Press Kit: Brooklands – a race-track with a celebrated history
Stuttgart
Oct 08, 2009
Races and records: Mercedes-Benz’ success at Brooklands
6 July 1907: Opening race for the Montague Cup, 30.45 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
  • Unplaced: 120 hp Mercedes, Brown
20 July 1907: Weybridge Stakes, 14.15 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
5 August 1907: Prix de la France, 15.47 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
  • 4th: Mercedes, Rendle
5 August 1907: Heath Stakes, 5.4 kilometres
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
14 September 1907: First race for large cars, 5 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, E. G. Drabble
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
  • 3rd: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
14 September 1907: Lewin match, 5.25 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Sir Ralph Gore
14 September 1907: Mercedes Handicap, 3.25 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, E. G. Drabble
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, J. E. Hutton
12 October 1907: Second race for large cars, 21 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta. Time: 14’08“,
    average speed: 138.5 km/h
12 October 1907: October Handicap, 5.25 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta. Time: 3’46“, average speed: 141 km/h
10 April 1908: World record, 0.5 miles with flying start
  • Dario Resta, 120 hp Mercedes. Time: 18’8“,
    average speed: 153.6 km/h
10 April 1908: Track record, 27 miles 1153 yards
  • Dario Resta, 120 hp Mercedes. Time: 18:37.1, average speed: 143.4 km/h
18 April 1908: Easter meeting, race for large standard-class cars, 9 kilometres
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
20 April 1908: Easter meeting, handicap, approx. 8 kilometres
  • 2nd: 60 hp Mercedes, van Hoboken
9 May 1908: Handicap, approx. 7 miles
  • 3rd: 60 hp Mercedes, van Hoboken
9 May 1908: Race for large standard-class cars, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta. Time: 37’6.4“, average speed: 149.6 km/h
3 October 1908: October Cup, 1st, 2nd and final run, 12 kilometres
  • 1st: 90 hp Mercedes, de Jochems
3 October 1908: Handicap, 9 kilometres
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
3 October 1908: Autumn handicap, 9 kilometres
  • 1st: 60 hp Mercedes, van Hoboken
  • 2nd: 45 hp Mercedes, Bird
10 April 1909: Easter meeting, private competitors’ senior handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 90 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate, average speed: 140 km/h
12 April 1909: Easter meeting, Easter senior handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 90 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate, average speed: 141 km/h
29 May 1909: Whitsun meeting, handicap for cars under 25 hp, 9 kilometres
  • 2nd: 18 hp Mercedes, Farmiloe
29 May 1909: Whitsun meeting, race with obstacles, cars without restriction
  • 1st: 90 hp Mercedes, de Jochems
30 May 1909: Whitsun meeting, handicap for private owners
  • 2nd: 18 hp Mercedes, Farmiloe
10 August 1909: August Sprint Races, 2 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Lord Vernon
8 November 1909: Record attempts, Victor Hémery, 120 hp Benz
  • 0.5 miles with flying start. Time: 14.1“,
    average speed: 205.666 km/h. World record.
  • 1 kilometre with flying start. Time: 17.8“, average speed: 202.648 km/h. World record.
  • 0.5 miles from standing start. Time: 25.6“,
    average speed: 113.3 km/h
  • 1 kilometre from standing start. Time: 31.3“, average speed: 114.9 km/h
  • 1 mile from standing start. Time: 41.3“,
    average speed: 140.4 km/h
1 August 1910: 2-mile race, 2 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Lord Vernon
1 August 1910: August sprint handicap
  • 2nd: 150 hp Benz, Franz Heim
1 August 1910: 100-mph handicap
  • 2nd: 150 hp Benz, Franz Heim
October 1910: Final race, opening handicap
  • 4th: 60 hp Mercedes, 1903 model (winning car in Gordon Bennett race 1903), Gordon Watney
October 1910: October handicap, 2 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Lord Vernon
30 January 1911: Record attempts, Laurent, 120 hp Mercedes
  • 0.5 miles with flying start. Time: 16.5“, average speed: 175.5 km/h
  • 1 kilometre with flying start. Time: 20.7“, average speed: 173.5 km/h. Class record.
25 March 1911: 76-mph handicap, 8.5 miles with flying start
  • 2nd: 45 hp Mercedes, Pennant
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Sampson
25 March 1911: 16-mph race for standard-class cars
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, A. T. Craig
25 March 1911: March handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, A. T. Craig
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Douglas Spiess
25 March 1911: 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 3rd: 60 hp Benz, A. T. Craig
25 March 1911: Race for standard-class cars, 1911, 5 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, A. T. Craig
25 March 1911: March sprint race, 2 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
25 March 1911: Benz – Singer match
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
17 April 1911: Easter meeting, declaration handicap, 10.5 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, C. L. E. Geach
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, S. J. B. Lacon
May 1911: May meeting, May handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 35 hp Mercedes, H. F. W. Farquharson
May 1911: May meeting, 76-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
  • 3rd: 45 hp Mercedes, H. Knox
May 1911: May meeting, May sprint race
  • 2nd: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 3rd: 90 hp Mercedes, C. L. E. Geach
May 1911: May meeting, race for first-prize winners, 5.75 miles
  • 2nd: 35 hp Mercedes, H. F. W. Farquharson
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
5 June 1911: Whitsun meeting, Whitsun handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 35 hp Mercedes, H. F. W. Farquharson
5 June 1911: Whitsun meeting, sixth race, 8.5 miles
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
5 June 1911: Whitsun meeting, eighth race, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
5 June 1911: Whitsun meeting, tenth race, 2 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
17 June 1911: June meeting, June handicap for private competitors
  • 3rd: 30 hp Benz, Viscount Exmouth
17 June 1911: June meeting, short senior handicap
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
17 June 1911: June meeting, June sprint handicap, 2 miles
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
July 1911: July meeting, short senior handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 3rd: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
July 1911: July meeting, long senior handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 2nd: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
July 1911: July meeting, July sprint handicap, 2 miles
  • 2nd: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
7 August 1911: August bank holiday meeting, Mercedes – Renault match, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Lord Vernon
7 August 1911: August bank holiday meeting, short 100-mph handicap
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
  • 2nd: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
7 August 1911: August bank holiday meeting, veteran handicap (cars built before 1908)
  • 2nd: 30 hp Mercedes, H. Lambert
7 August 1911: August bank holiday meeting, long 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
7 August 1911: August bank holiday meeting, August sprint handicap
  • 1st: 60 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
7 August 1911: Record attempts, L. G. Hornsted, 60 hp Benz
  • 1 kilometre with flying start. Time: 31.8“, average speed: 165 km/h. Class record.
  • 1 mile with flying start. Time: 37.4“, average speed: 154.9 km/h. Class record.
4 October 1911: October meeting, autumn handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 14/30 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
4 October 1911: October meeting, short 100-mph handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 2nd: 120 hp Mercedes, Alan Mander
4 October 1911: October meeting, October sprint race, 2 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Alan Mander
8 April 1912: Easter meeting, Easter handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 3rd: 8/18 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
8 April 1912: Easter meeting, short 100-mph handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, A. Cumming
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
  • 3rd: 45 hp Mercedes, G. L. E. Geach
8 April 1912: Easter meeting, Mercedes handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, A. Cumming
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
8 April 1912: Easter meeting, 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 2nd: 45 hp Mercedes, G. L. E. Geach
  • 3rd: 45 hp Mercedes, J. R. Sampson
8 April 1912: Easter meeting, Easter sprint handicap, 2 miles
  • 1st: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
26/27 May 1912: Whitsun meeting, short 100-mph handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 3rd: 120 hp Mercedes, Alan Mander
26/27 May 1912: Whitsun meeting, long 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
  • 4th: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
26/27 May 1912: Whitsun meeting, Whitsun sprint handicap, 2 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Alan Mander
  • 2nd: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
26/27 May 1912: Whitsun meeting, handicap over 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Mercedes, Alan Mander
  • 2nd: 45 hp Mercedes, F. R. Sampson
26/27 May 1912: Whitsun meeting, handicap over 6.5 miles
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, A. Cumming
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
15 June 1912: June meeting, short 100-mph handicap
  • 1st: Mercedes
  • 2nd: 22/60 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
15 June 1912: June meeting, long handicap race
  • 1st: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
15 June 1912: June meeting, June sprint handicap race
  • 2nd: 150 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, David L. Bruce Brown
13 July 1912: July meeting, 100-mph handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, Dewis
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
13 July 1912: July meeting, July sprint handicap
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, Dewis
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
13 July 1912: July meeting, handicap for Bedford cars
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Dario Resta
5 August 1912: Bank holiday meeting, short 100-mph handicap
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
  • 4th: 150 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
  • 5th: 150 hp Mercedes, H. L. Lascelle
5 August 1912: Bank holiday meeting, long 100-mph handicap
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, Gordon Watney
  • 4th: 150 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
  • 5th: 150 hp Mercedes, H. L. Lascelle
5 August 1912: Bank holiday meeting, August handicap for private competitors
  • 4th: 150 hp Benz, Eric Hornimans
24 March 1913: Race for private competitors, 5.75 miles with flying start
  • 4th: 80 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate
24 March 1913: Short 100-mph handicap, 5.75 miles with flying start
  • 2nd: 80 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate
24 March 1913: Long 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles with flying start
  • 3rd: 80 hp Mercedes, A. W. Tate
22 December 1913: Record attempts, L. G. Hornsted, 120 hp Benz
  • 0.5 miles from standing start. Time: 25.5“, average speed: 113.8 km/h. World record.
  • 1 kilometre from standing start. Time: 30.4“,
    average speed: 118.4 km/h. World record.
14 January 1914: Record attempts, L. G. Hornsted, 120 hp Benz
  • 0.5 miles with flying start. Time: 14.5“, average speed: 199.3 km/h
  • 1 mile from standing start. Time: 41.2“, average speed: 140.6 km/h
  • 1 mile with flying start. Time: 29.1“, average speed: 199.0 km/h
  • 2 miles from standing start. Time: 83.4“, average speed: 138.8 km/h
  • 2 miles with flying start. Time: 58.9“, average speed: 196.6 km/h
  • 5 miles with flying start. Time: 2’35“, average speed: 186.8 km/h
  • 10 miles with flying start. Time: 5’19.7“, average speed: 181.1 km/h
13 April 1914: Easter meeting, short handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 3rd: 120 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
13 April 1914: Easter meeting, long handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 2nd: 120 hp Benz, L. G. Hornsted
24 June 1914: Record attempts, L. G. Hornsted, 120 hp Benz
  • 1 mile with flying start. Time: 29.1“, average speed: 199.7 km/h. Track record.
28 March 1921: Easter meeting, Easter senior sprint handicap
  • 1st: 115 hp Mercedes, J. H. Cooper
28 March 1921: Easter meeting, short handicap
3rd: 115 hp Mercedes, J. H. Cooper
28 March 1921: Easter meeting, long handicap
  • 1st: 115 hp Mercedes, Count Zborowski
5 June 1922: Whitsun meeting, Whitsun handicap for private competitors, 5.75 miles
  • 2nd: 115 hp Mercedes, Count Zborowski
5 June 1922: Whitsun meeting, long 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 1st: 115 hp Mercedes, Count Zborowski
August 1922: August meeting, short handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Benz, H. V. Barlow
August 1922: August meeting, short 100-mph handicap, 5.75 miles
  • 2nd: 115 hp Mercedes, A. W. Robinson
9 June 1924: Whitsun meeting, Gold Cup race, 5.75 miles
  • 1st: 38/80 hp Mercedes, Count Zborowski
17 September 1927: Long 100-mph handicap, 8.5 miles
  • 2nd: 2/8-cyl. Mercedes with supercharger, Raymond Mays,
    average speed: 111 km/h
9 June 1930: Whitsun meeting, Devon Lightning Long Handicap, 9 miles
  • 1st: 120 hp Benz, Cyril Paul
9 June 1930: Whitsun meeting, Mountain Speed handicap, 12 miles
  • 1st: Mercedes-Benz SS, Malcolm Campbell
2 August 1930: August bank holiday meeting, Cornwall Senior Short Handicap,
6.5 miles
  • 2nd: 150 hp Mercedes, J. Noel
2 August 1930: August bank holiday meeting, Cornwall Senior Long Handicap
  • 1st: 120 hp Benz, Cyril Paul
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