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Originally constructed in 1907, the Brooklands race track was the 'Ascot of Motorsport' in its heyday. The outer circuit was 2 ¾ mile long, 100ft wide, with two long straights joined by two sections of banked curve up to 30ft high.

Today only sections of the race track survive. At the Museum, visitors can walk on the steepest section of the race track, following in the tyre tracks of the motorsport greats, such John Cobb, Malcom Campbell, Kay Petre, Noel Pope and the Bentley Boys. Keep reading to find out about the remaining sections that can be explored on the Museum’s 32-acre site.

Members’ Banking

Is the steepest section of the Track and reaches nearly 29ft high, before descending onto the Railway Straight on the other side of the river.
Members’ Bridge


Providing vehicle access to Members’ Hill, this was one of Brooklands’ most famous landmarks.
Finishing Straight

In 1940, due to the need to increase aircraft production in World War II, the Bellman Hangar was constructed across the Race Track’s Finishing Straight. The Hangar remained in place following the war, obscuring the iconic view where racing history was made and making it difficult for visitors to connect it with the Clubhouse and Paddock.

The Finishing Straight is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument, but remains divided by the Bellman Hangar. The Re-Engineering Brooklands project will finally reunite the two sections and restore its relationship with the other historic elements of the site.

The reunited Finishing Straight will provide a venue for large-scale events, reminiscent of those which attracted the huge crowds that gathered on race days in the 1930s, and provide a stretch of track for riding in or driving a pre-war motor car.

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Carlone on Brooklands

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Copyright Steve Guess MMXVII

Tags:   CL05BUS Byfleet Surrey England GB UK Iveco Minibus Route 593

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Carlone on Brooklands

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Copyright Steve Guess MMXVII

Tags:   CL05BUS Byfleet Surrey England GB UK Iveco Minibus Route 593

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Carlone on Brooklands

Wednesday 6 December 2017
Copyright Steve Guess MMXVII

Tags:   CL05BUS Byfleet Surrey England GB UK Iveco Minibus Route 593

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First outing for a pair of synchronized Panasonic Lumix G1s. I am pleased with the results from the day.

The Mercedes-Benz display team showing off and having fun on the skid-pan at the old Brooklands race track.

If you are not familiar with viewing stereo cross-view images, gently cross your eyes and the third image which appears centrally is the stereo view.
There are several guides to viewing stereo cross-view images on the web. My contribution is here:
www.dropbox.com/s/7uhblknxwvc1654/viewing%20stereo%20imag...

Tags:   stereo 3D crossview Mercedes


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