C. W. Matheson

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C. W. Matheson - ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ Is Ischairman...
¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ Is Ischairman IschaIrman ischairman of ofthis atthis ofthis AUTOMOBILE NEWS NEWSNOTES NEWSNOTES NEWSNOTES NOTES AND GOSSIP GOSSIPThe GOSSIPThe The question whether stock cars used usedin usedIn usedin in racing events are really stock cars carscontinues carscontinues carscontinues continues to agitate the automobile world worldExpres worldExpressing j jExpressing Expressing Expres lns the belief that many of thecars the thecars theear cars ear entered In stock car races raee this thisyear thisyear thisyear year are not stock cars but specially speciallyconstructed speciallyonstructed speciallyconstructed constructed models designed for racing racingC racln raclnC < < C W Matheson says that he Is waver wavering waverInS waverlag ¬ InS In his allegiance as an active sup supporter supportOl supporter ¬ porter of sanctioned contests because he hefeels heteela hefeels feels that specially special prepared machines machinesare machinesare machinesare are entered and started in what are supposed sup supposed suppcMI6d ¬ posed to be strictly stock car events eventsanfl eventsand eventsand and that ears regularly catalogued and andsold and801d andsohi sold as stock models have no chance chancein chanceIn in competition He says that the public publicis is feeing Ing fooled with these miscalled mlse U stock stockcar stockcar stockcar car events that with a a great mo t deal of oftruth oftruth oftruth truth It has been pointed out that stock stockmodels stockmodels toc1c toc1cmodela models are entered with a 8 reduction in inthe InthCl inthe the number number of piston rings and enlarged enlargedlubrication enlargedilubrlcatlon enlargedlubrication ilubrlcatlon lubrication leads specially constructed constructedcam cam shafts specially timed valves and andradical andradical andradical I radical revision of the system of control controland contrGIand controland and that as a a result the lay mind is isbadly labadly isbadly badly fooled and exports are considerably considerablymystified coIUiJderablymystified considerablymystified mystified mystifiedOn mystifiedOn mystifiedOn On the other hand it is stated that at atthe atthe atthe the last Indianapolis moot a number of ofsocalled otNocaned ofsocalled socalled stock cars were disqualified alsQ aUded and andnot andnot andnot not allowed to start and those ears that thatwere thatwere thatwere were allowed to start tart raced only after afterhaving aCterhaln5 afterhaving having been b < < Hn subjected to a most rigid rigidexamination rigidexamination rigidexamination examination and comparison with reg regular regular regular ¬ ular stock models Manufacturers are arenot arenot arenot not allowed to race cars this year oor in instock Instock instock stock car events until they the havo filed a aminute aminute aminute minute description of their car giving givingthe givingthe givingthe the number of piston rings used their lo location location location ¬ cation shape of the cam shafts amount amountof amountot amountof of compression style and size of motor motorbearings motorbearinGs motorbearings bearings crank shaft c system of ofgears ofgears ofgears gears and motors This Information isin is isIn IIIn In the hands of the technical committee committeeand committeeand committeeand and if it is found that this description descriptiondoes descrIptiondoes descriptiondoes does not actually apply appl to stock oars as asbeing asbolng asbeing being sold manufacturers manufacturers manutactur rs are ftr liable to todisqualification todl todisqualification dl disqualification for the entire season seasonThe seasonThe seasonThe 8 r

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  1. The Washington Herald,
  2. 10 Jul 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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  • C. W. Matheson

    aklostan – 13 Mar 2014

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