After Firle I am now working on Brunton Hill Climb:
[Was this the first meeting?]
"The Le Mans car’s first recorded post war
motor sport event was on 29th July 1951
where Jeff [Sparrowe of Bournemouth] entered the Morgan into the
Brunton Hill Climb. Sporting the number 18,
Jeff took the under 1200cc class with a time
of 36.75 secs."
Apr 6, BARC SW Centre, W.L. Cripps, Chrysler special 5¼-litre s/c <ref>Motor Sport, May 1952, Page 220.</ref>
Sep, W.L. Cripps, Chrysler special 5¼-litre s/c
spring, Chris Threlfall, Tojeiro-MG special 1½-litre 29.17 sec
spring, Maurice Wick, (Allard J2 5,420 cc Cadillac-engined?) 25.19 sec
Apr 3, Michael Burn, Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica, 28.06 sec <ref>Motor Sport, May 1955, Page 259.</ref>
Sept 18, Gordon Parker, Jaguara s/c, 24.56 sec R
Sun Apr 15
Jun 24 BARC SW Centre, Tom Sopwith, Mercedes 300SL, 25.92 sec (record for closed cars) <ref>The Motor Year Book 1957, Temple Press, Page 203.</ref>
Sep 16 Tom Sopwith, Lotus, 24.91 sec
May 12 Keylock (Cooper) 26.19 sec, wet <ref>Motor Sport, June 1957, Page 282.</ref>
Sep 15 Tom Sopwith, Cooper-Climax sports 1½-litre, 23.40 sec R <ref>Motor Sport, Oct 1957, Page 562.</ref>
April 13, David Good, fine
Sept 7 BARC
John Fenning , 1958 F3 class winner?
Advertisement for Noel Roscoe Ltd of Byfleet:
Robin Russell driving his Austin Metropolitan scientifically tuned
by us. First in the 1,500-c.c. Saloon car Class Brunton Hill Climb
September 7th, times 31.98 sec., half a sec. from record, also
driving the same car at the Brighton Speed Trials, seventh in the
1,500-c.c. Sports Car Class standing kilometre 37.88 sec. and
winning his heat crossing the finish line at over 105 m.p.h.
See: Motor Sport, October, 1958.
April 12, J.N. Anstis, A.C. Bristol, 29.38 sec, wet <ref>Motor Sport, May 1959, Page 307.</ref>
Lotus 7, Tuned M.G. ZA engine. Stripped and
overhauled last month. Class win, Brunton this
April. £550. Raynes. Tel: Windsor 1019 [8333
ref: Motor Sport, June 1960, Page 493.
autumn, David Good
Sep 17, Daniel Richmond, Venom, wet
FRAZER NASH, 1951, Le Mans. B.R.G. Engine
rebuilt month ago-new carbs, pistons, valves,
valve-gear. Chassis overhauled. New remote-
control gear lever, battery. Nine wheels-four
good "X"s, five Dunlop racing. Special ex-Tony
Crook hill-climb ratio fitted-spare diff., two
alternate ratios. Magnificent condition, very
fast (Shelsley 42.15, June 3rd-class win, new
record Brunton June 17th). Reason sale : change
of plans. £795. Seen Robert Patrick and Partners,
Manson Mews, Queensgate, S.W.7. Tel.: Mr.
Patrick, FREemantle 7009.
<ref>Motor Sport, July 1962, Page 581.</ref>
Patsy Burt FTD about here?
19 April BARC, maybe 26th?
Edited by Rupertlt1, 01 January 2013 - 17:56.