March 1962

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THE MONTE CARLO RALLY The rather dull Monte Carlo Rally is now fading into history but betfore it becomes entirely an event of the past we must congratulate Carlsson on winning outright in a 2-stroke...
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In a few short weeks we will once again be thrust into another racing season, probably the busiest the sport has ever known. With this in mind we posed the following questions to four of Britain's...
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Realising that the Monte Carlo Rally would not last much longer if last year's fiasco was repeated, the Automobile Club de Monaco modified their rather unfortunate factor of comparison for the 1962...
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SOUTH AFRICA The South African season of International races, held in December and January, had a small number of European contestants doing the "tour" of four events. The races were limited to 1,500...
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Ingenious Valve Gear, Disc Front Brakes, Modern Instrumentation, Quiet Running, Excellent Suspension, 93 mph. and Sports-Car Acceleration, Comprehensive Equipment and Modest Price are features of...
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"The Fighter Aircraft Pocketbook," by Roy Cross. 256 pp. 5 3/5 in. x 4 1/16 in. (B. T. Batsford, 4, Fitzhardinge Street, Portman Square, London, W. 1. 9s. 6d.) There are a number of aircraft...
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Last year I was able to assess the all-round excellence of the Mercedes-Benz 220SE on the roads of Europe and last month I was able to spend an all-too-brief week-end motoring in the less expensive...
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Writing in the Sunday Pictorial of December 31st last year, Jack Brabham, commenting on a drive of 480 miles in a MercedesBenz 220SE, described it as coming nearer to being his ideal car than...
The road-test report in this issue of Motor Sport emphasises the quite fantastic performance of the Fiat 1500. In Italy it is regarded as a quite normal sort of 4-seater family saloon and its basic...
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SOUPED SUPER The Alexander Engineering Co. Ltd. of Haddenham, that picturesque Buckinghamshire village not far from the old-world town of Thame, specialises in making slow cars faster and good cars...
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The West Herts School of Motoring, of Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, which claims to have the first privately-owned skid pan in this country, is now making the skid pan available to...
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There still seems to be little unanimity amongst motor manufacturers on the subjects of running-in, warming-up and oil-changing. The motoring press still receives letters from readers citing cases of...
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If all goes according to plan the European season of Grand Prix racing will start on March 11th with the Siracusa G.P. This well-known road-racing circuit in the far corner of Sicily is famous for...
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It is remarkable that around 1919 the respective merits of air and water-cooling were a subject for vigorous debate, due to the introduction of the air-cooled flat-twin Rover and A.B.C. cars, and...
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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE V.S.C.C. CHARTERHOUSE DRIVING TESTS (February 11th) Following their Marshals' Dinner at Pimms Restaurant in Bishopsgate on the Saturday, the active Vintage S....
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The Cars of My Father Sir, Before sending Motor Sport to my son in British Honduras each month, I gain particular pleasure from reading "Vintage Postbag," as my motoring memory dates from 1915. In...
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Following "Corgi," Dinky Toys announce a model Jaguar E-type with detachable hard-top replaceable by a folded hood (No. 120-6s.). Miniature car enthusiasts might do worse than join the Club...
Based at Birds Hill, Letchworth, the firm of David Ogle Ltd. is making a determined effort to achieve a renaissance of British coachbuilding. List year they introduced the Riley-based Ogle 1.5 which...
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N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. SOLUTIONS TO THE RAPIER QUERY? Sir, If Mr. McElm is dissatisfied with the...

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