February 1934

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CONTENTS Hotchkiss wins the Monte Carlo Rally Alvis Speed Twenty, The ... Looking back at the Exeter Rumblings 1934 Racing Cars, The Moaoposto Maserati 'Winter Work in the Garage Fiat, The 17 h.p....
THE TRUTH A 10 lw OUT THESE ACCIDENTS N0 one can deny that the casualty list from road accidents in this country is too high. The bare figures of 6,425 killed and 198,610 injured during 1933 are...
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HOTCHKISS AGAIN WIN THE MONTE CARLO RALLY GAS AND TREVOUX FIRST IN THE UNLIMITED CLASS WITH 1,013.73 POINTS. MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCE OF 1,233 C.C. TRIUMPH DRIVEN BY DONALD HEALEY, IN WINNING TilE 1,...
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The Continental Frazer.. Nash can be obtained with either a4 or 6 cylinder engine. The car shown here was recently delivered to Mr. R. Brooke, of Grazeley Court, Reading, and is finished in black,...
TROPHY WINNERS International Sporting Club Cup (premier award in General Classification ).-Gas-Trevoux (hotchkiss). Riviera C...p (premier award for cars under 1,500 c.c.).-1). M. Healey (Triumph),...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 6 cyl. bore 73 mm., stroke 100 mm., total capacity 2,511 c.c., detachable head. Push rod operated o.h.v., pump cooling, 4-bearing crankshaft. i hree point rubber engine...
THE ALVIS "SPEED TWENTY" A High Cruising Speed and First-Class Road Holding at all Speeds are Features of 1934 Model with Independent Front Springing. THE Alvis Company has always earned tne respect...
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COM PET IT ORS in the M.C.C. London to Exeter Trial can always depend on bad weather, and the event which took place on the last day but one of December was no exception. Fog, snow, ice, hail, sleet...
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The Latest News from the Continent. THE closing months of a year are always full of startling news as to the plans of racing-drivers for the coming year. If a famous ace happens to look into the...
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2 and 3. THE MASERAT1 3-LITRE AND 1,100 c. c. MODELS T0 the average follower of motor racing the name " Maserati " generally suggests a machine with phenomenal acceleration and speed, varying...
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HOW many motorists in this country listen and respond to the slogan " Buy British ? " Or put another way, how many British motorists drive British cars ? Some figures shedding light on this problem...
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WINTER WORK IN THE GARAGE (Continued from the January issue of MOTOR SPORT). Now is the time to carry out an overhaul of your car, and in the following article will be found some useful information...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 4 cyl. 82 x 92 mm., 1,944 c.c., 16.7 h.p. Tax £17. Side valves. 3 bearing crankshaft. Comp. ratio 6 to 1. 45 Lh.p. at 3,600 r.p.m. Zenith down-draught carburetter....
A DISTINCTIVE 4 CYLINDER MACHINE WHICH CRUISES EFFORTLESSLY AND HANDLES WITH NEAT ACCURACY. THE, return to favour of the 4 cylinder engine is gaining strength. Partiticularly so is this move found in...
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2,400 SERVICE STATIONS By the end of 1933—less than nine months after the first station was opened —no fewer than 2,432 Castrol lubrequipment stations were in operation in Great Britain and Northern...
IN addition to the International Sporting Calendar circulated by the R.A.C., the Club has now issued a list of the principal British motoring events in 1934. Whilst every endeavour has been made by...
ALTHOUGH entries for the R.A.C. Rally do not close until Monday, 5th February, over one hundred have already been received by the Club. The maximum number that can be accepted is four hundred, and...
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A Proposed Correspondence Club. SIR,—As a result of a passage in a letter of mine which appeared in the September issue of MOTOR SPORT, I have received a large number of letters from readers in all...
Automobile Design. Sm—May I put forward a plea for better taste in car design ? In these days when manufac turers pay so much attention to the appearance of their cars, it is a pity they do not show...
From an Owner of" Chitty." SIR,—May I take this opportunity of correcting Mr. Christian, manager of the Efficiency Garage Co., Ltd., whose letter appears in your issue of last month. He is mistaken...
Kaye Don on Driving Licences. SIR,—It is fairly generally recognised now that our rules with regard to the issuing of Motor-driving Lice3aces need amending in the direction of excluding persons who...
The Ban on Competition Tyres. it see it is announced that the M.C.C. has placed a ban On Competition tyres in their events subsequent to the London-Exeter. As Hon. Secretary of the one make Club...
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Fords in the Alpine Trial. SIR,—The following fact has only recently been brought to my attention, and I must therefore apologize for commenting at so late a date. In your September issue, however,...
World's and Class " A" Records. issue SIR,—In your January issue you give a list of World's and International Class Records and in it there are one or two points which I cannot understand. In the...
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A.C.U. SOUTH MIDLAND CENTRE. ' Ti"January issue of the ' South Midland Review" is an interesting one, containing articles on " Competition Tyres," " Another Insurance Crash," and the Annual Report...
fixture.s, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this office not later than the 16th of the month.
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LOUIS MEYER AWARDED A.A.A. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THIRD TIME . . . AL GORDON SEEMS ASSURED OF PACIFIC SOUTH-WEST SEC TIONAL TITLE . . . OTHER NEWS THE postponement to February 22nd of the...
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AN ELIMINATION TEST FOR THE BOL D'OR. IN order to ensure that the field of the race for the 13o1 d'Or should be evenly matched, the A.C.I.F. has decided this year to hold an eliminating race. This...
ALTHOUGH it is legal to hold races on public roads in France, this system presents certain difficulties to the organisers in the way of ensuring that all the spectators contribute towards the...
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Fagioli's Plans Settled. One by one the leading Continental drivers are finally settling their plans for the coming season. As soon as it is known that one of them is "in the market," so to speak,...
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45 ENT IES FOR LE MAINS ALREADY THE popularity of the 24 HOW'S Grand Prix d'Endurance at Le Mans continues unabated and 45 entries have already been received by the A.C. de l'Ottestsix months before...
THE SCHOOLBOY'S PARADISE MANY WELL KNOWN RACING CARS AT THE WHITE CITY. MOTOR RACING FILMS AND MANY OTHER EXHIBITS. NO one ever loses entirely the enthusiasms of one's boyhood. Rather may it be said...
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THE DIRTY WORK THE French sporting paper " L' Auto " recently published a most interesting series of articles dealing with the mechanics of various well known racing drivers. The first to be...
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TO ATHENS BY ROAD The Log of a Monte Carlo Rallyist The Car and Its Crew. AS the highest marked starting point for the Monte Carlo Rally, Athens has continued to attract each year a fair number of...
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LUXURY IN MINIATURE The Continental Coupe M.G. Magna Combines the Duties of Town and Open Road Sports Model. ANYONE who has had much experience of traffic driving in London will not need reminding of...
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DRIVING EDUCATION. ITis of vital importance to owners of fast cars that they should be able to depend upon other road users doing the right thing. Such criminal faults as " filtering" into a main...
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"LA STUDERIA WHITNEY STRAIGHT." DETAILS OF TEE PLANS AND ARRANGEMENTS OF AN AMBITIOUS "STABLE." WITH the thoroughness which has characterised all his motor racing act, vities since he first took up...
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A HAND-MADE "FIFTEEN HUNDRED" APEW years ago the 1,500 c.c. class provided the widest range of sports cars of any, and this category was always assured of abundant support in competition events. The...
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Petrol—Its Origin and Use. THE origin of petrol and lubricating oil, and their application to the automobile is an extraordinarily interesting story, and we have seldom seen it told in a more...
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THE PACKARD TWIN SIX A TWELVE CYLINDER AUTOMOBILE POSSESSING EXCEPTIONAL SMOOTHNESS, ACCELERATION, AND QUIET SPEED. THE name of Packard has for many years been linked in the minds of European...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 12 cyl. 87.27 x 101.56 mm. 7297.29 c.c. 56.7 h.p. Tax £57. Side valves. Double down-draught carburetter built as one. Max. revs. 3200. Comp. ratios, 6 to 1 or 6.33 to 1...
ROAD RACING IN ENGLAND IN view of the greatly increased enthusiasm for motor-racing which is sweeping the motoring public of Europe, it is comforting to remember that plans are still progressing for...
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TRYING A SECOND-HANDER---A 1933 S.S.1 THE S.S. has gained a well-deserved popularity during the last few years, and this demand has had the natural reaction of maintaining the price level of second-...
What Do You Know About Cars ? IN response to the many requests from readers to continue our Competition, we are publishing on this page No. 8 of the series. All you have to do is as follows : 1. Cut...
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FRAZER NASH FIRAZER NASH Cars, Falcon Works, London Road, Islcworth (Hounslow 3172 have for disposal a number of reconditioned cars.—Fuli particulars on application. G.N. RACING ENGINE G.N. racing...
NO CONNECTION WITH ANY OTHER FIRM S. LEWIS Museum: Museum: 4793 OP 4793 Racing, Flying & Motor Clothing Fame Contractors to Colonial and Foreign Governments 27 Carburton St., LONDON, W.1 10%...
USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. A.C. QPEED TRIALS! Special Sports A.C. N--.) Ashby's Spring Wheel. High compression head. Folding screen, etc., outside controls. 80 m.p.h. Distinctive appearance. (30 or...
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