September 1936

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CONT ENTS 415 Where Motor-racing is a National Sport ... Rumblings ... ••• ••• ••. 418 Brook-lands below Par ••• 422 Speed in the Sun at Soutlisea ••• 425 Club News ... ••• • .• • . 428 Continental...
Ripeness is All From the academic point of view, the 200-mile Race at Donington Park last month had much to commend it. First of all there was the remarkable spectacle of the ten-year-old Delage...
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Where Motor Racing is a National Sport —IN WHICH OUR CONTRIBUTOR DESCRIBES THE ENTHUSIASM OF MODERN GERMANY FOR MOTOR-RACING, AND THE MIRACLE OF ORGANISATION WHICH LIES BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF THE...
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Belonging to a Past Decade Seaman's old Delage has certainly caught the racing-public's imagination and it again more than gave the E.R.A. drivers a run for their money at Donington, on the occasion...
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"FIVE-HUNDRED" PROSPECTS On October 10th at Brooklands the B.R.D.C. will stage • the eighth 500-Mile Outer-Circuit Track Race, run on a handicap basis and appreciated the world over as the fastest...
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BROOKLANDS BELOW PAR Somehow the B.A.R.C. August meeting at Brooklands did not seem to go with its usual swing this year. Perhaps ,the impossible weather experienced throughout July was responsible...
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SPEED IN THE SUN AT SOUTHSEA FRAZER-NASH MAKES FINE SHOWING — VAUXHALL-VILLIERS FASTEST OF ALL The Southsea Motor Club is really deserving of the highest praise, for the organisation of its speed...
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M.G. SCORES IN THE BARNSTAPLE This year the entry list for the MidSurrey A.C's. classic Barnstaple trial was disappointing in strength of numbers, if satisfactory in quality. The trial started from...
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etia1104,14 NORTH-WEST LONDON M.C. The third annual Inter-Club Team 'Trial will be contested on Saturday, October 3rd, and the route will embrace Somerset and N. Devon. The character -of the previous...
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ConthnentaL Note5 and Newz By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT The Decider It will be interesting to see what happens at Monza in the Italian Grand Prix. This is generally the last race of the season in...
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TRAGEDY AT LIMERICK UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT MARS RACE—M.G. THE WINNING MARQUE The round-the-streets race at Limerick on August Bank Holiday, another of those "excellent Irish road-races," was marred...
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IN AID OF CHARITY It was a pleasant idea on the part of the West Hants L.C.C. to organise speed trials in the beautiful park at Poole, and to hand the whole of the gate-money to the Cornelia Hospital...
LEWES AT ITS BEST ALTA ESTABLISHES FASTEST TIME-COURSE RECORD UNOFFICIALLY BROKEN The Kent and Sussex L.C.C. meeting at Race Hill, Lewes-one-third-mile course in beautiful surroundingsattracted the...
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A LONDON RACING-CIRCUIT So much has been heard during the past five years of new racing-tracks about to come into being at various parts of the country that, with Donington still our only road-course...
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THE HUNDRED-MILE RACE AT SOUTHPORT After weeks of unpleasant weather the Saturday of August 8th dawned without a cloud in the sky, and a hot sun, tempered by a cool breeze from the sea, lit up the...
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THE HISTORY OF MIDGET AUTO-RACING IN AMERICA By Jack Peters Since midget auto-racing has become a national 'sport throughout America, many stories have arisen as to its origin. Members Of the racing...
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RICHARD SEAMAN WINS AGAIN! THE 200-MILE RACE REVIVAL. TEN-YEAR-OLD DELAGE SUCCEEDS ONCE MORE. E.R.A. OPPOSITION FAILS. ONLY FOUR FINISHERS. DOBSON HAS NARROW ESCAPE The Junior Car Club deserves the...
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THE L.M.B. EPOCH , It says a great deal for the L,M.B. Epoch that a long day's motoring with it proved really satisfying, after driving thoroughbred motors in which quality as well as sheer...
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GOOD RACING IN SWITZERLAND SEAMAN WINS THE PRIX DE BERNE FOR THIRD TIME ROSEMEYER GAINS GRAND PRIX OF SWITZERLAND FOR AUTO-UNION Favoured by glorious weather, the day of motor-racing on the circuit...
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FAST TIMES IN THE COPPA ACERB° AUTO-UNION. EASY VICTORY ROSEMEYER WI NS BIG RACE FOR FOR SEAMAN IN 1,500 c.c. RACE The Coppa Acerbo races are held annually on the Pescara circuit, and always have an...
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AUSTIN VICTORIOUS Al' CRAIGANTILET H. L. Hadley, driving the works 747 c.c. side-valve racing-Austin, twice broke the Craigantlet Hill-climb record on August 29th, the new figure being 1 min. 22+...
CLIMAX AT BRIGHTON The 1936 season has been remarkable for the continued revival of interest in sprint motoring. Cummings' patent Vauxhall-Villiers is probably the outstanding sprint car of the...
CONAN DOYLE'S ACCIDENT We have received a letter from Denis Conan Doyle, an interesting letter plaining the cause of his crash at Leinster when at the wheel of the big Mercedes Benz. The upper...

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