September 1941

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BUYING BRITISH WNETHER anyone in this country will feel inclined to purchase German or Italian ears after the war, assuming there is a single Axis factory left intact to manufacture such complex...
CONTENTS 421 Some Notes the A-Lib, Islon Cars I have Ownal (tub N ws 2,000-Mile 1;10-national Touring Ca-r Trral Qf 1908, 711e 119 -120 .211 ercedes-Benz, versus A utoU h ion t23 Old-School Behtitey...
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SOME NOTES ON THE 11-LITRE ASTON MARTIN 'These notes, by a reader who is now a Wing-Commander in the R.A.F., although a departure from our more usual tuning notes, will be of interest to all present...
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CARS I HAVE OWNED IA rather shorter than usual, but nevertheless interesting, contribution by the well-known driver, M. P. Terbosch.--Edd MY initiation to motoring took place (luring the summer of...
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e4 liaa4 WE HEAR . . . . . . G. L. Benbrough brought his 1903 6-h.p. single-cylinder Speedwell dogcart from Reading to the " Ely " Hotel, on the Hartford Bridge Flats, on a recent Sunday, with his...
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THE 2,000-MILE INTERNATIONAL TOURING CAR TRIAL OF 1908 Cecil Clutton writes comprehensively of an important event RELIABILITY. trials have altered so much in the last few years that it is not without...
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MERCEDES-BENZ versus AUTO-UNION Some of the Greatest Racing Ever, as a Prelude to War Continued from the January issue. The 19:37 Season RUMOURS of 1937 Grand Prix season commenced almost as soon as...
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OLD-SCHOOL BENTLEY A Test Run in a 4k-litre. The appeal is there, no matter what the age or type WHETHER it happens to be their ideal or not, enthusiasts. cannot overlook the satisfaction of a drive...
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FURTHER IMPRESSIONS OF THE V12 LAGONDA A Road-Test Report of one of the most outstanding of modern high-performance Cars N that Sunday When the victory V campaign began we were able to take out on...
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Richard Bolster WE were sorry indeed to hear that Richard Bolster, brother of John Bolster, had been killed in action with the R. A..F. Richard was one of I he young men who have been doing so much...
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Sir, NA hen petrol rationing came into force I realised that I should have to do something about it. My car is a 1933 Singer Nine sports 4-seater fitted with two 30 m.m. downdraught Solex...
Sir, My car, at present undergoing expensive overhauls, is a rather " teased-out " Montlhery-type M.G. Midget (C.0284) of 1932 vintage. I would appreciate any information concerning these cars,...
Sir, Sub-Lieutenant G. P. Shea-Simonds, R.N.V.R. (" Cars I have Owried," June) was mistaken in supposing my quarrel is with the" 100 M.P.H." Invieta, with which I have had little experience. My...
Si r, Following my letter published in the February issue advocating that our manufacturers should follow the Continental lead in car design, I feel I cannot let Mr. Hutchison get away with his...
Sir, I only of recent months discovered your excellent publication, although I have for years been a regular reader of the weekly motoring papers. I feel I must offer you my congratulations for the...
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Sir, In your " Rumblings " paragraph headed " Sunbeams " (July issue) you mention. the 1924 blown 2-litre as driven bY segrave to win the only British victory hi the French G.P. Actually, of course....
Sir, It has been suggested to me that, as a one-armed driver with sporting inclinations, my experiences may be of some Merest, so -I make no apologies for the ensuing effusion. Before a potential...
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Sir, I had hardly left the boat from Heysham to Belfast with my H.B.G. when I was pounced upon by two very ardent Belfast enthusiasts, who told me it was the first H.R.G. they haul seen. We met again...
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PERSONALITIES IN ENGLAND AN ARTICLE WHICH WILL INTEREST OTHER OBSERVERS AND PERHAPS AMUSE THE "VICTIMS" THE first race which I ever saw was the B.R.D.C. " 500 " run at Brooklands in the autumn of...
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AERONAUTICAL COMPARISONS WITH THE VI2 LAGONDA These days flying is on everyone's minds and not unnaturally a friend who was out with us in a V12 Lagonda recently thought up some aeronautical...
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Sir, I'm sending in a correction on your May 1941 issue, but first of an a word of congratulation and admiration for the way your paper is getting through to this country. I haven't missed an issue....

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