July 1948

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I.O.M. The Isle of Man races were excellent in every way and made us realise just what we have missed since Brooklands, Donington and the Crystal Palace have been occupied, respectively, by aircraft...
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At Stanmer Park. But his E.R.A. crashes beyond the finish. Poore's Alfa Romeo Runner-up. Cooper's Cooper "1,000" fastest unsupercharged car. Delays hold-up the meeting. A new course is always of...
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Correction In the final placings of the competitors in the J.C.C. Jersey race, R. F. Salvadori finished 7th and G. E. Ansell 8th. Our report, and certain other reports, mistakenly reversed these...
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The 2-litre E.R.A. makes F.T.D. in 37.89 sec. Poore and Gerard runners-up. Astonishing runs by John Cooper's Cooper 1,000. There is something about Shelsley Walsh that newer sprint venues lack. And...
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 Wonderful runs by the Cooper 1,000.   Class records beaten by Cooper and Whincop After the International Shesley Walsh Hill-Climb was over, many of the cars that had been there wended their way to...
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Sir, I was disgusted to see so many people walking about the paddock at Prescott on May 9th with dogs. Surely it is obvious to the most disinterested dog owners that the poor animals are terrified by...
Just prior to leaving for Molsheim and Unterturkheim before going on to Italy, Austria and Czechoslovakia  "Bunty" Scott-Moncrieff sent us a copy of his latest paper-backed book of short horror...
G.E. Ansell's E.R.A. had its internals lubricated with Essolube for the British Empire Trophy race, which it won, and ran on Dunlop wheels and tyres. This car and the next three finishers in this...
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With a move afoot to get back Brooklands as a motor course, our Fund to commemorate the building of the famous Weybridge Track by the late Mr. H. F. Locke King takes on a new significance. It is our...
Sir I do not know whether it is or is not the " done thing " for an author to reply to the reviewer of one of his books, but I have done so many " not-done-things " in journalism that another lapse...
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In these hard times many enthusiasts are busy rebuilding their cars in the hope of better days to come.  Consequently, this article, in which Wing Commander R.C. Symondson, A.F.C., M.A., tells how he...
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The Bradford, product of Jowett Cars Ltd., is really no mystery, for these sturdy vehicles are to be seen in increasing numbers on British roads, they are encountered on the Continent, and now they...
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An entry of 31 veterans and 29 Edwardians was received for the Veteran C.C. Rally and Speed Trials of June 19th. The speed event took place in the grounds of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst,...
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An interesting and well-organised S.S.C.C. International Meeting at Kinneil.  Rain spoils the second-half times. The second round of the R.A.C. Hill-Climb Championship was run off at Bo'ness on June...
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Surrey by Eric Parker. (Robert Hale "County Book" series, 15s.). Those who are interested in the countryside through which they motor, as well as in the cars they drive, will be glad to learn of the...
Radio contact in racing Sir, With reference to your mention on page 187 of the June issue in which you state that "This was probably the first race in which radio contact was established between cars...
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By "Baladeur" It is really extraordinary, as I remarked in these columns recently, how late Italy was in getting going as a motor car producer. And almost more extraordinary, I might have added, that...
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Public enthusiasm is such that many thousands of pounds in "gate" and parking fees are taken at each of our more important sprint meetings. In many cases this money is needed to replace that spent in...
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Ideals With but three miles free motoring a day (unless you are an unscrupulous business-motorist who has "swung" far more E-coupons than your business needs), British enthusiasts can be excused for...
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We hear... Richard Chichester and Major Lambton made valiant efforts to drive a 1923 American-built "Silver Ghost" Rolls-Royce home to England from Jerusalem, including flying to this country and...
Photo: The famous Leyland-Eight, the very advanced luxury car designed for Leyland Ltd. by J.G. Parry-Thomas, immediately after the Kaiser war.   It bristled with ingenious features and its...

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