Articles tagged E. T. Eyston

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Vintage Miscellany

A sad 1930 Singer Junior saloon and a mid-30s 6-cylinder open Singer await new Owners in Essex. A vintage flat-radiator Armstrong Siddeley Fourteen saloon has been languishing in a Hampshire barn for many years. A one lady-owner Singer Le Mans 4-seater exists in Huntingdon. Reports from Guernsey speak of vintage engines and spares, a circa 1930 Adler, a vintage Morris-Cowley and about eight more...

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GETTING READY THIRTY THERE FOR R.A.C.EVENT.

GETTING READY FOR THE T.T. RACE THIRTY THREE FOR R.A.C. EVENT. NUVOLARI TO DRIVE AN M.G. MAGNETTE. ENTRIES for the Tourist Trophy Race to be run by the R.A.C. over the Ards circuit, Belfast, on September 2nd have closed with a total of thirtythree. A last minute event of outstanding iMportance has been the nomination of the famous Italian driver, Tazio Nuvolari, to pilot the M.G. Magnette entered...

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IS THE DIESEL THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE?

IS THE DIESEL THE ENGINE OF THE FUTURE? Two expert's views on the subject. been investigating the special problems Diesel WITHIN the next few years, Diesel cars will reduce the cost of motoring to half or one-third its present figure," is the opinion of G. E. T. Eyston, who recently set up a world's record in a Diesel racer at Brooklands. "Thanks to its economy, the Diesel engine is now widely...

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Continental Tour-by H.E.

The Summary of a Forgotten Diary One of the " perks ''of editing MOTOR SPORT is the thin but steady trickle of unusual and usually absorbingly interesting literary material that generous readers send for my perusal—out-of-print motoring books, catalogues, maps, books with unexpected motoring references in them (although for the majority of the sources that have made the " Cars in Books " feature...

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More Details of Nuvolari's Records

More Derails of Nuvolari's Records In last month's issue we announced the new Class B records set up by Nuvolari on the bimotore Alfa-Romeo. Since writing this news some further details of the record attempt have come to hand. The road used was exactly the same stretch on which Stuck made his records on the Auto-Union, i.e., the twe section 56.990-58.600 kms. of the Florence-Viareggio autostrada...

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Matters of moment

Hanging The Masterpiece In Oils If the amount of publicity it received is any criterion, the outstanding event of August was Castrol's Great Motoring Extravaganza, celebrating 75 years of this famous lubricating-oil. Having framed their masterpiece (see Motor Sport April issue, pp. 336-338) Castrol Limited then hung it up, in the better sense of that term, with a unique display of ancient and...

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RACING NEWS OF THE MONTH

RACING NEWS OF THE MONTH. By E. K. GRAND PRIX DE L'OUVERTURE. ROBF,RT BENOIST gave a taste of the quality of this year's Grand Prix Delage by winning the opening race on the Montlhery track on 13th March by averaging 76.3 m.p.h. for 155 miles of the road circuit, which was in a very wet condition. He also covered a lap at 79.7 m.p.h., and when this is compared with the lap record set up by Albert...

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A NEW - SEASON HORNET ON THE ROAD

A NEWSEASON HORNET ON THE ROAD THE ABBEY A.S. 3 UNDER TEST. THU rapidity with which the Wolseley Hornet in standard, sports, and" special" form, rose in popular favour was one of the outstanding features of the past season. Its sales figure:; during 1931 must have been pheno menal, and one would hazard a guess that they exceeded the expectations of Sir William Morris himself, who perhaps, better...

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Shelsley Walsh

ONCE more the wooded slopes of the famous Worcestershire hill were bathed in sunshine for the annual open event of the Midland Automobile Club on July 11th, and a larger crowd than ever came to see the fine exhibition of driving which was given by nearly all the competitors. The fact that the good driving produced less applause than the few instances of wild skidding is a pity, but can only be...

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Rumblings

THE coming of war found all manner of plans abandoned while only partially under way. H. L. Biggs, the Austin exponent of Putney, who in the past has been closely associated with well known racing examples of the Salmson, Amilcar, 0.M., Maserati and other marques, was rather luckier. He just completed a modified Railton to the order of John Cumming, the Australian racing man, as hostilities got...

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