June 1934

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CONTENTS PAGE This is Progress ... 339 Records Fall at 13rooklands 340 Rumblings ... 345 Second Donington Meeting, The 349 Tripoli Grand Prix at 116 m.p.h. 332 Whitney Straight wins the International...
THIS IS PROGRESS. IT is an interesting speculation as to where progress in regard to speed will finally lead us. A few years ago the world's fastest land speed was 170 mp.h., attained by cars of...
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RECORDS FALL AT BROOKLANDS EARL HOVVE (BUGATTI) AND R. T. HORTON (M.G. MAGNETTE) RAISE FIGURES FOR MAIN CIRCUIT, WHILE SIR M. CAMPBELL (SUNBEAM), RAYMOND MAYS (RILEY), C. S. STANILAND (BUGATTI) AND L...
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WITIVI CUU AIDCILOGIES: It has occurred to us at different times that it might be a good idea to reprint extracts from the considerable number of enthusiastic letters received from our owners. There...
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Hard of Hearing. ASTUDY of pit-work during the International Trophy reminded me of a point which I have often noticed in this important aspect of motor-racing. This is what happens. A car comes in to...
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THE SECOND DONINGTON MEETING T. P. CHOLMONDELEY TAPPER (1i-LITRE BUGATTI) BREAKS LAP RECORD-GOOD DRIVING BY R. F. TURNER, A. H. L. ECCLES AND E. K. RAYSON-MANY "PROCESSIONS " BUT A GOOD 25-MILE...
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A GARAGE RUN BY EXPERTS IT is not often that a new garage is opened under such favourable circumstances as those which marked the inauguration of the Cresta Motor Company, Broadwater Road, Worthing,...
TRIPOLI GRAND PRIX WON AT 116 M.P.H. COLOSSAL SPEEDS ON THE MODIFIED MELHALLA CIRCUTT-FERRARI DRIVERS TAKE FIRST THREE PLACES-HAMILTON DOES WELL BEFORE RETIRING. THE Tripoli Grand Prix just had to be...
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FACTS ABOUT THE RACE. Organised by the J.C.C. and run at Brooklands Track on April 28th. Distance 100 laps. Length of lap varies with each group, according to its handicap. corners. corners. Previous...
WHITNEY STRAIGHT WINS THE INTERNATIONAL TROPHY AMERICAN DRIVER'S NARROW VICTORY OVER THE HON. B. E. LEWIS, BOTH DRIVING 3-LITRE MASERATIS -A RACE OF THRILLS AND EXCITEMENT-MANY CARS RETIRE WITH...
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A SPORTS CAR OF CHARACTER BEING SOME IMPRESSIONS GAINED DURING THE COURSE OF A WEEK END'S MOTORING wax A 1929 T.T. LEA FRANCIS. WHAT are the characteristics of a real sports car ? This question has...
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FOREIGN TOURING By T. G. MOORE. DURING the past few years many more motorists from the British Isles have been sampling the roads of the Continent than used to be the case, but there is still a...
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NO ENTRY FEE IN KLAUSEN HILL-CLIMB After a year's interruption, the Klausen Hill Climb has been revived, and entries will be confined to invited drivers. There is no entry fee, though if the cars...
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THE ENTHUSIAST'S IDEAL A New 1-1Litre Engine built specially for Fraser Nash. UNIQUE in its all-chain transmission with its lightning gear change and high power-weight ratio, the marque of Fraser-...
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS MOTORING FIXTURES FOR 1934. JUNE. 2nd. Southport M.R.C. Sand Race Meeting. 3rd. Course de Cote de Sezanne. France. 3rd. Internationales Eifelrennen. Germany. 5th. Grand Prix de...
THE ALPINE TRIAL, 1934 THE R.A.C. has been able to obtain a certain amount of advance information regarding this year's Alpine Trial. The Trial will start from Nice on Tuesday, 7th August, the two...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 6 cylinders, 65 mm. bore, 100 mm. stroke, capacity 1.991 c.c. Tax £16. One overhead camshaft. Coil ignition. Three S. U. carburetters. Gearbox : Four speeds and reverse...
THE 16-66 A.C. A FAST SPORTS CAR WITH UNIMPEACHABLE MANNERS. LE " poids, c'est l'ennemi " is the slogan of a famous Continental firm specialising in small cars, and the makers of the A.C. Ace have...
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LETTERS FROM READERS The International Trophy. SIK,—The Junior Car Club are to be congratulated on staging a fine race for the benefit of the public, but they cannot be congratulated on their...
THE SINGER "ELEVEN" A NEW LIGHT CAR OF ADVANCED DESIGN. INDEPENDENT front-wheel springing has such manifold advantages, especially on cars of short wheelbase, that the system must be widely taken up...
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1934 RACING CARS No. 7.--THE 2.8 LITRE BUGATTI IN 1932 the 2.3 double camshaft Bugatti and the 2.3 litre Alfa-Romeo enjoyed the distinction of being the two supreme European racing cars, and there...
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NEWS FROM THE U.S.A. LOUIE MEYER WINS ASCOT ROAD RACE AND OAKLAND 250-MILES CLASSIC WITHIN A WEEK— INDIANAPOLIS HUMS WITH PRE-RACE ACTIVITY. BY Our American Correspondent T. MERIVVETHER-SMITH THE...
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e4 /lewd MID-SURREY A.C. The Grand Cup Trial, held on Saturday May 5th, attracted an entry of 27 cars, of whom 23 were starters. The start took place at Ripley and the fu-st observed hill to be...
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FIRST E.R.A. RACING CAR COMPLETED RAYMOND MAYS AND H. W. COOK PLAN AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME. ALL British racing enthusiasts must have cherished a hope to see a team of cars from this country competing...
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EMPIRE TROPHY AN imposing list of entries, 51 in all, has been received by the B.R.D.C. for the British Empire Trophy, which takes place on Brooklands Track, on June 23rd. Here the nominations...
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Continental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS. Preparations for the Swiss G.P. ALTHOUGH hill climbs have been very popular throughout Switzerland for many years, road races over a fixed circuit have...
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Facts About the Race. Organised by the A. C. Marocain. Win on Sunday, May 20th. Length of lap (new course), 6 km. 370. Length of race : 382 km. 200.
Previous Winners. 1931 1,500 c.c. Scaron (Amilcar), 124 k.p.h. Unlimited, Czaikowski (Bugatti), 136 k.p.h. 1932. 1,500 c.c. Veyron (Bugatti), 112 k.p.h. Unlimited, Lehoux (Bugatti), 125 k.p.h.
SHELSLEY WALSH ENTRIES AN AUSTRIAN TEAM AND THE PICK OF ENGLISH DRIVERS. LESLIE WILSON, the energetic and popular Secretary of the Midland Automobile Club, has every reason to be satisfied with the...
THE GRAND PRIX OF CASABLANCA IN all respects the Grand Prix of Casablanca turned out to be a first-class race. There was a splendid entry of the latest cars, a record crowd, and Perfect weather. What...

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