January 1934

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ENT S CONT The M.C.C. Decides ... All is not Gold... ... Road Racing in England Club News Entries for the Monte Carlo Rally ... Austin "65," The Continental News List of Records Fiat, A Fast ... Men...
EDITORIAL. THE M.C.C. DECIDES. THE M.C.C. are in future going to ban the use of competition tyres in their trials ! This news, suddenly announced a few days before Christmas, gave rise to much heated...
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ALL IS NOT GOLD " " DRY WEATHER MAKES THE " GLOUCESTER " HILLS EASY, BUT THE BISMORE ACCELERATION TEST CAUSES MANY FAILURES. AFEW years ago the London to Gloucester .Trial had a reputation of the...
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PROVISIONAL RESULTS OF THE TWENTY-THIRD LONDON-GLOUCESTER TRIAL Gloucester Cup : C. Mann (Ford V8). South Midland Centre Plaque: J. Robinson (Lancia). N.W.L. Committee Cup : H. Laird (Wolseley)....
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ROAD RACING IN ENGLAND. ALTERATIONS AT DONINGTON. IMPROVEMENTS are being carried out at Donington Park which will make the circuit at once safer and more interesting for drivers of the larger cars,...
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etid6 /lewd THE G.W. MOTOR CLUB. Club is now affiliated to the THE Club is now affiliated to the A.C.U. SOuth Midland Centre, and has applied for a Restricted Permit for a Reliability Trial to be...
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Entries for the Monte Carlo Rally. REPORTS of intense cold, blizzards and the like have in no way discouraged the Rally-minded, and entries, which of course reach a crescendo just before the closing...
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Brief Specification. Engine : Four cylinder 56 mm. bore and 76 mm. Stroke. Capacity 747.9 c.c. Tax £8. Side by side valves. One down-draught Zenith carburetter. Coil ignition. Gearbox : Four speeds...
THE AUSTIN "65" AN ATTRACTIVE AND ECONOMICAL SMALL THE credit of displacing the small Continental sports car from the roads of England must be given to the Austin Seven, and though other cars of more...
THE BUGATTISTI DINE. THE Bugatti Owners' Club held their fourth Annual Dinner at the Dorchester Hotel on December 15th. An encouraging number of members were present, and were disappointed to find...
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CONTINENTAL NEWS A New Grand Prix ? THE A.C. du Rhone have decided to organise a Grand Prix race through the streets of Villeurbanne. The circuit suggested has a length of 31 kilometres, and the race...
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A FAST FIAT. Supercharged Ilahlla Capable of Over 95 m.p.h. TOUR1NG-CAR design, especially in the smaller classes, has nowadays reached such a pitch of perfection that with a certain amount of tuning...
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IS THE DIESEL THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE? Two expert's views on the subject. been investigating the special problems Diesel WITHIN the next few years, Diesel cars will reduce the cost of motoring to...
MEN BEHIND THE SCENES, No. 3. Mr. R. TANNER. WHEN the thousands of workmen descended on the peace of Weybridge in the year 1907, their activities gave a tremendous amount of interest to the local...
011 Charts. Any owners of Armstrong Siddeley, Morris, Ford, and Austin Cars (1933 models), who have not yet received a free Lubrication Chart can have one imn:eliately by applying to the. Filtrate...
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ZorO bow gime Ots jmpresisiono of tbe Coming Racing e5eaoon (In an interviece) T0 the keen follower of motor sport, the prospects for motor racing on the Continent during the coming season seem...
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" M.E. 1928." A 1922 Veteran which incorporates many special refinements, and is still giving good service. ME. 1928" is a Morris Cowley, that was first registered in March, 1922, and since it came...
HORTON'S SINGLE SEATER MIDGET. In our last issue " Boanerges " stated that the design of the body of R. T. Horton's M.G. Midget was the work of Mr. Kesterton, of the S.T.T. Company. have been asked...
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More About "Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang." SIR,—May I be allowed to add a little first hand knowledge to the correspondence regarding "Whistling Rufus" and the "Chitty Chitty Bang Bangs." The former I...
Reliability Trials. S1R,—Your contributor, " Boanerges," once again has brought forward a point which has been troubling a number of us for some time past—the question of these tedious night sections...
Road Death Statistics. SIR.,—The recent figures published by the Ministry of Transport show that out of 3,025 road fatalities in the first six months of this year, 1,171 occurred to pedestrians "...
Those Twelve Best Touring Cars. SIR,—In Mr. Nicolson's letter in your last issue, -he makes a list of cars which in his opinion are the twelve best touring cars in the world. May I suggest the...
Two More "Possibles." SIR,—Mr. Nicolson's list of the twelve best touring cars in your 1 ecember issue is an interesting one, but I think that he has omitted two strong " possibles " in the 4i litre...
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NEWS FROM AMERICA BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIWETFIER-SMITH Rex Mays Wins at Ascot. THE sensational 22-year old , Rex Mays, driving his neat little Hispano Special, has displaced Ernie...
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1934 RACING CARS THE MONOPOSTO ALFA ROMEO TYPE B. FROM its first appearance in 1932, when Nuvolari won the Italian Grand Prix at an average speed of 104 m.p.h., the single-seater 2.6 litre AlfaRomeo...
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Brief Specification. 4 cyl., 62 x 90, 1,087 C.C. 9.53 h.p. Tax Ero. Inlet over exhaust valves. 3 bearing crankshaft. Four speed gearbox, silent, third. Free wheel. Underslung worm drive. Semielliptic...
THE TRIUMPH "GLORIA" A I h.p. saloon of high quality which bids fair to become one of the most popular cars of the season. THE advent of the Triumph " Gloria" was one of the more important events of...
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A GRUELLING TOURING TEST. AN extraordinarily severe touring test has just been completed in America. It took place in Death Valley, the hottest and lowest spot in America and the object of the test...
RECORDS IN A SNOWSTORM THE business of record breaking seems largely a matter of give and take, first one and then another car raising certain records in the course ef a few weeks. Last month it will...
THE TRIUMPH " GLORIA " (Continued from page 122). which has to be dodged on a winding road. The second is that the steering, while being light and accurate at low speeds, could be rather more...
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THE 44 LITRE LAGONDA A THOROUGHBRED CAR WITH AN OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE LAGONDA cars have always upheld a reputation for effortless fast touring and the pride of ownership which fine detail work and...
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Future of the T.T. Races. at THE Royal Automobile Club are at present deliberating the future of the Ulster race, and have asked the opinions of manufacturers, past competitors and other interested...
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G. E. T. EYSTON'S NEW POSITION. WE learn with great interest that Mr. George Eyston has become a director of Messrs. Jarvis & Sons, Ltd., Wimbledon, the wellknown M.G. distributors and tuning...
THE LONDON EXETER. THE famous End of the Year reliability trial which was held on December 29th and 30th showed no signs of declining popularity, and 272 car entries were received. 27 car teams were...
THE RECORD SEASON REVIEWED—(continued from page 135). been Freddie Zehender, driving a singleseater 3 litre NIaserati. It was rumoured that he intended to have a shot at the world's hour record. but...
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WINTER WORK IN THE GARAGE Now is the time to carry out an overhaul of your car, and in the following article will be found some useful information as to the best means of setting about the work. THE...
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PARTICULARS OF THE 1934 R.A.C. RALLY. Particulars of the 1934 R.A.C. Rally are now available. The Rally will take place on 13th-17th March, and the finishing point will be Bournemouth. There will be...
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HERE AND THERE Mr. Percy Northey Retires. having worked for the Rolls-Royce Company for a period of 26 years, Mr. Percy Northey has retired at the end of 1933. Mr. Northey will continue to work in...
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Last Minute News of the Monte Carlo Rally. TRUE to the traditions of motoring events, a great rush of entries for the Rally came in on the eve of the closing date, and the time limit was extended to...
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AN AIRMAN'S CHOICE AM aNCI recent orders for Siddeley Specials is one from Sir Alan Cobham, K.B.E., A. the e famous aviator, who has chosen a model fitted with a Salmons Coupe body. Some of Sir Alan'...
EASY STARTING ON COLD MORNINGS W.. oil is one of the commonest causes of troublesome starting in winter-time, A change in the " thickness " or viscosity of the lubricating oil at this time of the...
NEW RULES FOR R.A.C. "CLOSED" PERMITS WE have received the following Communication from the Royal Auto mobile Club, which we commend to the attention of all trials competitors and officials. The R.A....
THE BRIGHTON ROAD-CIRCUIT SCHEME AFTER, an interval of eight years, the scheme to construct a road-racing circuit on the South Downs, near Brighton, has been revived. It will be remembered that in...
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. A.C. QPEED TRIALS! Special Sports A.C. Isis. Li Ashby's Spring Wheel. High compression head. Folding screen, etc., outside controls. 80 m.p.h. Distinctive appearance. 430...
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