The Follett Trophy won at the BRDC 500 Miles Race, Brooklands 1935,
Lot 137
The Follett Trophy won at the BRDC 500 Miles Race, Brooklands 1935,
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,010) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Follett Trophy won at the BRDC 500 Miles Race, Brooklands 1935,
by A P Hamilton for 4th in the race by Alfa Romeo car number 31, driven by A P Hamilton and R Gibson,
the winged bronze figure of Victory clutching a steering wheel, mounted on a shaped concrete base representing the high banking at Brooklands, the lower edge fitted with London Hallmarked silver plaque engraved with presentation details, 'BRDC 500 Miles Race 1935 (Brooklands) The 'Follett' Trophy For 4th In Race, Won By A. P. Hamilton Driven By A.P. Hamilton & R. Gibson Alfa Romeo No31 112.36MPH', plate detached, the trophy 70cm high overall.

Footnotes

  • Anthony Patrick Hamilton owned Fisher's Garage on the Hog's Back. He ran the business successfully and used the profits to fund his motor racing. The race is mentioned in the book Angela Cherrett; Alfa Romeo Modello 8C 2300:- 'The 'Ginger' Hamilton: Roy Gibson 2.3-Litre ran very steadily and eventually finished fourth overall (averaging 112.36mph) and first in class D. The Speed race report stated that it "Ran very consistently and comparatively without incident....Only two pit stops are recorded for this car - 1.45pm fuel, oil and water, and 4:10pm ditto. Led Class D throughout the race".'
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