January 1954

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New: post free The Book of the American Rolls-Royce ... ... 38/3 Indianapolis Race Official Year Book 1953 ... ... 12/- Formula III Year Book 1953/54... ... 6/6 Hot Rod 1954 Annual, by the...
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Alfa-Romeo 1,750 twin o.h.c. drophead coupe by James Young. Engine overhaul 1952, new king-pins and bushes; clutch just renewed. Good tyres, battery. Silver-grey with grey leather. 20/22 m.p.g. £225...
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say these experienced motorists 'I'm a first-time starter on National' Mr. L. Woodward - A Physisist 'National's the best bet for good mileage' Mr. C. Harrington - An Assistant Sales Manager 'What a...
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Reg Phillips Wins 1953 R.A.C. Trials Championship This year the R.A.C. found new territory for the trial which, open only to invited experts, decides the Trials Champion of the Year. The new course...
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The committee of the British Racing Drivers' Club has awarded the John Cobb Memorial Trophy to Mr. E. I. Appleyard. This magnificent trophy was presented recently to the club by the Vacuum Oil Co....
C. C. Wakefield & Co., Ltd., are to be congratulated on a booklet which they supply free on request. It deals with the Monte Carlo Rally, giving a brief history of past events from 1911 to 1952,...
Brands Hatch Circuit has become Brands Hatch Circuit, Ltd.
(December 5th) (Pictures on centre pages.) The 35th Gloucester Trial of the London M.C., starting from Birdlip on December 5th, was well up to standard, attracted an entry of 39 trials specials and...
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The Volkswagen from Germany, that unconventional yet essentially practical, air-cooled, flat-four 1.3-litre saloon, neither beautiful nor ugly, formed the subject of a road-test survey in Motor Sport...
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In contrast to the apathy of many big manufacturing firms, who seldom or never defend criticism of their products and do not always provide cars for road-test, the smaller, specialist engineering...
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The author must admit that in spite of having nourished a warm regard for the early Bollée machines (even to being party to a bribe to the curator of the museum at Le Mans in order to obtain a...
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A Small French Saloon which is Smooth, Willing, Light-to-handle and Economical on Fuel To cover the R.A.C. Championship Trial last December Fiat (England), Ltd., put at our disposal a Simca Nine...
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Key to pictures on page 28 (1) European Ambassador. — The best-known English racing van on the Continent must surely be the much-travelled H.W.M. team's green A.E.C. Specially built and given to John...
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North London M.C. The annual dinner and dance of the North London M.C. took place on November 27th at the George Hotel, Enfield, Middlesex. This was the first dinner held by the club since its re-...
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European Trials Champions Helmut Polensky Walter Schlüter The First Ever European Trials Championship The new Rally Championship is based on a points system awarded for successes in any of the ten...
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An Account of the Cars Owned to Date by Edward G. Pool Baker's dozen seems an appropriate title for the story of the thirteen cars, or more accurately vehicles, I have owned since 1945. Particularly...
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The Editor Looks At The High Performance Car In Its Most Desirable Form A decade ago the term Gran Turismo implied a fast sports-type of car, of which the prevailing Zagato-bodied superrcharged twin-...
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"Grand Prix Driver," by Hermann Lang, (143 pages, 5 1/2 in. by 6 3/4 in., 15s. G. T. Foulis & Co., Ltd., 7, Milford Lane, W.C.2.) This is a book every motor-racing enthusiast will wish to read...
Kieft Plans The Kieft Company is now in an advanced stage with the construction of the chassis for a Kieft Formula I racing car for the coming season. It is hoped that the completed prototype will be...
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On Monday, November 9th, we were invited by Mr. Kenneth Horne to visit the Triplex Safety Glass factory near Birmingham. After a swift and safe journey from Paddington by courtesy of British Railways...
B.S.A. Scout-owner Clive Leedam wishes to form a Register for these, and three-wheeler B.S.A. cars, as he hopes this will obviate the difficulty of locating spare parts. He asks those interested to...
" ' The Autocar' Road Tests, 1953." 6 pages. 8 3/4 in. by 11 5/8 ; in.Ifliffe & Sons, Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, S.E.1. 5s.)" ' The Motor' Road Tests of 1953 Cars." 85 pages. 8 in. by...
The Mory Radblind This consists of that good old-fashioned remedy for a cool radiator, roller-blind. It is fitted ahead of the cooling element and raised or to any desired extent by pulling a handle...
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N.B. — Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them. — Ed. The Fastest Sports Car Sir, Having been momentarily misled by your...
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A B.R.M., the cylinder head removed from one of its bank of cylinders and with a Perspex bonnet, will be on show to the public for a week, commencing on January 23rd, at Poland Street Garage, London...

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