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Event: Daily Dispatch British Empire Trophy MeetingDate: 10.4.1954
Track: Oulton Park (United Kingdom), 3.700 kmsOrganiser: BRDC/Mid Cheshire Motor Club

British Empire Trophy

Non championship race
Weather:heavy rain
Start time:15:20
Grid:3-2-3, PP right
Distance:32 laps
Class C - Sports +27001276
Class B - Sports 27001576
Class A - Sports 15001475
Race notes:
It was a handicap race. Class C had to complete 32 laps, Class B had to complete 31 laps and started 20 seconds after the Class C. And the Class A had to complete only 30 laps and started 35 seconds after Class A.
Pre-race sessions:
qualifying session held
qualifying Heats held for Classes A, B and C separately
Overall:28Cooper T22 BristolAlan Brown
Class C - Sports +2700:45Jaguar C-typeDuncan Hamilton
Class A - Sports 1500:11Lotus Mark VI MGPeter Gammon
Fastest Laps:
Overall:35Maserati A6GCSRoy Salvadori (GB)1:48.000119.622 km/hlap 22
Pole Positions:
Overall:45Jaguar C-typeDuncan Hamilton
Class B - Sports 2700:35Maserati A6GCSRoy Salvadori
Class A - Sports 1500:11Lotus Mark VI MGPeter Gammon
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Jaguar (5), Frazer Nash (3), Cooper (2)
Top engines by numbers:Bristol (6), Jaguar (6), MG (4)
Top car types by numbers:Jaguar C-type (5)
Driver nationalities:GB (19), IRL (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (93%), mid-engined (7%)
Oldest known drivers:Joe Kelly (41), George Abecassis (41), Bob Gerard (40)
Youngest known drivers:Jimmy Stewart (23), Chris Threlfall (24), Stirling Moss (25)

Official Race Programme:

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