October 1948

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Most of the fits test rely on the safest F E RODO BRAKE LININGS FERODO LIMITED. CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH. A Notrider of fA, Turner .t .V.uaU Ortin”i:afin.
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MATTERS OF THE MOMENT HILL-CLIMB CHAMPION Raymond Mays deserves heartiest congratulations for gaining the title of British Hill-Climb Champion for two successive years. The final round of the 1948...
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Reports of Recent Events 750 CLUB DRIVING TESTS The 750 Club, aided by the Cemian M.C., held ambitious driving frolics at Sunbury on Aug. 22nd, even laying on a public address apparatus, energised by...
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THE BRIGHTON SPEED TRIALS Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) Breaks His Course Record. Gerard (E.R.A.) Makes Second Fastest Time and Mrs. Gerard (E.R.A.) Best Ladies' Time. Many New Class Records. Much Improved...
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HANTS & BERKS M.C. This club is repeating its Night Navigation Trial which was introduced in January, 1947. The start will be at 9 p.m. on October 16th, at the NewInn, Eversley (on the Hants and...
SITUATION VACANT FIRST-CLASS FOREMAN REQUIRED by go-ahead motor engineering works, in process of turning over a section to limited production of special competition model. Must be good organiser,...
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by Patrick Greene There is an old saying that no man is a hero to his valet and this might apply equally, or more so, to his racing mechanic. However, Jimmy Burge, who acted in the latter capacity to...
1111..1116-1111. 111b. 161h. 1h. 1b. 11111.11. On July 24th, 1938, the late Richard Seaman, driving for Mercedes-Benz, scored his greatest triumph by winning the German Grand Prix at the Nurburg Ring...
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RUMBLINGS Los Angeles Whisper From Los Angeles comes a whisper, in which there may be several grains, if not the whole, truth, as to why Don Lee's 3-litre V12 G.P. Mercedes-Benz didn't shine at...
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Roominess, Good-handling and Outstanding Performance are features of THE PRODUCTION JOWETT " JAVELIN " IN June, 1947, we published a cornprehensive road-test report of the Jowett "Javelin "saloon,...
THE JOWETT " JAVELIN " SALOON. Engine : Flat-four-cylinder, 72.5 by 90 mm. (1,486-c.c.) R.A.C.h.p. 12; 50 b.h.p. at 4,100 r.p.m. Gear ratios: 1st, 18.9; 2nd, 11.6; 3rd, 7.31; top, 4.86 to 1. Tyres :...
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U.S. FIRST WITH TWO-STAGE? Sir, I have just read an excellent article in MOTOR SPORT, February, 1948, entitled "The Trend of Racing Car Design," and in the interests of historical technical accuracy...
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WET COURSE SLOWS DOWN INTERNATIONAL PRESCOTT MEETING P. D. C. Walker (E.R.A.) Proves "Rain Master" on Magnificent Fastest Run THE weather gods were cruel indeed to the B.O.C. on September 12th....
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BO'NESS HILL-CLIMB-SEPT. 18th K. N. Hutchison made fastest time of the day in his Alfa-Romeo, clocking 37.4 see., which is 1.1 see. below Gerard's course-record. Spike Rhiando overturned his Cooper 1...
WESTO N PROSPECTS Entries for the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. Entries for the Bristol M.C. & L.C.C. speed trials at Weston-super-Mare on October 9th include the Freikaiserwagen, Geoffrey Ansell's E...
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CONTINENTAL NOTES by T. G. MOORE Afterthoughts on the French Grand Prix APART from the actual racing, one of the great joys of going to a Continental car-race is the way in which you encounter...
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Racing at Goodwood Return of the " Real Thing" at J.C.C.'s New Track. Eight Excellent Races Parnell Wins the Goodwood Trophy. Gerard Sets Lap Record "Daily Graphic" Backs the Meeting PRACTICE NOTES...
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EARLS COURT PRE--VIEW by the Editor QUITE early on the first public-view day of the recent S.B.A.C. Display, when the weather was by no means set-fair, it was announced that 100,000 persons had...
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THE SECOND SPECIAL SHOW NUMBER of "MOTOR SPORT " The November issue will contain a special account of the Earls Court exhibits and other Show features, and will be published on the Opening Day of...
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The Cars Hold their Own against MotorCycles at Shelsley Walsh Excellent Meeting Dominated by Raymond Mays. Bolster Second Fastest. Magnificent Climbs by Poore, Walker, Gerard, Fry and Mrs. Gerard....
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Interest in vintage, or pre-1931, motorcycles increases apace, and the Vintage Motor Cycle Club now has well over 100 members. Consequently, a year ago we asked C. E. Allen, founder of the V.M.C.C.,...
SPORTS MOTOR-CYCLES OF THE VINTAGE ERA A Consideration of the Characteristics, Good Features and Failings of Some Classic Machines PART 1-1925 MEMBERS of the comparatively recently-formed and...
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Raymond Mays (E.R.A.) Consolidates His Position at Craigantlet ' Allard's Allard and Hutchison's Alfa-Romeo placed second and third, respectively Driving with all his customary style and precision,...
THE S.B.A.C. FLYING DISPLAY This year's S.B.A.C. Display and Exhibition at the R.A.E., S. Farnborough, Hants., was of considerable interest .to motoring types, judging by the number of fast cars...
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Club News WE HEAR One of the original 2-litre Lagonda " 14/60 " saloons is still in regular use and good order in Weybridge, while an Armstrong-Siddeley Fourteen saloon and a large, late-model Star...

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