June 1957

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The Great Insurance Grab As if the cost of motoring isn't high enough already, the "tariff" insurance companies will increase private-car and commercial­vehicle premiums from the first of next month...
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A Race of Misfortune Monte Carlo, May 19th. Due to the short twisty nature of the circuit the number of starters for the Monaco Grand Prix was limited to 16, but in order to make sure of getting a...
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Being the first European Classic Grand Prix for this year the Monte Carlo race saw the factory teams well prepared as regards cars, engines, experiments and so on. The Scuderia Ferrari had six cars...
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Some notes on the famous Coventry firm and a description of the new Jaguar XK150 The title does not refer to the several occasions on which Jaguar cars have appeared on TV. It refers to a quick visit...
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The S.W. Centre of the B.A.R.C. was unlucky on the occasion of the 14th Brunton Hill-Climb, for torrential rain put paid to record speeds and put the timing apparatus in a dour mood. It takes more...
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Our starting time was 5.37 a.m, and our number 537, the last car to start in the 1957 Mille Miglia. For the previous three mornings we had been out on a practice run from Brescia to Padova, leaving...
Ferrari Sweep the Board Once Again Brescia, Italy, May 12th. As with many big motor races, the 1957 Mille Miglia resolved into a straight fight between the Scuderia Ferrari and the Scuderia Maserati...
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Not only is the Volkswagen one of the world's best-selling cars, it is also the one most frequently discussed in the World's Press. One of the latest references to the German beetle appears in the...
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I. Ireland (Lotus) leads M. Charles (Jaguar-D) by one point in Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest A considerable attendance and a dry track until the last race contributed to a good...
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Behra Gives a Fine Demonstration Run Pau, France (B.P.), Easter Monday. Last year was the first occasion since 1935, apart from the war years, that the Pau Grand Prix did not take place, and the...
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" 'The Motor' Year Book, 1957," edited by Laurence Pomeroy, F.R.S.A., M.S.A.E., and Rodney Walkerley. 248 pp., 10 in. by 7½ in. (Temple Press Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, London, E.C.1. 17s. 6d.) Once...
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The Series-MGA Coupe Constitutes a Safe Fast Car, with First-Class Handling Qualities, Excellent Brakes and Decidedly Useful Performance It was Motor Sport's pleasure during April to carry out a...
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On April 23rd the two works Ferrari drivers, Collins and Hawthorn, presented themselves at Modena to drive the new FII Ferrari for the first time. The third member of the G.P. team, Musso, should...
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A Ferrari Test Run Naples, Italy, April 12th. Wth races crowding on top of each other, Naples suffered from the lack of factory support from Maserati, just as Pau had lacked Ferrari support the week...
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Once again it was the Scuderia Ferrari who provided the main mechanical interest at Naples, for, as last year, they brought along some very interesting experimental cars. Carried in one of their...
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Celebrating Success On May 3rd a luncheon was held at the Hyde Park Hotel, London, by the Standard Motor Co., Ltd., to celebrate the rally successes of the Triumph TR3 drivers J. Waddington, F....
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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters The outstanding vintage-car fixture this month is the V.S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting (the second this year organised by this club) which takes place on June...
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Sir, Being an interested reader of your journal, especially the vintage section, I find these articles most absorbing. I am 62 and have held a licence since 1912, so some of these articles have...
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The recent spate of Grand Prix races, with Pau and Naples in the same week, caused something of a stir among the regular runners in the "Continental Circus." It is so often easy to overlook the...
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N.B. – Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them. – Ed. Are Tubeless Tyres Foolproof? Sir, Having read the letter from H. A....

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