Articles tagged Pomeroy

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RACING CAR EVOLUTION 1895-1908

RACING CAR EVOLUTION 1895-1908 [Cecil Clutton's historical surveys are widely respected for their interest and accuracy, and we have great pleasure in presenting this account of racing car evolution over a period which, up to now, has been given very meagre attention—Ed.1 LIKE "1066 and All That," motor racing design has moved in waves. The first wave, frOm1895 to 1901 ,.marked the experimental...

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DIRT-TRACK RACING

DIRT-TRACK RACING Sir, The article on Dirt Track Racing in America is accurate and comprehensive, but appears to our perhaps provincial viewpoint to be written in English. The author's name and further writings Would be welcome. It might be of interest to add that in addition to the Millers and Ford conversions, there are two successful dirt track cars built by the Ambler brothers, around war-...

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Letters from readers

Sir, At the Brains Trust someone raised the hoary question as to whether it is a bad thing to brake when cornering. Mr. Pomeroy pointed out that the application of brakes on a bend may tend to promote an over-steering characteristic (this, of course, would particularly apply with a torque tube or radius arm lay-out), but otherwise the discussion was not carried very far. It is, nevertheless, an...

Page 15 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, December 1942

Power-weight

Some observations on a possible future development High speed performance and economy means streamlining, and streamlining means more weight, and more weight means less low speed performance and economy; it is all very difficult. The weight question can be met by light alloys and plastics, and there is no doubt that the war will have brought the commercial utility of both much nearer to the mass-...

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