November 1938

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READERS' SPARE PARTS FOR SALE AND WANTED FOR SALE Aluminium Ricardo cylinder head, from Austin 7 Austin Seven, Zenith vertical carburetter, cylinder head gasket, new swivel pm bushes, 2 pair anti-...
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CONTENTS Tie for the Wakefield Trophy 879 History of the Rio de Janeiro G.P..... 380 Letters from Readers .... 384 Rumblings .... • • • • 385 Bira" Beaten Twice 388 Case for Grand Prix Racing, The...
TIE FOR WAKEFIELD TROPHY FINAL TEST CALLS FOR GOOD JUDGMENT IN W.A.S.A. LONDON-EXETER TRIAL FOR the first time in its history the contest for the Wakefield Trophy, championship of women trials...
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THE HISTORY Of THE RIO DE JANEIRO GRAND PRIX AN EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE SERIES OF RACES HELD IN THE ARGENTINE OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS TH. great race has two other names, the Gavea Motor Race and...
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THE SPORTS CAR "HO UR " The R.A.C. is not anxious to observe any further hour runs by sports-type cars, on the grounds that there is no official hour record for standard cars, and that it is...
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STILL PERFORMING . . Sir, A vintage car which can " do things" always arouses a certain amount of interest. The story about this Austin Seven is by no means without interest. The little car started...
VETERAN CARS Sir, Your correspondent " Countryman " might be interested in the following. I now own a 1914 Renault ; chassis purchased 3914 for about i850 by local lady and fitted with " utility "...
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The Show . . . yus, they are still talking of Earl's Court, and in an unbiased wander round we have gleaned some assorted impressions for you. We thought of taking a portable Lucas horn to clear the...
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" BIRA " TWICE BEATEN SENSATIONAL RACING AT THE CLOSING CRYSTAL PALACE MEETING FURTHER ENHANCES ALTA PRESTIGE IN spite of torrential rain, the last Crystal Palace Meeting was immensely enjoyable. It...
UNITED H OSPITALS AT DONINGTON BUGATTIS took all three places in the first handicap for racing-cars at the United Hospitals Club's fifth Donington Meeting held last month. A dark horse in the form of...
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THE CASE FOR GRAND PRIX RACING HOW BRITISH MANUFACTURERS COULD COMPETE WITH STATE SUBSIDISED FOREIGN TEAMS GRAND Prix racing always has been and always will be a subject of controversy. But it is as...
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FOUR AIR COOLED 375 c.c. ENGINES IN A CAR FRAME IT has long been known by racing-car engineers that the air-cooled single cylinder motor-cycle engine has unquestionable advantages from. the viewpoint...
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etta LIGHT CAR CLUB The winter trials season has commenced in earnest. The Light Car Club held its annual Buxton Trial just as the Crisis cleared, with an entry of twenty-one cars. The Rank proved a...
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THE ALLARD SPECIAL An outstanding feature of the Allard Special is the fact that for all the numerous trials entered not one car has even failed to finish Things that impressed us in 1936. S. H. A....
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A GUIDE TO 1939 HIGH PERFORMANCE CARS (Concluded from the October issue) THIS LIST OF SPECIFICATIONS AND DATA HAS BEEN COMPILED TO ASSIST THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER OF A FAST CAR IN THE DIFFICULT...
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THE B.A.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING MAYS AND " BMA " (E .R.A.$) WIN THE BIG RACES. MANY A.R.P. SMOKE SCREENS FAST WORK BY CHRIS STANTLAND GLORIOUS weather greeted the Show Time Brooklands Meeting. Everyone...
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SPORTS-CARS IN PARIS AN INTERESTING SHOW FOR ENTHUSIASTS AT THE SALON DE L'AUTOMOBILE FINE COACHWORK SPORTS-CAR racing has been overshadowed this year by the Grand Prix events, but in such races as...
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THE MODERN CAR AND THE OWNER-DRIVER IN the October journal of the Institution of Automobile Engineers appears G. Geoffrey Smith's paper on "The Modern Car—A General Survey from the Viewpoint of tlie...
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Con6nenta._ N.otes and News Formula There has been a great deal of nodding of heads and whispering in ears lately about the Grand Prix formula, which nevertheless remains much as it was before....
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TUNING THE AUSTIN SEVEN SOME NOTES GLEANED DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH Mr. WILLIAMS OF MESSRS. AUTO-CONVERSIONS pRHAPS the Austin Seven has been the subject of more special conversions by enthusiastic...
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INTERNATIONAL MOTORING FIXTURES 9 1939 The list of fixtures comprising the International Calendar for 1939 has been issued by the Royal Automobile Club. For next year, Great Britain has twenty one...
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THROUGH THE EXPERTS' TRIAL IN K. N. HUTCHISON'S NEW V8 ALLARD SPECIAL WHEN K. N. Hutchison, well known trials driver in the now famous Allard-Special " Tailwaggers " team, rang up and asked me to...
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LAGONDAS ON BROOKLANDS BROOKLANDS is still respected by manufacturers both as a testing and as a publicity venue. This year Lagonda has made very considerable use of the Track. This work culminated...
THE J.C.C. FILM SHOW The J.C.C. gave easily the best motorracing film show ever, at Wardour Street, on November 2nd. All the best racing films were shown, with two of the best Micky Mouse cartoons...
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TAZIO NUVOLARI WINS DONINGTON'S GREAT RACE FOR AUTO-UNION IMMENSE CROWDS SPECTATE AT A THRILLING RACE. LANG (MERCEDES-BENZ) AND SEAMAN (MERCEDES-BENZ) SECOND AND THIRD. WELL, the Crisis blew nicely...
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RATES (prepaid) Ifper line Minimum 3 lines 6 Words to line ALVIS 12/50 AIMS 2/3-seater, excellent W 15 or offer. est 16, Roy Northwood, Middx. AUSTIN AUSTIN 7 sports 2-seater, unregistered. engine,...
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Made to Measurements Ladies Jodpurs 18/6, 27/6, 30/ Ladies riding breeches 14/6, 16/6, 20/-, 23/ Gents riding breeches 14/6, 17/6, 22/6, 25/ Riding boots, ladies or gents 29/6, 35/-, 37/6 Made to...
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A SELECTION OF MOTOR SPORT ROAD TESTS THAT HAVE APPEARED IN PAST ISSUES Make of Car Issue A.B.C. .11 h.p. 2-eyl., 2-seater Feb. 1926 A.C. 2-litre, short-chassis, 15.7 h.p 2-seater July 1936 A.C. 2-...
The following are the charges for supplying any of the above copies 1924 3.per copy 1925 3 per copy 1926 2/6 per copy 1927 2,6 per copy 2d. per copy postage-Cash with order. MOTOR SPORT, 21, CITY...
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Printed by Tee & Whittn and J. Mead, Ltd., 2], City Road, London, E.C.1, and Published by the Teesdale Publishing Co., Ltd., 21, City Road, London, E.C.1. Agents for Australasia : Gordon and...

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