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Track action scene, left to right: Car Number 72, a Cooper, Bill Sleeman, driver (helmet, seated), Car Number 73, an ERA, Robert Egerton Grosvenor "Lord Ebury",driver (helmet, seated). Both cars also competed in the 1501-2000 cc class, therefore the alternate numbers on both.

Brighton Speed Trials

  • Title Brighton Speed Trials
  • Source George Phillips Photograph Collection  
  • Description Track action scene, left to right: Car Number 72, a Cooper, Bill Sleeman, driver (helmet, seated), Car Number 73, an ERA, Robert Egerton Grosvenor "Lord Ebury",driver (helmet, seated). Both cars also competed in the 1501-2000 cc class, therefore the alternate numbers on both.
  • Years 1954  
  • Date 1954-09-04
  • Photographer George Phillips  
  • City Brighton  
  • Country England  
  • People Sleeman, Bill   Grosvenor, Robert  
  • Marque Cooper   ERA  
  • Engine Type ERA L6  
  • Group/Class Racing Cars 1101-1500 cc  
  • Vehicle Markings Car Number 72, Car Number 73
  • Event Brighton and Hove Motor Club Brighton Speed Trials  
  • Venue Madeira Drive  
  • Race Data Bill Sleeman driving Car Number 72, a Cooper, time unknown (UNK) in the standing start kilometer race. Robert Egerton Grosvenor "Lord Ebury" driving Car Number 73, an ERA, time unknown (UNK) in the standing start kilometer race.
  • Identifier 2006-001PHIL-1954-b1_41.0_0005
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

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