November 1948

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MATTERS OF THE MOMENT SILVERSTONE There is no doubt about it—our first post-war R.A.C. International Grand Prix at the new Silverstone circuit on October 2nd was an immense success, and must be...
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made of cheese. Villoresi has car 4CTL=1594, Ascari 4CTL1597, identified, at least until they warm-up, by white and blue blanking strips in their radiator grilles. One car has larger air-escape holes...
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IMMENSE CROWDS AT SILVERSTONE GRAND PRIX Rhiando's Cooper Wins the 500-c.c. Race. Villoresi and Ascari Dominate the Grand Prix in the 4CTL/48 Maseratis. Bob Gerard a Magnificent Third. The New Course...
m.p.h., 0.7 sec. ahead of Rhiando's golden Cooper, with Dryden 10 sec. behind the American and John Cooper a bare second behind "Curly," then Coward's Cowlan 3 sec. further back. Brandon caught Smith...
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RUMBLINGS It isn't every day that one goes to Silverstone for a British Grand Prix, and practice is often as interesting as the race, so let us tell those not fortunate enough to be present what...
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Reports of Recent Events NEW ZEALAND S.C.C. PLIMMERTON HILL-CLIMB " Hollis' new l'C " M.G. made f.t.d. in 51.8 sec., a new record for the hill. The class results were 1-LITRE STOCK CARS: 1st: M....
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SHOW-TIME REFLECTIONS THE Motor Slum is a time for letting one's enthushemls for the latest in automobile engitt cring and styling run riot and for taking stock of the technical progress made since...
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THE CARS AT EARLS COURT A.C. Stand 181 A.C. offers a specialised 2-litre car which is already in export production in appreciable quantities at the Thames Ditton works, where the firm makes its own...
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BRITISH HIGH-PERFORMAN CE CARS AT EARLS COURT
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Brief Encounter with the 760-c.c. REAR-ENGINED RENAULT SALOON Outstanding Comfort by any Standards. Splendid Controllability. Seating for Four Grown-ups. Very Brisk Performance and Upwards of 45 m.p....
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SIDESLIPS by "BALADEUR" Q-W-3 THE tumult and the recent shouting on the subject having fortunately died away somewhat, I conceive that it is now my turn to weigh in on the perilous subject of...
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Club News WE HEAR John Bellingham writes from Ottawa that a Naval type found a 1920 RollsRoyce "Silver Ghost" at Halifax and drove it the 6,000 miles to Vancouver and back with no other trouble than...

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