September 1961

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The motorists' lot… The old song used to tell us that "the policeman's lot is not a happy one." Today policemen should be happy, with beautiful cars provided by the taxpayers and plenty of motorists...
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Concluding Our Series On Lady Drivers Patsy Burt probably vies with Jean Bloxam as the most successful post-war lady competition driver and at the time of our visit she was waxing indignant over a...
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THIS season Grand Prix races have been so full of interest and excitement that reports have tended to over-run the Editorial limits and in consequence Continental Notes has had to be omitted. It has...
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A very fully equipped, excellent all-round family car from a famous factory. Individuality allied to refined running an outstanding feature of this 1.6-litre saloon.  THE Peugeot 404, introduced last...
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It is pleasing that Smiths Motor Accessories are continuing their series of "Worth Looking At…" advertisements wherein they fit fashion model to new car to draw attention to a facia (the car's not...
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Spectators will soon be able to cross to the centre of the circuit at Charterhall by means of a bridge which is being extended for this purpose. This will allow a larger number of spectators to...
SINCE they were first introduced in 1952, Triumph TR models have steadily consolidated their reputation as inexpensive sports cars notable for rugged reliability and modest petrol thirst, and over 80...
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Bouley Bay The jersey M.C. and L.C.C.'s Hill-Climb event on July 27th enticed a large number of competitors from the mainland. The main event, which counted towards the National Championship, saw a...
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With the publication of the Map, the Daily Mail Series now provides complete motor map coverage of England, Scotland and Wales. (Edward Stanford Ltd., 12/14, Long Acre, London, W.C.2.) It is on a...
WON BY AUSTIN HEALEY SEBRING SPRITES by 6 Laps after 6 Hours, in Britain's Longest Car Race The annual 6-Hour Relay Race is unique in an age when there is, perhaps, too much motor racing, a lot of it...
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An Italian Road Race PESCARA, ITALY, August 15th THIS year's event was the twenty-seventh in the annual series organised by the Automobile Club of Pescara, the first being as long ago as 1924, and...
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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters V.S.C.C. SILVERSTONE RACE MEETING (July 22nd) This, the second of these enjoyable fixtures this year, took place in overcast but dry weather and attracted the...
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No.6 : FORD Whereas makes formerly dealt with in this series have been built largely by hand in small numbers and therefore rank as cars to delight present-day vintage-car enthusiasts, for many years...
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Duesenberg Fever Sir, I am in wholehearted agreement with your correspondent, Peter T. Rees' letter, regarding Mr. Clutton's criticisms of the Duesenberg. In "The Vintage Motor Car Pocket Book,"...
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Stuttgart, July, 23rd. Anyone who misses a race meeting at the A.D.A.C. Solitude circuit, between Stuttgart and the Autobahn, misses the chance of visiting one of the best circuits in Europe and of...
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"Hawker Aircraft Since 1920," by Francis K. Mason, A.R.Ae.S. 475 pp. 8 7/9 in. x 8 1/2 in. (Putnam and Company, Ltd., 42, Great Russell Street, London, W.C.1. 63s.) Putnam and Company have built up...
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Moss The "Ring-Meister" ADENAU, GERMANY, August 5th AFTER wandering about for two years in 1959 to the Avus and 1960 to the South Circuit of the Nurburgring, the German Grand Prix this year returned...
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The famous Reg. No. M 7, belonging to Stirling Moss, will in future be seen on his N.S.U. Prinz: This is the second N.S.U. Moss has owned, which confirms his faith in these fascinating twin-cylinder...
THE ALLARD DRAGSTER There is no more appropriate driver than Sydney Allard when it comes to dragsters, for Allard always has loved 'em big and fierce. His, the first British dragster, or pure sprint...
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THE Citroen 2 c.v. has had a virtual stranglehold on the economy runabout market since its introduction in 1953, when it was gratefully accepted by the impoverished Frenchman who required even...
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The Ford Consul Classic, although not a revolutionary new car, is such a significant addition to the family car field that a great deal will be heard of it as production at Dagenham gets into its...
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Britain's oldest motor race, the Tourist Trophy, held for the fourth time at Goodwood, received an entry which could hardly be called International and when no less than seven of the entries withdrew...
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The B.R.S.C.C. August Bank Holiday International Meeting at Brands Hatch can be counted as highly successful, even if the big race of the day, the 200-mile Guards Trophy, sponsored by Guards...
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GERMAN WORKMANSHIP 
 Sir, 
I am English, married with one child and wor\_ in an automobile plant as an assembly fitter. Nothing in fact very unusual about that, except that I work in West Germany and...

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