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Macari/Kris­tensen Fer­rari 250 GT SWB Friedrichs/Had­field As­ton Martin DB4GT Cot­ting­ham/Smith Jaguar E-type

level this A-se­ries pow­ered play­ing field was (see our story, right) the end re­sult was some spec­tac­u­larly close rac­ing be­tween F1 stal­warts, BTCC con­tenders and his­toric rac­ing reg­u­lars, with en­trants over­com­ing the lack of straight line speed with dar­ing mid-cor­ner ma­noeu­vres and late brak­ing – in the wet.

Whether it was BTCC cham­pi­ons or celebri­ties be­hind the wheel, the A30s and A35s tak­ing part in the St Mary’s Tro­phy al­ways at­tracted big crowds. It wasn’t just sin­gle-seaters in the Jack Brab­ham Trib­ute Pa­rade – this 1956 Ford E83W van was on track too. An ex­cep­tion to the Re­vival’s pre-1966 rule al­lowed 14 3.0-litre For­mula One rac­ers, in­clud­ing this 1967 Lo­tus-Cos­worth 49, to take part in high speed demon­stra­tions.

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