March 1949

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The Monte Carlo Rally Congratulations are due in full measure to the International Sporting Club for so ably organising this year's Monte Carlo Rally — the first since the war. Proof that this...
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Convincing Hotchkiss Victory. Bristol Placed First of the British Cars. Good Showing by Jowett Javelin, Allard, Ford, o.h.v. Simca and rear-engined Renault entries. The Monte Carlo Rally, held last...
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Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Spring Half-Day Trial Held on January 14th, the results were: M.C.C. Cup: K. Burgess (Allard). First-Class Awards: G. Best (M.G.), A. Faulkener (Mercury), C. C. Evans (Daisy...
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A Very Attractive Town and Country Saloon on a Famous Chassis Last month we were able to spend a day trying and luxuriating in a Mk. VI 4 1/4-litre Bentley "Countryman." The "Countryman" body is made...
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"More Wheelspin," by C. A. IV. May (Foulis, 8s. 6d.) This is a welcome sequel to May's earlier book about the trials-driving experiences of himself and his friends, "Wheelspin." "More Wheelspin"...
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Peter Clark's Very Promising, Standard-Vanguard-engined Single-Seater We mentioned in "Rumblings" in the February issue that a 2-litre Formula II H.R.G. was nearing completion at Tolworth, and having...
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by "Baladeur" The name of Marius Barbarou is not, it would seem, as well known in this country as it ought to be. Indeed, so much is this the case that, when English commentators have occasion to...
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Impressive Prototype of New Cooper Sports Two-seater and — Some Notes on the Racing Coopers "Motor Sport" has been preaching for some time the desirability of developing small or medium-sized sports...
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A Refined, Comfortable Car, Effortless to Drive and Offering American-Car Acceleration to High Speeds from 2 1/4 litres, with Commendable Economy A week-end when we had to "cover” different events in...
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It is good news for Austin Seven enthusiasts that the Alta aluminium cylinder head, which was in such demand before the war, is to be put on the market again. These heads produce increased power and...
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by Ray Brock We of Motor Sport are believers in the achievement of high performance by weight reduction and streamlining. But this entails a new conception in coachbuilding. Consequently, we are glad...
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"Brooklands" —Volume II The large number of readers who have been enquiring when the second volume of "The Story of Brooklands," W. Boddy's comprehensive history of racing at the famous track, is to...
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Three different people engage in the same investigation
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We Hear Birkett motors in what appears to be normal 1928 Austin Seven "Chummy," except for outsize rear tyres, until the bonnet is opened, when a downdraught carburetter, four-branch exhaust manifold...
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A Consideration of the Characteristics, Good Features and Failings of Some Classic Machines Part II 1926 This series was commenced, last October, for two main reasons, the first being that the...
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Those who are faced with derusting problems, even seemingly impossible ones, will be interested in the astonishing restoration processes accomplished by Derustit Ltd. We are given to understand that...
We have been notified that the Iota 500-c.c. racing car, conceived originally by Dick Caesar and closely resembling the famous Freikaiserwagen in its Silverstone guise, is to be sold as a production...

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