Ellis's 1895 Run

Car: 1895 tiller-steered, solid-tyred Daimler-engined 3½ hp Panhard-Levassor
Driver: The Hon Evelyn Ellis
Passenger: F W Simms
Route: Micheldever (Start 9.26am) – Basingstoke ( 1hr 24min) – Mapledurwellhatch (1hr 54min; 30min stop for water and a meal) – Blackwater (3hr 36min; stop of 23min) – Bagshot (4hr 23min) – Virginia Water (stop of over 1hr for luncheon and oiling engine) – Englefield Green (stop of over 30min) – Datchet (Arrival 6.00pm).
Distance: 56 miles
Running time average speed: 9.84 mph
Cruising speed: 8-12 mph (Speed limit on open road: 4 mph)
Horses met: 133 (Only two ponies shied at sight of Panhard)