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John Bentley

All John Bentley Stories

Aug 23, 1954

AIRBASE CLASSIC

At Columbus 160 racers saw Jim Kimberly win U.S. title

Feb 28, 1955

THE MIDGET MARVELS

How small can a car get? The latest in the tiny class at New York's Travel and Auto Sports Show will surprise you—but they're real cars

Nov 01, 1954

SOUPED-UP AND HOT

A round-up of 1954 shows that stock cars are faster, midgets are fighting for their lives, and in hot rods it's go, man, go

Jan 31, 1955

THE SURPRISING SPEEDSTER

Studebaker's latest looks like a family coupe, but it's as hot a sporting car as anything Detroit has yet turned out

Oct 18, 1954

PORSCHE SPEEDSTER ON TRIAL

Jewellike and fast as always, a familiar high-performance sports car in the high-priced field turns up at a new low price—under $3,000, that is

Apr 25, 1955

THE FIERCE NEW JAGUAR

In a road test John Bentley finds it fast, quiet, flexible, comfortable and easy to drive

Jan 03, 1955

100 MPH AND UP

Europe's latest model sports cars offer the American enthusiast speed, stamina and beauty in a wide variety of colorful models

Sep 27, 1954

A DAY FOR THE BRAVE

A driving rain, sharp turns and a 130 mph down-hill straight test the skill of drivers in the biggest Grand Prix yet at Watkins Glen

Mar 28, 1955

LONG RIDE

This is how it was at Sebring

Dec 06, 1954

New king of the mountains

Umberto Maglioli, a handsome 26-year-old Italian, sweeps his big red Ferrari from one end of Mexico to the other—averaging 107 mph—to win the world's toughest road race

Sep 06, 1954

HIGH COST OF RACING

The impecunious amateur in the home-tuned MG needs a subsidy

Mar 07, 1955

DAYTONA'S ROARING WEEK

For eight speed-filled days, cars of every description chased the elusive goal of speed in the annual NASCAR classic of 1955. It was a week of records, wrecks, a flaming death and a final anticlimax

Nov 01, 1954

LANCIA'S LATEST UNDER TEST

The Gran Turismo, newest of a famous Italian line, has just arrived in the U.S.