October 1954

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Control of the Sport In an attempt to prevent next year the unfortunate clashes in the fixture list which have been seen this season. the R.A.C. proposes to act as follows :— Grading of Race...
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Once again rain came to Silverstone when the Peterborough M.C. meeting took place on Saturday, September 11th; there were frequent heavy showers early in the day but the sun came out later. Members...
I.R.M.C. Wakefield Trophy Race (Aug. 28th) 1st: P. N. Whitehead (Cooper Jagurar) 1 hr. 47 min. 18 sec., 82.87 m.p.h. 2nd (tie): J. Kelly (Jaguar) and J. D. Hamilton (Jaguar) 1 hr 48 min. 8 sec. M.A....
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The basic idea behind this article is that of trying to decide if there are any cars which Britain might profitably build which at the present time she is not building. To simplify the issue, imagine...
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In the world of pedal-cycle racing the Tour of France is recognised as the world's greatest event and all other forms of long-distance racing are reckoned to be mere practice runs in Preparation for...
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An end-of-season lull saw a comparatively small entry competing at Cadours, in south-west France, not far front Toulouse, and the result was that the Gordini team had little real opposition, and...
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Bob Gerard's Cooper-Bristol Beats Flockhart (B.R.M.) at Pleasant Meeting on August 28th. Two Class Records Fall. At the risk of being accused of repetition, I will say that the Bristol M.C. & L....
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New Course Record Established by R. Charlton (Vincent-H.R.D. Motor-cycle) in 23.57 sec. Ken Wharton (E.R.A.) Lowers Car Record to 23.63 sec. Although Ken Wharton broke Raymond Mays' course record...
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To be brought to an undignified standstill, in a vintage car, right in front of an East End 'bus-queue by a dismal, clattering noise and to walk back, amidst laughter, to retrieve a completely...
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"Amateur Racing Driver," by T. P. Cholmondeley Tapper. 161 pp.,5 1/2 in. by 8 3/4 in. (Foulis, 7. Milford Lone, W.C.2. ) 15s.) This is quite one of the best motor-racing books to have been published...
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M.G. C.C. Weston Rally 1954 The fourth annual Weston Rally of the M.G. C.C. will take place on October 8th/9th, 1954. The rally is open to members of the B.A.R.C., London M.C., Cheltenham M.C.,...
R. = Rastricted Even. C. = Closed Event. C.I. Closed Invitation Event. N. National Event. I. = International Event. 2nd. — Lloyd's M.G. Trial, London Counties. C. Lancashire A.C. Davis Trophy Trial,...
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Records Here, for the record, are the International class records broken in America during August by Austin-Healey and M.G. cars. (How nice to see G. E. T. Eyston still at it!) Records by Eyston...
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British Team Beats American by 1,375 points The Anglo-American Vintage-Car Rally sponsored by the British Travel and Holidays Association must be written down as an Exceedingly Good Thing; an event...
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The entire entry came unscathed through the 768-mile run from Edinburgh to Chichester, with the exception of the unfortunate 1906 Stanley steamer. Average speed had to be maintained between 25 and 35...
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Loreau and Armagnac First at 68 3/4 m.p.h. in 745-c.c. DB Panhard, Chased Hard by the Hawthorn/Trintignant 3-litre Ferrari and the Musso/Mantovani 2-litre Maserati. The above heading tells in a few...
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Monza, September 5th. As the World Championship series draws to a close at the end of the season, the Italian event is traditionally held at the Monza track, which while not being a pure road circuit...
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For a first serious attempt at Grand Prix racing the Vanwall 2.3-litre engine showed up well, never missing a beat throughout the whole race. This should encourage Mr. Vandervell to press on at full...
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The Formula-One Lancia Last winter there was much speculation about the new Lancia Formula 1 car, and yet during the past season it has been doing a "B.R.M.," never being quite ready to race and...
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N.B. — Opinions expressed are those of our correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them — Ed. Ethics Sir, Mr. Millington's outburst scarcely seems to warrant the...
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London meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. at Ashtons Hotel, Praed Street, W.2. The hon. general secretary of the club, Jean McDowell, 1, Halesworth Road, London, S.E.I3...

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