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Brooklands racetrack, Weybridge, Surrey, 30 April 1927.

Brooklands racetrack, Weybridge, Surrey, 30 April 1927.
2 8 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm


Racing cars lined up for the start of the Junior Grand Prix of the Junior Car Club's Spring Meeting. The race was won by HW Purdy driving a 1500cc Bugatti Type 37 at 55.47 mph; second was AG Frazer-Nash (1500cc Frazer Nash, 54.99 mph) and third was Hendy (750cc Austin 7, 47.7 mph). Pictured from left to right are: HW Purdy, G Newman (1100cc supercharged Salmson), an unidentified driver (1500cc Fiat), CW Johnstone (1500cc Brescia Bugatti), AG Frazer-Nash, B Eyston (1500cc Aston Martin) and BH Austin (1500cc Brescia Bugatti).

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