Quarter mile of bracing British seafront, a supe’d up Mog Three Wheeler and a 90 year old drag racing record are the essential ingredients of our most recent Carfection video which we filmed last September at the famous Brighton Speed Trials.

This is the story of the UK’s difficult birth into the world of motorsport and some of the characters that helped kick it all off at the dawn of the petrol-age. In the mêlée of Britain’s exit from Europe (politically and footballingly) national pride is somewhat bruised at the mo. All I hope is that this patriotic tale of a plucky little Morgan, one talentless racing driver and Blighty’s ascent to motorsport greatness helps cheer up some loyal English MotorPunk’s, even if it’s just for ten minutes. Put the kettle on and enjoy.



About The Author

Darryl can usually be found up to his elbows in some unloved piece of BL detritus when he isn’t snapping and scribbling for various print magazines or producing the book on road tripping or tally-ho adventurers. As an occasional presenter on CBS's Carfection YouTube channel, his other hobbies include vintage Scalextrics, ‘60s Bang & Olufsen and dabbling in grassroots motorsport.

3 Responses

  1. Frank

    Great vid Daryl, but surely 16secs was easy for an Aero Racing M3W on a dry track? Didn’t want to rev did it? Are they all like that?

  2. sean

    So it’s only the English motorpunk’s you care about cheering up?… Either it’s UK/British or England/English – and you do know why British national racing colour is green, don’t you?…


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