March 1948

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Another Amateur Driver—J.E.G. Fairman—Tells of His Experiences in 1947 Sprint Events with 2-litre G.P. Bugatti and 4 1/2-litre Bentley Cars. Pre-War experience with old Alvises, a blown B.N.C.. and a...
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Under the heading "Imported Horsepower" in Esquire for February we were pleased to read some complimentary remarks about British and Continental cars and to be told that "Foreign sports cars, like...
Guy Edwards has been appointed to succeed Mr. A.E. Perkins, for many years the Competitions Manager for Mobiloil, with whom he was closely associated last year and in pre-war days, mainly in...
The Buenos Aires Grand Prix, held over a tortuous 3-mile circuit in the city park, was a most interesting race. Last year Villoresi beat Varzi in two out of three of these races, so this time,...
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C. S. Burney recalls in an interview with Ralph Venables;—Throughout the whole history of motor-cycling, the Blackburn has had a reputation among proprietary engines second only to that enjoyed by...
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"Daimler-1896 to 1946," by St. John Nixon (Foulis and Co., Ltd., 42s.). A complete history of the motor industry would be an excellent thing to have, but the mind boggles as to how such a vast task...
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The Lobethal "50" and South Australian "100" Events New Year's Day saw road-racing resumed on the Lobethal Circuit after an enforced lapse of seven years. This circuit of 8.9 miles is situated in...
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by Major J.M.B. Dove This article is of particular interest in view of the fact that it may be possible to travel abroad again after May 1st. Two people on their allowance of £35 each, should be able...
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It comes as a decided shock to find that racing takes place in Germany at the present time, that two motoring journals are published there and that the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil Club has been...
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A 1922 T.T. Sunbeam by Cecil Chilton No single person has so completely dominated racing design in his time as did Monsieur Henri during the decade from 1912 to 1922. His admirers and imitators were...
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by "BALADEUR" BY the death of Ettore Bugatti, which was recorded in these columns in October, the motoring world has lost one of its most picturesque, best known and yet most enigmatic personalities...
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Unhappily, the Irish outlook is none too bright. Permision has been obtained to run the Ulster Trophy races on Methanol fuel or other uncontrolled spirit. This rules out the handicap race, and the...
The R.A.C. British Hill-Climb Championship, introduced last year, will happen again this season, if sprint events are possible in the British Isles. This time entrants must specify any four-events...
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All manner of interesting letters, photographs, documents and scrapbooks reach Motor Sport from time to time, rendering life just that much more pleasing as each is examined and digested. Some time...
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Formerly A.F. Rivers Fletcher organised his "Rembrandt" meetings on behalf of motoring enthusiasts stricken by the war : on February 14th he organised another of these gatherings, for motoring...
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We hear Flt.-Lt. Peter Pim, who runs a "Red Label" Bentley, encountered a fine 1909 Rolls-Royce towing a modern saloon, near Keswick. L.T. Booth writes in praise of the model-car construction kits by...
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Odd Things We used to complain that the motorist never got much publicity in the National Press, unless he was fined heavily or had an accident. But this grumble certainly does not apply in respect...
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On Easter Monday we shall get some motor-racing at all events, for the V.S.C.C. is running speed trials at Luton Hoo, near Luton, Beds, in aid of the National Institute for the Blind. An ambitious...
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A Letter from The Rt. Hon. The Earl Howe, P.C., C.B.E., V.D. Sir, I would like to congratulate Motor Sport upon the interesting report in your January issue of the Club Conference recently held at...

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