July 1953

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BRITAIN'S SPORTS CARS A special article in this issue reviews the sports cars made in Britain - and by sports cars we do not mean necessarily the fastest cars on the market, but genuine open 2/3-...
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Magnificent Victory by Jaguar – All Records Broken Le Mans (Sarthe), June 14th. The Le Mans 24-hour race carries with it more tradition and history than any other event in the minds of most people...
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The 750 M.C. held its driving tests for the Bellamy " Breadboard " Trophy, which it contests with the Hants & Berks M.C., on new ground between Aldershot and Fleet. The location was practically...
The Allard Owners Club obtained the use of Goodwood for its annual speed trials and Concours d'Elegance. Thirty-two cars competed, divided into standard saloons and coupés, ditto but nonstandard,...
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Alberto Ascari wins as Ferrari maintain their dominance with another 1-2 The Dutch Grand Prix held on the twisty Zandvoort circuit was the first European race to count for the World Championship and...
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by "CARROZZINO" Without any manner of doubt the big happening of the past month was the T.T., the outcome of which contained many surprises and many disappointments. This year the T.T. was truly...
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The Editor takes stock of current productions from a country where such cars "come naturally" "They arrived in a light, open sports car: the car of the age, the car of youth." - From an article by...
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WHAT THEY COST Car Dellow Mk. II ... M.G. TD Midget Triumph Sports Morgan Plu s Four Jowett Jupiter Mk. IA Allard Palm Beach Consul H.R.G. 1,100 ... Austin-Healey Hundred Allard Palm Beach Zephyr 11....
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Great B.R.M./Ferrari Battle ALBI, FRANCE, May 31st. The idea behind the Albi meeting this year was to try to incorporate all types of Grand Prix racing, past, present and future, represented by...
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Coronation Year is touring-year and to mark this two useful maps of Britain have reached our offices. One is the Daily Express "Roadfinder." the chief feature of which is that it covers Britain in...
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WE HEAR - Betty Haig, noticing an M.G. Magnette referred to in a MOTOR SPORT advertisement as a "special, similar to Betty Haig's." hastens to assure us that her NE Magnette, one of a team of six run...
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Reliability lets the Maseratis down, handing a ninth consecutive victory to Alberto Ascari and Ferrari The circuit of Francorchamps, in the south-eastern corner of Belgium, is one of Europe's fastest...
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A SPRINT SPECIAL F. M. Wilcock, who ran the Percy Lambert Talbot replica at last year's Brighton Speed Trials, is building a truly exciting car for the next event of this sort. Into a chassis of his...
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The Veteran Car Club's Hyde Park-to-Windsor Rally (June 7th) THE V.C.C. Coronation Rally was indeed a memorable occasion, An entry of 220 vehicles was secured, ranging from E. S. Berry's 1895 4-h.p....
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EIGHT CLUBS SILVERSTONE MEETING Full Programme of Races Expeditiously Completed (JUNE 6TH) THE Eight Clubs' organisation—Hants & Berks, Harrow, Cernian, Chiltern, 750, Lagonda, Lancia and A.C....
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CONTINENTAL REPORTS By our Continental Correspondent. Xth GRAN PREM:I0 NAPOLI NAPLES. Sunday, May 10th. WHILE Hawthorn was upholding the Ferrari honours at Silverstone, the " giants " were practising...
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LETTERS from READERS N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and "Motor Sport " does not necessarily associate itself with them—Ed. CITROEN FANS FORWARD! Sir, I am writing this letter...
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229 WEST END LANE, N-W•6 'PHONE HAMPSTEAD 3 4 3 NOTICE.WE ARE STILL SEEKING GOOD SPORTS CARS AND WILL BE PLEASED TO HEAR OF ANY FOR SALE HIRE PURCHASE AND IMMEDIATE INSURANCE. OVERSEAS INQUIRIES...
AUTOMO LTD. OF HAMPSTEAD ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II Continental touring saloon hy Thrum, & Abberley. Black, with brown leather interior. Jost overhauled by Rolls repairer, whole car is in immaculate...
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GROSVENOR 1188 SIMMONS GROSVENOR 2635 offers from a varied stock of distinctive sports and Rolls-Royce carriages ROLLS-ROYCE 21.6 Replica, Chassis No. GFN 22 (1940) 4-door drophead coupe by Southern...
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WANTED 3-LITRE LAGONDA, Alfa, or similar, in exchange for 16/80 Lagondu saloon in excellent condition. Fitted with 2-litre engine. Townsend, 90, Mayfair, Tilekarst, Berke. [8687 ZEISS HEADLARVGLASS,...
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