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Sunday, 7 October 2012

Images from Brooklands Morgan Day 7/10/2012

Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey

I make no apology for the large number of my photos which feature the Morgan Roadster 100' in this Topic. R100 owner Chris Attwood undertook the task of inviting as many of the Members of The Morgan Centenary Roadster 100 Register to gather together at Brooklands under our Registers Banner in the places allocated to us by the Brooklands Museum organisers.

We were Eight Cars in Total with Seven Roadster 100 and Register Founder, David Harris's New Power Upgraded Roadster.

The weather was kind to us once the Fog and Haze started to clear into warm sunshine. The event was not as well supported by the wider Morgan Community with many friends missing this year. The Test Hill was opened in the afternoon but only a dozen cars used it for a couple of laps each.

It was a fantastic day with Brooklands living up to its best. We need another day to re visit the dispays as we spent much of the day meeting and chatting - wonderful.


Taken Into the Sun - Our Roadster 100 Arrival Line Up




 Our Team of Owners having a Meet Chat over Coffee - Register Founder David Harris with Bacon Roll  



Olympic Closing Ceremony Star owned by Chris Weston-Simonds

Patrick & Linda Boucher setting off for the Buses Photo Call.


Roadster 100 Event Organiser Chris Attwood




Roadster 100's Gathered around the Buses from the Bus Museum

Register Founders David Harris and Myself with Bus & The 6 R100's


 Our Owners and Their R100's


Our Team chatting to the Bus Driver.

The Le Mans 62 Register Cars 

Members Cars



Brooklands 'Bertie' the Bear greeting the visitors.





 The Members Club Corridor







 The Sax Players Back, overlooking the Paddock & Test Hill

 The Roadster 100 Line Up


Some of the Museum Sheds


The Test Hill from the Members Bar Balcony

The Newly Redecorated Art Deco Members Bar.


A New Trike with the Saxophone Player on the Balcony 






A Beautiful Two Tone Aero 8



Vintage Morgan Trike sets out to Climb the Test Hill

Here is a link to a video of one having a go.
http://s753.photobucket.com/albums/xx176/flomax/?action=view&current=MVI_7751.mp4
The Old Brooklands Garages

Electric Bluebird 11

The F1 Simulator where a young man was about to drive a full lap of Brooklands.

For those of you who have not seen the Old Brooklands Racing Track my daughter did this lap in the previous Mercedes F1 Simulator.

http://s753.photobucket.com/albums/xx176/flomax/?action=view&current=MVI_7723.mp4


Part of the Formula 1 Display


The Drawing Office


The Club House from the Rear.

 This Schematic shows the Track as it was over the Museum area. The Stilts used to be over the Yiver Wey. 



 Still Fund Raising for Help for Heroes - we raised another £20.

2 comments:

  1. Excellent post, extremely interesting. We visited Brooklands some weeks ago and found it fascinating, but the access you provided via photos to the Members areas enhanced our knowledge of the place.

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