May 1931

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CONTENTS The Way of Things ••• LAND. Double-Twelve Prospects The Grand Prix of Monaco Rumblings ... Mercedes wins " 1,000 Miles" The M.G. Six (Mk. I) Speed Model The Owner's Workshop The Tunis Grand...
Mr. S. C. H. DAVIS. We are glad to be able to slate that the condition of Mr. S. C. H. Davis, who met with a serious accident during the last Brooklands meeting, is now stated to be satisfactory....
7/Le NE of the most important factors contributing to success in road-racing is constant practice, and it is in this particular that our rivals on the Continent have a very great advantage. There is...
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CARS, ENTRANTS AND DRIVERS FOR THE J.C.C. DOUBLE-TWELVE. ... (8) " denotes super charger fitted. Teams denoted thus—" Austin 1.2.3."
DOUBLE TWELVE PROSPECTS Formidable numbers of entries in 750 c.c. Class—Meagre support of big car classes and stringent regulations may mar next week's big event. oN May 8th and. 9th of this month...
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The Grand Prix of Monaco TWENTY-THREE : DASHING DRIVERS STRUGGLE FOR PREMIER PLACE IN TORTUOUS TOWN CIRCUIT: : OUIS CHIRON, driving one of the new 2,300 c.c. Bugatti racers with two overhead...
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urnblings OfilliERGES IT has become rather the fashion in recent years to make a terrific fuss about any achievement in which the fair sex has taken a hand, and with th& help of the " stunt"...
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THE AUSTIN SEVEN Sports Model the car for the sports enthusiast Sports Model with supercharger 4225. Without supercharger £185 works) Equipment includes electric starting and lighting, horn,...
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Mercedes Wins "1,000 Miles" Caracciold s Great Victory —AlfaRomeo Second0.M. Third. WHEN on the morning of Sunday, 12th April, Rudolf Caracciola and Sebastian roared into Brescia on their giant white...
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Frazer Nash The Frazer Nash is preeminently a car for the enthusiast at a reasonable price—it has a road performance unequalled by any other sports car, irrespective of size. It has proved its worth...
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1,000 MILES JOTTINGS AS an interesting comparison with this year's result, the winners of previous 'Thousand Mile Races, with their times, have been as follows : 1927. 1. Minoia and Morandi (2-litre...
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THE M.G. SIX (Mark I.) SPEED MODEL THE remarkable recent achievements of the famous M.G. Midget in trials and races, as well as the enormous number of these models on the road, seems to have obscured...
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Motor Salesmanship as a Career . • • Subjects GA'017 P I. Technical. Demonstration Driving. Makes and Models. Used Cars. GROUP 2. Business English. Correspondence. Office Routine. GROUP 3. Hire...
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A NEW FUEL ABLUE tinted petrol is being put on the market by the British Petroleum. Co., Ltd., which, while having characteristics that meet with the exacting needs of the modern high compression...
THE ARGENTINE AUTUMN GRAND PRIX. ONLY a month after his victory in the Argentine National Grand Prix, Carlos Zatuszeck has again proved victorious with his Mercedes in a big race in the South...
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FOR THE AMATEUR The Owner's Workshop HAVING got the crankshaft properly fitted in its bearings, the shaft, rods, and pistons balanced, and the whole ready to refit, attention must then be paid to the...
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" Drain—Flush—Re-Fill." THE motorist to-day has been so well educated as to the desirability of draining the used oil from his crankcase and replenishing with fresh oil that the phrase Drain, Flush...
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THE SPORT ABROAD. The Grand Prix of Tunis. Victory to' r the new Bugatti Racer in the First Grand Prix of the Season. THE Grand Prix of Tunis, which was run on/Sunday, 29th March, and which was thus...
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CURRENT AND FORTHCOMING EVENTS INTERNATIONAL FIXTURES-1931 MAY. 3rd. Italy-Tour de Sicily. 8-9th. Great Britain-J.C.C. Open Meeting at Brooklands. 9-14th. Germany-Wiesbaden Automobile Tourney. 10th....
THE TUNISIAN SIX-HOUR RACE ON the day before the Grand Prix of Tunis, the 28th March, there was run off over the new circuit of Carthage a 6-hour race for " touring " cars, which proved a highly...
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Veteran Types VII. A 1914 TOURIST TROPHY H UMI3ER, WITH 3-LITRE TWINCAMSHAFT ENGINE TILB name of Humber is not one that one usually associates with racing cars, and I should not be surprised to hear...
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THE ARGENTINE NATIONAL GRAND PRIX MERCEDES VICTORY AT 60 M.P.H. THE. Argentine National Grand Prix was run off during March, and took the form of a town-to-town race, the course being from Buenos...
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THE "LAND'S END" 245 STARTERS IN M.C.C. CLASSIC TRIAL : : NEW HILLS TAKE HEAVY TOLL 78 Premier Awards-58 Silver and 66 Bronze Medal Winners : • • • • THIS year's trial was certainly the hardest of...
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rooklands Easter Meeting HOLIDAY FIXTURE RUN IN THE RAIN iT is a good thing that all meetings are not run in weather like that of Easter Monday. Apart, however, from the accident to S. C. H. Davis,...
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Oitatiewi JUNIOR CAR CLUB. Rr.si-LTS of the half-day trial, which was held by the J .C.C. recently, have now been published. The winner of the premier award was C. Athony (Senechal). Silver medals...
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ITEMS OF INTFREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Mrs. Stewart's Record. p. In: fastest ir p. In: fastest woman motorist in the world to-day is the British lady driver, Mrs. G. M. Stewart, who has now...
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CERTIFIED "SECOND-HANDERS." ADEVELOPMENT that was, perhaps, long overdue in the motor trade has been adopted by the firm of F. G. Smith (Motors), Ltd., Goodmayes, Essex. They have now embarked upon a...
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Letters from Readers. Lockhart's Stutz—And Others AS one who has followed the progress of streamlining of racing cars for the past few years I was very interested in your article on the subject ....
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RACING WORKSHOP ON entering the spotless and spacious workshops of Messrs Birkin and Couper the first objects that caught my eye were a tattered racing cover and a buckled wheel, which occupied the...
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I.O.M. Cradle of British Road Racin BY " MANNIN." IN the clays of Elizabeth, England was sufficiently gay to merit the title of " merry," but since that time there has been a great decline of this...
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LIGHT 'PLANE TYPES THE GRANGER SEMI-TAILLESS HIGH-WING MONOPLANE AN AMATEUR-BUILT MACHINE OF CLEVER AND UNORTHODOX DESIGN THE " tailless " aeroplane is not by any means an entirely recent development...
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A FAST AMERICAN. CAPTAIN Frank Hawks, who is by this time one of the most famous of American pilots not only of power 'planes, but gliders, came to Europe last month with his Travelair monoplane, and...
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The New Record Flights. I AST month was notable for two record longdistance flights made by two British pilots, J namely, Kidston's journey to the Cape in 61 days and Scott's rush trip to Australia....
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Gliding Gossip and News THERE is no question that the research station of the Rhon. Rossiter Gesellschaft at Wasserkuppe is the hub of the whole motorless flight movement, and the small party...
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THE SPO T AFLOAT -a_ \4 R. KAYE DON has more than accomplished what he set out to do, when on April 2nd he recaptured for Great Britain the world's motor boat speed record, for the way that he...
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PREPARING YOUR OUT 1" OARD III. THE POSITION OF THE FIN. WITH most outboardists, I regret to say, the fin is a kind of thing to stop the boat going sideways when cornering and is to be stuck on the...
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II-1 IE IR IE and IFIH IE IR IE 'arrishaft" Streamlining. SO much has been said of streamlining recently that the opinion of one of our leading bodywork designers is particularly interesting. Mr....
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE (continued). ASTON MARTIN (Ii International sports 4-seater ASTON1 MARTIN, green, 6,000 miles, careful running, condition as new, £495. Kevill-Davies and March, Ltd., 9...
USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. ALFA-ROMEO. A LEA-ROMEO, 1925-6 3-litre super sports 4-13seater, red leather pneumatic upholstery, special instrument board with concealed lighting, Autopulse fuel pump,...
USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE (continued). FRAZER-NASH. pRAZER-NASH, a special sports car, 1927 model; -1: completely rebuilt this year at a cost of over £100, lowered long chassis, special mpdel, 10-...
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE (continued) SALMSON QALMSONS. Vadum-Co., specialists, for Sahnson 'NJ value,A.A. or :R.A.C. examination invited, all .p cars 9.5 h., 35-46 m.p.g., compulsory insurance kl Os...

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