More Citroëns. The Victoria Hotel at Slap Roake, Cambodia is using an 11.4 tourer and (below) a pre-war saloon.
The Brooklands Society’s Reunion is on June 25. Among Brooklands’ one-make days at the Museum are those for Mini, Bentley, Morris/Austin, MGs, Triumph, Aston Martin, AustinHealey and Morgan (apart from the Society’s three-wheeler and Invicta assemblies at the Reunion) and an Italian Car Day.
Tony Watson, who lives in Argentina and writes for us from time to time, has sent us this picture taken by his father at Brooklands. It shows the 8-litre Leyland-Thomas in the paddock. As it has front-wheel brakes the photo is after Parry Thomas’s death in 1937, as then raced by Dudley Froy and Tommy and Elsie Wisdom.
The enjoyable magazine of the Vintage Austin Register notes that the small works in Alma St in Birmingham where Herbert Austin built his first Wolseley remains much as it was. The magazine suggests that it would be nice to see it restored and given a blue plaque.