Star car announced for Brooklands Double Twelve

0

The 50th anniversary of the Mini Cooper ‘S’ will be celebrated at this year’s Brooklands Double Twelve with a class devoted to the model in the Sprint Competition on 15 June.

The Cooper ‘S’ has already been listed as a feature class for the Double Twelve Driving Tests, which will host the famous Bentley Pacey-Hassan Special in the vintage group.

Held on 15-16 June, the weekend will mark the centenaries of Aston Martin and the Vauxhall 30-98, plus 50 years of the Mercedes-Benz Pagoda.

The weekend is split into three standalone events comprising a speed trial, driving test and concours, the latter being held on both days.

To win the coveted Brooklands Double Twelve award, entrants must compete in any two of the three disciplines, with the combined score of those deciding their placing.

Entry forms for all the competitions are available to download via the Double Twelve pages on the Museum and VSCC websites.

Organisers hope to improve on the pus-200 cars that attended last year’s gathering, which was the biggest held at Brooklands since the venue closed in 1939.

 

Add your comment

  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <p> <br> <img>
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

You must be logged in to comment
Type the characters you see in this picture. (verify using audio)
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.