MajOr SYGRATE. Mr. E. C. GORDON ENGLAND.
These Famous Drivers
run on “BP” the British Petrol
The most successful racing motorists select “BP the British Petrol.
On March 24th, Major Segrave, driving a Grand Prix Sunbeam, made the fastest time of day for cars (the fastest for motor-cycles was made by another ” BP ” user) at Kop Hill Climb. He covered the distance of 902 yards in 28: seconds. He used “BP.”
Last July Mr. E. A. D. Eldridge, on his Fiat, set up the world’s record flying mile, 147.69 m.p.h. This record still stands unbroken. Meanwhile Mr. Eldridge has captured many other records—on “BP.” Major Harvey was the first driver of a British car, the Alvis, to win the 200 miles race at Brooklands—which he did on ” BP ” at a speed of 93.29 m.p.h.—which for a car not
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fitted with supercharger still stands as a record for this race.
Last October the same driver was successful in breaking 39 records in one day, when he covered 700 miles in under eight hours a speed of over 88 m.p.h.
Mr. Gordon England, with his Austin Seven, apart from his other successes, set up no fewer than 21 records on “BP ” — all at a speed of over 80 m.p.h.
For speed, power, acceleration—and above all for reliability, fill up with “BP.” Then for certain you will have a troublefree tour.