October 1931

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CONT ENTS The Way of Things ... PAGE LAND. The Amateur Shelsley 564 The B.R.D.C. "500 "... 569 A New 1 Litre ... .• • 570 The Grand Prix de la Battle 572 Models for 1932 573 The Grand Prix of Monza...
7AP THE motoring public, and those more closely et)iinected with car development , are now quite used to the ruling of the Society of Manufacturers and Traders that their members may not compete...
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THE AMATEUR SHELSLEY. ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING IN BAD WEATHER. IT seems that the second climb of the year in this delightful venue is getting a bad reputation for weather. Although this year's event was...
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An Annou z E cement ! Frazer Nash cars will not be at Olympia, and we are 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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A CORRECTION. IN last month's MOTOR SPORT an error crept into the advertisement cf M. A. McEvoy, who markets the very attractive Wolseley Hornet " Special" bearing his name. The mistake in question...
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THE B.R.D.C. "500." Entrants and Drivers to. r next Saturday's Race. THE 500 .Miles race has now become firmly established as one of the leading events of the racing calendar, and One of its greatest...
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A NEW LITRE ANY newcomer to the select field of sports cars is always hailed with interest by the motoring fraternity. Entirely new productions are all too rare in these days, and it is therefore...
THE development of the 750 engine has got even further in the last month, when the record-breaking Austin, which had beaten 100 m.p.h. at Brooklands for the first time in the history of the class,...
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LETTERS FROM READERS. A Brooklands Suggestion. IUNDERSTAND there is a probability of •a 1,000 mile race being substituted for the Junior Car Club's "Double Twelve Hour Race" next year. Having been...
he Grand Prix de la Ii aule. Victory for Williams (Bugatti) in Race on the Sands. ANY race which is organised by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, famous in prewar days for its Grands Prix de la France...
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MODELS OR 1932 Details from Manufacturers New Year Programmes. ALVIS. THE Alvis range for the coming season comprises four models, all being now in production. These are the 12-50 h.p., the 12-60 h.p...
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OIL AND R.P.M. NE of the secrets of winning speed events such as the Ulster T.T . rests in the increased engine speeds —in other words in the raising of the number of revolutions made per minute by...
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THE GRAND PRIX OF MONZA MAGNIFICENT VICTORY FOR MASERATI IN these days when the success of firstclass events, at any rate for real racing cars, must always be somewhat doubtful, there is one man who...
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THE MONT VENTOUX HILL-CLIMB ON Sunday, 30th August, the Mont Ventoux hillclimb, the oldest and perhaps the most famous event of its kind in the world, was run off for the twenty-fourth time ; and on...
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THE CIRCUIT DES ROUTES PAVEES. An A Victory on Dillicult Course. THE pave roads race in the north of France is always an event of special interest, for instead of a specially prepared course with a...
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VETERAN EVENTS AND COMMENTS. SP KCIALISING IN 6 OLD MASTERS!' /l? there are still any sceptics who refuse to recognize that the rebuilding, resurrecting and running of ancient cars has developed into...
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A CLUB DAY AT BROOKLANDS The Brighton and Hove Club at the track. INFORMAL meetings7are often the most entertaining of the various affairs staged at Weybridge, and the Brighton Club's meeting on...
THE INTERNATIONAL SIX DAYS THE results of the " International " were, to say the least of it, disappointing, for Italy retained the Trophy and Holland won the "Vase." In neither case, even, did...
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Pumblin Nqs k P39 130 UERGES Shelsley Reflections. ALTHOUGH a wet day for S hel sl e y was a disappointment to those who wanted to see records broken, it had compensations, as it gives much food for...
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M.C.C. the 17th of this month ON Saturday, the 17th of this the Motor Cycling Club will hold their eleventh sporting trial, the starting place of which will be near Buxton. The event will be open to...
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IT1-',MS OF INTEREST FROM VARbous. SOURCES Schneider Trophy and Car Development. THE answer to the many people who wonder what is the value to the motor and, aviation industries of speed attempts...
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THE JUNIOR RACE Pine wins after very gallant ride. APTER the unpleasant conditions which prevailed during the practice week, the weather on the day of the Junior Grand Prix race was very welcome. The...
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THE SENIOR RACE J. M. Muir ( Norton) wins at 71.79 THURSDAY morning brought with it larger crowds and the greater interest which generally accompanies the Senior Race. There was a greater number of...
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LEWES SPEED TRIALS. ENTHUSIASTS gathered in force at the venue of the Lewes Speed Trials which took place last month, and the last event produced some good speeds, and also saw a new record...
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THE LAST SCHNEIDER HOW FLIGHT-LIEUT. BOOTHMAN WON AT 340 M.P.H. AFTER all the delays and disappointments, the rumours and reports, the Schneider Trophy Contest has been flown for the last time, and...
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THE SPORT AFLOAT. THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL TROPHY THE KAYE DON-GAR 1 '00D INC7DENT IN spite of the fact that the public press had front page news from the formation of the National Government, much...
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RACING IN THE CAMBER A FORTHCOMING 100-MILES RACE HAVING little to do on a Sunday recently I decided in an unenthusiastic moment to attend an outboard race to be held in the Camber at Dover Harbour....

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