May 1928

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THE LEAGUE OF MOTOR SPORTSMEN INAUGURATION OF A NEW LEAGUE OF FELLOWSHIP Incorporated by Motor Sport, the Ioo per cent. Sporting Journal, the Organ of Motoring Sport in the British Isles. The Spirit...
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CONTENTS. PAGE 263 Great Rating Marques The Targa Florio ... .• • Sporting Machines on Test ... Recent Events in Pictures Motor Boating News ... ... Impressions of an Unconventional Frame The 200...
PIETRO BORDINO. IT was with deep regret that we had to announce last month the death of the famous Italian driver Pietro Bordino, who was killed near Alexandria in Italy while testing a Bugatti...
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THE ESSEX SIX HOURS ENDURANCE RACE. ITALIAN DRIVER WINS PREMIER AWARD. BIRKIN WINS THE BARNATO CUP. EXCELLENT weather conditions helped to make the Essex Six-Hours Race the success it undoubtedly was...
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THE 6 6 LUXOR GOGGLE." The most important part of the personal equipment of a racing motorist is the goggles, and too much precaution cannot be taken in their selection. The most popular type at...
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Capt. Malcolm Campbell on the future of Speed and Motor Racing. (In an Interview). IT is rather difficult at this stage in motoring history to give any definite views on speed and its future, or to...
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GREAT RACING MARQUES. XIII.—ASTON-MARTIN. By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. THE small sports car which to-day is so universally popular is a comparatively recent phenomenon in the history of the motor car. In...
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Another victory for Bugatti after keen duel with Alfa-Romeo By our continental correspondent For the fourth time in succession the Targa Florio, the greatest road race of the year, has been won by...
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SPORTING MACHINES ON TEST. THE 596 c.c. SCOTT SUPER SQUIRREL. By RODNEY L. WALKERLEY. OF all the machines on the road the Scott is probably the most distinctive. The unconventional frame is...
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ARBUTHNOT TROPHY TRIAL. At a meeting of the R.N. and R.M. Sports Control Board and the Auto-Cycle Union held recently, it was decided that this year's Arbuthnot Trophy Trial should take place on...
THE JUBILEE WORM DRIVE CLIP. Motorists who have struggled with the fitting of new water connections should study the advertisement at the foot of our last page. The conventional type of clip cannot...
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Recent Even in Pictures. H. W. PURDY ON THE NEW LAysTALL, IA I, VF,RTAN I NC; A VAUXHALL AT THE EASTER B.A.R.C. MEETING. COMPETITORS AT GREENEORD DIRT TRACK ABOUT TO PERFORM A '' ROLLING START:. E. C...
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MOTOR BOATING NEWS. FIRST 1928 MEETING OF THE BRITISH MOTOR BOAT CLUB HELD ON THE WELSH HARP, HENDON. On Saturday, April 14th, the Outboard Section of the British Motor Boat Club held the opening...
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DEVELOPMENTS IN OUTBOARD RACING ON THE CONTINENT. In Belgium outboard races for the coming season have now been organised to take place in Antwerp, Ghent, Liege, Namur and Ostend, and in Holland...
ELTO PRESENT PRIZES FOR OUTBOARD MOTOR-BOATS. The Elto factory, in order to add zest to Outboard Motor Boat Racing, have offered several big cash prizes for the best official time in competitions...
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SOME IMPRESSIONS OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL FRAME. THE DUPLEX STEERING O.E.C. By E. B. N. Iordered the model in question last Show, greatly against the advice of my friends--technical and otherwise—who...
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THE MO MILE SIDE-CAR RACES. This year's" 200" sidecar races were rather dull and uninspiring, as this event usually is. It was enlivened by a long duel in the boo c.c. class between Le Vack (New...
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The Grand Prix de Juan-1es Puis. This extremely sporting race over the Garoupe circuit on the Riviera provided yet another victory for Bugatti, the successful driver this time being Chiron. The entry...
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EPIC NARRATIVE OF PIONEERING DAYS. TEN YEARS OF MOTORS AND MOTOR RACING. By Charles Jarrott. (RADCLYFFE & HUTCHINGS, Illus. 7s. 6d. nett). IN reprinting Ten Years of Motors and Motor Racing the...
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NEW DEVICE TO MINIMISE ROAD SHOCKS. By A. KINGHAM, AN interesting device has been invented and patented which renders motor-cars and motorcycles considerably less subject to vibration or road shocks...
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I wonder whether the standard of driving is steadily degenerating, or whether it is simply that the number of cars on the road being steadily on the increase, the proportionate.number of bad drivers...
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THE SECOND B.M.C.R.C. MEETING. Racing was not very thrilling, apart from the passing of the three figure mark by 500 c.c. machines on several occasions. W. A. Colgan (498 Zenith-Blackburne) covered a...
THE SPORTSMAN'S MECCA. J. H. Bartlett has been well known in the sporting world as a specialist in used sports cars for the past three years, and his newly opened premises at 27a, Pembridge Villas,...
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HERE AND THERE. A Useful Handbook for Ariel Owners. The Book of the Ariel. By G. S. Davison. (Pitman. Illus. 2s. net.) Although of interest to all enthusiastic motor cyclists, Mr. Davison's book is...
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