May 1951

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IN Speed MOST OF THE FASTEST RELY ON THE SAFEST To win on road or track, brake linings must be highly efficient . and utterly dependable. Ferodo's long history of racing success is a solid assurance...
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CONTENTS Page Page MATTERS OF MOMENT 217 REPORTS OF RECENT EVENTS ... 218 ERIC BRANDON WINS AT BRANDS HATCH 220 ON THE ROAD IN A 43-H.P. PANHARD.., 221 EMPHASIS ON SPORTS CARS ... ... 222 CHAIN...
MATTERS OF MOMENT FORMULA 1.11 Just as Formula III racing luts reached a very healthy state in this country, with intense competition not only amongst individual drivers but between several different...
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Reports of Recent Events NEW CLASS E RECORDS Piero Taru (hiving his new twin nacelle Italcorsa, which has a 270 b.h.p., 1,720 c.c., two-stage, four-cylinder Maserati engine in the power-nacelle, has...
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THE B.R.M. DRIVERS _Raymond Mays, Public Relations Officer to II.R.M, Ltd., Kent us the following, dated April 4th : " Reg. Parnell and Prince 'Bins' have been appointed as the two official drivers...
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Eric Brandon Wins at Brands Hatch Cooper Still Supreme in Battle Against J.B.S. THE Brands Ilateh Stadium opened its season on April 8th with a Half-Litre C.C. Meeting, run in dry, cold weather...
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On the Road in an 1897 4-1--h.p. Panhard IN the January issue of Mayon Svoirr, as will be remembered by the nwre inveterate readers of this series of articles, I discoursed at some length on Mr. A....
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EMPHASIS ON SPORTS CARS- A Day with J. V. Bowles' ex-Bagratouni 2.6-litre Alfa-Romeo ONE day last month we invited ourselves Out in the ex-Bagratouni 2.6-litre, Straight eight supercharged Alfa-Romeo...
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CHAIN CHATTER by "CARROZZINO" NOW that the Spanish Grand Prix, the first of the World Championship classics, is over, it might be interesting to take stock of what has happened. The Italians attended...
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INDIANAPOLIS/-Some Reflections on the Great American Classic Scheduled for May 30th IXDIANAPOLIS ! There is allure in the muse. even if British race-goers bracket the American speedway along with...
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Book Reviews "'Tan Moron' YEAR Ram, 1951," by Laurence Pomeroy, M.S.A.E., and R. L. de Burgh Wallarley. (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1, 216 pp., 12s. 6d.) Every honest person likes...
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THE FIRST TO WEAR THE GREEN A Review of Napier Racing Cars, 1900-1908 by A. S. HEAL This year we all hope that the B.R.M. team will establish British prestige in International motor racing. Here is...
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RUMBLINGS The season is commencing in a highly interesting manner. Already Ferrari has established its continued superiority in Beginnings Grand Prix and sports-car racing, a fully recovered...
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Bristol M. C. & L.C.C. Castle Combe March Race Meeting Some most exeiting racing took plat. in spite of heavy showers and a very strong wind. Leslie Hawthorne's healthy Riley Nine had things all...
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DIESEL DIGNITY The Editor Takes Something Approaching a Real "Busman's Holiday " ! SO much interest has been aroused by our statement that .Reardall Motors, Ltd., 499/50:3, Woodborough Road,...
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CLUB AFFAIRS ** • Citroen owners in the Exeter area have formed the Devon Citroen Owners' Club. Hon. Sec. : E. J. Taylor, " Glenroyd," Hills View, Barnstaple, Devon. * * * The annual general meeting...
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PICTORIAL REVIEW HALF-LITRE CLUB MEETING AT BRANDS HATCH WEST ESSEX C.C. SPEED TRIALS AT BOREHAM, ESSEX B.A.R.C. MEMBERS' MEETING AT GOODWOOD TOP.—LEADER IN THE "MOTOR SPORT " BROOKLANDS MEMORIAL...
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BRANDS HATCH-April 21st Thom were a nuinlor of crashes during a meeting at which Gerard. driving his ( 'toper-Norton splendhily, Eric Brandon, Don Parker and .11:m Brown all set a new lap-record of...
Exciting B.A.R.C. Members' Meeting Guy Gale (Darracq)Leads in Brooklands Memorial Trophy Contest 1 N beautiful weather the Members' Meeting at glorious Goodwood, on April 21st, produced many exciting...
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Club News WE HEAR R. J. Hewitt would like to hear who has his old Frazer-Nash, which he rebuilt, installing a Rover Ten engine. Its Reg. No. is BOIT 7; Mr. Ifewitt'S address is 5, St. Leonard's Court...
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VINTAGE VEERINGS *.• APART from numy other charms, one of the attriitutes of the vintage car is its resistance to wear ; indeed, only by virtue of this quality are stiolt ears still With us in large...
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Sir, 1have a 1924 Vauxhall " 14/40 " which was termed a " Sports " coupe although it is very high off the ground and does not look at all " sports," but the engine (which has not been touched since I...
As an Austin Heavy " 12/4 " owner and ardent enthusiast, I was delighted to seethe performance of this very fine motor car upheld by at least two other readers.. I would certainly never agree that....
Sir, INIay I congratulate you on a most excellent publication. In your March issue you refer to " a very smart Aluminium 19.6 ' Crossley." Do you think you have slipped slightly in nomenclature ? The...
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APOLOGY Sir, In your April edition you have reported on the Goodwood event (Easter Monday) and in your report of Race 2 you state that I retired with my J.B.S. However, this Was not the case as 1...
LETTERS from READERS N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and Motor Sport does not necessarily associate itself with them—Ed. AN AMERICAN QUALM Sir, Sir, I-trust that you won't...
Sir,. Your correspondent Mr. K. Hutchison has obviously not experienced a Continental tour in an ti-litre Bentley. This fine old car will give him all he could wish for in the Alps and on the wide...
THE SPEED. OF THE BENTLEY Sir, To the Various letters concerning these superb Bentleys made by Rolls-Royce and Raymond Mays' estimate of their Mark VI being capable of a genuine 100 m.p.h., let me...
WHICH CAR FOR HUTCH ? Sir, Mr. Hutchison is correct in stating that the Mark VI Bentley is not a sports car : it is a very refined high-performance vehicle with a combination Of qualities no other...
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CITROEN IN UGANDA • Sir, I on getting a lot of very pleasant motoring from my Light Fifteen Citroen-t he first saloon car I have ever possessed. These ears are undoubtedly the best of all our British...
Sir, I read with very great interest the article " Sideslips," by " Baladeur," in your March issue. This brought back to me many memories, t hat lice More modern members of our fraternity would not...
REMINISCENCES Sir, I was very interested in recent references to Tamplins and Cardens. My first four-wheeler was a 1922 7-1t.p., air-cooled, twin two-stroke, gearbox-on-the-backaxle Carden with, if...
RISING GENERATION Sir. I tun a regular reader of MOTOR Sroar and I think, and so do my friends, that it. is by far the best magazine published. I am sixteen years of age (0, for my next birthday !)...
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