the dates only of...
In reporting the Paris Salon one weekly motoring journal said that the Dyna-Panhard "now has one carburetter with exhaust hot spot." The other leading weekly said, of the same car, "Minor...
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Continuing our informative articles on classic vintage sports car is this contribution by Paul Frere of Brussels on that famous French car, the Ballot. He deals not only with the 2 LT and 2 LTS 2-...
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We Hear A boat-bodied sleeve-valve Peugeot of about 1927 vintage is reported from Scarborough, reputed to have been raced once upon a time by a lady driver. Lee has adapted an ex-W.D. Austin Eight...
4th. — Vintage S.C.C. A.G.M., Heal's Restaurant 6th. — B.O.C. Annual Dinner, Grosvernor House. 7th. — Bently D.C. Guests' At-Home, Steering Wheel Club, 12 noon. 10th. — R.A.C. Meeting of the Clubs,...
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All our readers will join with us in extending to H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and H R H. the Duke of Edinburgh best wishes for their health and happiness. It is of particular interest to us that before...
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Without Dunlops, British motor-racing would be impossible. Moreover, from the time when special, as distinct from normal racing, tyres became essential for attacks on the Land Speed Record, Dunlop...
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"Basic Rally" In spite of petitions and organised protests in various parts of the country, the "basic" petrol ration has not been restored, and this month we enter another era of supplementary...
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We are frequently asked what constitutes a veteran, Edwardian or vintage car. It is generally accepted that a veteran is a vehicle made prior to 1905, that "Edwardian" covers the period 1905 to 1914...
A Further Announcement We are pleased to announce that the Brooklands Fund to commemorate Mr. Locke-King's grand work on behalf of motorists by converting his Weybridge Estate into a motor course, is...

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