July 1962

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Contents:Page Matters of Moment: 497 Fixtures for July: 498 Whitsun Racing: 499 Belgian Grand Prix: 500 Monaco Grand Prix: 506 Continental Notes: 512 Readers' Car Survey: 517 Veteran—Edwardian—...
Grand Touring Cars Having conducted last month a lengthy Continental road-test of that fine British car, the Jaguar E-type, thoughts turned to that class of automobile that is deserving of the title...
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With a 2,000 guineas prize as the main attraction, the majority of Formula One drivers were to be found at the Mallory Park Circuit over the Whitsun holiday, and the entries for the B.A.R.C.'s Whit-...
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June 11th One of the richest races in Britain this year, the 2,000 Guineas at Mallory Park on Whit Monday for Formula One cars attracted some of the latest machinery but several of the cars which had...
June 11th In spite of lesser and more important fixtures in other parts of the country, a reasonably large crowd watched the Whitsun racing at Goodwood. Leading race on the card was the 21-lap...
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A fine win for Lotus Spa, Belgium, June 17th. The wonderful 14.1-kilometre circuit that runs between Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot, in the hills near Spa, needs little introduction to followers...
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A race of decimation Monte Carlo, June 3rd. Due to a shuffling of the calendar this year the Monaco G.P. was not the first Grande Epreuve, the Dutch G.P. already having been held, so that everyone...
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We referred briefly in May to these books on motoring in France, Spain and Switzerland, published by Arthur Barker. Having read them in detail I consider they deserve additional recommendation. They...
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These pages, as the name implies, usually refer to happenings on the Continent of Europe or such things as affect the Continent, but last month it was more than worthwhile to visit England in order...
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In this issue we are covering the Fiat 600, the Hillman Minx Series I, II and III, and the Sunbeam Rapier. Owing to space restrictions it has been found impossible to include the Vauxhall Victor as...
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A section devoted to old-car matters V.S.C.C. Beaulieu rally (May 27th) Rain did its best to wash out this annual event but vintage cars are not easily set afloat and the morning Concours d'Elegance...
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I have owned a 1935 "Chain Gang" Frazer Nash now for about eighteen months and during this time have reached the only logical conclusion—that there never was such an exciting and interesting car to...
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The Hudlass car Sir, My attention has been drawn by my grandson to the letter appearing in the current issue of Motor Sport over the signature of Mr. G. H. Walker, Southport, and headed "The Hudlass...
Why multi-cylinders? Sir, Why did designers in the Vintage period build small multi-cylinder competition engines ? The question is prompted by the Editor's invitation to "Meet the Twins," and by John...
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Road-test impressions of the Fiat 600D — Notes on the new Renault R8 and Simca 1000 The Fiat 600D Until the other day it had been a considerable time since I had driven one of the jolly little 4-...
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A challenge to VW? Although Ford has announced that the new Cardinal or Falcon Four will not be produced in America as originally planned, it seems likely that this newcomer will be made in Ford's...
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Belgian Grand Prix Monaco Grand Prix 1,000 Km. Nurburgring Whitsun weekend meetings Belgian G.P. At Last. - Jimmy Clark in the monocoque Lotus 25 seen here at speed on his way to win his first Grande...
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"The Mad Major," by Major Christopher Draper, D.S.C. 231 pp. 8,3/4 in. x 5,3/5 in. (Air Review Ltd., Letchworth, Herts. 25s.) Published to coincide with his 70th birthday, this autobiography of "The...
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"Very impressive in the wet" was one of John Sprinzel's major impressions after his 1,000-mile all-weather test of the Cintura and to check it he watched the performance of other tyres at a busy...
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May 26th This B.A.R.C. Sports-Car Meeting was an auspicious occasion, constituting the 50th of these meetings (formerly called Members' Meetings) in the Jubilee Year of the B.A.R.C. Unfortunately the...
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A tough Continental test of the fastest model in the Jaguar range When the Jaguar E-type was announced at last year's Geneva Show it aroused World-wide admiration and was an immediate success. So...
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The recent vintage car gathering at Monza was of outstanding interest and enjoyment and British participants did very well therein. Fiat Register members were liberally entertained by Fiat and the...
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Adenau, Germany, May 27th. THE A.D.A.C. 1,000-kilometre race, run over 44 laps of the famous Nurburgring, is fast developing a character of its own, in as much as it is becoming a super International...
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Formula One-60 Laps-150 Kilometres Taking place on the same day as the Dutch G.P., the race at Naples was an outing for private owners with Formula One cars, all the factories being busy in Holland....
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N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. - A 3.4 Jaguar MK. 2 after 31,000 miles Sir, The October 1960 issue of...

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