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Friday, 11 November 2011

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2011 - now live

This years gallery for the 2011 London to Brighton Veteran Car run is now live and online here:

With over 12,000 photos from 8 different locations this is the largest coverage of the historic event we have ever put forwards. With archive galleries since 2004 we now have 8 years of runs for you to browse and buy !
Official finishers will all receive their commerative finish line arch print with their finishers certificate within the next few weeks, and reprints and additional photos from around the course can be viewed and ordered online here.
A small selection of photos are attached below to give a flavour of the day, you can always search the gallery with "misc" to see other general images we have picked for the day.

The organisers website can be found here:  for additional information, press releases and reports.

This years run was marked by the appearance of the first ever Benz car ever made 125 years ago, driven by his granddaughter which crossed Westminster Bridge and then after a quick lift also did the last few miles of the Run in Brighton.

HRH Prince Michael of Kent in Car Reg AA11 leaves Hyde Park
Jutta Benz 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen created by her great grandfather Carl Benz, which heralded the invention of the motor car 125 years ago.
Car 88, a Porsche no less..

When technologies collide - a pre-emptive call to the RAC on Hammer Hill ?
Crossing the Bridge over to Lambeth and the A23

The Salvesen Steamer  (run number 6) made it by 2:30pm this year - a personal best

Ray Tindall (Car 401), the headline sponsor didn't make it to the end this year, but he did cross Westminster Bridge in style

Nigel Mansell drives the Mercedes (Car 234) over Westminster bridge with the MP and Minister for Transport Mike Penning and his enthusiastically waving passenger
Genevive , Car 497, the Runs regular film star, out in the countryside

Finishing infront of the new wheel in Brighton

A timeless photo from this years run
"And this is what I did at the traffic lights" Mike Penning comments on Nigel Mansells' Driving

when Technologies collide - Sat Nav speedometer

Always Travel in style, even when being pushed.
 Congratualtions to Roger Etcell and the Team at Motion Works on another well orchestrated event - with the future car challenge on the saturday, new Gala dinners to take place as well as the new Regent Street Motor show the whole weekend has grown considerably over the past two years. Full information on the weekend can be found on the event website here:

Untill next time, drive safely, normal running race events service resumes shortly !

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