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Triple-M corner no.260

By March 30, 2022Triple M corner

The Triple M series of MG’s all belong to a family of models that commenced with the 1929 MG Midget and continued through to the mid-thirties via a long string of four and six cylinder OHC engined cars that forged the marques identity.

The C Type Montlhéry Midget was M.G.’s racing car successor to the 1930 Double Twelve and Le Mans Midgets. Introdued for the 1931 racing season, the C Types went on to outshine allcomers at the 1931 (and last) Brooklands Double Twelve event with the top five places going to the model while another two cars finished further down the field. Throughout the remainder of 1931 and 1932 the 746 cc supercharged cars achieved outstanding success where ever they raced, establishing M.G.’s racing pedigree in the process. This official M.G. photograph has been severely doctored by Autocar’s graphic artists, the resulting profile appearing in the 7th April 1933 edition on page 573. (LAT photoscan courtesy of Motorsport Images)

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