November 1931

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CONTENTS The Way of Things LAND. PAGE I3.A.R.C. Closing Meeting 4 Rumblings 9 A Front-Wheel-Drive Revival 12 A Wanderer at the Show 13 Continental News 16 Sporting Cars on the Road—The T.T. Frazer-...
ANOTHER season of motoring sport has drawn to a close, and we are left in the usual position of taking stock of our achievements, and also considering methods of remedying failure. However...
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THE B.A.R.C. CLOSING MEETING First-class Racing Marks End-of-season at the Track THE Brooklands season was brought to a fitting conclusion on the 17th of last month with an excellent afternoon's...
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An Announcement ! Frazer Nash cars were not at Olympia, and we are now taking this opportunity of reaching those who are interested in the 1932 Frazer Nash models, to invite them to visit us at "...
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BENTLEY'S TO BUILD AGAIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH NAPIERS NOW COMPLETED. Everyone interested in motoring was glad to see the official announcement that an agreement has finally been reached by which the...
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P.'umblings BOAUERGES Four-wheelers on the cinders. AN interesting innovation at the Wembley Speedway was introduced on the first of last month, when H. J. Aldington, Mrs. T. H. Wisdom, and R. J. G....
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British Steel and the Motor Trade. ASTATEMENT made by a candidate prior to the elcction in Lincolnshire that foreign steel is used in the production of British motor-cars was denied by leading...
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A FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE REVIVAL Interesting New Type Derby IN these days it is refreshing to find a car which departs from the orthodox in design and. construction, and the new front-wheel-drive Derby is...
IMPROVED " HORNET " SPECIALS pE3V popular-priced cars have gained so much popularity in so short a *. space of time as the Wolseley " Hornet," and while its manufacturers introduced it primarily as a...
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THE SHOW A WAND 'RER Afterthoughts of Olympia. iN these times of mass-production utility vehicles there are many who assert that the day of the specialised car, built for the enthusiast who takes a...
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"WIZARD" SMITH READY. ACCORDING to a report from New Zealand, " Wizard " Smith's new car, with which he intends to attack Sir Malcolm Campbell's record, is now completed, and has already undergone...
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The Grand Prix of Czechoslovakia THE Grand Prix of Czechoslovakia race, run off on the circuit of Masaryk on September 27th, _provided a double victory for Bugatti, the unlimited class being won by...
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Cars on [he 'lac! THE T.T. FRAZER-NASH LATEST VERSION OF POPULAR 1,500 c.c. CAR THERE are some motor cars which differ only in detail from other makes of the same size and while satisfying their...
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Stinging the Motorist. COMPLAINTS from various parts of the country continue to reach the A.A. concerning the increasing demands upon motorists for the payment of fees for the parking of motorcars...
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THE B.R.D.C. \500/ [Motor Sport Photograph Widengren's O.M. leaving a tra:1 of smoke after breaking a piston. He is seen following two Rileys and a Talbot. IN three short years the 500 miles race has...
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HOW THEY FARED. 3 In this graph are shown the leading cars every half-how on a handicap basis. The cars corresponding to the numbers shown on the graph are as follows : No. 15-E. R. Hall (M.G. Midget...
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eta THE LIGHT CAR CLUB. ON Friday next, 6th November, the Light Car Club will hold their annual dinner and dance at the Park Lane Hotel, London. The President of the Club, the Earl of March, will be...
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THE M.C.C.'s TRACK MEETING THOSE of us who are interested, in the performance of normal sports cars in, their owner's hands could not do better than, go to one of the club meetings at the track such...
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VETERAN TYPES IX. A 1900 SINGLE-CYLINDER BENZ. NO one who ever looks at the daily papers can have failed to notice some little time ago a series of photographs of a Plymouth doctor, who as a protest...
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A YEAR OF RECORDS. c. C. WAKEFIELD & CO. have produced an attractive little booklet entitled "Achievements of 1931 " which tells of the achievements of British drivers and pilots, and of British...
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LOOK AFTER YOUR ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MANY and furious are the arguments which develop among owners as to what is the most troublesome item of the modern car, and there is no doubt that the electrical...
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ITFMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES liontlhery Challenge Trophy. IN recognition of the brilliant performance of Mrs. G. M. Stewart, the authorities at Montlhery have awarded their annual Challenge...
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FOR THE SPORTS-CAR OWNER. SOME USEFUL EXTRAS AND ACCESSORIES The Perfect Circle Piston Ring. pISTON rings are small components which have a highly-important function, and especially in a highspeed...
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A Veterans' Event. ON the 15th of this month the popular and amusing London to Brighton run for ancient motor vehicles will take place and from the entry list it seems likely that this event will be...
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Letters from Readers. Value of Racing. DURING the past few months there have been keen discussions as to the value of racing to the motor car industry. Now that the season is ended I offer my views....
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THE ROLLS-ROYCE " R " SOME FACTS CONCERNING ITS EVOLUTION AND PREPARATION WHILE modern progress in internal combustion engine design and construction results in record eclipsing record with confusing...
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in the Glider Movement Pioneering WHEN the initial steps were taken some two years ago to introduce the sport of gliding into this country, one of the very first clubs to be formed was the Kent...
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A REDWING DEVELOPMENT. LTHOUGH the little Robinson Red wing—which is now known simply as the Redwing—is, comparatively speaking, a newcomer among light 'planes, the go-ahead policy of its...
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The A.A. and Aviation. SINCEthe Automobile Association has extended its activities into the realm of aviation it has shown itself to be a body which is as helpful to the flying man as it has been to...
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THE SPORT AFLOAT MOTOR BOATS AT THE SHOW A COMPREHENSIVE AND SATISFACTORY EXHIBITION URING the past two years there has been a steady increase in the number of owners of "little ships,' and these...
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!HERE and 111H IE ik IE _By atnsizeift" PerformanceMeters and Road Tests. TAPLEY AND CO., the well-known instrument manufacturers of Totton, Southampton, have just sent me a folder dealing with the...

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