2011 Crystal Palace Sprint Photo Gallery

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Speedster

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Speedster

The Crystal Palace Sprint recalls the glory days of racing under the shadow of the 1950s TV transmitter mast. Following the highly successful return of the event last year, 2011 saw another Bank Holiday weekend of sprinting on this twisty circuit. The event is run as two one-day sprints with around 100 competitors each day. Cars ranged from the 1929 Bugatti Type 35B of “Stormin” Norman Goodman, commentator for vintage cars at the Brighton Speed Trials,  via a freshly-built Viva GT “Gerry Marshall” replica race car, to the striking le Mans-styled 1000cc Stohr race car which set BTD both days

Superbly organised by the Sevenoaks and District Motor Club, this is a great event that combines a beautiful location, relaxed atmosphere and a huge variety of historic & modern cars. One of our favourite events of the year!

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8 Responses to 2011 Crystal Palace Sprint Photo Gallery

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  2. Mick Walsh (Classic&Sports car) says:

    Dear Nicholas Frome,
    Enjoyed your pictures from Crystal Palace and would love to use them in our report. I’m looking for shots of both Falconers (Corvette and Chaparral); the polished metal Formula Junior; and Alpine A310 no 89. Look forward to hearing from you.
    Best
    Mick Walsh

  3. Ian H says:

    Excellent photography. What camera and lens combination were used?

  4. Thanks for the linky Tom, Vette looks superb. The Allard is quite something too. Cheers, Albert / Dinks

  5. Andy Davies says:

    superb photos guys, particularly the green mini 39/30 sun/mon as its mine!
    Could I buy some of those?

    Cheers.

  6. John Potts says:

    Great pictures from Crystal Palace. How can I purchase copies or images?
    Regards John

  7. If you’d like prints please see our Buying Photos page

    Everything was shot with a Nikon D300S and Nikon f2.8 80-200 mm or f2.8 17-55 mm lens

    Nick Froome

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