Great Britain wins the Trophy and Germany wins the Vase, Hühnlein and Bowmaker Team awards – A Difficult and Arduous Trial described by –
A Harvey Pascoe
The ISDT 1938 was again, like in 1937, held in Wales and was based on Llandrindod Wells in the County of Radnorshire now part of Powys.
‘Motor Cycling‘ were part sponsors of the ISDT in 1938 and their coverage was spread over two issues. We have the main issue of the 20 July 1938 which resumes the coverage of the first day from the 14th July issue. as well as covering the results and the awarding of the Trophies which this year the ACU had arranged its National Rally to coincide with the ending of the ISDT near Donnington Race Circuit at which the Trophies were awarded before a large crowd of motor cycle enthusiasts.
Read a copy of the 20th July 1938 issue at our library at issuu.com below (requires Adobe Flash support)
Graham Walker the father of the famous sports journalist Murray Walker summed up the two events as follows: