June 1938

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READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE Anzani engine, s.v., one rod and piston missing, cheap Austin Seven, Zenith vertical carburetter, cylinder head gasket, new swivel pin bushes, 2 pair...
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CONTENTS The Broohlands Whitsun Meeting 203 Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb ... 205 Book Review—Motor Racing With Mercedes-Benz 208 The 16 h.p. Riley ... ••• 209 Continental Notes and News 211 The Talbot...
WHITSUN AT BROOKLANDS AN EXCELLENT MEETING WATCHED BY A BIG CROWD. "GOLD STAR" RACE WON BY ALTA. LOCKE KING HANDICAP WON BY ELGOOD'S SPORTS BENTLEY. R. L. DULLER BRINGS THE DUESENBERG HOME A WINNER...
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THE SHELSLEY WALSH RECORD STANDS FASTEST TIME AT MAY MEETING BY RAYMOND MAYS (E.R.A.). VERY FINE RUN BY BERT HADLEY (AUSTIN). ANTHONY HEAL'S REMARKABLE DRIVE MR. " SIIIT,L1414Y " WILSON, as we now...
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BOOK REVIEW MOTOR RACING WITH MERCEDES-BENZ Grand Prix racing is recognised as the highest form of motor-racing, and Grand Prix racing as practised by the present day German teams is—immense. In his...
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A FOUR TO THE FORE 90 M.P.H. WITH A PRIVATELY OWNED 16 H.P. RILEY IN THE WET AT BROOKLANDS AMONGST sporting enthusiasts a four-cylinder engine is nearly always popular. There is a certain feeling of...
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THE WELSH RALLY This year's Welsh Rally starts on July 20th from Cambridge, Cardiff, Chester, Harrogate, Leamington, London, Swansea and Torquay-. Competitors converge at Brecon and tackle the...
WHAT IS A SHELSLEY SPECIAL? Last Year, S. H. Newsome presented the Newsome Trophy for the fastest climb of Shelsley Walsh by a' Shelsley Special.", It was duly won by David Fry and the 1 ,097 c.c....
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Continermt&, Notes and. News Politics and Sport There is a growing and regrettable tendency, I find, for people to let politics enter into their consideration of motorracing as a sport. Several...
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THE STOUT HEARTED TALBOT TEN A SMALL BRITISH SPORTS COUPE CAPABLE OF A FINE PERFORMANCE WITH A FULL LOAD SINCE the Talbot Ten was introduced a few years ago, it has built up a reputation for...
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THE BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS July 2nd On July 2nd our most classic speed trial fixture, that of the old-established Brighton and Hove M.C. along the Madeira Drive, Brighton, is due to take place. This...
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Are. ...'•;21' Percy Maclure IHAVE seldom seen so much genuine enthusiasm as that aroused by Percy Maclure's hard-won victory in the J.C.C. International Trophy Race with the unblown oversize Riley....
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THE FIRST PRESCOTT MEETING ARTHUR BARON (2.3-LITRE BUGATTI) ESTABLISHES FIRST COURSE RECORD AT BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB'S NEW HILL-CLIMB VENUE. FASTEST SPORTS-CAR TIME BY SYDNEY ALLARD'S VI2 ALLARD-...
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THE GRAND PRIX DE L'A.C.F. 1938 A trip to the French Grand Prix, to be held on the Rheims circuit on Sunday, July 3rd, is being organised by Messrs. Thos. Cook & Son Ltd. The trip is specially...
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BRIEF SPECIFICATION Engine : Four cylinders in a narrow "V." Engine : Four cylinders in a narrow "V." Alloy construction with iron bores. 72 x83 mm. (1,632 c.c.). 46 b.h.p. at 4,000 r.p.m. 0.h....
THE LANCIA APRILIA TYPE 238 SALOON Wli only regret that we did not arrange to test the Lancia Aprilia Type 238 sooner, not only because it is a car of very considerable interest to readers of MOTOR...
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VINTAGE CARS Sir, "I am writing the following in the hope that it will interest " Countryman " and others. The twelve-cylinder 4-litre Sunbeam "was built in 1925 and was intended for short-distance...
SORRY! Sir, With reference to the photograph on page 195 of your May issue, of one of the Morgans on Hustyn," I venture to remark that the car actually is Alan Whiddington's Jensen-Ford. I am...
THE S.V. ASTON-MARTIN Sir, I was interested to read the article which appeared in the April issue of MOTOR SPORT on the side-valve AstonMartin, as I was recently fortunate enough to obtain an...
We welcome letters for publication in these columns. Letters intended for publication must be written, on one side of the paper only and they may be signed with a nom-de-plume, but the name and...
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etta Ati.4 THE BERKHAMSTED AND D. M.C. The Berkhamsted and D. M.C. deserves the greatest credit for carrying on, in this repressed age, the best tradition of the Aston-Clinton lull-climb days. Their...
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A NEW H.R.G. MODEL A new H.R.G. model is announced. It is based on the well known 11-litre Meadows-engined job, but is specially adapted for sports-car racing. The engine has raised compression-ratio...
SUCCESSFUL NEW RACE AT ANTWERP GOOD PERFORMANCES BY AND B.M.W. WIN PRIZES BRITISH DRIVERS. DELAHAYE THE decision of the good folk of Antwerp to run a motor-race on the outskirts of their city has...
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J. H. T. SMITH WINS THE SYDENHAM TROPHY RACE " BIRA " SECOND AND MACLURE E.R.A., AND UNBLOWN RILEY THE Crystal Palace staged another /nixed meeting on May 21st, mingling motor-cycles with motor-cycle...
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FORTHCOMING EVENTS Things are becoming very brisk from now on, and the following notes outline the circumstances of the more important events : Veteran C.C. Rally & Trial—June 18th Competitors...
THE TWO-SEATER PRODUCTION MODEL ALLARD SPECIAL Last month we announced exclusively the introduction of a production fourseater version of the Allard-Special. We are now able to add that S. H. Allard...
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EASY FOR MERCEDES-BENZ LANG WINS THE TRIPOLI GRAND PRIX FOR THE SECOND TIME ALL doubts as to whether the Mercedes-Benz were superior to the Delahayes were set at rest as a result of the Tripoli Grand...
THE N.W. LONDON M.C. LAWRENCE CUP TRIAL The classic N.W. London M.C. Lawrence Cup Trial on May 28th attracted forty-two cOmpetitors. The event was held on War Office land near Bagshot, thus obviating...
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ON BRITISH HIGH PERFORMANCE WE in this country have a curious habit of belittling our own -efforts. 'We Shout about the ways and achievements and productions of other countries to our own detriment....
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