March 1941

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THE enthusiasm of the motor sportsman has been put to a very severe test by the outbreak of war. On every hand there is proof that it has withstood this unfortunate test better, perhaps, than even...
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[We are pleased to announce that A. G. S. Anderson, R.A.F., and G. H. G. Burton, H.G., the writers of the following article, met as a direct result of the "Motor Sport" "Enthusiasts in the Services"...
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B.A.R.C. The Brooklands Automobile Racing Club has circularised members to the effect that the war-time subscription of one guinea per annum is again due. We all hope that racing at Brooklands will...
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[This, the ninth article of the series, is by C. W. Moss, the well-known competition driver, now in the R.N.V.R. He describes, from memory, the very large and varied number of cars he has owned, and...
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[In her covering letter Mrs. Hutchison informs us that she is not a motoring enthusiast, merely finding a car useful transport from A to B. But she is probably pulling the editorial leg. Judge for...
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[In last month's issue we took Douglas Tubbs to task for acclaiming the American automobile at the expense of British sports-cars. We promised not to edit his reply. Here it is.—ed. IN the February...
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INFORMATION BASED ON THE RESEARCHES OF V. H. TUSON, RELATING TO THE SPORTS BALILLA, BALILLA “I0/I5," AND TYPES 500, 509 AND 509a THE 995 c.c. 65 x75 mm. Fiat sports "Balilla" came to this country in...
We are indebted to V. H. Tuson for the accompanying notes, which follow on previous tuning articles relating to Austin, Alvis, Bentley, Delage, Frazer-Nash, Hotchkiss, Riley and Talbot cars. Anyone...
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Sir, I'm sure Mr. Douglas Tubbs is right in advocating the American car as distinct from the English sports-car, though perhaps the British "Ritz-carriage" beats both. My first friend with whom I...
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In which H. L. Biggs recalls some Marshall-supercharged cars with which he was associated, and which should be of considerable interest now that low tax and high efficiency are all-important. S. C....
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More Mark V, or a Study in Average Speed THE opportunity arose again, the other day to take out a Mark V 4¼-litre Bentley saloon, which was described very fully in last month's issue. Certainly an...
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Some facts about an almost forgotten marque, compiled by Peter Clark from information supplied by Sydney Neal, who used to be with the English concessionaires and is now the Aerolite Piston maestro....
We learn that a motoring-sport group has been formed by British prisoners of war in Germany, and that motoring books, photographs, etc., are requested. We have not yet been able to obtain the...
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Contributed by 2nd-Lt. R. S. G. Strachan, whose Second Senechal was more fully written-up in the issue of December, 1938 AN extremely ancient Morgan, so ancient, in fact, that its top speed was under...
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Heavy rain gave way to sunshine in time for the 750 Club's meeting at Ashdown Park Hotel on March 2nd. An excellent number of cars attended and lunch was a revival of pre-war motoring fraternising,...
THOSE who have experienced difficulty in keeping bearings in high-speed engines should find much to interest them in the report of the I.A.E. Research Committee on "Oil Flow Through Engine Bearings...
Expert drivers still have no really big jobs to do in this war—at least as civilians; while although the Army is industriously training vast numbers of drivers at special schools, knowledge of...
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The European war has left Indianapolis with the only important race in the world this year and international interest will be concentrated upon it. There are certain to be many foreign cars entered,...

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