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Brooklands racetrack, Weybridge, Surrey, 30 April 1927.

Brooklands racetrack, Weybridge, Surrey, 30 April 1927.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


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: JHS Wilson (750cc Austin 7), HN Thompson (750cc Austin 7), Hendy, CMC Turner (Gwynne 8), Dunfee (1100cc Salmson), R Plunket-Green (1500cc Frazer Nash), Urquart Dyke (1500cc Alvis) and MacDonald (1500cc Alvis).

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