March 1931

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g/12 A Well-Merited Honour. the land speed record was once more raised further from possible attacks by other countries, with the amazing speed of 246.08 m.p.h., the whole country was in praise of...
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CAMBRIDGE AT BRANCHES PARK. Varsity club's Successfu' 1 Speed Trials. events on the road are such a rarity in these days that it was a real treat to get up to an affair like the Cambridge Auto Club's...
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k.umblings DonttERGEs A AST month I suggested that this season would see not a little competition in the 750 c.c. class, but few people can have expected that the scrap would have commenced as soon...
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Riley Monaco "Special." Popular 1,1 10 c.c. Car of High Efficiency. HEN Mr. Leverett set the seal on the British successes in the Monte Carlo Rally by winning the 1,100 c.c. class on his Riley, yet...
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A One-make Trial -Good Entry for M.G. Club Event M.G. Car Club, which is steadily increasing in membership, held its first trial last month, the event taking the form of a half-day affair over a very...
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The Choice of a Road-Race Course. There is Much to be Done Before a 131.(1 Race is Run. time to time one reads in the correspondence columns of the motoring press suggestions that it would be a good...
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MID -WINTER AT MONTLHERY. closely upon Campbell's feat at Daytona and the success of British cars in the Monte Carlo Rally, Messrs. E. A. D. Eldridge, G. E. T. Eyston and P. Brewster have added...
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GREAT RACING MARQUES MORS 133, E. K. 11. KARSLAKE. all the great marques whose names have faded from the \motoring world, there is none which must distress the enthusiast so keenly by its passing as...
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Another Speedway for Great Ii ritain ? interesting scheme for the construction in the Isle of Man of an eight-mile speed track and other tracks suitable for road race courses was brought forward a...
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TRYING A " SECOND-HANDER " 11.—A TWO-LITRE 1928 SPORTS FOUR SEATER LAGONDA W E have often heard people laying down the dogma that one should never buy a second-hand sports car, and although the...
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MARCH, 1931 FOR THE AMATEUR The Owner's Worksho 1 * Nthe last article of this series there was a hint that it was time I considered the matter of working on • engines, which many amateurs are apt to...
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0.14J liett4 THE JUNIOR CAR CLUB. Sir Arthur Stanley was unanimously re-elected president of the Junior Car Club at the annual general meeting, which took place at the RA.C. recently. The Council was...
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The Story of Streamlining. How Science and Design have Overcome Wind-Resistance in the Quest /Or Speed. the course of extensive experiments carried out in the Polytechnic School in Berlin before the...
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all the names connected with motor racing since the beginning, that of Malcolm Campbell stands out as representing the triumph gained by perseverance. Although having longer motor racing experience...
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THE EVOLUTION OF THE INVICTA. The ,Storr o/ a Car's Advance to Fame. history of a sports car is a history of individualism. In other branches of industry the attainment of an ideal is always subject...
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THE SPORTS INVICTA. CONVINCING TRIAL RUN OF THE ACTUAL MONTE CARLO WINNER. HEN Invicta cars came to the 1931 Show with the new low chassis 4i-1itre, the most blasé of motorists were ready to admit...
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ITEMS OF INTER1-4,ST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Diesel Car at Daytona. a private cable to Messrs. C. C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Mr. C. L. Cummins, the well-known American engineers announces that in the...
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Handicapping. Great Britain holds the World's speed records for land, air and water and I am not alone in believing that this speed supremacy is of immense value to our motor and engineering trade....
The Starting of Outboard Engines. With reference to the comments. made by " P.M." in your February number under "Sport Afloat" it isstated regarding electric starting outboard engines, that no...
Those Push Bike Rear Lights. Your correspondent "Searchlight," of Birmingham, has acted for the public's good by urging that cyclists should be compelled to carry rear lamps. When he says, however,...
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Us HAVE REAL AIR RACE is a peculiarity of the human mind that the value of things is enhanced in recollection with the passing of time. We talk of "the good old days " in referring to events that may...
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The Autogiro. almost any sphere, anything which breaks away from common or garden practice is inevitably faced with an uphill fight against a powerful feel ing of ,conservatism. This fear of the...
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Gliding Gossip and News T month some reference was made to an interesting all-British intermediate glider, known as the "Scud." This machine represents a clear breakaway from orthodox practice in...
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THE SPORT A FLOAT long Mr. Kaye Don will be taking out "Miss England II" for his attempt to raise the late Sir Henry Segrave's record, which stands at 98.7 m.p.h. While he is preparing for this...
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PREPARING YOUR OUTBOARD. SOME NOTES ON HULL TREATMENT. With an outboard motorboat outfit, " tuning " the hull is every bit as important as tuning the motor, because the skin friction of the boat is...
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11-1 IE 1k IE and 111H 1E IR IE _By -arnsitaft" Triplex History. I IDDEN away amongst the multitude of wordy clauses in the much-discussed Regulations concerning the Construction and Use of Motor...

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