May 1927

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CONTENTS. Motoring in Oxford 323-324 Sporting Events of the Month 325-329 Sporting Cars on Test... • • . 330-332 World's Record Broken ••• ••• 332 Prominent Speedmen : I. P. Riddoch 333-335 Recent...
MOTORING IN OXFORD AVERY eminent French journalist was angry with the Prefect of Police. He argued that his arrangements for the Paris traffic were bad ; and he was convinced that if only the eminent...
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Once clear of the perils of Oxford, however, one gets into the open country, usually one seems to get onto the Henley road. Of course half Oxford has done the 23 miles to Henley in half-an-hour, but...
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SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH. THE A.C.U. SPORTING TRIAL. Amusing Day in the Derbyshire Hills. BUXTON seems to be near enough to Manchester to suffer from the latter's chronic rainfall, and the start...
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THE M.C.C. LONDON—LANDS END TRIAL. Giant Entry Covers Course with Minimum of Trouble. yEAR after year the classic M.C.C. events seem to become easier and easier. The same hills are included but cars...
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THE SECOND B.M.C.R.C. MEETING. THE B.M.C.R.C. have this year been extraordinarily unlucky as regards weather, the first meeting was curtailed by rain, and the second meeting had to be postponed from...
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EASTER MONDAY AT BROOKLANDS First B.A.R.C. Meeting. BA.R.C. weather is by now traditionally excellent, . and Easter Monday was no exception. Great things were expected at this meeting, for it was...
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SPORTING EVENTS OF THE MONTH. estimate the loss sustained to Brooklands by the untimely deaths of 1` Dick" Howey and Parry Thomas. The most successful competitors at Easter were Kaye Don, E. L....
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M.1-4*"\ra'"V•""VW" SPORTING CARS ON TEST: The M.G. Super-Sports. By S.B.F. IT was our pleasure the other day to do a lot of nice things. We visited that age-old city of charm— Oxford. The sun was...
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HERE AND THERE. Dixon in the T.T. Considerable interest has been evinced as to that famous rider, F. W. Dixon, and his mounts in the Tourist Trophy races. Dixon had entered in both Senior and Junior...
WORLD'S RECORD BROKEN. THE World's Record for the International 1 litre class has again been beaten and this time by the famous hydroplane "Miss Betty." This little boat with an Aston Martin Engine,...
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"Apow0-1••••••?rwa-Nrike-votv."Ap"lpowNpowdo•v-PApivve*Nroulvl PROMINENT SPEEDMEN : I. P. Riddoch. By THE EDITOR. I N early post war days, the writer, being then in the first flush of youthful motor...
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Recent A.J.S. Overseas Successes. Cables just received by Messrs. A. J. Stevens & Co. (1914) Ltd., announce that at the Warragul Easter Carnival, Victoria (N.S.W.), the A. J.S. machines achieved...
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Recent Sportin :vents in Pictures
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GREAT RACING MARQUES. III.-BUGATTI. By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. COMPARED with other leading firms in the racing world, Bugatti's fame is not of very long standing. Ettore Bugatti's policy of selling...
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ITALIAN NEWS SPORTS CARS AT THE MILAN SHOW. I N connection with the Milan fair, a motor show has been in progress in the big Italian city from the 12th to 27th April. All the more important Italian...
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OTHER RACING NEWS. GRAND PRIX DE PROVENCE. THE riot which put a stop to the racing at Miramas on 26th March, must be regarded as extremely regrettable from every point of view. In the first place...
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OUR COVER. It is hardly necessary to inform readers that our cover this month represents Major Segrave driving his 1,000 h.p. Sunbeam at 203 m.p.h. on Daytona Beach, Florida.
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THE ADVENT OF MR. MORRIS. A few particulars of the career of Britain's premier motor manufacturer. ALmosT totally eclipsing the achievements of any other business man of our own day, the meteoric...
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LEADING MOTOR CLUBS. The Oxford University Motor Club. By THE SECRETARY. T TS birth and parentage are wrapped in mystery as 1 far as I am concerned ; but I believe that it was formed in 1910 through...
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HERE AND THERE. Floridan is first to cross treacherous Florida (U.S.A.) Everglades on a motor-cycle. J. W. H. CAMPBELL, well known horticulturist and sportsman of Jacksonville, Fla., has completed...

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