1935 wilkie wilkinson worn armband BROOLANDS EMPIRE TRO

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 06, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
1935 BRITISH RACING DRIVERS CLUB EMPIRE TROPHY RACE ARMBAND WORN BY AT BROOKLANDS JULY 1ST 1935 . HIS BOSS KEN EVANS DROVE HIS SUPERCHARGED M.G IN CLASS H OF THE EMPIRE TROPHY RACE ALONG WITH HIS BROTHER DENIS, & LETTS DROVE HIS M.G, IN CLASS G THEY WERE ALSO RUNNING IN THE TEAM RACE AS TEAM B . IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. WILKIE WHEN ON TO WRENCH , CO DRIVE ,& PILOT IN HUNDREDS OF RACES FROM 1930 THRU THE 1970'S . HE WAS A FREQUENT SITE AT BROOKLANDS WERE HE RACED & WON + WAS CHIEF MECHANIC / CO DRIVER FOR THE LIKES OF GEORGE EASTON THE FAMOUS LAND SPEED RECORD HOLDER , THE EVAN''S ( M G DRIVERS ) OWNERS OF BELLEVUE GARAGE W HE WORKED FOR MANY YEARS . BILLY COTTON ( RILEY & ERA ) REG PARNELL POST WAR ERA TEAM . . LATER HE WENT ON THE WORK FOR ECURIE ECOSSE JAGUAR TEAM . HE ALSO WRENCHED FOR RACE TEAMS THAT RAN AT PLACES LIKE SEBRING , LE MANS , GOODWOOD , BROOKLANDS , DONNINGTON PARK , MILLE MIGLIA , NURBURGRING , WATKINS GLEN , & MANY OTHER GRAND PRIX & ROAD RACING COURSES. I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO TO BUY HIS ENTIRE COLLECTION OF APP. 200 ITEMS . I WILL BE SELLING THEM OFF OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS . STARTING WITH THE EARLIEST ONES 1ST . IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIFIC WANTS ADVISE