September 1937

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CONTENTS 11.••••••■■• 11.••••••■■• R.A.C. T.T. at Donington, The • • • 363 News for South Africa .•• • • • 366 Cross Country Trials in Germany • • • 367 Tuning the Bentley ••• • • • 369 On Sports...
FRENCH POLISH AT DONINGTON FRANCO-GERMAN DUEL IN THE TOURIST TROPHY—BRITISH SINGER PLACED FOURTH FOREIGN ears swept the boardlin the first Tourist Trophy Race to be run in England. Previous races in...
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MIDGET RACING IN NEW YORK Since the Madison Square Garden Corporation began promoting midget racing last year, the fastest "doodle bugs," as the midgets are called, have been flocking to New York...
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NEWS FOR SOUTH AFRICA MOTOR RACING IN SOUTH AFRICA Excellent prospects for the coming Grand Prix Motor Racing Season in South Africa are held out by Mr. C. S. Douglas, Organising Secretary of the...
THE DO NI NGTON GRAND PRIX OCTOBER 2nd We have seen some classic races contested at Donington. this season, and it isfitting that F. G. Caner should close the racing year with the Donington Grand...
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CROSS-COUNTRY TRIALS IN GERMANY ORGANISATION ON NATIONAL BASIS: SOME STRIKING NOVELTIES COMPARED WITH ENGLISH EVENTS NEARLY every week-end, somewhere in England, enthusiasts are engaging in the sport...
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TUNING THE BENTLEY SOME NOTES GLEANED DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH L. G. MeKENZIE The 3-litre S0 many readers are interested in the Bentley marque, and as every owner of an old-school Bentley we meet...
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ON SPORTS CARS FOR RACING It is rather a pity that there are not more purely speed events open to ordinary drivers of ordinary sports-ears. Nowadays we are confined to the sprint events in the form...
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A CLUB FOR THE NORTH It is proposed to form a northern section of the Vintage Sports Car Club. The former secretary and one of the founders of the Club in the South, B. T. Lewis, of 22c, Oak Road, 'W...
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AMONGST THE QUALITY THE NEW ATALANTA, WITH ALL-INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION, MAGNETIC GEARBOX, AND MANY INGENIOUS FEATURES SPORTS-CA RS are not so numerous that the advent of a quality newcomer can be...
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G. E. T. EYSTON'S NEW RECORD BREAKER 4,800 M.P. FOR 350 M.P.H. BID Great Britain has produced yet another car with which to attack world's flying start short distance records, or, in the eyes of all...
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INFORMATION WANTED Sir, I wonder if any of your readers have had any experience in converting a Morgan Super-Sports three-wheeler into a fourwheeler ; if so I should be very grateful for their advice...
STEAM CARS Sir, I have been a regular reader of your journal since its " Brooklands Gazette" days, and although never keen on notoriety, I have been associated with some of the best-known designers,...
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THE THIRD LEWES MEETING COURSE RECORD LOWERED BY 2.LITRE ALTA THE Lewes speed trials up Race Hill on the Sussex downs are really cxcellent. They retain all the oldtime trr.dition and are almost as...
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THE " 500 " OUTLOOK Because of, or, as we believe, in spite of the reduction in race length and change in handicapping, the B.R.D.C. has confounded the pessimists by obtaining a really good entry for...
THE SOUTHPORT 100-MILE RACE BILLY COTTON WINS WITH M.G. MAGNETTE Midland enthusiasts contrive to race satisfactorily and seriously over the course on Ainsdale Sands, Southport, and the Southport...
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THE FASCINATION OF SHELSLEY WALSH ANY sporting motorist could find Shelsley Walsh for you on an upto-date map of Worcestershire, for since 1905 Shelsley, as the centre of one of the most popular...
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etia• lelawd ........?••1111111111119/ N.W. LONDON MOTOR CLUB At a recent Committee Meeting it was decided to make certain changes in the arrangements for the Fourth Annual Inter-Club Team Trial for...
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RECORDS AT POOLE LARGE CROWD SEES C. E. C. MARTIN (E.R.A.) MAKE FASTEST TIME ADDED importance attached to the Poole Speed Trials this year through several well known fixtures having dropped out of...
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HADLEY WINS THE CRYSTAL PALACE CUP WITH LORD AUSTIN'S AUSTIN SMALL ATTENDANCE VERY dismal weather after a fortnight of summer resulted in a poor attendance at the big composite meeting at the Crystal...
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IRELAND DIGS OUT ITS VETERANS Considerable interest attaches to the recent Veteran Car Competition held in Ireland by the Ulster Automobile Club at the suggestion of Mr. W. F. Ayrton. In this country...
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MOTOR YACHTSMEN AHOY! SOME THINGS TO REMEMBER By PROP SHAFT" JUDGING from the remarks one sometimes hear;, particularly from new enthusiasts, it might be supposed that motor-boating was a...
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THE TENTH INTERNATIONAL 200-MILE RACE OF THE J.C.C. A GREAT;;E.R.A. VICTORY—ARTHUR:DOBSOnWINS:AT 69.67 M.P.H. Once again the Junior Car Club's great classic has been won by a 11-litre car, in spite...
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SPEED RECORD PICTURES Sit Malcolm Campbell's Water Speed Record has been made the subject for the first attempt to provide the public with animated news pictures in pocket form. 'While the " Bluebird...
THE BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB LEWES MEETING In beautiful weather the Bugatti Owners' Club staged, very efficiently, their annual Speed Trials at Lewes on September 4th. Arthur Baron, driving his...
VINTAGE &C.C. SPEED TRIALS AT CROYDON The Vintage S.C.C. had a very excellent entry for their speed trials at the Autodrome Driving School at Croydon, so that the rather " eircus-like " nature of...
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The Noise Nuisance Local inhabitants are wont to complain of unusual noises that they do not like and which they think ought to be stopped. Sometimes they have reason, and sometimes not. I believe...
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A SUGGESTION Writing in a contemporary, R. A. Macdermid, the well known M.G. trials driver, makes the suggestion that normal readings of important instrument dials should be arranged so that the...
BRIGHTON SPEED TRIAL PROSPECTS Once again, on September 25th, the speed trials over the famous Madeira Drive at Brighton will be staged, in morning and altertionn SeSF ions. The course, which was...
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MOTOR RACING IN 1911 The Real Days " The real days of racing are over." That is a remark which is frequently made to-day, and as a matter of fact it has been made at not infrequent intervals ever...

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