Brooklands the world's first purpose built circuit, some remains but ww2 saw most of it destroyed.

Brooklands the world's first purpose built circuit, some remains but ww2 saw most of it destroyed.

Jackie Ickx won his first Grand Prix in 1968 at this now disappeared French track. Apparently the challenging track was well liked by the drivers. It had elevation change and ran through the forests. But it also was hard to run a course on otherwise public roads.

Jackie Ickx won his first Grand Prix in 1968 at this now disappeared French track. Apparently the challenging track was well liked by the drivers. It had elevation change and ran through the forests. But it also was hard to run a course on otherwise public roads.

Singers of TW Fassett and Alf Langley and an MG racing at a MCC meeting, Brooklands, Surrey, 1933. Artist: Bill Brunell.Left Singer 1933 972 cc. Reg. No. PO7754. No: 55. Driver: Fassett, T.W. Right of centre: Singer 1933 972 cc. No: 54. Driver: Langley, A.H. Right: MG 1933 847 cc. No: 58. D.Brooklands. M.C.C. Brooklands Meeting. Date: 9.9.33..

Singers of TW Fassett and Alf Langley and an MG racing at a MCC meeting, Brooklands, Surrey, 1933. Artist: Bill Brunell.Left Singer 1933 972 cc. Reg. No. PO7754. No: 55. Driver: Fassett, T.W. Right of centre: Singer 1933 972 cc. No: 54. Driver: Langley, A.H. Right: MG 1933 847 cc. No: 58. D.Brooklands. M.C.C. Brooklands Meeting. Date: 9.9.33..

Aerial view of Brooklands Circuit taken on 12th January, 1939. (Photo Aerofilms via Brooklands Museum)

Aerial view of Brooklands Circuit taken on 12th January, 1939. (Photo Aerofilms via Brooklands Museum)

Finishing Straight and Members' Banking c.1933

Brooklands race track to return to use with £4.7m grant

Finishing Straight and Members' Banking c.1933

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