May 1941

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IT is pleasant, in a troubled Europe, to reflect that the annual 500-mile race is due to take place as usual at the Indianapolis track in America on the 30th of this month. The U.S.A. is now fully...
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THIS is not, of course, an expression of political idealism, though doubtless we shall get plenty of that sort of thing written for us and talked at us when the bombs have finished dropping and the...
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[The first article of this series to be contributed by a member of the fair sex—Eileen (Ellison) Lane, the well-known racing driver. —Ed.] MY family have always been keen motorists, and it was...
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... A day spent much as it would have been in peace time, with certain differences. On Sunday afternoon we loaded the little Fiat with all the usual equipment— tools and petrol cans and batteries and...
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IT seems an almost universal failing of the enthusiast that he is possessed of a burning passion to enjoy competition motoring and never has the means to achieve what he most desires to do. It would...
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[The "Cars I have Owned" series has proved so entirely successful that, apart from one of these articles each month, it seems a sound scheme to include articles auxiliary to the full length one and,...
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[It is well known that enthusiasts for the vintage car are 100 per cent. dyed in the wool, and equally well known that the modernists just cannot understand or accept the vintage-cult. We have no...
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The Edwardian in war-time QUITE one of the most worrying motoring problems since September 2nd, 1939, has been that of first of all making each coupon go as far as possible and then of deciding how...
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[Ettore Bugatti is one of the best loved and most picturesque characters in the game. Now that his fate is unknown, we can only reverence his past accomplishments. Last month a British private owner...
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750 CLUB Members gathered with the usual enthusiasm in April, in spite of a biting wind, the venue being the Osterley Hotel. Capt. Noon brought an army friend in his "Nippy" Austin Seven, Boddy...
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Fanatics THIS month, two tales of hyper-enthusiasm, both of them true. Scene of the first is Moon's Garage, in Buckingham Palace Road. Three soldiers are ruefully enquiring, in a half-hearted fashion...
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Sir, As an incurable motor-cyclist I was particularly interested in "More Mark V, or a Study in Average Speed" in the March issue. If a motor-cyclist chooses the wrong line on a bend when travelling...

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