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MOTOR SPORTS

HILL-CHMBINC COMPETITION'. A good deal of interest was taken in the annual hill-climbing competitions of the Otago Motor Club on Saturday afternoon, over 300 spectators and a big contingent of evlists and motor-car owners finding their way to Signal Hill. As far as the actual competitions were concerned, it may bo stated that the entries were hardly ns good as lust year, but the sport was excellent, and some fine work was witnessed, particularly by the cyclists. Class I. (motor cycles with engine capacity to 400 c.c.).---A. E. Scott (2J New Hudson), 173 points figure of merit, 1; Eric Strain (Douglas), 232 points, 2. There wore eight other competitors. Class 11. (motor cycles with engine over 400 c.c.). —J. MTvissock (5£ Norton], 208 points, 1: A. E. M'Dougall Triumph), 211 points. 2. Four others competed. Class 111. (motor cycles, with side-car, up to 500 c.c.). —A, E. M'Dougall (3$ Triumph), 247 points, 1; F. M'Donald (Triumph), 318 points, 2. One other competitor. Class IV. (motor cycles and side-cars over 500 c.c.).—J. Cray (King Dick), 551 points, 1; A. K. Ansell (Clyno), 565 points, 2. Four started. Class V. (cycle cars and light cars up to I, c.c.). —'H. Markham, 245 points, 1; 11. Curline (Singer), 466 points, 2. Four started. Class VI. (cars over 1,100 c.c.).—Cooke. Uowlison (Buick), 380 points, 1; S. D. Lawson (Allday), 461 points, 2. Seven started. Strain secured the prize for the best novice rider. The sports were admirably managed, all the officials working energetically to make a good afternoon's sport. The thanks of the club are due to Messrs T. Overton, A. Sands, and Dr Fulton for assistance rendered. At the conclusion of the competitions the officials and competitors were entertained by Mrs Paulin at afternoon tea, and her kindness was much appreciated.

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MOTOR SPORTS, Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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MOTOR SPORTS Evening Star, Issue 15657, 23 November 1914

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