I am grateful to our readerStewart Ellison who drew my attention to this excellent photo taken of #52 Miss E Foley with her Triumph 499cc ohv alongside #64 Miss L Ball James 499cc.Continue reading
Preparing for the International
Great Britain’s Trophy and Vase team selected after strenuous tests at Bagshot Heath and Brooklands.
This is my 100th Speedtracktales Blog Post and whilst this is not as expected the final instalments of the 1939 issue of the translated Motorrad report, here is an article that appeared in the 6th July 1939 issue of ‘the Motor Cycle‘ and covers the event held by the ACU to arrange the selection for the official British teams sent to take part in the ‘Great Escape’
I would like to dedicate this post to Taff Isaacs .. who was part of the original idea and also to an old friend and Six Day rider, Bill Kershaw, who I was lucky to talk to today and has always been a rich seam of knowledge and experience in my past years with the Welsh enduro scene.
GREAT Britain’s Trophy Team in this year’s International Six Days Trial will be George Rowley, Vic Brittain and Allan Jefferies on solos and H.J.Flook, with his brother as passenger, the side car member. This decision was arrived at last week after sixteen of the selected riders had been put through strenuous tests on Bagshot Heath and at Brooklands.