May 1932

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CONTENTS LAND. PAGE 223099:0 The Way of Things 32(9)29 ... .. J.C.C. High-Speed Trial ... ... A " Hornet " Development ... :33:01 751 Coachwork for the " Hornet" The New Hornet Tested ... The Monaco...
MAY 1ST) 1932. PRICE SIXPENCE Published lit Month VOL. VIII. No. 7. SUBSCRIPTION RATE 8/PER ANN POST PAID MOTOR SPORT INCORPORATING THE BROOKLANDS GAZETTE JOINT I. GRENVILLE G. 0. MANTON. EDITORS) IV...
THE WAY OF THINGS. REMOVE THE RESTRICTIONS HE benefit of the pure racing car to the sport and the industry has never been seriously denied except by those who wish for an excuse to avoid progress. To...
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THE J.C.C. HIGH-SPEED TRIAL MEMBERS' DAY AT BROOKLANDS. THE High Speed Trial run by the J.C.C. has always been one of the most interesting events staged at the track, for the simple reason that it...
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"HORNET" DEVELOPMENT. Special Chassis designed for Sports use. THOSE prophets who:recently predicted the universal adoption of the closed car of the "family " type are shown to be completely...
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COACHWORK FOR THE "HORNET SPECIAL" AS the new Hornet chassis is produced specially for coachbuilders, no standard body being supplied for it by the makers, ample opportunity is given for the motorist...
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Brief Specification. Engine : 6-cylinder, 57 x 83 mm. bore and stroke, capacity 1,271 c.c. Tax £12. Gearbox : 4 speeds, central change. Ratios 17.5, 11.35. 6.64 and 4.89 to 1. Reverse 17.5,...
THE "HORNET SPECIAL" TESTED New j1 lode! with E. W. "Daytona Special" Body Displays Many Attractive Characteristics. WHEN the Wolseley Hornet was first introduced to the motoring public it was as a...
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THE SCIENCE OF LUBRICATION. EVERY keen motorist is interested in the vital problem of lubrication, and in Lubricating Oil Tests, by J. E. Southcombe, M.Sc., published by the Henry Wells Oil Co., Ltd...
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THE MONACO GRAND PRIX AN ALFA-ROMEO VICTORYUVOLARI'S BRILLIANT DRIVE. IN these hard times, when organisers of important motor-races are generally faced with the difficulty of securing sufficient...
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WHEN Charles Jarrott wrote his fine account of the Paris-Madrid race of 1903 he deplored the closing of the era of town to town races which marked the early days of motoring. His view was that the...
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CHATEAU-THIERRY HILL CLIMB pOOR weather conditions failed to affect the Chateau-Thierry which was run off before a large crowd and produced many fine performances. Once more the fastest time of the...
THE GRAND PRIX OF TUNIS VARZI'S DECISIVE WIN AT 90 M.P.H. ON A BUGATTI RESULTS. UNLIMITED CLASS. 1st. Achille Varzi (2,300 c.c. Bugatti), 3 hours, 14 mins., 18 secs. Speed 90.3 m.p.h. 2nd. Marcel...
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New Plug for Sports Engines. THE Massa Sparking Plug Co., Ltd., of 178, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, have placed on the market a new sparking plug specially designed for sports engines, and we...
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PRES °NT-DAY RACING CARS III. -THE DERBY-MILLER FOR several years now the development of the motor-car in America has been on strictly utilitarian lines, and the United States possesses no firms of...
Principal Characteristics Engine : .traight-eight supercharged, with interchangeable cylinder blocks (size normally used-59 mm. x 76.5 mm.-1,673 c.c.); two valves per cylinder operated by separate...
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ON THE ROAD WITH BLOWN IVIONTLEIERY MIDGET A RE-CONDITIONED 1931 RACER SHOWS ITS PACES THERE was a time when the mention of a second-hand sports car, especially one that had been used extensively for...
Brief Specification : Number of cylinders 4. Bore and stroke : 57 m.m. by 73 m.m. (746 c.c.). Track : 3ft. 6in. Wheelbase 6,1t. gin. Overall width : 4f1. Overall length : izft. itzn. Petrol tank...
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"MOTOR RACING." MOTOR-RACING, like most other forms of activity, can be divided into a series of epochs. The early days have been worthily described in Charles Jarrott's " 10 Years of Motor Racing,"...
FORTHCOMING EVENTS INTERNATIONAL FIXTURES —1932 MAY. 1st. Hungary—Grand Prix de Hongrie. 1st-3rd. Cxecho-Slovakia—Carlsbad Rally. 8th. Hungary—Record Meeting. 8th. Italy—Targa Florio. 15th. Italy—...
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MOTORING SPORTSMEN (NEW SERIES). IV. SIR HENRY BIRKIN. IT is sometimes said that the temperament of the average Englishman is too phlegmatic to allow of his performing in a motor race with that verve...
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A NEW FIRE PREVENTER THE risk of fire is ever present on any petrol driven machinery, and in a sports car or fast motor boat (quite apart from aircraft) its effects are especially disconcerting....
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TWO DAYS WITH AN S.S.11 A SMART COUPE WITH GOOD PERFORMANCE. ON visiting the Motor Show at Olympia each year one usually goes fully prepared for one or two " eye openers " about which there has been...
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YOUR TYRES THE PROCESS OF THEIR MANUFACTURE AT THE DUNLOP FACTORY. THE modern automobile with all its multitudinous accessories and components has now reached so high a state of dependability that...
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A SPORTS THREE-LITRE THE MOVEO WITH MEADOWS ENGINE AND SEVERAL INTERESTING FEATURES HE designer of a new car is in the happy position of not being hampered in his search for the best by trying to...
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TRY THE ISLE OF MAN A MOTORING VISITOR'S IMPRESSIONS NEXT month the attention of thousands of followers of the sport will be centred on the Isle of Man, for once again the world-famousTourist Trophy...
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ir•2 „. UnitallngS k 130AUERGES MA.4' T.T. handicaps NOW that the regulations for the 1932 race on the Ards Circuit are available, we can see who has been treated kindly or otherwise in the matter of...
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Special offer to "Motor Sport " enthusiasts. 30 days FREE TEST MASSA the new master plug with the new construction that gives a higher standard of performance and efficiency and all these guaranteed...
THE TARGA FLORIO. ETTORI BUGATTI is this year making a really determined effort to regain once more the Targa Florio for France. This race, the blue riband of road racing for the pure racing car, has...
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eta/Iowa THE LIGHT CAR CLUB. DUB to its expansion, the Light Car Club has found it necessary to appoint an assistant secretary, with a London address, to whom all communications should be sent in...
The Editor invites Club Secretaries to send details of their fixtures, sporting and social, for publication in these columns. These items should be sent to reach this office not later than the 16th...
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ON THE DASH OARD WHEN I look at the neatly arranged instrument board of a modern sports car, I cannot help thinking of a car I owned, not so many years ago, on which the only break in the barren...
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Owing to the very heavy demand for the April issue of Motor Sport, all supplies of the journal were exhausted within a few days of publication and as a result many readers were unable to obtain...
B.A. R.C. ENTRY FORMS. MR. PERCY BRADLEY informs us that entry forms for the Brooklands meetings are only sent out to those members who are likely to be competitors. Anyone who wishes to have these...
NEXT SATURDAY AT LEWES. AVERY comprehensive programme has been drawn up by the Kent and Sussex Light Car Club for their Speed Trials which are to be run off at Race Hill, Lewes, next Saturday, 7th...
VETERAN CAR CLUB'S RALLY. THE Veteran Car Club, which, although one of the youngest; is already one of the most enthusiastic clubs in the country, has started its 1932 season in fine form. The event...
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CIRCUIT DE L'AISNE THE racing in the various classes of this event was chiefly notable for the Bugatti victories in the sports and racing classes, and the fine team performance of the two Licomes in...
EYSTON'S NEW HOUR RECORD THE history of motor racing has been marked throughout by the series of struggles to possess that most coveted record-the Hour. The reason is that it is probably the most...
At Treviso (855 miles), Trossi gained second place, in which order they reached the finish at Brescia, the winners' average speed of 67.7 m.p.h. beating all previous records by a handsome margin....
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AIR. THE PUSHER-WHY NOT REVIVE IT? A PLEA FOR ITS RE-ADOPTION. in seeking means for improving the comfort, visibility and other points in the present-day light aeroplane, the writer of this article...
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NATIONAL AVIATION DAY Sir Alan Cobham's Big Campaign in Full Swing. UNDER the leadership of Sir Alan Cobham, what is undoubtedly the biggest effort so far made in this country to popularise flying...
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ROOKLAN IS AS A FLYING CENTRE WHERE KINDRED SPIRITS MEET. NE does not have to delve very deeply into history to discover that in years gone by aviation and the sport of motor racing were closely...
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CIVIL AIR DISPLAY THE Guild of Air Pilots and Air' Navigators is organising a Civil Air ILdsplay to take place at Brooklands on Friday and Saturday, May 27th and 28th. The objects of the display are...
KING'S CUP ENTRIES THE King's Cup Race, which will be flown on 8th and 9th of July, has so far attracted a respectable number of entries—amongst them being several new and interesting types of...
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THE SPORT AFLOAT. THIS OUTBOARD RACING Its Steady Decline in Popularity—and The Move to Bring an bnprovement. THROUGHOUT history, the British people have always excelled in a crisis. Well, there is a...
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COMPETITORS AT GARDA. AT Lake Garda, this year, there will be nine American pilots including . Miss Turnbull, and probably three from England. AN OUTBOARD FILM. Tii. will shortly be seen in the...
THE NEW CHALLENGER Work on "Miss England 11.1." 14/ell THORN V C ROFTS are now well under way with Miss England III., in the quiet, efficient manner that is typical of this all-British concern....
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READERS' QUERIES. TV e are always pleased to answer readers enquiries, and if these are of general interest we shall be equally pleased to publish them. Your full name and address must be sent,...
WO MORE JOHNSON'S NEW 327 c.c. MODEL AND A "LIGHT TWIN." VANADIUM LTD., of 64, Victoria St., London, S.W. 1, announce two additional models to their already extensive range of Johnson motors. There...
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USED SPORTS CARS FOR SALE. ALFA-ROMEO. Qri Alfa Romeo 1 tf -litre supercharged sports -1-1.)t-n, 2-seater, black and chromium, small mileage. £500. Alfa Romeo British Sales Ltd., 3, Baker Street, W.1...
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