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 #39905  by oily bike bloke
 Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:11 pm
The Brighton Speed Trials was first run in 1905 and is said to be the longest running motorsport event in the world.

Organised by The Brighton and Hove Motor Club, the Speed Trials currently run on the first Saturday in September over a standing start ¼ mile, and features cars and motorcycles from various eras, with 2019’s event is scheduled for Saturday 7th September.

http://www.brightonandhovemotorclub.co.uk/

The motorcycle entries are managed (by kind invitation from the B&HMC) by the Sprint Section of the VMCC.
http://vmccsprint.co.uk/vintage_classic ... lcome.html

It’s not unusual to have a mix of bikes entered from the 1920’s right up to current day, with faster bikes reaching speeds around 160mph!!!

Some pics from recent years can be found here
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4621

Some footage that gives an insight into the event
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06iWkrJ2yyU
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Flyer - Brighton Speed Trials 2019