January 1937

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CON TENTS ea..., .1.-• Memories 44 Vauxhall-Villers, The... 46 Sporting 'Cars on the Road Brough Superior, The 49 M.G. Midget, T. Type 65 Rumblings 53 Club News 55 ••• Records of 1936 59 Dirt Track...
NEW YEAR PROSPECTS OF MOTOR RACING Political and economic tension, all over the world, casts a shadow of doubt over the future of motoring sport during the new year. A full international calendar,...
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MEMORIES To those whose memories of motoring go back to the days immediately following the War, it should not be difficult to recall the peculiar glamour which attached to that period. This may have...
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THE VAUXHALL-VILLIERS SOME TECHNICAL NOTES ON THE MOST POTENT SPRINT-CAR OF THE 1936 SEASON Although a very large number of persons saw S. B. Cummings and the 3-litre Vauxhall-Villiers in action in...
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BRIEF SPECIFICATION Bore stroke Engine : 6 cylinders. Bore 76.2 Min., stroke 127 mm., capacity 3,455 c.c. R.A.C. rating 21.6 h.p. Tax t16 10s. Side by side valves. Downdraught carburetter, Coll...
THE 31-LITRE SIX-CYLINDER BROUGH-SUPERIOR SALOON George BrOugh has long been known as the producer of the very best big-twin motor-cycles that money can buy, and consequently his entry into the...
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Little Mary Amongst the more exciting preparations for the coming season are those of John Bolster, who will again run his famous " Mary " in sprint contests. John is now planning a new car which is...
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etti4 /lewd w„„,„,•?•?11111111111r KENTISH BORDER C.C. The third annual Sporting Trial started from Charing, Kent, with sixty-three runners out of an entry of seventy-seven. R. M. Andrews (blown M.G...
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1936 RECORDS World's and International Class Records to date WORLD'S RECORDS INTERNATIONAL CLASS A-Over 8,000 c.c. INTERNATIONAL CLASS B5,001-8,000 INTERNATIONAL CLASS D-3,001-5,000 c.c....
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SOME OF THE RECOF BREAKERS OF 1936.
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THE 1937 MONTE CARLO RALLY A last-minute rush has put the entries for this year's Monte Carlo Rally up to 128, or eighteen more than last year, with the prospect of even a few more after we close for...
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DIRT TRACK RACING IN AMERICA Writing about American racing-cars for a British public is at best a considerable assignment, for in order to make the subject at all intelligible to all the readers, it...
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BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : 1-cylinders, bore 63.:; nun.. stroke 102 non., eapwity 1,292 C.C. R.A.C. rating 10 h.p. Tax f..7 10s. Push-rod 0.h.v. 'twin S.C. carburetters. Coil ignition. Gearbox :...
THE M.G. MIDGET (rT Series) The M.G. is deservedly the most popular small Fotglish sports-car, and we confess to a weakness for the marque. which. prod need on semi-mass-production methods, offers...
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THE TWENTY-SIXTH "GLOUCESTER" M.G. MIDGET AND FRAZER-NASH-B.M.W. VANQUISH ALL RIVALS The London Gloucester Trial of the N.W. London M.C., of which the twenty:sixth of the series was held last month,...
TO OUR READERS . Regular readers of Motor Sport " will be glad to hear that in future this paper will be published on the twelfth of each month. We take this opportunity of apologising for its late...
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THE SPRINT EXPONENTS OF 1936 The December issue of MOTOR SPORT contained a résumé of the important British and Continental races contested during 1936. Elsewhere in this issue the records situation...
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ON THE TREND of RACING-CAR DESIGN As the racing-car of to-day becomes the sporting-car of the not far distant future, and as we observed last month that not only is the sports-car now widely used for...
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A MODEL MERCEDES-BENZ A remarkably interesting model has just been completed by an Austrian garage proprietor in Baden-Baden, South Germany. Although the wheelbase of the car measures barely two feet...
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APPRECIATION Sir, I received my copy of MOTOR SPORT for December to-day, and was very pleased to see, on page 30, about your new date of publication. I always look forward to the paper and should...
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IH IE IR IE and 1111-1 IE IR IE By -clinshaft" High-Speed " Black Out Mention of Avus reminds me of a pretty problem which might conceivably occur in future on the Berlin circuit. As you probably...
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HAS RACING CEASED TO BENEFIT THE UTILITY MOTORIST? IS THE RACING-CAR OF TO-DAY STILL THE TOURING CAR OF TO-MORROW? Sooner or later any one who is interested in the sporting side of motoring asks...
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