TRs Triumph at British GP
Classics supplied by the TR Register star in Silverstone F1 driversÕ parade
Triumph TRs provided by the TR Register were used to chauffeur Formula 1 racing stars around Silverstone on 16 July during the British Grand Prix.
In total, 28 cars from the earliest TR2 to the latest Grinnall-bodied TR7 V8 carried the F1 drivers around the circuit on race day behind TS2, the first right-hand drive Triumph TR ever made, and MVC 575, the TR2 that broke the land speed record in 1953.
TR Register press officer, Wayne Scott, says: ‘Usually the drivers are herded onto a truck and driven around the circuit. This year was something a bit different and it seemed to be really well received by the drivers and media alike.’
Four-time F1 champion, Sebastian Vettel, says: ‘ The cars are really cool – my father used to own a TR7.’
Three-time F1 champion and this year’s British GP winner, Lewis Hamilton, adds: ‘It’s important to get out and see the fans before the race. They need to know that I see them and appreciate their love and support.’ tr-register.co.uk
Silverstone winner and 2017 title hopeful, Lewis Hamilton, in Ian Smith’s 1954 Triumph TR2.