January 1966

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The over-70s When we concluded last month's editorial by expressing the sentiment that we faced 1966 with confidence and enthusiasm we never thought for a moment that Tom Frazer, Labour Minister of...
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Results : General Classification : 1st : R. Clark/G. Robson; (Lotus-Cortina) 2,221 penalties. 2nd : S. Lampinen/J. Davenport; (Triumph 2000) 2,777 penalties. 3rd : R. Fidler/A.J. Taylor (Triumph 2000...
Latest from Lesney—a Safari Land-Rover and a Denver City fire-pump truck, Nos. 12 and 29, respectively, in the "Matchbox" series. Lesney have already issued replicas, 2 5/8 in. long, of the Ford GT40...
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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. Silverstone Driving Tests (Dec. 11th) This event is a sort of annual penance, in which owners of vintage cars brave the barren open spaces of Silverstone...
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No. 33-The Bean. The Bean Car Club may not thank me for calling the Bean a "forgotten make" but I am sure they will know what I mean! It was a make intended to be built in mass-produced quantities...
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The "Henry" Peugeots Sir, Reading Kent Karslake's letter, one point struck me as being slightly incorrect. He says "The Cars which used 4-wheel brakes in the 1914 Grand Prix . . . were the first...
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Not long ago it looked as though the new Formula for Grand Prix racing was going to get away to a slow start, but the last few weeks have seen a splendid upsurge in activity and preparation for the...
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R.A.C Rally of Great Britain The marvellous thing about rallying is that, unlike racing, the weather very seldom is allowed to interfere with the running of the event and both drivers and organisers...
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Time was when the ordinary motorist specified only the make and model of his car when ordering tyres. He cared little for their type and his only requirement was that they should be of the correct...
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The Rootes' Group has announced improvements to the Hillman Imp, resulting in a new Super Imp and a Mark II of the Imp De Luxe. Both models retain the 875-cc. aluminium alloy power unit which...
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"The Sky Suspended," by Jim Bailey. 166 pp. 8 3/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (Hodder & Stroughton, Warwick Lane, London, E.C.4. 21s.) Jim Bailey, now a publisher in Africa, is the son of Sir Abe Bailey and...
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To-speed, or not to speed—that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The bad law of outrageous government, Or to take arms against damn-fool restriction. And, by opposing, end it...
[These are but a microscopic selection of the letters, 'phone calls and telegrams with which we have been besieged.—ED.] Sir, The Government, in imposing the 70 m.p.h. speed limit, obviously have in...
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In which the Editor discusses the latest FORD CORTINA GT, becomes a "customer" for a MERCEDES-Benz 220SEb and samples the latest Sunbeam Alpine Series V with the new Rootes 1,725-c.c. 5-bearing...
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By D.S.J Towards the end of November, as the winter evenings became settled, I found I had a tendency to fall asleep as soon as I sat in a comfortable chair, and looking back on 1965 I began to see...
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"Ford, which hasn't outsold Chevrolet since 1959, could regain the U.S. automobile sales-lead in 1966. Ford's victory at the 1965 Indianapolis race, participation in European racing, ventures onto U....
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N.B. —Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.— Ed. Mini v. Imp Sir, I strongly agree with the Mini v. Imp observations...
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