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The United Kingdom has always had an interesting motor history, with many marques and some great machines. This is to show your best picture of a motorcycle, automobile or truck that was made in the UK. Please make sure that the name of the marque and model is included in the title and any information on some of the lesser known models (say the Gordon Keeble), would be appreciated, though not mandatory.
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Wednesday, 19th September, 2012 (GMT)
Wednesday, 26th September, 2012 – Tuesday, 2nd October, 2012 (GMT)
Wednesday, 3rd October, 2012 – Tuesday, 9th October, 2012 (GMT)
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29th March 1927. Major Henry Segrave broke the world land speed record in the Sunbeam 1000HP, recording an average sped of 203.79mph.
|Submitted:||Wednesday, 26th September, 2012 09:03 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 19th April, 2010|
|Focal length:||6.6 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/30 sec|
|Notes:||During the return run, a gust of wind caused the car to swerve into the line of flag posts marking the course. after crossing the line, Segrave closed the throttles but the car failed to slow. Running out of course, he applied the brakes, but they were of no use because the shoes had melted. to slow the car, Segrave drove into the water's edge. The engines kept running and he was able to drive out|
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