The Flying Scotsman s 392 miles non stop The famous Flying Scotsman trains of the
The Flying Scotsman 's 392 miles non stop
The famous Flying Scotsman trains of the LNER made new history when both the Up and Down flyers inaugurated the nonstop runs between Kings Cross and Edinburgh . Photo shows - Over 300 miles nonstop and still dead on time - the " Down " Scotsman passing over the Border Bridge at Berwick-on-Tweed at 4.50pm for the last lap to Edinburgh
1930s vintage stills archive picture library stock photographic
Isle Of Man: 24 year old Rhodesian, Gary Hocking won his first senior T.T. race
Isle Of Man: 24 year old Rhodesian, Gary Hocking won his first senior T.T. race here yesterday at the record speed of 103.51 m.p.h for the 226.4 miles of the mountain coarse
Pushing his machine to the limit, Hocking, this years Rhodesian "Federal Sportsman Of The Year" rode his M.V. Augusta 500 c.c. four cylinder machine to a record breaking lap of 105.75 M.P.H.
The previous record was set up by John Surtees in 1960 with a speed of 104.08 M.P.H.
Here, Hocking, who came to the country in 1958 from Bulawayo and holds an M.B.E., takes his machine into a right had corner approaching Governor's Bridge during the race.
Second was E. Boyce on a 499 c.c. Norton and third was F. Stevens, also riding a 499 c.c. Norton.
9 June 1962
Daytona Beach, Florida: Spectators line both sides of the Daytona Beach race track on March 5th
Daytona Beach, Florida: Spectators line both sides of the Daytona Beach race track on March 5th., as the winning Ferraris take the checked flag at the end of the 24 hour Continental race.
The winning car was No23 driven by Lorenzo Bandini, anchor man of the Ferrari factory team. No 24 is Ludovico Scarfiotti, like Bandini, an Italian.
At the wheel of 26 Pedro Rodriguez, Mexico's star driver.
13th March 1967
5 February 1953