December 1951

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Most successful drivers on road or track stake life and reputation on Ferodo Brake Linings, confident in their utter dependability. Hence Ferodo's long and ever increasing list of racing successes....
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CONTENTS Pace MATTERS OF MOMENT REPORTS OF RECENT EVENTS ... A JOWETT-BASE SPORTS CAR ... AQUATIC BRIGHTON CHAIN CHATTER ._ . 604 EMPHASIS ON SPORTS CARS—ON THE ROAD WITH THE " T.T." CHRYSLER ALLARD...
MATTERS OF MOMENT S.V. persus 0.H.V. Side valves look like jowing the hot-tube and the automatio inlet valve within the next ten years. Certainly, leaving out American ears, side valve engines were...
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Reports of Recent Events PLYMOUTH M.C. TRIAL (Oct. 4th) 200 CHALLENGE Thorny Aso REPLICA.-C. J. Crump (Marden). RUNNER-Up (BARTON TRopily AND REPLICA).it. W. Faulkner (Paul Special), BR8T P.M.C....
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A JOWETT-BASE SPORTS CAR Alt N I fAM, pleasant ifooneested town at one dit«I et` the 1 liee's Back road, is noted for quite a number or inditoring activities. It is here Hutt the Tourist Troplty...
AQUATIC BRIGHTON To natty people the Veteran Car Run from Ilyile Park, London; to the Madeira Drive, Brighton, is the most enjoyable event of the year. This time torrential rain fell throughout, yet...
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CHAIN CHATTER by "CARROZZINO" THE Motor Cycle Show has come and gone and it does not seem like two years since the previous one. Wandering around the exhibits it seemed even less so, for there was...
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Emphasis On Sports Cars On the Road with the T.T. Chrysler-Allard 1 T 1,<•\.,r rains bet it pours. AIM pour it did ()lost or the time We 'tall the (Iii \ -hr. \II:wril (Mt "II I eSt ever ,l,e titi...
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***** ALLARD SUCCESS Bill Pollack, driving Tom Carstens' Allard J2, won the Reno Road Race, while the owner took the car over to win the Virginia Lake Handicap Race at the same meeting, making...
THE J2X ALLARD TWOSEATER (Standard Competition Version) Engine : V8, 96.8 by 92 nun (5,420 c.c.) ; 180 b.h.p. at 3,800 r.p.m. (180 b.h.p. with four carburetters). Gear Ratios: first, 10.0 to 1;...
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Sir, I always enjoy reading accounts of modern sports cars but cannot help wondering where progress, if any, is shown. The Morgan Plus Four in the Editor's hands gave 39.2 m.p.h. average with 28 m.p....
Sir, 1 am interested in the recent comments in " Vintage Postbag " on the Bean. I have just acquired an excellent example of a 1927 open tourer from its original owner. The car is in beautiful...
4,414************444.44****************** CHELSEA OLD BOYS Gutyfe of honour at a recent dinner of the Aerauto Association, hehl in London, were Hugh Kendal, wifliar of the recent Daily EX)iren race,...
From the Vintage Postbag -Sir, Knowing your interest in vintage cars, I append a few details of a recent acquisition of mine which may interest you. It is a 1925 four-cylinder, 8.3-1t.p. Renault,...
In the Nidderdale Trial run on November 3rd but the Northern Section of the V.S.C.C., J. A. R. Griefs (1923 Jowett) made the most meritorious performanee, but best performance of all was made by D. H...
PRICE COMPARISONS Sir, Much as I enjoyed your article in Moron SPORT in the November issue on the Sports Car races of 1951, two rather odd things struck me about it. (1) You said that the Frazer-Nash...
you can trust your car to start. When you wade through the snow in the earpark amongst all the ears which are grinding their starters, get into your own car and it immediately springs to life, you...
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BRAZILLAN OPINION Sir, I have been very interested in the controversy regarding the Frazer-Nas}s in your " readers' columns," and I should like to heartily endorse Mr. Alan K. Clerk's sentiments. As...
Sir, Reference Mr. Areher's letter in your last issue condemning manufacttrers and Morgan ears ill partieular. W'ho is this gentleman who seems unable to appreciate 111111111htOtirers' difficulties,...
HOME COMFORTS Sir, Reference enthusiast's methods of home comforts and adornments, I think I can add to your lists. Table runner embroidered with badges of famous racing ears and stables, and wool...
IN DEFENCE OF TirE musTor, Si". I must confess that I was rather shocked at. R. R. C. Walker's remarks in the November issue Of Mo-roa Srowr on the Bristol 400. I have been driving Bristols since...
IN DEFENCE 01."111E moRGAN Sir, bonnet of your correspondent Thomas A. ,Archer must be harbouring a number of bees (or bugs). -whirls would appear to have affected not only his driving ! have owned...
SCHOOLBOY'S VIEW OF THE Sir, As a schoolboy I show a keen interest in motor sport and racing of any sort, and as a regular reader of Almon firmer I am a keen follower of its articles and...
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Club News c-ro(9-) WE HEAR Tim Carson has acquired the ex-Micha('l May I Intel tki SS saloon. T. A. I). Crook recently did some Itighly creditable highspeedt runs at Montlb,Cry, covering 120.47 miles...
FIXTURES FOR DECEMBER IL a/stride-el RD61$1. C. Closed Event. 0.1. Closed Invitation EVent. S. National Event. I. International Evont 1st,: -N.NV. Londott M.('. Cotswolds, C./. Vintage S.C.C. Rally,...
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CLUB AFFAIRS SEDUCTIVE? Would you like to take to the dance floor as the band begins to play "La .Cumparsita," after casting an eye daringly at a dark beauty who looks as if she might hail from the...
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Another Successful Season for H.W.M. How John Heath's 2-litre Single-Seater Upheld British Prestige at Home and on the Continent During the 1951 Season EXCOURA D GE by the success of the 1950 two-...
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AN IMPROVED CASTROL " R " The distinctive exhaust smell associated with Castro! It has been synonymous with motor sport for over forty years. Wakefields now announce thai this racing oil has been...
WHEELS Roux THE W011 1.1)," by iait Hess (Newman Nome, 50, Fitzroy Street, 11'.1 94 1 Street, 11'.1 ; 94 pp.; 1 Ss.). Since the war motoring books have thmrished exeeedingly and have eovered racing...
CLASS I RECORDS On October. 16th, F. Lehder captured four Class 1 (351-500 c.('.) records on the Ingolstadt-Mnnich autobahn. These are the f.s. kilometre, mile, 3-kilometre and 10-kilometre records,...
DOWN IN TH St:3I PS," by W. 11. (Warnock. (Published from The Grey !louse, High Salvington, Sussex; 39 pp.; 6s.) Those who have the Those who have miffed the Poems by which sometimes appear in MoTore...
Su mu oes If I RESri (;1:1 DE:' (Faber and Faber, 24, Russell Square, W.C.1 ; (18 pp.; 12s. 6d.) This is another of the lavishly illus This is of trated and beautifully-produced guide books in the...
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EARLY HILL—CLIMBS by "BALADEUR" 4. LA TURBIE, 1897-1903 iT the end of the nineteenth century, the " season " in the south of France was in the winter and early spring. At any other time of the year,...
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RUMBLINGS The great race at Barcelona on the last Sunday in October is still being discussed as these paragraphs are penned, for it was a dramatic. climax to a stirring season, and Barcelona at the...
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(Top, left) HIGH UP IN THE WORLD.—E. S. Berry (in beret) ascending the notorious Brixton Hill in the 1895 4-h.p. Lutzmann Victoria, during a very wet Brighton Run. With him is E. K. H. Karslake,...
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An Owner's Impressions of the CITROEN II CV " NORMALE " 1,11E (it ru ii CV " Normale is sel dot seeo in this country tis the faetory at Slough eoneentrates on the Light Fifteen (11 CV Legere) and the...
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THE FIRST TO WEAR THE GREEN A Review of Napier Racing Cars, 1900-1908 IN 1004 Napier's produced their first six-cylinder racing car, L48. It was unfortunately not completed in time to run in the...
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FLYING HACK by KENT KARSLAKE HAVING written an article last month which I called Flying Horses " because it was about the Pegaso ears with their flying horse badge, I was moved to call this one "...
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JANUARY ISSUE (hi account of the Christmas Itolidays, the next issue of 'Moron Srowr will be published on January 4th.
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BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS books form excellent Motoring books form excellent presents at Christmas-time and there is a very wide selection to choose from. ()ne of the newest titles will be tlw 1952 Motor...
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RATES (prepaid): 61. per word Minimum Charge 6/Box Numbers 2/extra No insertion will be made unless prepaid. Copy received after first post on the 21st of month will be held over until the next issue...
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FOR SALE—continued BENTLEY PARTS. :1-litre radiator, £15 ; camshaft. £5. 4f-litre, set tourer wings, with front stays. elean but unpainted, £10 ; pair cycle.tym: fronts complete with stays, good...
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FOR SALE-continued FRAZER-NASH R.M.W. Type 328, 1930. 88,000 utiles on elock believed genuine. Just recellulosed black and white. Faultless condition. Many extras. Offers ? Ring Kensington (1955, or...

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