June 1927

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CONTENTS. Editorial Notes ... ••• •.• 355 Great Racing Marques—" Mercedes" • • • 356-35d The Grand Prix D'Endurance 359 Sporting Events of the Month • 49 ••• • •• 360-364 " Here and There" 365, 384...
EDITORIAL NOTES. A Distressing Trend. AS keen motorists who take a delight in handling a car of lively performance, we view with distaste the increasing number of manufacturers who are pi °clueing...
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GREAT RACING MARQUES. IV .-MERCEDES. By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. FROM the days of the enormous cars which were nearly all bonnet, with huge outside copper exhaust pipes and chain drive, to the long period...
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The Grand Prix D'Endurance. ENTRIES having definitely closed for the le Mans 24hour race, it is revealed that there will be 28 cars in the race, made up as follows :—Bentley, Rolland S.A.R.A., Aries...
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SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH. THE ESSEX CLUB'S SIX HOUR RACE. THE Essex Club are to be congratulated on their enterprise in organising the first British race on the lines of the famous Grand Prix D'...
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SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH. LONDON'S FIRST ROAD RACE. Exciting Events at the Crystal Palace. IN,M . EROUS corners of varying "fastness ", several hairpins, ascents, descents and an almost uniformly...
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HERE AND THERE. SUCCESSFUL END TO RUDGE TEST. G. R. Butcher, who has been carrying out a test of a Rudge-Whitworth combination under A.C.U. observation, has now brought this to a successful...
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SPORTING CARS ON TEST: The 14 H.P. Sports Delage. By THE EDITOR BY the courtesy of Messrs. J. Smith and Company of Albemarle Street, we recently enjoyed a very interesting day out in a Sports Delage...
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TWO FAMOUS BREAKERS OF WORLD'S RECORDS.
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LIGHTWEIGHT TOURIST TROPHY RACE, 1927. Entrant. Machine. Driver. The Enfield Cycle Co. Ltd, 2.46 Royal Enfield C. S. Barrow The Enfield Cycle Co. Ltd. 2.46 Royal Enfield J. G. Burney The Enfield...
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THE TOURIST TROPHY RACES. A Review of the Races with Notes on Riders and Machines. ENTRIES for the Tourist Trophy Races have now finally closed with a total of 133 as against 141 last year. The...
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SPORTING MACHINES ON TEST. Tne 8 h.p. Royal Enfield and Sidecar. FOR many years the 8 h.p. Royal Enfield was regarded as purely a sidecar machine, in fact the bicycle was not marketed separately ; in...
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RACING NEWS. THE T.T. PRACTISING. Douglas, 1/6/27. THE practising for the T.T. races has now been in progress three days, and excitement in the Island is becoming intense. One thing has already been...
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RACING NEWS. THE TARGA FLORIO. By OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. RESULT. I. Emilio Materassi (2-litre Bugatti), 7h. 35m. 55s. (ay. 44.15 m.p.h.). 2. Count Conelli (1 -litre Bugatti), 7h. 39m. 5s. 3....

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