March 1938

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READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE 16 h.p. A.C. (from t he Barson Special), spreial crankshaft and rods, Martkat pistons, KE 965 veiyes, special large capacity Sump (steel), large...
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CONTENTS A Fiat Balilla Saloon 83 • • • The Colntore Trophy 85 "Fifteen Hundred" Formula 88 Continental Notes and News 91 The Trend of Design... ••• 93 National Influences on American Car Design •••...
HUSTLING TO THE COTSWOLDS A FIAT BALILLA SALOON PROVES ITS WORTH ON A QUICK TRIP TO INSPECT THE PRESCOTT HILL-CLIMB SITE AGLORIOUS March day coinciding with the pressing thought that so far we had...
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ALLARD-SPECIALS TRIUMPHANT ONLY TWO CLEAN PERFORMANCES IN THE COLMORE TROPHY RACE GUY WARBURTON, driving an eight-cylinder Allard-Special, won the Colmore Trophy in the annual event held on February...
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Enthusiasm in America Just over a year ago we published some notes and a photograph on. an O.E. 30/98 Vauxhall owned by Robert Lissick Heller Of New York, who had written for particulars of the...
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THE "FIFTEEN HUNDRED" FORMULA THE first full description of the revived li-litre Talbot of A. PowysLybbe, published in this paper last month, focused attention on the 11-litre G.P. Formula, and as...
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BROOKLANDS—MARCH 12th Spring must be here, for Brooklands opens again on March 12th. The combined . motor-cycle and car meeting starts at 2 p.m. and the usual admission charges apply. The car entries...
VETERAN TYPES AN extremely fine pre-war Mercedes has come to light at the Corsica Coachbuilding Shops at Cricklewood. It is owned by Capt. A. S. Belleville and is one of the legendary" Ninety" Mercs...
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Continental Note New The Racing Car of To-day . . . . Chief topic of conversation lately has been the Berlin Motor Show and the marvels of automobile engineering contained therein. Everyone who...
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INTERNATIONAL TROPHY RACE BROOKLANDS INTERESTING FEATURES IN REGULATIONS There is something new in the way of prizes for the J.C.C.'s International Trophy Race at Brooklands on May 7th. In races of...
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THE TREND OF DESIGN (PART 2) An article dealing with the progress that has been made in the design and production of racing cars during the past twelve months. II. RACING-CARS THER. is not a great...
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NATIONAL INFLUENCES ON AMERICAN CAR DESIGN ON February 1st, Maurice (They, late of Messrs. Rolls-Royce, Ltd., and now with Messrs. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., read his paper" National Influences on...
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etal/laced U.H. & U.L.M.C. The annual Cotswold Trial, which has earned a high place as one of the better trials embracing sensible hills and attracting a varied entry, was run off on February 6th...
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A JOINT EVENT COMBINED TRIAL OF GREAT WEST AND KENTISH BORDER CLUBS IN SURREY AND HANTS WHATEVER the outcome of the reform of reliability trials, now being deliberated by the clubs and by the R.A.C...
The Yorkshire S.C.C. has issued neatly printed Regulations appertaining to its Closed Trials, supplementary regulations governing each individual trial being sent out just beforehand. This is an idea...
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ROAD CIRCUITS NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL IN WHICH OUR CONTRIBUTOR WEIGHS UP THE PROS AND CONS OF ROAD-RACING CIRCUITS AMOTORING writer who has attended more motor-races on the Continent than most people...
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A Bentley Specialist IHAD the pleasure of paving another visit to McKenzie's premises behind Victoria Station last month. Just at present he is putting in a deal of work on Mr. Lycett's famous 8-...
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AN ANSWER BY MR. CLUTTON TO THE LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE FEBRUARY ISSUE," WHEN TRIALS WERE TRIALS" Sir, I have examined with interest Mr. L. A. Cowcill's formula for use in reliability trials, but I...
INFORMATION REQUIRED Sir, I should like some information regarding the 3-litre Speed Model Bentley. I am running one at the moment, and while I have no trouble with the car at all, I am wondering...
SPORTS CARS FROM TEN POUNDS Sir, Having noticed in the February issue of 1110TOR SPORT the large amount of space devoted to details of reconditioned old cars it prompts me to give you my own...
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CLUB FOR YOUNGER ENTHUSIASTS Sir, I have an idea of forming a club for the younger supporters of motor-racing. It is my intention to get together young men who reside in the South of London and...
Sir, I notice that in last month's correspondence columns one reader gives some very interesting details of his 14/40 sports M.G. He goes on to say that many bargains can be picked up in the breakers...
May I correct a statement in your interesting article " The Trend of Design" that "the 2-litre Frazer-Nash-B.M.W.s have an automatic free-wheel operating on the two higher ratios." The type 326 (9 ft...
VINTAGE CARS Sir, The articles on Vintage cars in MOTOR SPORT are most interesting. I wonder how many of your readers who read details of Mr. Powys-Lybbe'a Talbot4J4arracq remember the time when the...
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GERMANY'S CARS ON PARADE HERR HITLER OPENS THE BERLIN MOTOR SHOW: TECHNICAL NOVELTIES IN DESIGN ONE expects great things of a motor show in a country where motoring receives the enthusiastic support...
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ON MEETING THE M.O.T. SOME VIEWS BY WELL KNOWN EXPONENTS OF TRIALS SIJ1ESTORMING, even if it proves nothing and has a bad influence on the design of certain sorts of sports-cars, gives pleasure to...
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MEMORIES Strictly speaking, turning the leaves of an enthusiast's scrapbook is not a very satisfactory way of recalling motoring history, for very often important high lights may be missed. On the...
STABLE INFORMATION During his commentary on some slides, shown before his film "Motoring with Mercedes," at the Harrow C.C. Film Show on February 17th, George Monkhouse gave some hitherto unpublished...
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ALFA-ROMEO 1,750 e.e. supercharged twin-cam ALFA-ROMEO 1,750 e.e. supercharged twin-cam shaft, latest type big blower, special racing-type monobloc engine, sports 2-scater. black and chromium, Zeiss...
MAXIMUM SPEEDS REAL AND IMAGINARY Letter writers to the weekly motoring papers have very optimistic and childlike faith in the accuracy of their car's speedometers. If they had reason, as we do, to...
VETERAN C.C. RALLY AND HILL CLIMB The Veteran C.C. will hold its Tilburstow Hill Climb on April 9th, following lunch at the Clayton Arms Hotel, Godstone (twenty-one miles from London on A 22) at 12....
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A.B.C. 1928 rebored, self-starter, enclosed valve gear, palntv;ork and whole excellent, many spares. Oilers. Box No. 5.44. ALFA-ROMEO ALFA-ROMEO, 1-litre, 14.3, single cant, Carlton saloon,...
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