June 1939

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READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE Alta ermine 9 lip. crankshaft, main bearings, camshafts, t lining wheels, cylinder head, sump etc., engine complete except for two lines, one eon rod...
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CONTENTS Mercedes Wins Eifel Race 164 International Trophy, The 165 New Hugattis, The 167 B.A.R.0 Whitsun Meeting 168 _Eaters from Readers 169 Rumblings 172 Club News 175 On Streamlined -Form... 177...
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ROUND and ROUND So much for the merry month of May . . . the disappointment of the new E.R.A. not starting in the International Trophy . . . the uncomfortably brilliant debut of the new Mercedes at...
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BUILT FOR SPEED EQUIPMENT THAT FULFILS ALL REQUIREMENTS YET COSTS SO LITTLE Speciarrernts to taw." Club Members; OVERALL SUIT (No. 207). Made in a really fine quality serge-finished drill of a...
MERCEDES WIN EIFEL RACE THE first clash between MercedesBenz and Auto-Union this year resulted in a win for the former when Hermann Lang won the Eifel Race at the Nurburg Ring on May 21st. It will be...
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ANOTHER BIG VICTORY FOR " BIRA " INTERNATIONAL TROPHY RACE WON AT 77+ m.p:h. ITALIAN CARS FIRST, THIRD AND FOURTH. THE BROOKE-SPECIAL SECOND. E.R.A.'s OUTCLASSED THE J.C.C. International Trophy Race...
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SUPPORT POR BIG CHANGES IN THE PERSONNEL: TRUSTEES CANNOT ACCEPT H. W. COOK'S OFFER AT PRESENT THE fate of the new E.R.A. still hangs in the balance, for the initial response to the British Motor...
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THE LATEST SPORTS BUGATTI BLOWN AND UNBLOWN MODELS TESTED AT THE MOLSHEIM FACTORY (The First part of this article was published in the May issue) Forward visibility was good in spite of a steeply...
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THE PERFECT HOLIDAY AT BROOKLANDS WOODING'S NEW TALBOT WINS LOCKE KING TROPHY RACE AT NEARLY 116 M.P.H. DELAHAYE SUPREME IN ROAD CAR RACE GLORIOUS sunshine gave a real holiday air to Brooklands on...
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A 1937 LORRAINE FOR DISPATCH this car was registered in Kent on May 6th, 1927, by the owner who lived in Lincolnshire. Thereafter, it was licensed in Lincolnshire every year until March 1934; it was...
orareA,a OF FRENCH VINTAGE Sir, As an owner for five years of a 1926 DISS Delage, I was interested to see your article on old Delages in the May issue. There are one Or two inaccuracies, however,...
THE NEW E.R.A. Sir, I would like to congratulate E.R.A.'s on their latest motor. I have never been an out and out enthusiast for these cars, in spite of their record, for I think that the Alta is...
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A MOTOR CYCLIST ANSWERS Sir, As a motor-cyclist and a reader of your journal, I pen this as an answer to your Club's News Author's query anent pillionriding. I have had a moderate amount of...
EMPHASIS ON ECONOMY Sir, Your article "Emphasis on Economy" interested me greatly, especially so because I am always on the look out for performance with very decided economy myself. A point that...
FROM HOLLAND Sir, My enthusiasm for vintage cars started with motor-cycles, about ten years ago. Being practically penniless then, I had to be satisfied by reading anything I could get about motor-...
THE FASTEST SPORTS CAR Sir, Discussions in MOTOR SPORT regarding the fastest sports-car seem to have centred round Mr. Lycett's 8-litre Bentley; the general opinion of the ex-Birkin blower 4-i, owned...
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Sir, HELP WANTED I wonder if any of your readers can put me in touch with anyone who has a Straight Eight Supercharged Front Drive Alvis as raced by this firm several years ago. I am, Yours etc., S....
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Big Stuff LOTS to intrigue as usual. at McKenzie's place at Victoria, revealed during a recent visit. First and foremost was " Mac's " own 4;2-litre Bentley, which won one race at the Crystal Palace...
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etta• /lewd .•••??1110.P VINTAGE S.C.C. This Club's next fixture is a hill-climb at Prescott on August 26th, but invitations have been accepted for Lewes on July 15th and Doniugton on August 12th....
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ON STREAMLINED FORM (Continued from the April Issue) PART III, RECORD-BREAKING CARS OBVIOUSLY, streamline reaches its greatest importance when a car is planned solely to achieve the highest speed...
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THE INDIANAPOLIS FIVE-CENTURY GRIND THESI4 lines are scheduled to appear in print two days after tl __it, Ft:snits of the Indianapolis 500 are known to the world. However, the following notes, will,...
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THE R.A.C. RALLY A GREAT SUCCESS FOR FRAZER-NASH-B.M.W. THIS year's R.A.C. Rally to Brighton was a success, even though Rally entries have decreased every year since 1932, when the original Rally...
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THE KENT & SUSSEX L.C.C. A VISITOR At Prescott we were pleased to meet again James Allison, home on a month's leave from India, and very happy to be back. Allison did very well at Club speed...
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" BIRA " THE QUITE INVINCIBLE VICTORIOUS AGAIN, AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. HANS RUESCH'S GREAT DRIVE. " BIRA'S " DELAHAYE WINS SPORTS-CAR RACE THE London Road Course opened its doors again towards the...
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ContolneirAta,_ Notes and News By AUSLANDER Miniature Mercs. Well, these Mercedes people have certainly given everybody something to think about. One expected that they would would eventually produce...
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QUITE DEFINITJELY ItINTILOIE SOME NOTES ABOUT A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD, 28195 MERCEDES RATHER an unusual Mercedes has recently been purchased by a keen reader, George Frost, of South Ealing. Said to be...
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NEW MERCEDES WINS AT TRIPOLI S0 the Germans did it after all ! When the R.A.C.I. decided to make the Tripoli Grand Prix a 1,500 c.c. race, little did they realise that Mercedes would produce—like a...
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MACLURE'S BLOWN RILEY IS FASTEST AT PRESCOTT SYDNEY ALLARDS' V8 BREAKS THE ONLY RECORD. A SLIPPERY COURSE HEAVY rain showers made Prescott sinuous course very slippery on the occasion of the Bugatti...

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