Wonderful runs by the Cooper 1,000. Class records beaten by Cooper and Whincop
After the International Shesley Walsh Hill-Climb was over, many of the cars that had been there wended their way to Prescott, where the Bugatti Owners' Club ran one of their perfectly-conducted meetings on the Sunday, in all the friendly atmosphere of one of their smaller events. On the preceding night people...
WET COURSE SLOWS DOWN INTERNATIONAL PRESCOTT MEETING
P. D. C. Walker (E.R.A.) Proves "Rain Master" on Magnificent Fastest Run
THE weather gods were cruel indeed to the B.O.C. on September 12th. Practice day enjoyed perfect conditions, and was enlivened by the astonishing Freikaiserwagen unofficially beating Gerard's course-record, by Leslie Allard equalling Whincop's sports-car record, and, alas...
SHENSTONE & D.C.C. FIRST EVENING TRIAL (August 26th)
SPORTS CARS: J. H. Leigh (Frazer-Nash).
TRIALS CARS: L. Tracey (Dellow).
ORDINARY CARS: J. Tregenza (Bradford).
LAGONDA C.C. THAME RALLY (September 27th)
1. F. Defty (4 1/2-litre L.G.45R.)
2. Major Armitage (2-litre), J. S. Speller (2-litre).
1. R. H. Marks (A.C.).
2. R. Russel (Talbot).
3. Mrs. M....
Many class records fall. Whincop takes Sports-Car Record with his 2.3-litre Bugatti
The weather cleared for the Summer Prescott meeting and it was most interesting, although the crowd was not immense, so many being prevented from attending by Mr. Gaitskell. Poore made f.t.d. in the Alfa Romeo, a polished and popular achievement, which equalled May's pre-war course record. Gerard was second...