January 1931

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CONT ENTS The Way of Things LAND. A Hardy Annual The 4i-litre Supercharged Bentle PA GE ... 103 ••• 104 ••• 106 Rumblings ••• 109 An Italian Champion ••• 112 Why Not ? ... 116 Veteran Types—IV. 117 A...
VOL. VII. No. 3. JANUARY 1ST, 1931. PRICE SIXPENCE SUBSCRIPTION RATE Published 1st Month 8/PER ANN, POST PAID MOTOR SPORT INCORPORATING THE BROOKLANDS GAZETTE JOINT GRENVILLE G. 0. MANTON. EDITORS) W...
The New Laws. THOSE of us who have taken the trouble tonook at our new driving licences, will have been forcibly reminded by the heading "Road Traffic Act 1930" that we are now entering on a new era...
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A HARDY ANNUAL GOOD ENTRY AND SPORTING COURSE FOR THE LONDON-GLOUCESTER ALTHOUGH one cannot remember the LondonGloucester ever starting from London, it used not only to go to Gloucester, but to...
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THE 4k-LITRE SUPERCHARGED BENTLEY A RACE-BRED CAR OF OUTST ANDING PERFORMANCE. WHEN Bentleys first introduced the supercharged edition of their famous 41 litre model, a number of prospective owners...
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THE SPRING GRAND PRIX M ENTioN of Spring at the moment seems remarkably premature, but in the Argentine .... that season is nearly over, and to celebrate it a race was held on 23rd November. The...
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RUM LINGS IF there is anything over which we ordinary mortals may consider that scientists have let us down, it is in the treatment of fog. The snappiest motor car on earth is brought down with a...
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An Italian Champion Details of the 2!-2-litre Maserati. THE performance of the 2i-litre Maserati in the great races of the 1930 season has been sufficiently striking to make this machine of...
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" BEE-BFE " ASKS-WHY NOT? GEORGE, believes in doing himself well. He also believes in holding forth to his friends on all matters with which he has any connection, and a good many with which he has...
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Veteran IK-REBUFF0'5 /924 COPPA FLORIO IT ALA "E. K. H. K's" own veteran racer, truly a car with a history. ON the 10th September, 1905, Raggio driving a 100 h.p. Itala, won the race for the Florio...
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A MODIFIED MIDGET ATTRACTIVE _JARVIS BODY ON WELLKNO14/N CHASSIS. HEN a sports car attains popularity with the swiftness of the M.G. Midget, it is good proof of the soundness of its design,...
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BRITISH CARS IN SOUTH AMERICA BENEATH the bald statement that nearly a score of British motor manufacturers will be exhibiting at the British Empire Trade Exhibition in Buenos Aires next Spring,...
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HAVING equipped the workshop with a bench, vice, and a few other necessaries of life, there is time to look round awhile, before launching forth into erratic expenditure on devices which may or may...
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A VETERANS CAR CLUB. AS the result of conversations after the recent highly successful London to Brighton Run. an effort is now being made to get going a really good Club, the membership of which is...
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LONDON TO RIGI-ITON How fifty-one veteran cars set out /Or Brighton and only three fell by the wayside. HALF-past-eight on a rather cold winter's morning. Imagine a large, low-roofed garage, lit by a...
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etia. /lewd ThE annual dinner and dance of the Motor Cycling Club was held at the Connaught Rooms, Great Queen Street, London, on 29th November last. The function, which attracted a large number of...
The Editor invites Club Secretaries to said details of their fixtures, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this office not later than the 16th...
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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...
Tractor Screws for Outboards. AS " WS. " remarks in last month's MOTOR SPORT, pusher type propellers are used on nearly all outboard motors. One American firm of out board manufacturers, however,...
Wanted—A Rear,Macing Car. IT has struck me that this country is wasting a lot of very good money on projects that are not worth the trouble—in particular the Land Speed Record. While agreeing that it...
Air v. Water-Cooling. Iread the remarks of your correspondent, " Pro-Air," with interest, but I do not agree with his views that air-cooled engines for racing cars would be an advance on the more...
WITH A BRITISH CAR ON THE CONTINENT. wHILE the habit of travelling far afield is increasing among British motorists, there is still an idea that conditions on the more distant continental roads are...
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ITEMS OF INTI-4,R1-4,ST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES A New Low-Priced Fuel. "Motor Sport's " Technical Investigator writes :— IHAVE recently had the opportunity of carrying out an extensive test of some...
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THE L-LITRE FRAZER-NASH A SPORTS CAR POSSESSING IMPRESSIVE CHARACTERISTICS. NEVER, since the first Frazer-Nash car was produced, has the firm made anything but sports cars, and some special racing...
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LIGHT 'PLANE TYPES A LIGHT CABIN MONOPLANE The "Hornet-" engined Civilian Coupe. HEN its development elsewhere is considered, the enclosed small aeroplane has been rather slow in materialising in...
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"Airplanes." THE sameness in layout, appearance and performance which has become characteristic of the American motor car, so that only by close scrutiny of the radiator badge or hub cap can one now...
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Gliding Gossip and. News THE London Gliding Club announces that arrangements have now been made to ensure that gliding instruction will be available to members every Sunday from 11 a.m. till dusk,...
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OUTBOARD motor boats are entirely different from other racing outfits like cars or motor cycles, because they have to be more or less bought in parts, much fitting and assembling having to be done by...
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IH IE ik IE (IdJ II-1 E IR E By /atrzsizaft" That Radiator Strip. THE popular fashion for a chromium plated strip running down the centre of the radiator has met with criticism in certain quarters....

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