A GUIDE TO 1934 SPORTS CARS
IN THE FOLLOWING PAGES THE PROSPECTIVE SPORTS CAR OWNER WILL FIND SPECIFICATION AND PERFORMANCE DATA OF MOST OF THE HIGH EFFICIENCY AUTOMOBILES ON THE MARKET TO-DAY
A.C. (ACED ES).
British. A .C. (Aeedes) Ltd., 71. hames-Ditton, Surrey. Ace 15/58 h.p. 6 cyl., 65 x 100, 1,991 c.c., 15.7 416 tax. o.h.c. comp-ratio 5.75 to 1. 5 bearing crankshaft. 56 b.h.p. at 3,500 r.p.m...
Continental Notes and News
Alfa-Romeo Victories in the Targa Abruzzo. ALTHOUGH overshadowed in importance by the Mille Miglia, the
• Targa Abruzzo race for sports cars has become firmly established on the Italian calendar. The event held on August 12th and 13th was the third of its kind, and took place over the Circuit of Pescara. There were two groups, one for supercharged and...
A MONTH OF RECORDS.
THE USUAL END OF SEASON ACTIVITY RESULTS IN RECORDS BY THE NAPIER RAILTON, M.G. MIDGET AND MAGNA, HOTCHKISS, AUSTIN, DERBY AND AMILCAR.
The Napier-Railton's 'Bag.'
LAST month a determined onslaught on World's and Class" A" records was made by the Napier-Railton at Itilontlhery. A full squad went over with the car, consisting of the drivers John Cobb, Cyril Paul, T. E....
ITEMS OF INTFREST
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
Mrs. Stewart's Record. p. In: fastest
ir p. In: fastest woman motorist in the world to-day is the British lady
driver, Mrs. G. M. Stewart, who has now attainedthe remarkable speed. of over 140jra.p.h. in a record breaking run at Montlhery. During the Easter week-end Mrs. Stew art broke no fewer than four international records in class " E " (1,500 c.c. to 2,...
ITEMS OF INTER1-4,ST
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
Diesel Car at Daytona. a private cable to Messrs. C. C. Wakefield & Co. Ltd., Mr. C. L. Cummins, the well-known American engineers
announces that in the course of a trial officially observed by the Contest Board of the American Automobile Association his Diesel-engined car established a record for this type of vehicle of 100.75 m.p.h.
A YEAR OF RECORDS.
c. C. WAKEFIELD & CO. have produced an attractive little booklet entitled "Achievements of 1931 " which tells of the achievements of British drivers and pilots, and of British enterprise during the year.
Greatest among our achievements on land, of course, is Sir Malcolm Campbell's world's speed record of 246 m.p.h., which he secured in the" Bluebird" at Daytona last...
From Mrs. G. M. Stewart.
SIR,-My attention has been directed to an article in your current issue dealing with records broken by me on the Derby Special at Montlhery this year.
While I greatly appreciate the extremely nice things which it contains I trust that you will nevertheless be good enough to correct in your next issue the few errors which have managed to find their way into your otherwise...
45 ENT IES FOR LE MAINS ALREADY
THE popularity of the 24 HOW'S Grand Prix d'Endurance at Le Mans continues unabated and 45 entries have already been received by the A.C. de l'Ottestsix months before the race!
These entries are made up of the following makes : 4 Alfa Romeo, 3 Amilcar, 1 Argo, 4 Aston-Martins, 3 Bugattis, 1 Derby, 1 Lorraine, 4. M.G., 1 Maserati, 5 Riley, 1 Salmson, 3 Singer, 2...
FREDDIE DIXON'S RILEY VICT ORIOUS in the "500"
TRACK-RACING PACEY-HASSAN-SPECIAL SECOND -STANDARD T.T. 41-LITRE LAGOND A THIRD RACE WON AT 116.6S M.P.H.ONLY FOUR FINISHERS
Although interest now centres so very largely in road-racing contests, there are still people who derive much satisfaction from a long-distance race fought out at full bore over the outer circuit at Brooklands, so that no mean...
Last Minute News of the Monte Carlo Rally.
TRUE to the traditions of motoring events, a great rush of entries for the Rally came in on the eve of the closing date, and the time limit was extended to ensure that no last-minute nominations should be missed. As a result the organisers expect a record entry of about 140.
Below is given the last official list available, together with some further...