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London To Brighton Veteran Car Rally 2013

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Filmed by William Mills

At the finish line on Madeira Drive, Brighton seafront.

Click icon in centre to watch 35 seconds of video…

 

 

The following are still photographs of the event. Below is Brighton’s pier and the finish line in the foreground.

 

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It is really a remarkable achievement for each of the veteran cars to make it all the way from London..

 

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Most of the vehicles taking part in the RAC’s annual rally date from the 1890’s and early twentieth century…

 

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These were from the days before safety belts and crash helmets. But then the maximum speed limit was somewhat less…

 

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Do the participants look relieved or just plain frozen?

 

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Did he have to bribe her to come?

 

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The drink driving breathalyser was only introduced in the 1960’s……..

 

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How many broke down on route? It must be wonderfully satisfying listening to your engine still puffing away…

 

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Before WWII these cars must have been a common sight. Out for a Sunday picnic perhaps?

 

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Gosh! They look pleased to have made it!

 

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