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Junior Car Club

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1919 March. Formerly the Cyclecar Club and changed name to the Junior Car Club

1920 May. First Brooklands meeting. There were two entries for the monocar class and these were Reggie Empson with an AV and Kaye Don in a Tamplin. In the 8.5 mile race for handicapped cars up to 1,500cc the results were C. Finch, L. Martin and G. Bedford

1992 Permanent office established at Clock House, Arundel Street

1922 At the AGM Frank Bale was in the chair

1927 January. Membership was 951

1929. Membership reaches 1,318

1929 May 10/11th. The double twelve-hour race was run at Brooklands and won by Giulio Ramponi in an Alfa-Romeo

1930 May. The second double-twelve race was staged at Brooklands but a crash resulted in several people being killed

1949. January. Members asked about amalgamation and change of name to the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club. [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Friday, Dec 31, 1948
  • 100 Years of the British Automobile Racing Club by Gareth Rogers. Published 2011. ISBN 978 0 7524 6180 9