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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016

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Austin

22 pics. Held at Crystal Palace Park every year (this year was 29th and 30th May). Crystal Palace is one of the oldest racing tracks in the world and the first place from which live televised motor-racing was ever broadcast.  The race website ⇒.

The Crystal Palace was once the site of the Great Exhibition (1851) and remained standing until 1936 – history ⇒

Below are some of the exhibitors and race contenders.  The next post is more of the cars in action⇐, followed by the motorcycles⇐.  Crystal Palace also has Dinosaurs ⇐ .

Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 TVR

TVR

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars Austin 7

Austin 7

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Riley TT Sprint

Riley TT Sprint

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MG

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars About MG Police Cars

Click on the text and then again to enlarge.

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MG

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Wolseley Hornet Special

Wolseley Hornet Special

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Daimler SP250 Special

Daimler SP250 Special

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Caterham 7 Supersprint

Caterham 7 Supersprint

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Ford Popular 103

Ford Popular 103

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Mini Coopers

These three are famous.  I’ll give you a clue; they still have their doors on.

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Caterham

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Lester MG

Lester MG

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars Renault Alpine

Renault Alpine

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Daimler

Daimler

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Chevron B19

Chevron B19

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Crystal Palace Motorsport Classic Cars 2016 Pilbeam MP43 / BMW

Pilbeam MP43 / BMW

6 responses

  1. Wonderful selection of classic cars and fascinating history. Sending this to my husband~

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    May 30, 2016 at 18:23

    • Glad you liked. There will be more soon and then monsters! 🙂 🙂

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      May 31, 2016 at 00:15

  2. What elegance!

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    May 31, 2016 at 09:22

    • Definitely a thumbs up for the enthusiasts who keep it going. 🙂

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      May 31, 2016 at 14:06

  3. I have fond memories of watching motor racing on the old track , James Hunt amongst others who raced there

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    August 29, 2016 at 09:56

    • I am glad it brought back memories for you. I had never been there before but it certainly had a feel of historic events. 🙂

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      August 29, 2016 at 11:11

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