December 1948

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Have You Read "THE STORY OF BROOKLANDS," by W. Boddy. Compiled from the official records of the B.A.R.C., with a Foreword by John Cobb, this is one of the most detailed and comprehensive motor-racing...
GRENVILLE OFFERS MOTOR-RACING BOOKS for CHRISTMAS not be disappointed, order your copy NOW from Do YOUR NEWSAGENT, price 7/6 or" Motor Sport," 15-17, City Road, London, E.C.1 Post free 8 1949 RACING...
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MATTERS OF THE MOMENT PUBLICITY-I The importance of publicity in almost all present-day commercial undertakings needs no emphasis. Consequently, the R.A.C. and the J.C.C. can congratulate themselves...
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THROUGH THE BRIGHTON RUN IN LUXURY The Editor of "Motor Sport" Rides in George Lanchester' s 1902 Lanchester TI IE Lanchester was a remarkably advanced and refined car in 1902, and consequently I was...
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Accessories at Earls Court Far from providing relief from the "madding crowd," the gallery stands at the Motor Show attracted as much attention as the other exhibits. Amongst exhibits of special...
* BOOK REVIEWS "MOTOR VEHICLES OF TODAY "—Vol. by M. M. and G. W. Williamson (Paul Elek, 35s.) • This book, to 225 large pages This book, running to 225 pages and very nicely illustrated, is a sort...
4:1 CORRECTION Sir, I should be very grateful if you could find room to mention the fact that the recent statement in the press to the effect that B.R.M. are appointing a team manager of German...
The Hants and Berks M.C. map-reading event starts from Doone Restaurant, Hog's Back, Surrey, at 11 a.m., December 12th. Navigator with Sheet 169 0.8. map essential. Entries, 58., at start, or to R....
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PETER CLARK ON HIS H.R.G. TEAM AT the October meeting of the North London Enthusiasts' Car Club, held at St. Ermyn's, Westminster, a talk on "Sports Car Racing" was given jointly by Peter Clark and...
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Reports of Recent Events MONZA GRAND PRIX The Grand Prix at Monza on October 17th was a complete walk-over for the AIfette team. Wimille won at 109.98 m.p.h. after a drive lasting 2 hr. 50 min. 44.2...
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Stop Press! FRENCH CHAMPION France has long bison the cradle of motor-racing and we congratulate (Mraud Cabantous on being. declared her Champion Driver of 1948. EAST HERTS CLUB A Club is being...
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VETERAN TYPES-xxxiv by A. S. HEAL and IFHEN the Automobile Club de France finally decided that in 1906 it would not organise the Gordon Bennett Race, but would run its Grand Prix instead, Britisk...
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0.41.0)00.0.0.0.0.0,44(.00 JAGUETTE versus M.G. Sir, I read with interest the letter of Mr. W. H. Kingsbury in the October issue, with reference to the Jaguette-Special, and the comparison with the...
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RUMBLINGS The Earls Court Exhibition was a success in every way, and 562,954 people attended—a record. As so much has been written about it, we will content ourselves with a review from the...
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"MOTOR SPORT RACING CAR REVIEW"--I949 The "MOTOR SPORT Racing Car Review," introduced last Christmas, proved extremely popular, so we are glad to announce an entirely re-written edition for 1949....
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MY 1948 SEASON by JOHN BOLSTER THE Vintage Sports Car Club are an enterprising body of men, and it was just like them to have the courage to run a speed trial during the " no-petrol " period. It was...
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Club News WE HEAR While touring in France this year Major Dove encountered a four-cylinder 1911 Piccard-Pietet which has been in 'use as a garage breakdown vehicle since 1921. Clifford Robins of...
050.00 0.0.0.0.2001,20.0..0 gzeetinv, efIsiAincoI c4 How fast the wheels of time do turn ! (Or should we write " gyrate " ?) Our " basic's " been thechief concern Of Nineteen Forty-eight. Although we...
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**** •• ******* •••••• • The New Allard Saloon A new model at Earls Court was the attractive Allard two-door saloon. The coachbuilt aluminium-panelled bodywork was by Hilton Brothers and featured a...
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RATES (prepaid) 1/8 per line 6 Words per line Minimum charge 5/; with Box No, 6/6 No insertion will be made unless prepaid ; Copy received after the rith will be held over and included in the next...
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FOR SALE—continued ROYAL ENFIELD 250 C.C. First registered 1924. Unused since reconditioned, including new cylinder block, piston, rings, mains and oil pump. Offers. Marsh, Cross Keys, Caxton, Cambs...
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Published by The Teesdale Publishing Co., Ltd., 15-17, City Road, London, E.C.r, and printed by Tee & Whiten and J. Mead, Ltd .,21, City Road, London, E.C.1. Trade Agents : Horace Marshall &...

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