Major SS (or FS) Cotton
Posted 05 February 2012 - 12:24
I find his name for 1936 Vanderbilt Cup with ERA R1A car entered T. H. Morris #37,but raced Brian Lewis.I find any websites for SS Carson and SS Cotton and F s Cotton and Major Cotton...I never see his name for any entry lists...
This car was a works car(If I know)
Posted 05 February 2012 - 13:20
He was Frederick Sidney Cotton, an Australian-born, UK-based businessman. As far as can be ascertained this was the only race which he entered during his brief ownership of ERA R1A. An article appeared on him in the ERA Club Newsletter 3 or 4 years ago.
Posted 05 February 2012 - 13:39
Ten years or so before he'd been involved in gun-running. On a considerable scale, apparently. Again from The Times, May 18th 1949:
Posted 06 February 2012 - 11:07
There's also another motor racing connection there, as one of the pilots in 1 PRU was AFP Fane.
Posted 08 February 2012 - 09:01
Posted 08 February 2012 - 21:00
Research by Adam Ferrington.