January 1947

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The Meeting of the Clubs ... 3 Ex-Bellevue M.G. Magnette 6... B.R.D.C. Notes ... 6 Reports of Recent Events ... 7 "Motor Sport" Photographs ... 8 Sideslips ... 9 Entomological Dissection ... 11 "...
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Nineteen hundred and forty-seven Will bring you one year nearer heaven— At least that's where we hope you'll go When you depart this vale of woe. But still, before you are "flagged-in," We trust your...
Earl Howe Explains Efforts to Secure Somewhere to Race On December 11th last year the R.A.C. Competitions Department called the second meeting of Approved Motor Clubs, with Earl Howe in the chair....
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"The Steering Wheel" Racing folk have long felt the need for a social club in the West End, like the old Gilson's. The B.R.D.C., in conjunction with the J.C.C., has now opened such a club, at 2a,...
Donald Pitt describes — His Ex-Bellevue M.G. Magnette This car, as most readers will recall, was that built in 1937 by W. E. Wilkinson, of Bellevue Garage, to the special requirements of John Dugdale...
In consequence of the Christmas Holidays and our desire to avoid delay in providing our readers with their monthly tonic, "Motor Sport" had to be sent to press earlier than usual. We have therefore...
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Harrow C.C. Cottingham Trial Held on Bagshot Heath, this event unfortunately clashed with the Veteran Car Run. The fifty competitors who entered had a hard day's sport in fearful weather. Two...
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In these hard times many pleasures are denied us, and one of them is the lavish use of the camera, or even of obtaining unlimited printing paper for the reproduction of old negatives. For the latter...
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by "Baladeur" The Editor of Motor Sport is an indulgent man. That much is obvious from the fact that he is prepared, month after month, to provide this skid-patch whereon his contributor "Baladeur"...
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Condition immaculate, splendid, us new, Outstanding, magnificent, clean, Its mileage is genuine (very small, too), A bargain that should be seen. Mechanically sound, a nice runner, new tyres, In...
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Harold Biggs reveals, we believe for the first time, what makes the "Grasshopper" Austin Seven such a desirable little car. Ever since the Austin "Grasshoppers" made their debut in trials, I, as an...
In the current issue of the Parisian Revue de l'Aluminium" there is an interesting article entitled " Racing Cars." "Motor racing." it states," us a remarkable means of submitting both engines and...
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Motor Sport Road Test (Post-war Series) No. 2 A very well-appointed car with a lively performance. Excellent roadholding and braking, and effective weather-protection. It is good to know that the...
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Engine: 4 cylinders, 66.5 by 90 mm. (1,250 c.c.), 11 R.A.C. h.p. Gear Ratios: 1st, 17.32 to 1; 2nd, 10.0 to 1; 3rd, 6.92 to 1; top, 5.125 to 1. Tyres: 4.50 in. by 19 in. Dunlop synthetic. Weight (in...
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The Editor and Cecil Clutton visit the factory where one of Britain's most outstanding High-Performance Cars is in production From its inception the 2.4-litre Healey has aroused widespread interest...
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I have often written in Motor Sport that the very best modern motor-cars have all the handling qualities of the vintage era, and more besides. But in practice, I am bound to confess that this...
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The Cisitalia has been a sensation from its inception, and rightly so. Rowland has not yet received his example, but we suspect that when he does there will be quite a pilgrimage to Byffeet to see it...
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General Post At this time of year racing cars used to change hands and everyone was agog at the glowing prospects for the coming season. If the prospects are not so glowing as before the war, at...
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We Hear Competition Cars, Ltd., have in their possession a what sounds like the old "flat-iron" Thomas-Special which at one time took diesel records. It now has the straight-eight engine reinstalled...
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An Apology Sir, I take the strongest possible exception to the report appearing in Motor Sport that I made a derogatory remark about the car I had driven to Brighton at the end of the run on November...
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In view of the very fair manner in which Earl Howe dealt with the matter of the proposed change in the British. racing colour from green to blue, we have withdrawn all correspondence on this subject...

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