'Crystal Palace Road Circuit', LMS poster, 1938.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote the motor-racing at Crystal Palace on Sat 21 May 1938, and direct trains to the event. The Crystal Palace motor-racing circuit opened in 1937 and closed in 1972. The Sydenham Trophy in this particular year was won by John H T Smith in an MG with an average speed of 52 miles per hour. Artwork by Light. Printed by Haycock Pres, London.