September 1947

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"Bira's" Simca-Gordini wins Manx Cup Race at over 66 m.p.h. from Harrison's Riley and Winterbottom' s Emeryson. Gerard's E.R.A. victorious in Empire Trophy Race at over 68 m.p.h. E-type E.R.A. home...
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The Ulster car races this year were rather a fiasco, through no fault of the energetic and enthusiastic Ulster A.C. During practice "Bira" ran a big-end and his Zoller-E.R.A. had to be rapidly...
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In the Swiss A.C. Delemont Speed Hill Climb, in which Hurzeler's Maserati made f.t.d. in 3 min. 47.8 sec. in the 1 1/2-litre racing class, Treyball's H.R.G. won the 1 1/2-litre sports-car class in 4...
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by T. G. Moore. Motor-Racing on the Continent has revived in the most amazing way during the present year, and if you look at this year's Racing Calendar you will see that a Grand Prix of some sort...
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Hants & Berks M.C. Burghfield Speed Trial In these days one must not scorn any place where speed events can be held, and consequently the warmest praise is due to Mr. Neil Gardiner for laying out...
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The future spells Austerity with a capital A, so we hope we may be excused for dwelling a while longer on the Morgan three-wheeler. The 3-wheeler is the most economic motor vehicle, apart from a...
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by "Baladeur" A full and authentic biography of Ettore Bugatti still, I think it is generally admitted, remains to be written. Even less attempt, so far as I am aware, has been made to trace the...
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Astonishingly good runs by Lt.-Col. Gardner's 500-c.c. M.G. and Count Lurani's 250-c.c. Nibbio. On the Jabbeke to Aeltoe highway at the end of July, Lt.-Col. "Goldie" Gardner nobly upheld British...
Abecassis runner-up. Benett wins two classes, with Allard and Austin cars. The speed hill-climb organised by the go-head Jersey and D.M.C. over the long twisty course at Bouley Bay, and counting for...
Donald Healey has done it again! Taking a standard Healey aerodynamic saloon out to Milan at the time when Lt.-Col. Gardner and Count Lurani were attacking records on the Milan-Como Autostrada, he...
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Specials Calling in at the Phoenix Green Garage recently we came upon the Becke-Powerplus, in for a minor repair. This famous little car has been successfully driven in sprint events by Major Vaughan...
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A very advanced Amateur-Built 1,100 c.c. Racing Car that was successful on its first appearance. Two-stage supercharging and independent suspension front and back. The Emerys, father and son, have...
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"Blue and Yellow," by Prince Chula of Siam, G.C.V.O. (Foulis, 8s. 6d.) This is another book about "Bira's" motor racing by his entrant, Prince Chula. It covers the 1939 and 1946 seasons, and those...
We are informed by Postans, Morley Brothers and Birtles, Ltd. that, contrary to our statement last month, they cannot supply British Racing Green or any other cellulose lacquer to the public.
To comply with the law, all cars must have clear safety glass in their windscreens and sports cars, especially vintage types, should be beyond reproach in this respect. Those of you who have...
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We Hear Group-Captain Tom Evans would appear to possess a most interesting motor-car, in the form of his Centric-supercharged, ex-Donaldson O.E. "30/98" Vauxhall, and, moreover, 'tis said that he has...
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Sir, Tomorrow I leave my unit for demob. I would like to take this opportunity of thanking you sincerely for your generosity over the last two years. The periodicals which you have so kindly sent...

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