Pete Stowe

MotorSport History

Some of my special interests

Updated (January 2017): BAC Motor Club – revised item on December 1945/March 1946 500 Formula meetings.

Updated (December 2016): Bristol Area Motorsport – added item on Ivor Bueb.

Updated (February-March 2016): Bristol Area Motorsport – added item on Sir James Scott Douglas; updated Specials page; added Trials Specials page – Starkadder/Daisy. BAC Motor Club – added item on December 1945 500 Formula meeting.

Updated(April 2014): Bristol Area Motorsport – updated 1935-37 & 1939 Backwell Hillclimbs and 1937 Whitchurch Speed Trials.

West Country Motor Sport History

Motorsport in Bristol & the West of England, from 1900 to date

Events, People, Cars

More Bristol & the West Country

The Bristol Aeroplane Company Motor Club, originators in 1945 of the International 500cc Formula 3

More BAC

Castle Combe Circuit - the UK's friendliest race track, opened in 1950

More Castle Combe


Other Motorsport history

Ray Heppenstall's Howmet TX turbine car of 1968 - still the world’s only turbine powered race winner

More Howmet More Ray Heppenstall


Bruce McLaren - creator of the unforgettable orange CanAm, F1 and Indy cars.

Visit the Bruce McLaren Trust website


Simply the best

Vist the Jim Clark Trust website


Useful Links

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