February 1941

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THE motor industry and the entire sporting motoring world lost a valued friend and benefactor when the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Cheers Wakefield, Bt., Viscount Wakefield and Baron Wakefield of Hythe,...
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The Inimitable Veteran C.C. Event Recalled by John Bolster, who used to compete successfully with a 1903 Panhard NOW that all real motoring is at a standstill, and even talking cars over a pint has...
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In the course of his article last month, Douglas Tubbs referred to a certain little side-valve sports which he found very unsatisfactory, and over the make of which, for obvious reasons, he drew a...
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A NEW MARK V MODEL FOR POST-WAR PRODUCTION. INDEPENDENT FRONT SUSPENSION [We have decided for once to depart from the usual methods in announcing this new car, and the article which follows was...
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[A. F. Scroggs, now with the R.A.F., used to achieve notable trials successes with Trojans—the engine-amidships type—when not driving a Ford Ten. This is such an unusual trials car that we asked...
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C.U.A.C. DINNER Another C.U.A.C. dinner is scheduled for March 8th, at 7.30 for 8 p.m., at the Red Lion Hotel, Cambridge. These functions are the motoring socials of the war. Tickets, at 8/6 each, or...
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There is very little club news, although there may be a Vintage S.C.C. meeting later on, Sam Clutton has some pretty devastating ideas which may well come into operation before the war ends, and the...
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BABLOT'S 3-LITRE DELAGE, WINNER OF THE 1911 COUPE DE "L'AUTO" THE regulations for the 1911 Coupe des Voitures Legeres, organised for "l'Auto" by Charles Faroux, were specially framed with the...
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A Hurried Run to Devon and back, in the Experimental Independently-sprung 4¼-litre Bentley. High Average Speed and Extreme Refinement, in what will be a Post-War Rolls-Royce Production. THE...
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We deeply regret to announce the death of Miss Amy Johnson, while on active service with Air Transport Auxiliary. World famous for her great light aeroplane flights, Amy Johnson turned to motoring...
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Sir, I have been very interested in the recent letters re "Scuderia Impecuniosa." However, for me, the adjective lmpecuniosissima would be more appropriate! Nevertheless, I am a great Bugatti...
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Mine's a "Merlin" WAR from the air concerns almost everyone in this country, excepting only those isolated folk who have fled to hidey-holes where no bombers are heard and where no shell fragments...
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MY good friend "Bunny" Tubbs has a not inconsiderable bee in his bonnet. In saying that, I am referring to a line of thought he has been letting off at me lately on the subject of American...
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I was very pleased to read in last month's MOTOR SPORT your suggestion that groups of enthusiasts should organise "War-time Scuderias," and would like to tell you of one to which I belong run by a...
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Cecil Clutton writes-up a remarkable book, which is of great interest to students of Edwardian performance, and which, even to-day, shows car-testing in a new light. IT is maddeningly difficult to...
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IN an article in "The Autocar" of December 27th last, Mr. Edward Castellani suggested, under the heading "What is Wrong with Motor Racing?" that racing could be made more popular in this country than...

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