February 1932

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CONT ENTS ••• WATER. The Sport Afloat The Way of Things LAND. Southward for the Rally A New Model Alvis ... Present-day Racing Cars Rumblings •:• ... The Colmore Trial ... ... Trying the M.G. Magna...
7/1-e ITH the remarkable increase in the number of cars on the road, and the position of motoring as one of the essentials of existence, there have arisen various prophets who have stated that...
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SOUTHWARD FOR THE RAL ler pur It a poor scribe endeavouring to give some account of an event covering the immense d,ist ances and widely separated starting points used in the Monte Carlo Rally,...
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kiViS Charles Follett Ltd. announce an ENTIRELY NEW SPORTS CAR ALVIS SPEED-TWENTY 100 m.p.h. Chassis Master of the King's Highway Special Coachwork by Vanden Plas £725 complete OBTAINABLE ONLY AT 18...
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"The Ideal Car for the job ! —the Frazer Nash behaved marvellously, and absolutely shot up all the hills. On Ibberton, I got into second, and climbed the last part of the hill at colossal speed...
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A NEW ALVIS MODEL PARTICULARS OF THE "SPEED TWENTY." ACOMBINATION of firstclass performance and phenomenally long wear has always been particularly noticeable in the Alvis, and all sporting motorists...
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PRESENT-DAY RACING CAI S I. THE 34-LITRE 12-CYLINDER ALFA-ROMEO the various racing cars which have made their first appearance during the past season none perhaps contains a greater measure of...
Principal Characteristics. Engine : Two 6-cylinder units. Bore and Stroke : 65 x 88 mm. Capacity : 3,495 c.c. Maximum Power : 300 h.p. Maximum Speed : 4,800 r.p.rn. Compression Ratio : 51 to 1....
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52 M.P.G. WITH A SMALL SIX. ONE of the good points of the small six-cylinder car—a type which is proving immensely popular today—is its economy in petrol. On every car, of course, the amount of...
TRIALS ENTRY FIGURES : FACTS FROM THE M.C.C. REPORT. THE annual report of the Motor Cycling Club, Ltd., which was submitted to members at the annual general meeting on Tuesday last, 26th January,...
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slk'uniblings 130fillERGES The J.C.C. 1,000 Miles. FULI, particulars and regulations of this event are now available, and it will be run on June 3rd and 4th. It has, of course, been introduced in...
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THE COLMORE TRIAL. THE Colmore Trial which was instituted in 1911 by the Sutton Coldfield and North Birmingham Automobile Club (Sunbac) will be run this year on the 13th of this month. The start will...
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AM • • • • • • • • NE • Ogee NI • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • MMMMMMM • • • • • • I Distance 5 kilometres 5 miles 10 kilometres Record Speed 114.77 m.p.h. 114.74 m.p.h. 114.72 m.p.h. Midget Speed...
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TRYING OUT THE MG. MAGNA 1,200 c.c. SIX WITH ATTRACTIVE FEATURES AND LIVELY PERFORMANCE [Mo(or Sport photograph] ALL of us have at one time or another conjured up visions of the sort of small car we...
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NEW TARGA FLORIO COURSE. OWING to the terrific landslides of the last year, a modified circuit for the 1932 event has been arranged. Once more Vincenzo Florio has given evidence of his amazing energy...
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MOTOR SPORT ILLUSTRATIONS. E have many requests for copies of our drawings by R. A. Nockolds, and in view of this, we can supply copies (artists' proofs) of the reproduction of the illustration which...
POINTS OF VIEW G. E. T. EYSTON ON THE MIDGET AT MONTLIIthlY. NOW that a 750 c.c. engine has achieved a speed officially timed of nearly 115 m.p.h. it is interesting to look back on the development...
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POINTS OF VIEW.THE EARL OF MARCH ON RACING TEAMS IT were better to have raced in any guise than not at all, but he who has never performed as part of a team will have missed a whole chapter of the...
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS INTERNATIONAL FIXTURES-1932 FEBRUARY. 6-7th. Germany—Internationale Winterfahrt Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1932. 28th. Sweden—Grand Prix d'Hiver de Suede. MARCH. 18-24th. France—Paris-...
POINTS OF VIEWNORMAN Il LACK ON TEAM DISCIPLINE /AM often asked by serious minded persons, who evidently expect some clever answer, the reason I go in for racing, and how I would advise anyone to...
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M.G.'s 1N THE MAKING THE WORK AND HISTORY OF THE ABINGDON FIRM. THE M.G. factory at Abingdon is chiefly notable as a proof of the fact that for real enthusiasm in motoring a sports car is essential....
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MOTORING SP RTSMEN ( X E 147 SERIES). 11.-SIR NALCOLM CAMPBELL. IN one season of motor racing a man can experience a great deal. He can be the recipient of all sorts of strange deals from Fortune,...
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A CROSSLEY SURPRISE. READERS will be interested to learn that Mr. Vernon Balls has acquired a team of 1100 c.c. Crossley 10 h.p. cars for the 1932 Season. It is a matter of great satisfaction that...
NORMAN SMITH'S HOPES. THE DRIVER'S OWN VIEWS. T TR representative in New Zealand was able to have a few words with " Wizard " Smith on his arrival in New Zealand with his car, the "Fred H. Stewart...
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A 2 -LITRE BENTLEY FOLLO WING on the various rumours and discussions resulting from the acquisition of the Bentley concern by Rolls-Royce, Ltd., and the formation of the new Bentley Motors Ltd., we...
AN ALL-METAL FLEXIBLE TUBING. THE matter of fuel and oil piping is always of interest to sports car owners, as the hammering of a fast car over indifferent surfaces is liable to have a detrimental...
LETTERS FROM READERS British and Foreign Cars. yOUR contributor" H.F.L.N. " in his article "The Vicious Circle" implies that an ordinary sports car, as sold to the general public, stands no chance...
Letters on any subject of interest to readers of "Motor Sport" are always welcome, but correspondents are asked to be as brief as possible. Personalities and recapitulation must be avoided, and it...
STONEGUARDS. /N our January issue we published a photograph of a radiator stoneguard marketed by Motor Car Com ponents Co., of 43, Lonsdale Road, Kilburn, London, N.W.6. The prices of the models now...
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ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Riley Club's Trial. RILEY car owners, particularly those who intend, taking part in the Royal Automobile Club's forthcoming Rally, will welcome the Riley Motor...
THE RITISH EMPIRE ROPI-IY THE BRITISH EMPIRE TROPHY AT BROOKLAN DS SAT. APR IL.30,1932 SUPPLETVIENTARY regulations are now out for the British Empire Trophy Race. This should be a great success in...
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etia. ....■11•1■1=1111111.111r' M.C.C. THE honorary Secretary of the Motor Cycling Club, Mr. J. A. Masters, writes that there appears to be a general desire amongst members that the club should...
The Editor invites Club Secretaries to send details of their fixtures, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this oflice not later than the 16th...
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" EXETER " AFTERTHOUGHTS. PAUCITY OF GOOD DRIVING. THE performances of the cars in the 1931 Exeter event bear out the impressions created by the London-Gloucester in December last. That is to say,...
RESULTS: CLASS IV (a)-(Cars up to 850 c.c.) (39.) McGowran, A. P. 747 c.c. Austin ; P.A. Shewell-Cooper, .1., 847 c.c. M.G. Midget ; ; 4. Thomas, G. A.. 746 c.c. Mark II; P.A. Tunstall, G., 847 c.c....
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WE MAY HOPE FOR A BRIGHTER FLYING SEASOA THIS YEAR PYLON RACING TO BE REVIVED AND PLANS FOR AN "INTERNATIONAL AVIATION WEEK" FORMULATED. FOR several years now it has been a matter for regret that the...
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THE GROUND-TO-AIR LINK. THE Automobile Association announces that the Air Ministry has approved the A.A. telephone box at Lockwell Hill, 6 miles South of 011ertou on the Nottingham Road, as a point...
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Cranwell-Cape Non-stop Attempt THE LONG-RANGE FAIREY OFF THIS MONTH FOLLOWING successful test flights and the completion of meticulous preparation, the Fairey long-range monoplane will set out this...
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Flying Club Finance ALTHOUGH one would like to say that things are otherwise, from all I hear, the present condition of the country is having a retarding action on the doings of the flying clubs, and...
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A PARACHUTE SCHOOL. APARACHUTE school has been opened at Reading Aerodrome, and a number of pupils from the Phillips & Powis School of Flying, as well as members of the club, have joined, and are...
THIS YEAR'S KING'S CUP NEW RULES 1,250 MILES COURSE TO BE FLOWN IN JULY THE preliminary announcement, which has been made recently by the Royal Aero Club, in regard to the King's Cup Race reveals the...
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WE NOW HAVE READY CLOTH BOUND EDITIONS OF VOLUME VII (which contains the issues from November, 1930 to October, 1931) OF OTOR SPORT The charge for this Volume is 12/6 (Postage 9d. extra). Covers for...
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THE SPORT AFLOAT. AN ECONOMY CRUISER The spacious cockpit and flat stern sections are well shown in this view. /N a previous issue I advocated that motor boat designers should keep their eye on....
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THE JOHNSON OUTBOARD RANGE AvrHoUGH in these troublons times I ought first, no doubt, to deal with the hard work side of the Johnson. motor range, I cannot resist the temptation of giving pride of...
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AS stated last month, Mr. R. C. Cole intends to visit as many European capitals as can reasonably be reached by water, and already notices have appeared in the daily press concerning a new adventure—...
THE " COLONIAL " MODEL WATERMOTA FOLLOWING on valuable experience obtained on the various long-distance trips undertaken by R. C. Cole on an outboard dinghy using a Watermota, a new and essentially...
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