June 1947

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We made speed Safer! People tour to-day at averages faster than those of some of the early road races and despite the present busy state of the roads they corner more quickly. These conditions are...
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Sydney Allard beats them all in his new car. Five Class records fall. Magnificent ascents by John Bolster. The weather was perfect at Prescott on May 11th and at this popular venue, set in beautiful...
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Cecil Clutton Reviews - "The 200 Mile Race"by W. Boddy (Published by the Grenville Publishing Co., Ltd., 15 - 17 City Road, London, E.C.1 Price 8/6 net). This book will appeal to different readers...
Bo'ness International Meeting With Raymond Mays a non-runner, George Abecassis stepped straight into the lead for the Hill-Climb Championship at Bo'ness. His "3.3" G.P. Bugatti set a record for the...
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[In March, 1940, we asked Cecil Glutton to outline the appeal of the vintage sports car, realising that war would inflate car prices and that many of our readers would have to turn to the older types...
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9th British Empire Trophy Race Supplementary Regulations are now being issued for the 9th B.R.D.C. International British Empire Trophy Race to be run over 40 laps of a 3 3/4-mile course at Douglas,...
Enjoyable event at Charterhouse School. Heal makes f.t.d. with the 1908 Hutton. The Rally section of this event was run on the excellent plot of allowing competitors to start from any place they...
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How Much and When? Laurence Pomeroy, M.S.A.E., had a very learned article in The Motor of April 30th entitled "When Can I Buy a Car?" With the aid of statistics he set out to investigate when the...
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Mid-Surrey A.C. and V.S.C.C. Grand Cup Trial This famous trial, in its austerity guise, was confined to hills around Pirbright, after starting from a puzzled village in that area. Michael May was the...
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The Jowett Javelin is an astonishing car and a credit to the British technician. At last we have a saloon car which can hold up its head when it encounters the Continentals. Realise that this very...
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There is an impression amongst motorists that when a car is fitted with a sports coil the gaps at the plug points must be opened wider than normal. The Lodge plugs company, however, point out that...
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As some readers may remember, I wrote a few notes on the Bamford and Martin side-valve Aston-Martin cars some few years ago, and, whilst my first s.v. car is still in the family it is not in my...
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Chiron Second —Mays Third. Sommer Does Best Lap at 91.28 m.p.h. Specially reported for Motor Sport by "Aramis" This first British-organised road race, although, owing to the peculiarities of our...
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Outstanding Newcomer We have waited a long time for the Jovvett Javelin. Now that details of it have become public property we find ourselves in no way disappointed. Indeed, it pleases us to discover...
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The Fund instituted by Motor Sport to commemorate the Brooklands Motor Course has got off the mark rather slowly. We hope that you will give this deserving Fund your support, so that the great work...
Monaco Ltd., of Watford, are exhibiting their light aero-engine and many motorracing photographs at the Watford Industrial Exhibition.
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We Hear Bernard Coulter informs us that the French motor paper L'Actualite Automobile, edited by Camille Lacome, has been revived. Coulter has a Type 40 Bugatti sans engine, into which he has fitted...
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We have received a letter from Mr. Leslie Wilson pointing out that the Shelsley Walsh hill-climb is run by the Competitions Committee of the Midland Automobile Club and that, personally, he is not...
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By "Baladeur" It was, I suppose, inevitable, as soon as Serpollet, Levassor, de Crawhez and the other pioneers of the Nineteenth .Century had successfully demonstrated the ability of the motor car to...
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Sir, With reference to your mention of a rating Riley "Redwing"; this was Vic Wallsgrave's competition car and was built by him largely from standard parts, with the exception of the chassis frame,...

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