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9-Hour Race

Snetterton International

Charterhall

Crystal Palace

Brands Hatch

V.S.C.C. Silverstone

Prescott

B.D.C. Silverstone

Top, left: LAST PIT-STOP. — Peter Walker takes over from Poore for the last time in the B.A.R.C. Nine-Hour Sports-Car Race at Goodwood, which Aston Martin won convincingly at 82.24 m.p.h. — their third victory in this race.

Top, right: CHICANERY. —A bunch of cars cornering at Goodwood during the B.A.R.C. Nine-Hour Race — Leston’s Connaught is ahead of Hampshire’s Lister-Bristol. In the background can be seen the signal light which replaced flag signals during the hours of darkness.

Bottom: AWAY! — So rapidly has Hawthorn’s 3-litre four-cylinder Ferrari accelerated that it escaped our camera, which shows the excellent starts made by the three cars which were to dominate the race — the Walker/Poore Aston Martin DB3S (No. 3), the Collins/Brooks Aston Martin DB3S (No. 2), and (No. 11) the Ecurie Ecosse D-type Jaguar. Moss made a poor start, the Porsche either over-rich or in top gear, or both.

Scott-Brown in Pursuit. — Although unable to overtake Salvadori in the DB3S Aston Marting, Archie Scott-Brown put up his usual brilliant performance in the sports-car at at the Crystal Palace.

Giant-Killer. — Archie Scott-Brown, in his well-known Lister-Bristol, giving his usual highly-polished performance at Charterhall where he beat many cars of a much larger capacity.

Le Mans Scramble. — The start of the unlimited sports-car race at Charterhall, which was won by Titterington in a D-type Jaguar, Scott-Brown led for the opening laps against much heavier odds.

Second Childhood. — Louis Rosier surprised all those who know him by his driving at Charterhall when he brought his 3-litre Ferrari into second place in the unlimited sports-car race.

Hawthorn Holds a Slide. — Driving the Moss Maserati, Mike Hawthorn was never seriously challenged either in his heat or the final at the Crystal Palace meeting of July 30th.

Vintage Motoring. — R. A. Newman in his 3-litre Lagonda in the five-lap Lagonda handicap rae at Silverstone during the V.S.C.C. meeting on July 30th.

Power-a-Plenty. — D. A. Wilcocks, who made f.t.d. at Prescott in the unusual-looking Steyr-Allard comes through the esses.

In Winning Form Again.  — Colin Chapman in the M.G.-engined Lotus led its race from start to finish at the Crystal Palace, vanquishing the Cooper-Climax.

Fiery Contest. — Davis in the fore-ground, with S. Lewis-Evans behind, driving at Brands Hatch. Both were driving Coopers but were unable to attain the high placings which they normally enjoy at this circuit.

Winning New-Comer. — Two Formula 1 Maseratis appeared for the first time at the Daily Telegraph meeting at Brands Hatch on August 1st. This one was driven by Salvadori and took first place in the second part of the Rochester Cup Race.

Determined. — G. B. Wooley in a Lagonda Rapier fights hard to beat the approaching monster, the 1914 T.T. Humber of K. Neve in the Vintage Sports Car Club meeting at Silverstone.

Cute Baby. — J. C. Tozer driving one of the well-turned-out 1927 Amilcars which did so well in the race for the Richard Seaman Memorial Trophies at the V.S.C.C. Meeting at Silverstone on August 6th.

Classic Style. — J. Berry cornering well in his supercharged 2-litre Bugatti during the B.O.C. meeting at Prescott.

Schell Wins for Britain. — The Vanwall Special won its first race, at Snetterton on August 13th. When Schell finished ahead of his team-mate Wharton comfortably in the lead in the F. 1 25-lap race.

Great Spirit (and faith in the chassis construction!) was displayed at Snetterton by Salvadori in getting the Cooper-Maserati home first in the up-to-2,750-c.c. sports-car handicap.

Cooper-Climax trio at Snetterton, where in this picture, Bueb, Russell and Gammon follow one another round a slippery corner.

Sports Car Leads G.P. Machines! — In the Snetterton Formule Libre race Titterington’s D-type Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar led the works F.1. aerodynamic Connaughts, both of which had Weber carburetters.

Very Fine Driving in the rain was rewarded when Salvadori ran away with the up-to-1,300-c.c. sports-car handicap in the Equipe Endeavour Cooper-Climax entered by T. Sopwith.

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