March 1984

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US compromise in sight? FOR THE past two years now the Americans have been virtually barred from World Endurance Championship racing, and the Europeans from racing in the States, as the result of a...
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Only clubs whose secretaries furnished the necessary information prior to the 14. of the preceding month are included in this list * C Closed Event. CJ= Closed Invitation Event. R = Restracted E.rent...
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In our article on page 150 of the February, 1984 issue we published a photograph described as "Not what it seems to be : a blower Bentley for sure, and many parts were built in 1929 / 1930, but it...
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A non-(championship) event As the 1984 Grand Prix season for the World Championships was not due to start until March 25th with the Brazilian GP, and all the important teams were ready and raring to...
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Still Porsches, but the Jaguars looked good Speed, colour and variety are three descriptive words which immediately come to mind to describe the Daytona 24-Hour race, opening round of the American...
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Rally Review Theorists went to work in earnest when January's Monte Carlo Rally ended in a steamroller victory for the Audi team, a complete reversal of last year's result when Lancia took all the...
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It is 27 years since the last pure road race was run. The Mille Miglia – a thousand miles of full-throttle bravado, crossing Italy by mountain passes where the penalty for a mistake was instant,...
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Flawless and Desirable The first reaction of people seeing Golf 2 for the first time is: “Where did the £500 million go?” Assuming, that is, they are journalists and have been told the total...
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Every year the Porsche Club of Great Britain hold a social weekend which they call the weekend of the year, and refer to it in today's "newspeak" as the WOTY. Even though I have been a Porsche club...
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The Fiat Uno 70S While the Alfa 6 was being serviced I was able to do quite an appreciable mileage in the supermini that everyone is talking about and which is already to be seen on British roads in...
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"The Mustangs" by Richard Langworth 144 pp, 7½ x 9¼ in. (Motor Racing Publications Ltd, 28 Devonshire Road, London, W4 2HD. £8.95). Having given us a book all about the Chevrolet Corvettes, the...
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Bill Bengry, Rally Driver That is how the entry in my local telephone directory reads, reminder of one of our more versatile rally drivers, who by reason of careful personal preparation of the cars...
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Kent Karslake discusses the piston speeds and bore dimensions as judging engine efficiency To the readers of MOTOR SPORT at least, all things it seems, come to him who waits. After spending the 1983...
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“He’s getting to be another Chris Amon…” How many times have we heard that comment made over the years about Formula One drivers who, although undeniably talented, seem never quite able to grasp that...
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— only for a few WHEN motorsports enthusiasts think of BMW, images of the 3-litre CSL (ligntweight) road car and its turbocharged derivative handled by the likes of Ronnie Peterson, Hans Stuck and...
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Latter-day Lotuses? At a small industrial estate in Dudley, West Midlands, the observant passer-by who glances into a small, neat factory unit may be surprised to see what is apparently a...
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Top Briton on the traditional snow event was Andrew Wood. British Junior Team driver, who came 19th in the GpA Samba (above). Fourth overall went to Mats Jonsson's Opel Ascona 400 (top right), but...
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It might be thought that to have had the DTs in January was a bad start to the new year. Fortunately, those the Vintage SCC had on the 29th of that month were of a different kind! Despairing of...
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A Section Devoted to Old MattersMotoring as it wasA look back to the roads of the 1920s Continuing to study the activities of "Owen John", the one-time motoring writer, as a good way of looking back...
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Last month 1 commenced this feature with a tale of how I tried to trace the career and eventual outcome of the aero-engined car built originally by the famous pilot and racing motorist Harry Hawker,...
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No. 67, The Seaton-Petter One of the shortest-lived production cars was the Seaton-Petter, announced in 1926 and gone from the new-car scene a year later. It was the idea of Douglas Seaton, of the...
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The history of the Miller racing cars which contributed such an important part to the American racing scene has been fully covered in the book written by Mark Dee, which for some reason or other has...
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No further news has been received about the Brooklands track situation but rumour did suggest that the "Forty Acres" has been completely sealed off by Gallahers, to the extent that the Brooklands...
Discovering lost Cords Sir, I was interested to see the reference in January's MOTOR SPORT to the Cord unearthed in a Derbyshire barn, and would agree with you that it is not the only one left in...
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Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents, and are not necessarily those of MOTOR SPORT. Speed limit plea From the Earl Howe: Sir , I feel that your readers and those motorists who use the...

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