November 1951

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BRAKE LININGS Most successful drivers on road or track stake life and reputation on Ferodo Brake Linings, confident in their utter dependability. Hence Ferodo's long and ever increasing list of...
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MATTERS OF MOMENT THE 36th INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW, EARLS COURT The implications and aftermath of the. Earls Court Show remain, although it closed its doors a few days ago. It was organised very...
MOTOR SPORT INCORPORATING SPEED AND THE BROOKLANDS GAZETTE EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISEMENT OFFICES 15-17, CITY ROAD, LONDON, E.C.I Telephone : MONarch 8944 PUBLICATION DATE FIRST OF THE MONTH...
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A REVIEW OF THE SPORTING HIGHPERFORMANCE CARS AT EARLS COURT A.G. A.G. The well-proved 2-litre six-cylinder AA'. appeared in open form as a 131tekland sports tourer. Only minor changes have been made...
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RACING AT WINFIELD TIM Winfield Meeting on October 13th seemed a good excuse for a breath of fresh air before the Show. So, at 4.45 p.m. on the 12th we left the office in the Jowett Jupiter, hound...
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Reports of Recent Events SHELSLEY WALSH HiLL-CLIMB (Sept. 22nd) With a time of :3(1.02 sec., Ken Wharton lowered the car record for the hill and also bettered the absolute record held by a Vincent-If...
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* BOOK REVIEWS " DOESENBERG---TIIE MIGIITIEST AMERI CAN MoThlt Can." by J. L. Elbert. (168 pages, 5 dollars, or VI 17s. 6d.) Nicely produced, if soft-cover, this big and lavishly illustrated book is...
CIRCUIT MANAGERS IN CONFERENCE .1. Ilugenholtz, Managing Director of Zandvoort, proposes to call a Conference of Circuit Managers in Paris from December 7th to 9th inehtsive, to discuss such matters...
CLUB AFFAIRS • • • The directors of the Scottish Racing Club, Ltd., report that at a special meeting held at Bellshill on September 20th, along with the owners of 500-c.e. racing ears in Scotland, it...
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AUSTIN SEVEN REBORN ON October 16th the long-awaited Austin Seven was revealed to privileged "gentlemen of the Press " and a day later, at Earls Court, was unveiled to John and Joan Citizen. 1V1ile...
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RUMBLINGS V. itk the return of the Austin Seven a highlight of the justconcluded Earls Court Show thoughts turn again to economy vehicles built to ideals and ideas. Economy Cars built to personal...
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The September B.A.R.C. Goodwood Meeting Dr. Giuseppe Farina Wins Three Races and Raises Lap Record to 97.36 m.p.h. for Alfa-Romeo. Stirling Moss Takes Three Firsts and a Second in H.W.M. and Jaguar...
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Books from Clymer A couple of months ago Root es Ltd., arranges! for a party of motoring writers to see Kalanutv, the talented illusionist, perform al the Flip:lair), Park Empire. The -Itigh-light....
NEW FERODO PUBLICITY MANAGER Air. Il. IlarvvyIcas bo,ti apiaantrd Publicit y laikager of It'ttrtt !ft, 1.(.1.. :tad %till bt. resittair,flatt La the Sites Sir, fOr the atIvertisim.t itoil public r,•;...
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VINTAGE VEERINGS OUR particular interest. in vintage, i.e., pre-1931 ears of the better sort., is from the sporting angle, that is, the ownership of suds ears 1-dy enthusiasts who derive enjoyment...
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3. GAILLON AND CHATEAU THIERRY, 1901-1902 EARLY HILL-CLIMBS by "BALADEUR" IN the autumn of 1901, the organisers of the Gatlin hill-climb reached a momentous decision. " With vehicles weighing close...
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THE SPORTS-CAR RACES OF 1951 Leading Positions Shared Between Prater-Nash, Jaguar and Ferrari in Analysis of British and Continental Fixtures. Fravr-Nash the Most Consistently Successful AYEAR ago an...
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GOOD SHOW ! GOOD SHOW ! During a period "Is IVI.ord deliveries in the quarter endillg September 30th, Jaguar Curs have shipped over 96 per cent, of these deliveries to the export market. Of this high...
RACING AT CASTLE COMBE 1 is invariably pleasant to be at a Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. fixture, and the last race meeting of 1951 at the 1.84-mile Castle Combe circuit on October was no exception. What...
THE ALFA-ROMEO " JEEP " We recently had the opportunity to inspect the latest production from the Alfa-Romeo factory, known as the Jeep Ardibia Alfa-Romeo 1900. This is a rather large version of the...
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GRAN PREMIO DE ESPANA Fangio (Alfa-Romeo) wins from Gonzalez (Ferrari) and becomes World Champion for 1951. Farina (Third), Ascari (Fourth). The last Formula 1 Grand Prix of the 1951 season, the Gran...
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PICTORIAL REVIEW BARCELONA GRAND PRIX. RACING AT GOODWOOD, CASTLE COMBE, AND WINFIELD WORLD CHAMPION—Juan Manuel Fangio seen in large picture as he turns into Colic de Nu/nuncio at Barcelona during...
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FLYING HORSES TIME was when we used to Iltiuck of the Ilispano-Suiza as the only Spanish. car (when it was Mil Frellek), hill Or o rSe lie experts have long since changed ;di that. Nowadays they reel...
Letters from Readers (111 DEAlt ! Sir. Coneet•ning 1V. 11.s expet•iences witlt ct Morgan Plus Four. I am amazed and dist tubed at his indifference to IllajOr itcreet s. t lubrougltly had, design etc...
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CARS I HAVE OWNED AF. days before war broke out, I sent in lay papers to join the Fleet Air Aria, as I had already had a pilot's licence, although it had been taken away by this time for low flying,...
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PORSCHE IN SURREY ANinteresting pre-Show experience was a brief ride along the historic Portsmouth Road in the Type 850 Porsche count': imported by Continental Cars, Ltd., for the Show. This car got...
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THE E.R.A.-DELAGE AFTER I,c Mans 1949, I was-keen that Tony Holt and I should eontinue our assoeiation and widen our sphere of operations, as I consider him unsurpassed in t his eountry as a driver,...
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Club News WE HEAR Quite a number of interesting cars were encountered recently, notably a large vintage Panhard Lavassor saloon on the Embankment, an " 8.3" Renault in Gloucester, a hoodless Austin...
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NEW CASTROL ADDITIVE PLANT WILL SAVE DOLLARS t.:ssential lubricat ing oil add it ives, formerly obtained from dollar sourees, are now being produced on a large scale by the new Castro! plant. at...
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CHAIN CHATTER bY "CA RROZZI NO" AFTER the rather severe beating that our road-racing men and machines suffer gl at Monza, it was very gratifying to see Our trials men more than make up for it by...

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