November 1941

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CONT ENTS Recalling the Road-Tests 461 Scuderia Statham 463 On the sport, the Future and the Fair Sex .... ,46f1 Some Flying Books .... 407 Rolls-Royce Continental Testing 488 Life Story of Parry-...
TOO FANTASTIC TIIE announcement by the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, through its chairman, G. J. Allday, of Weybridge Automobiles, Ltd., of a Victory Run to Berlin, to happen as soon after the...
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RECALLING THE ROAD-TESTS No. 2.—The 1926 period of MOTOR SPORT road-tests THE year 1926 was a full and prolific time for those engaged in trying and commenting on fast cars for readers of this paper...
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SCUDERIA STATHAM [The Scuderia idea is likely to appeal particularly to younger readers who cannot achieve much when working on their own. So we have pleasure in including a description, by J....
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ON THE SPORT, THE FUTURE, AND THE FAIR SEX HAS it ever struck you as curious that, while all the better motor-race meetings always draw a record number of lovely ladies, yet it is invariably the fair...
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INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION I This happens to be a true story. it is, however, so fantastic that both the car and the owner had better remain anonymous. If you recognise them it is not our fault.--Ed.1...
SOME FLYING BOOKS [Although these are not motoring books we make no excuse for reviewing them, for everyone owes a deep debt of gratitude to the R.A.F. and wishes to learn all they can about our...
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ROLLS-ROYCE CONTINENTAL TESTING W. A. Robotham, who is in charge of the Experimental Department of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., describes the very thorough tests which have helped to ensure Rolls-Royce and...
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THE LIFE STORY OF PARRY-THOMAS IThe late J. G. Parry-Thomas, who was killed while attempting to raise his own " Land Speed Record " at Pendine Sands in 1927, is still remembered as one of the most...
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0444 /kali WE HEAR . . . Bowen-Buscarlet, who used. to drive. a Riley Nine at Brooklands is a Group Captain, R.A.F. Wing emdr. Seroggs now runs an S,S., and has been Seen piloting a Bell " Airoeobra...
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The Sports E.R.A. THE E.R.A. would have been produced as a, sports car if poor Murray Jamieson had not been killed when the Delage ran into the .spectators at the last International Trophy Race....
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WEEK-END WITH A DAIMLER EIGHTEEN Em n this rationed age regular Editorially-conducted road-tests are not possible, so we have to seek the assistance of our readers. Your enthusiast must motor, and...
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Sir, I have always regretted that Mount SPORT discontinued its interest in motorcycling. I realise that. it would be impossible to cover all branches, but reports on the International Grands Prix,...
Sir, I get myself 48 hours' leave from the 'burg in which I find myself stationed and figure the big city station bookstall may have reading matter more suitable to my way of thinking than the parish...
Sir, On re-reading some of the recent back numbers of your excellent publication I was rather surprised to read in Mr. (Clerical) (lot on's article, " Cars I Have Owned," that his 3-litre Bentley had...
From time to time I have noticed in the pages of Mama SPORT discussions relating to the building of road "Specials" and have been specially interested in those._ based on the .J.A.P. V-twin. Reeently...
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Sir, The Vintage S.C.C., by its careful definitions of "sports," " super-sports " and " racing " cars, did its best to encourage the " impecunious amateur," and, I think, attracted a considerable...
Sir, The R.A.C. has been asked by the Welfare Department of the War Office to find 200 London car owners who will give one night a week to assist sailors, soldiers and airmen of our own and the...
READERS' SALES AND WANTS To meet the repeated demands for something on the lines of the old Spare Parts Announcements, we have instituted a system of inexpensive advertisements. Each announcement...
Sir, As no doubt you are well aware, the old 2-seater Jowetts, pre-7926, had the following excellent features :— High geared steering and line lock ; most surprising cornering (they would slide...
Sir, Regarding this H.R.G. battle, I feel I must write to back up Mr. Gandhi. Although apparently wrong on certain points, I think he feels as I do—that is to say, he too thinks the H.R.G. somewhat...
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CARS I HAVE OWNED [In this contribution to the series B. Webb-Ware describes the cars in which he has covered 150,000 miles in the last ten years ; he used to know Tom Moore, late owner of this paper...
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STOP PRESS LABELS Stuart-Wilton has that it Stuart-Wilton has suggested that it might be a good idea for enthusiasts to display windscreen labels on their cars so that their enthusiasm may not be...
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FOR SALE LAGONDA 2-litre supercharged 2-door Weyman Saloon. Many extras, super condition mechanically and appearance; 20 m.p.g., 90 m.p.h.; room wanted•, best offer. " Tolcarne," Chester Road, Bacons...
Sir, One small error has crept into your interesting review of the World's Hour Record published in your October issue. The twelve-cylinder Sunbeam which held the record from 1918 until 1924 had a...
WANTED SALMSON G.P. or San Sebastian "10/20," any date (1930 preferred), any condition wanted for cash by private owner. 212, Victoria Road, Thorpe Bay, Essex. BROOKLANDS Riley Nine, must be in fair...
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• •?•?•• A SELECTION OF MOTOR SPORT ROAD TESTS THAT HAVE APPEARED IN PAST ISSUES If you do not see the road test that you require write us a letter. We may have it in stock, but not published below....
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