July 1931

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CONTENTS ... 47 ... 459 ... 460 Al R. Club Visits—Heston Air Park Slipstreams WATER. The. Sport Afloat The Way of Things ... LAND. The Grand Prix of the A.C.F. Rumblings The 12-60 Sports Alvis The...
THE A.C.U. Tourist Trophy races, run last month over the famous I.O.M. circuit, may be ranked among the finest events in the whole range of motor sport. A large number of motorists whose interest is...
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THE GRAND PRIX OF THE A.C.F. BUGATTI FIRST ALFA-ROMEO SECOND MASERATIS THIRD AND FOURTH. 4011IS CHI RON and Achille Varzi, driving together on one of the new 2,300 c.c. Bugatti racing cars, won the...
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k. umblings 1301111ERGES SUPPOSE that the day will come, in some distant millenium, when all the cars for a race will be ready in plenty of time, but it seems unlikely. It is certainly not current...
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THE 12-60 SPORTS ALVIS The First Famous Four. One of the most famous of these was the winning of the 1924 2(X) miles race with a slightly modified standard model against some very special racing cars...
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VIRA.GE EMOTIONNANT !
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GUISEPPE CAMPAR I and Tazio Nuvolari driving together on one of the new 2i-litre straight-eight Alfa-Romeos won the Italian Grand Prix which was run at Alonzo. on Sunday, 24th May. Second place was...
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HISTORY OF THE RACE. The first Italian Grand Prix was run in 1921 on the Brescia road circuit, and was won by Jules Goux on one of the 3-litre Ballots, which were so narrowly defeated that year by...
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Veteran Types TN an article which appeared in "MOTOR SPORT" some half a dozen years ago, Mr. Lionel Martin ascribed the first appearance of the real sports car to the introduction of the 30/98 h.p....
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THE 12-CYLINDER ALFA-ROMEO. The new 12-cylinder Alfa-Romeo racing car, on which Arcangeli met his death and which has already proved itself excptionally fast, is a really remarkable machine. Mounted...
THE SPORT ABROAD. The Grand Prix of Casablanca. ,ø( )IINT CZAIKOWSKI, driv ing one of the new 2,300 c.c. supercharged Bugatti racing cars with the double overhead camshaft engine, won the Grand Prix...
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rooldands Possibilities HE impossibility of holding road races in England is a fact so long and often bewailed that there seems at first little point in bringing up the subject again. Many have...
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THE GERMAN GRAND PRIX F,4eNTRIES at ordinary fees for the German Grand Prix which is to be run on the Nuerburg Ring on lqt,h July promise a large measure of success for this important race. In the...
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THE IRISH GRAND PRIX ONCE more we have to congratulate the M.G. Car Company for the fine performance put up by their cars. Following on the speeds achieved by the latest 750 c.c. model in the...
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THE IRISH GRAND PRIX. The Second Day's Race. THE second day's race, for cars over 1,500 c.c., will long be remembered as one of the most thrilling and closest struggles in the history of motor racing...
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eta /lewd THELIGHT CAR CLUB. DTAILE S have now been issued by the Club regarding the forthcoming 90-lap Relay Grand Prix race which is to take place at Brooklands on Saturday, the 25th of this month...
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The Editor invites Club Secretaries to send details of their fixtures, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this office not later than the 16th...
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THE OL D'OR THE big international races which figure as the most important events in the automobile calendar are seldom open to the participation of the ordinary amateur who cannot hope to compete on...
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AN ATTRACTIVE "HORNET" SPECIAL WHEN the Wolseley Hornet" was first introduced it was not anticipated that it would enter the ,sports car category. The fact, however, that its little six-cylinder...
CURRENT AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS INTERNATIONAL FIXTURES-1931 JULY. 4-5th. Belgium--24-hour Race for standard cars. 5th. Italy-Mont-Cenis Hill Climb. 5th. France-la Marne Grand Prix. 11th. Great Britain...
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Lui Arcangeli IT was with great regret that we had to announce last month the death of Luigi Arcangeli, the famous Italian driver, while practising for the Italian Grand Prix. Arcangeli had been...
THE RABASSADA HILL CLIMB ANOTHER SUCCESS FOR CARACCIOLA IN POPULAR SPANISH EVENT. THE Ninth Rabassada Hill Climb, which is the wellknown Spanish event held in the neighbourhood of Barcelona, was run...
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Caracciola (Mercedes) Wins the Eifel Race. THE Eifel Race, which was run On the Niirburg Ring on 7th June, over a total distance of forty laps of the circuit, or 312 kilometres, developed into a...
THE SPORT ABROAD. LOUIS SCHNEIDER, driving a Miller-built racing car called the "Bowes Seal Fast Special" won the nineteenth Indianapolis 500-mile race on Memorial Day, 30th May last. His time for...
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he Grand Prix of Geneva, 7 fri. P. H. WIN BY LEROUX AND HIS 13UGATTI. WHILE Achille Varzi was defending the Bugatti colours in Rome, Louis Chiron, the other crack of the Molsheim team, was due to...
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ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES European 10,000 Kilometre Trial. THE European 10,000 kilometre trial (May 22nd to June 6th inclusive), is organised by the German Automobile Club and covers...
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UPPER CYLINDER LUBRICATION.—Results of Tests. THERE has recently been a revival of interest in the problem of upper cylinder lubrication by means of fluids mixed with the fuel, and we have carried...
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RESULT OF THE SIXTH GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE. 1. Howe and I3irkin (Alfa-Romeo), 3,017 km. 654. Average speed 78.7 m.p.h. 2. Iv, nowski and Stoffel (Mercedes), 2,905 km. 139. 3. Rose Richards and...
THE GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE. VICTORY FOR EARL HOWE AND SIR HENRY BIRKIN ON THE ALFA-ROMEO, BEATING RECORD FOR THE RACE. AFTERNOON at le Mans on Saturday, 13th June, 1931. The thoughts of all the world...
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Riley Motor Club's 24-Hour Trial. FOR their 24-hour trial in Wales on July 3rd and 4th--one of the most ambitious trials ever attempted by a club whose membership is limited to one make of car—the...
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THE I.O.M. TOURIST TROPHY. THE JUNIOR RACE ON last year's form everyone was inclined to expect another Rudge victory in this year's Junior. In the I.O.M., however, victory is not easily gained or...
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THE LIGHTWEIGHT RAC THIS year the lightweight event, usually a comparatively calm spot in a hectic week of racing, changed its usual character and provided one of the best-fought and most exciting...
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THE SENIOR RACE Another Norton 147111 Island Lapped at SO THF, most arnazin.g performan,ce of the 1931 Tourist Trophy Races was undoubtedly J. H. Simpson's wonderful third lap in 28m. Is. at the...
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CLUB VISITS-11. HEST N AIR PARK. FJVERYONE who is in the least interested or remotely associated with flying, and particularly private flying, knows or has heard of Heston Air Park. It is safe to say...
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A BLACKPOOL OCCASION. ON the 8th of this mouth the Blackpool Aero Club will hold a flying meeting and display at the new municipal airport of Blackpool, Stanley Park aerodrome. The occasion promises...
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STREAMS Out of the Past. W V HOE was responsible for the organization of the flying meeting held at Hanworth last month is to be heartily congratulated for shaping a programme which was different—and...
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THE SPORT AFLOAT. T, HIS month is to be the most important in the racing man's calendar, for not only is there the Thames International meeting, but also the Bristol Yacht Club's long distance race...
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COUNTERACTING TORQUE REACTION. ANOTHER " WATERMOTA " INNOVATION. IT will be remembered that last month a description was given of the speed dinghy, " Miss Watermota," a craft with a history, and it...
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IH IE IR IE aad 1111-1 1E IR IE By eatnshaft" How Safety Glass was discovered. ri--1HIS month sees one of the most interesting motoring anniversaries—the 21st birthday of the filing of the safety-...
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