May 1947

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New Austins Not since the days of the "Nippy" and "Speedy" have the Austin Motor Company, Ltd., made models of direct interest to users of high-performance cars, albeit their "Sixteen" is no...
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Hants and Berks M.C. Blackwater Trial A fairly happy-go-lucky event divided into saloon and open-car classes this trial was rendered unexpectedly difficult by the thaw. The entry, as seen assembled...
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Forthcoming Important Events PRESCOTT OPEN SPEED HILLCLIMB—MAY 11th The first Prescott hill-climb of 1947 starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 11th. Organised by the Bugatti Owners' Club, this is an Open...
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We stated last month that we were conducting a test of a Ford Ten "Prefect" saloon equipped with an A.75 Marshall supercharger by the North Downs Engineering Co. We can now reveal that this test...
Few people seem able to recall the conditions governing the "Trials Star" which the British Trials Drivers' Association would have awarded at the close of the 1939 season if the war had not...
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Last month the 750 Club persuaded Pat Driscoll, the famous Austin racing driver, to attend a meeting of theirs, and Pat, in turn, invited the 750-ites to fire questions at him. The meeting wanted to...
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The 500 Club has now finalised Its National 500-c.c. Formula, which it hopes will make for keen competition amongst drivers of 500-c.c. racing cars and will reduce to a practical minimum the cost of...
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The M.C.C. revives the great Easter Trial. Very arduous run, under fearful weather conditions. This Easter, after all those years of trouble and strife, the M.C.C. revived its classic "Land's End"...
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A most absorbing account, by the well-known racing driver, of the cars which have served him both in races and on the road. My first real, interest in motor cars began at a time when my father used...
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It is so long since we have had a long-distance motor race that British enthusiasts may well have forgotten what pit work is. To remind them, before they visit Jersey, we publish the accompanying...
Everyone who possibly can seems to be going over to Jersey on May 8th, many by boat, others by the approved air line or with air-charter companies, a number employing R.A.F. experience by flying...
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The F.W.D. Alvis, although not in very large production, achieved some notable competition successes and has many adherents, in spite of its rather complicated design. Not very much seems to be...
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We Hear R. W. Pollack knows of ten keen Frazer-Nash owners in the Birmingham area. His own Black burn-engined "Shelsley" Frazer-Nash is being fitted with a Clyde supercharger by Chris. Shorrock....
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Sir, Your remarks in "Rumblings" in the April Motor Sport led me to believe that you might be interested in some details of a more modern Morgan than the 1927 Aero" there described. I own a 1937...

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