July 1937

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French G.P. Le Mans ••• iv L.C.C. Relay Race 282 1. 0. M. T.T. ... 284 16/8o h.p. A.C."Ace" Two-Seater, The 286 Continental Notes and News... 289 J.C.C. Monopolises Broalands 291 The Nuffield 'Trophy...
WALK-OVER FOR TALBOT AND RILEY AT MONTLIARY ONE-SIDED VICTORIES IN FRENCH GRAND PRIX AND COUPE DE LA COMMISSION SPORTIVE The efforts of the A.C.F. to make the French Grand Prix more interesting and...
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CLASS RESULTS 8,001-5,000 0,0. 1. Bugatti (J. P. Wimille ; R. I3enoist). "". Delahaye (J. Paul; Mongin). S. Delahaye (R. Dreyfus; H. Stoffel). 2,001-8,000 c.c. 1. Pelage (de Valence ; Gerard). 1,501-...
LESSONS OF LE MANS AFTER-THOUGHTS OF THE GREAT FRENCH 24-HOUR RACE The 1937 Le Mans race will be remembered vividly for many things : for the magnificent performances by the winning cars and for its...
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FIRST RACE VICTORY OF MORGAN 4/4 R. CAMPBELL WINS ULSTER TROPHY RACE AT FASTEST AVERAGE BY A. CONAN-DOYLE 53.73 m.p.h. (BUGATTI) Yet another excellent Irish road-race has come and gone. The I.M.R.C.'...
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FASTEST RELAY RACE EVER WON BY AUSTIN TEAM ONLY TEN TEAMS IN THE FIELD. M.G. SECOND AND FRAZER-NASH THIRD The Relay Race at Btooklands, originated by the Light Car Club in 1932, is a really excellent...
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LEINSTER TROPHY RACE For this race over the improved Tallaght-Templeogue-Old Bawn circuit onJuly 17th entries as we close for Press include Ivo Peters (Alfa-Romeo), Lt. -Corn. Murray-Edwards (...
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THE T. T. MOTOR-CYCLE RACES JIMMY GUTHRIE WINS jUNIOR RACE FOR NORTON AT 84.43 M.P.H. O. TENNI WINS LIGHTWEIGHT RACE FOR GUZZI AT 74.72 M.P.H. F. L. FRITH WINS SENIOR RACE FOR NORTON AT 88.21 M.P.H....
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BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : Six cylinders, 65 x 100 mm. (1,991 c.c.) 15.7 h.p. Tax £12. Five-bearing crankshaft. 0.h. camshaft valve actuation. Coil ignition with hand control. Pump and fan cooling...
THE 16/80 h.p. A. C. "ACE" TWO-SEATER A REFINED CAR WITH EXCELLENT LINES AND VERY GOOD PERFORMANCE In this country a steady demand fortunately still exists for hand-built sportscars of considerable...
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Continental Notes and News Alfas to Try Again The failure of the twelve-cylinder Alfa-Romeo to check the steady stream of Mercedes-Benz and Auto-Union victories has been a bitter disappointment to...
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THE J.C.C. MONOPOLISES BROOKLANDS A VERY SUCCESSFUL MEMBERS' DAY ON JULY 3rd The J.C.C. Members' Day at Brooklands, with its two " One Hour" HighSpeed Trials to a stiff series of schedules over the "...
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IE. R. A. s 1-2-3 P. G. FAIRFIELD'S FINE WIN IN THE NUFFIELD TROPHY. AUSTIN TEAM'S BAD LUCK " Who will win the Nuffield Trophy ? " " An E.R.A., I suppose " were the question and answer before: the...
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WHY NOT A MOTORING GARDEN PARTY? On May 9th, at Heath Row Aerodrome, the Royal Aeronautical Society held their annual :Garden Party, attended by almost everyone who is anyone in British Aviation. In...
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A PALLADIUM CAR Sir, I was particularly interested in the paragraph headed " Vintage " in Rumblings of last month's issue of the MOTOR SPORT. The evening before I bought my copy I returned to town in...
Sir, I feel that I must 'agree with " Spectator " who advocates motor-cycle racing for beginners in the motor-racing game. There is no doubt that one learns a tremendous amount from high-speed motor-...
ON GETTING INTO THE GAME Sir, Your correspondent " Spectator " and perhaps others may be interested to know that some enthusiasts here have formed a body, called " Capa " after the initials of its...
Sir, May I correct an error that you have made twice in your otherwise excellent paper. That is your report "Whitehead driving Walker's E.R.A." when it is actually vice versa. For this I can vouch as...
The author of the article which appeared under this heading in the May issue— W. Boddy—thanks the correspondent who writes in this number to the effect that racing on motor-cycles can be a very good...
THE WORLD'S FASTEST TOURING CAR Sir, I have been watching the "World's Fastest Touring Car" correspondence which has appeared in your columns with some interest and feel it only fair to ourselves to...
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SLEEVE VALVES Sir, I wish to thank 1Vr. R. P. G. Jones for another interesting (though sesquipedalian) letter. I have read and noted every word. I am however grieved to find that he has either missed...
THE CORK RACE Sir, I am a very enthusiastic reader of MOTOR SPORT, one of the only periodicals which deals with the sport correctly except in a few instances where technical errors are made. The ones...
Sir, The interesting Editorial in your May issue suggests the hope that MOTOR SPORT might not be adverse to the subject of professionalism being ventilated in its columns. If this is so, it might be...
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etta /1.4 MID-SURREY A.C. The final results of the Grand Cup Trial run off in May have been amended and now read as follows : RESULTS Sopwith Cup for Best Performance : E. H. Goodenough (M.G.)....
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Amilcar, A.C., Ansaldo, Senechal, VernonDerby, Marlborough, Salmson, Invicta, Bugatti, Hispano and other owners who would like to join ? Quite recently we saw 0.M., Diatto, Palladium and several...
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UNITED HOSPITALS AND UNIVERSITY OF LONDON MOTOR CLUB A total of forty-one cars making 122 entries in the eight races and ideal weather combined to make the meeting one of the most successful the Club...
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he Editor invites Club Secretaries to send details of their fixtures, sporting and socialtfor publication in these columns.
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A SPECIAL TRIALS FORD V8 A VERY HIGH-PERFORMANCE OAR BUILT FOR A CLIENT BY S. H. ALLARD No trials. car has caused quite such a sensation of recent years by reason of consistently successful " pot "...
■ Mr••■■••■ ON THE OPENING OF THE SOUTHERN ROAD CIRCUITS When this article was written for the May issue the author stated that the attendance figures at Brooklands on May 1st had not been issued....
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A 3-LITRE STRAIGHT EIGHT BALLOT Time was when the discovery of Veteran Types to be included in this series in MOTOR SPORT involved laborious search by ," Baladeur " for the whereabouts of these :...
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It was refreshing to find a trial run in the old style when the twelfth annual Brighton-Beer event was held by the Brighton and Hove M.C. On June 20th. Competition tyres and solid axles were barred,...
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A RECORD INDIANAPOLIS SOME DETAILS OF AMERICA'S CLASSIC " 500 " There is something unusually attractive about a ,race which carries on, year after year, with the same track and distance. The...
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THE SECOND LEWES MEETING FASTEST TIME BY ALTA The sun shone beautifully for the Kent and Sussex L.C.C.'s second 1937 meeting at Lewes, for which the electrical-timing apparatus functioned and a good...
THE SILVER SPRINGBOK TROPHY MEETING A very successful meeting was held at the Lord Howe Circuit on the outskirts of Johannesburg recently. This is a very tricky course and gives motor-cycle and motor...
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Very Scientific Some excitement apparently was occasioned at Donington on the occasion of the Nuffield Trophy Race, by the appearance of the " gas-meter " operated by Kesterton of S.U. Carburetters....
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ODD SPOTS Amongst the latest owners of the H.R.G. is E. K. Farley, who formerly drove in trials with a Singer. His car has the new bodywork with separate bucketseats. H.R.G. owners are multiplying...
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MASERATIS BEAT PRIVATE E.R.A.s CONFUSION AND QUARRELS AT FLORENCE. "ROUND THE PARK" AT MILAN Hailed as the "First Fifteen Hundred Grand Prix/' the much-vaunted race at Florence was marred by some...
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ROSEMEYER'S MAGNIFICENT VICTORY OVER THE MERCEDES-BENZ TEAM. WINS BY 50 SECONDS OVER CARACCIOLA. A. F. P. FANE MAKES NEW LAP SPEED RECORD FOR SPORTSCARS, IN FRAZER-NASH B.M.W. RACING AT THE NURBURG...
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J.C.C. 200-MILE RACE THE Readers of this paper will not need to be reminded that the J.C.C. revived the classic 200-Mile Race last year, staging it for the first time up at Dollington. After the I.O....
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LET'S GO MOTOR BOATING By "PROP SHAFT" There was a time not so long ago when the possession of a motor-car was the outward and visible sign of wealth or that its owner belonged to the leisured...

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