The curious case of the Tourist Trophy

The curious case of the Tourist Trophy

A challenging question is currently being asked about an integral piece of British motorsport history - who has actually won it? GARY WATKINS explains, and leads the call for information

This is a kind of call to arms. Or at least a request for information - or evidence - such as photographs and old race programmes. Keep reading, because this is important as it concerns the history of the oldest piece of motorsport silverware still awarded anywhere in the world.

I'm talking about the Royal Automobile Club's Tourist Trophy, which earlier this month became another addition to the bulging, collective CV of one of the great line-ups in sportscar history.

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