Perkins snaps up To­jeiro Bris­tol racer

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

A rare 1952 To­jeiro Bris­tol will race this sea­son in the hands of new owner Neil Perkins.

One of only three such cars be­lieved to have been built, the To­jeiro was driven by Cliff Davis but is not thought to have raced since the 1950s. “It was built as a racer, but it was later used on the road,” said Perkins, who has had it re­stored.

Perkins’ car is a sis­ter car to the well-known ‘LOY 500’ and a third car is in Italy where it has run in the Mille Miglia.

Af­ter sell­ing his RGS Ata­lanta, Perkins now plans to race the To­jeiro but was de­nied a start at Sil­ver­stone last Satur­day af­ter transmission is­sues in qual­i­fy­ing.

Perkins: trou­ble at Sil­ver­stone

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