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On 7th August 1933 John Cobb's Napier-Railton made its first appearance at Brooklands, at the BARC August Meeting. It was immediately successful, winning its first race, the Lightning Short Handicap.
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Napier-Railton

Record Holder EC Fernihough on an Excelsior JAP 175 c.c. motorcycle, at the Brooklands race track - UK - 31 October 1933
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Record Holder EC Fernihough on an Excelsior JAP 175 c.c. motorcycle, at the Brooklands race track - UK - 31 October 1933

1925 200 Miles Auto Race - Brooklands - Weybridge England - Program Cover Poster
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1925 200 Miles Auto Race - Brooklands - Weybridge England - Program Cover Poster

1925 200 Miles Auto Race - Brooklands - Weybridge England - Program Cover Poster

1933 Brooklands 500 Mile Race - Program Cover Poster

1933 Brooklands 500 Mile Race - Program Cover Poster

1933 Brooklands 500 Mile Race - Program Cover Poster

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Brooklands Racing Circuit to get $10.8 million restoration | Hemmings Daily

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1920 Sunbeam 350 HP. It was the last car to break the Land Speed record at Brooklands.

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Story and photos by Jonathan Sharp With the attendance figures over the three days of the Goodwood Festival of Speed touching 200 thousand people you do need to get there early to avoid the traffic and, from my point of […]

Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin, Bentley 1932
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Photos that have appeared in/on the twitter feed. Most are from @classicracepics but there are a few from others. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BiDtNwyCAAA5_25.jpg Ford's P68. Though fast, its reliability was inversely proportional to its looks: it failed to finish a single race pic.twitter.com/HuSHmCYnxT https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BiA1klpCQAEMTcE.jpg Ludovico Scarfiotti concentrating hard in his Cooper T86B at Monaco, 1968. He finished fourth. Photo: Sutton

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Noel Pope on a Norton at Brooklands, 1936.
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Noel Pope, 1936, Model 30/40 Nortons

-Dennis- I knew a chap, Alan Schafer, who as a young man in the mid 1930's wrote prolifically to British Motorcycle factories and riders requesting photos etc. His father then ran a motorcycle and bicycle shop in the town of Grafton, Alan later ran it as a bicycle and sports store. I've all Alan's archive and periodically trawl through it. He gave it to me in the early 1990's before he died. Above are two photos of Noel Pope and a letter from him to Alan. The track Norton is at Brooklands in…

Joe Wright and his Zenith JAP at Brooklands.
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Joe Wright and his Zenith JAP at Brooklands.

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WORLD'S BEST PHOTOGRAPHERS No.3 - LOUIS KLEMANTASKI

Taking Sports Photographs is very deceptive. Like watching someone skilled plastering a wall, a master makes it look absurdly simple, until you try it, and then you find that you make a complete fool of yourself. I have a raft of books of Sports pictures at home, covering many different activities, and, having personally dabbled almost completely without success in it, I can only admire the skills, determination and doggedness of those who excel at it. Look at the pictures from agencies like…

Meet the amazing Elsie 'Bill' Wisdom: entered her 1st race at Brooklands in 1930, winning it by 3/4 of a mile, went on to earn the coveted 120mph badge & become one of the 1st women to win a mixed race at Brooklands
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Meet the amazing Elsie 'Bill' Wisdom: entered her 1st race at Brooklands in 1930, winning it by 3/4 of a mile, went on to earn the coveted 120mph badge & become one of the 1st women to win a mixed race at Brooklands