No one who was at Bromyard Speed Festival can have failed to be impressed by the two land speed record holders, Babs and Beast of Turin. I’ve just come across this terrific video that interviews the owner of each of these classics:
Here’s a video of the 1911 Land Speed Record Holder, the Beast of Turin in the centre of Bromyard 2nd April 2017. One of no fewer than three former land speed record holders at our festival in 2017. We also had the 1926 record holder Blue Bird, in 2016. Here’s a slide-show presenting all four […]
For the second year running the Morgan Motor Company is a major sponsor for Bromyard Speed Festival. Automotive manufacturing was first started in Bromyard by the Pettifer family. This was by way of chassis components for the Morgan Three Wheeler of 1910, prior to the building of the Malvern factories. At the Bromyard Speed Festival, Morgan is the featured […]
Ex Geoff McGladdery and veteran to Monte Carlo and International rallies, it has recently been completely rebuilt and is in pristine condition and ready for its next big adventure.
The car when new was owned by film producer and head of BBC Drama, Mark Chivas. I don’t think it’s been in any films, but it will have carried a few famous film luvvies. I’m more than happy to carry passengers, it’s a four seater. The car regularly features in Mog Magazine. I believe James […]
This car was first registered in 1957 being one of only 199 produced. It has been in the same family since 1967 and was the only family car, used on a daily basis for holidays, shopping, school runs and general duties. The engine was totally rebuilt in 1965 by Jim Potton, Jack Brabham’s own mechanic […]
This car was sent to New Zealand as a CKD kit in 1929. It was restored there in the 1980s and imported to the UK in the 90s. It was mechanically rebuilt about ten years ago with the engine now giving 44 hp instead of the standard 12hp. Used for driving tests and sprint/ hill […]
One of 18 100mph (when LSR was 153mph) Green Label racers and the only Long Chassis car. Full history and Full on!
Aston Martin, chassis no.LM8. Part of a team of three entered for the 1932 Le Mans 24 hour. She came 7th overall, 3rd in class and won the Rudge Cup which was then the most prestigious trophy. Made from the best materials to very high standards and tolerances, the works team all used magnesium for the […]