Top Gear, May 1964

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Top Gear, May 1964

Regional Motorsport News, Volume II, Number 4

My favorite article was the rundown from Sebring and observations from the New York Auto Show.

Cover Story

The cover this issue is a collage from the topics this month.

Interesting to Me

The introductory paragraph to the report on the Sebring 12 hour race is entertaining.

“As a race course Sebring is not especially good. The surface is rough, it is flat as a pancake and for the most part it is stop-go-stop-go for 12 long hours. The town itself admits to being sleepy; one correspondent described it as the home of “the newly wed and the nearly dead”. However, as an event, the Florida 12 Hours of Endurance has all the tradition and glamour that can be had in a country relatively innocent of road racing until 15 years ago. And Sebring is in March and in Florida, two very important facts to a northerner heartily sick of winter. Much of the spirit present ten years ago at Watkin’s Glen may be found at Sebring, plus a genuine international flavor.” (Harry Reynolds)

In the report on the New York Auto Show, I laughed at the description of the Morgan Plus 4 Plus coupe.

“Also not scheduled for any beauty prizes was my old friend Morgan, with their $4000 + fiberglass coupe. Crikey, this from Morgan!” (Harry Reynolds)

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  • The Way We See It
  • Mail Call
  • TGBC Column
  • Bulletin Board
  • Hot Plugs
  • Tech Specs
  • Trenton Report
  • International Photoquiz
  • Competition Roundup
  • New York International Auto Show
  • Sebring Report
  • Vineland Drivers’ School
  • Vineland Divisionals
  • PHA Opens Season – Hershey & Springtown
  • Marlboro Nationals
  • The Beevers
  • Scuderia X Trial at Vineland
  • What’s New?
  • Delval Datebook
  • Sports Car Club Register
  • Buy Sell Swap – Classified Section

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