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BRM V16 Mk 1 & Ken Wharton 1952 Turnberry

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Rare photo of Ken Wharton sat on the 1952 1.5 litre V16 supercharged BRM Grand Prix car at Turnberry in Scotland.

Really nice black and white image from the original 35mm negative. Much better quality than this small image can portray.

Ken Wharton was said to be Britains best all-rounder in the 1950s, racing with success in all classes including F1 with BRM and Grands Prix with Maserati Connaught and Frazer Nash. He also had a successfull career as a rally driver, was a leading force in the then-very popular disipline of Trials and was the British Hillclimb champion with ERA and Cooper cars in the mid 1950s. He regularly raced the V16 BRM and was one of the first drivers to race a Vanwall in 1955. He was killed in a race in New Zealand in 1957.

10x8 inch (254x203mm)