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Brooklands Anniversary...

In message <852564B3.004DB1BA.00@isserv9.idx.com> Paul_Royal@idx.com writes:

> My US Calendar says that yesterday was the 90th anniversary of the World's
> first racetrack...Brooklands!

Yup.  We've had a couple of television programmes on it recently.

The track was taken over during the war and used as an aircraft factory,
but never restored.  Around half a mile of the banking remains, and the
old hill climb course (which was how motor racing started, apparently)
is still intact.

 Phil Payne
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