The Siam Challenge Trophy Race start at 1935 August Bank Holiday Meeting

1935 August Bank Holiday Meeting
1935 August Bank Holiday Meeting
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Autocar Glass Plate C7140
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Info from David Howe, (from original event programme)

Start of race 9, (6 laps of the mountain circuit)

No 1 Raymond Mays
No 7 Eccles in Eccles Special
No 8 Lord Avebury in an Alta
No 9 Driscoll in Austin twincam
No 10 Goodacre in TT Ulster
No 12 R R Jackson in MG

Wed, 10/10/2007 - 13:17 Permalink
mark fordGuest (not verified)

please would like any info on RR jackson have JJ JACKSON Fiat 500c 1955 he kept many diarys on servicing cheers mark and thanks

Wed, 10/01/2008 - 16:21 Permalink
Guest (not verified)

The Siam Challenge Trophy Race. For completeness, the Bugatti no 2 driven by Cyril Paul, ERA no 4 by "B Bira", Eccles Special no 7 by Roy Eccles, and MG no 12 by A R Samuel.

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 12:27 Permalink
JWd (not verified)

Austin No 9 is the white side-valve racer driven by Pat Driscoll
Austin No 10 is the supercharged TT car driven Charlie Goodacre and written about by its owner, Hugh Conway of Rolls Royce & Bugatti fame

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 23:42 Permalink
JWd (not verified)

No9 Austin: it really is the white works side-valve racer! The fabled twin cam had rim size drum brakes with no significant gap showing spokes. The side-valve seen here is a much lighter car & you may smile when discover the dates that the twin-cam actually saw the race track.

Fri, 12/16/2011 - 19:35 Permalink