September 1959

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New B.M.C. Small Cars to Chllenge the World Last May Motor Sport was delighted to be able to publish an Editorial praising the Standard/Triumph Organisation of Coventry for having at long last...
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Overshadowed by important developments in the baby car field both Mercedes and Vauxhall have made changes to their current range of models. The 220 series has beeen restyled and the 180, 180D, 190...
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The B.M.C. laid on a party for Continental journalists on August 19th (at which Paul Frere was rumoured to have lapped in 2 min. 2 sec.) and for British journalists on August 20th at the F.V.R.D.E....
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The Allard Sprint Car and the 1172 Terrier Sydney Allard's Steyr-engined "specials" have been a feature of sprints and hill climbs since the war, but the latest in the series promises to be the most...
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Jaguar Mark IX  Renault Dauphine Gordini  Dodge Kingsway Variety, they say, is the spice of life and there was variety in our road-test itinerary last month, as study of the cars, listed above shows...
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The Citroen Car Club is organising a picnic at Woburn Abbey on Sunday, September 27th. Owners of Citroens who are not members of the Club are invited to come along with their families, and if they...
That altogether excellent institution, the National Six-Hour Relay Race, for which the greatest praise is due to Holland Birkett and the 750 M.C., took place at Silverstone on August 15th, the only...
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Undoubtably the beginning of August was a sad one for motor racing, for as a result of accidents we lost two well-known drivers, one a Grand Prix star of the highest order, and the other a first-...
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Donald Healey Motor Co. Ltd. The Donald Healey Motor Co. Ltd., situated at The Cape, Warwick, can hardly be classed as a speed shop since they are the designers of a very successful range of cars...
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September Fixtures Tourist Trophy Entries for the T.T. at Goodwood on September 5th are coming in well although the works teams are not yet finalised. Full works teams can be expected from Ferrari,...
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The British Motor Corporation's Austin Se7en and Morris Mini-Minor Rival Continental Designs In Respect of Passenger Accommodation, Performance/Economy and Originality; 848 c.c. Four-cylinder Water-...
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Highlights Concerning the New B.M.C. Babies Quite the brightest highlight is the low price. Inclusive of purchase tax you can buy one of these Austins or Morrises for under £500. They are £41 cheaper...
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The unique variable-rate rubber all-independent suspension system of the new B.M.C. cars was developed at Bradford-on-Avon by Moulton Developments Ltd., under Mr. Alex Moulton. This company was...
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Boshier-Jones Breaks GT. Auclum Course Record Boshier-Jones, driving his Cooper 1,100, climbed the ¼-mile course at Gt. Auclum, with its banked bottom corner, in 20.56 sec. at the Hants. & Berks...
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The Mini-Car Race? The advent of the refreshingly new B.M.C. 850s causes us to wonder whether the time isn't ripe -- next year if not this year -- for some enterprising organiser to stage a race for...
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For the second time this season. the lap record has fallen at Snetterton, this time to Brian Naylor's J.B.W. Maserati at the Snetterton M.R.C.'s Vanwall Trophy meeting on July 26. Previously, Jim...
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Two Fine Specimens The two fine specimens referred to were tamed by Mr. Gerald Albertini and consist of his famous tulipwood Hispano-Suiza and a just-post-vintage straight-eight Isotta-Fraschini. The...
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A Ferrari Walkover on the Avus Berlin, August 2nd As a result of various politieal and financial manoeuvres the German Grand Prix left the traditional Nurburgring this year and took place on the Avus...
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"Air Aces of the 1914-18 War," Edited by Bruce Robertson. 211 pp. 11¼ in. by 8½ in. (Harleyford Publications, Ltd., Letchford, Herts. 45s.). Here is another painstakingly compiled, exceedingly...
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Moss Unbeatable in F.2 Clermont-Ferrand, July 26th The City of Clermont-Ferrand lies more or less in the centre of France, surrounded by the hills of the Massif Central and is a large and thriving...
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A Section Devoted to Old Car Matters The V.S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting (July 25th) Good racing, without serious incidents, characterised the second Vintage S.C.C. Silverstone Race Meeting of 1959...
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Sir, In your summary of "The Vintage Motor Car Pocketbook" in the June issue of the Motor Sport,  I note that you say that the Chrysler 62 is more in the vintage tradition than the model 70. Does...
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N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them. -- Ed. The Relationship between Police and Public Sir, I see you have joined...

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