June 1941

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ALTHOUGH most motorists who are in receipt of supplementary fuel rations have recently received an appreciable cut in those rations, the outlook is by no means a gloomy one. As the basic fuel ration...
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[So we come to No. 10 of this Series—by Sub-Lieut. G. P. Shea-Simonds, R.N.V.R.—Ed.] I RESOLVED before starting to write this short history of my experiences to stick rigidly to the subject as...
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[In the April issue, R. C. S. Strachan suggested that the sports car is doomed to disappear from the new-car market. Mr. Lowrey's reaction to this theory was published in the correspondence pages...
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[A contributor recently suggested that American automobiles and Vintage motors were superior to our small sports cars. V. H. Tuson disagrees and here states the small car's case. How entitled he is...
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750 CLUB Attendance was as good as ever at the 750 Club's meeting at the Ashdown Park Hotel in May. This time members met for tea, and a brief communal run took place afterwards. Amongst those...
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Sir, It would be interesting to hear from any of your readers who have played about with the Type 40 Bugatti. My own (No. 40470, year 1929) purchased very much secondhand just before this war...
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A Road-Test of a 1939 Hillman 14 Saloon from Harold Radford & Co., Ltd. AS we have been taken to task in the past for testing and enthusing over Axis motor-cars, it occurred to us that it would...
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[We have put the case for the Scuderia method of joint ownership and a number of such organizations have been described. In this article J. R. A. Green, now 2nd Lieut., R.A.S.C., describes another...
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FEW enthusiasts can resist an opportunity to explore a hitherto undiscovered breaker's yard, although the chance of finding anything rare therein is a slender one nowadays, particularly if the scrap...
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Michael May's Stable BEING exiled in a part of the country which, in peace time, was not without motoring associations, it seemed a good idea to pursue some of them as a means of off-setting war-...
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That Capt. Cowell, now serving overseas with the R.A.S.C., was married recently to Miss Diana Carpenter. Cowell used to race the Winterbottom Alta and put up very fast road runs in a 2-litre sports...
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IN the May issue a correspondent asked for information about the Arab; Cyril Peacock, of Gwynne Eight fame, did likewise in 1937 and, several replies having come through, he thoughtfully sent them in...
MR. LAURENCE POMEROY Technical Editor of "The Motor," frequently and very rightly puts forward the advantages of the streamline form of fast car. A recent article of his on this subject led H. C....
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ROAD-TEST IMPRESSIONS OF A 4½-LITRE INVICTA WITH AN ESTATE BODY A VERY large number of cars of the utility-bodied sort is now in service, on military or civilian wartime duties. There is a very great...
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750 CLUB RALLY On June 8th the 750 Club, now under the sponsorship of Capon and Birkett, held a half-day rally at the Ely Hotel on Hartford Bridge Flats. The afternoon was devoted to a simple...

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