A trio of Napiers inextricably linked with the famous Gordon Bennett Cup races are to take part in the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run together for what is though to be the first time in their history on 3 November.
The three comprise a 1904 11.1-litre car from the Louwman Museum that crashed in the Cup qualification race and so failed to make the cut.
The 1903 race is represented by the 7.7-litre Napier driven by Charles Jarrott and now owned the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu.
The most successful is the car that won the 1902 Gordon Bennett Cup. After a successful career the 30hp, 6.5-litre Napier D 50 was dismantled in the 1920s before being brought back to the UK in the 1990s and restored. It is currently owned by Argentinian collector Daniel Sielecki.