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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1930 MG M

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Brooklands-raced 1930 MG M for sale on From the seller’s description:

Plate No. MG 442 • Car No. 2/M1030 • Engine No. AG 773A

Car left MG Factory in Abingdon, Berkshire on February 18, 1930

Racing history:

The image was taken during the JCC Members Day on July 5, 1930 in which No. 20 was entered

and driven by C.E. Wood. The other MG No. 27 pictured is driven by the Earl of March. This event

used an unusual circuit layout involving access roads around Brooklands rather than the normal

and infamous Brooklands banking C.E. Wood raced in 16 events at Brooklands.

Racing events:

J.C.C. Brooklands, July 1930 thru Sept. 1931

M.C.C. Brooklands “Blind”, Sept. 1930

The High Speed Trial, April 1931

L.C.C. Relay Grand Prix, Brooklands, July 1931

Brighton and Hove Motor Club, Brooklands, Sept. 1931

L.C.C. The Secon International Relay Race, Brooklands, July 1932

Special Thanks:

Information contributed by: Derrick Daines – London • Andrew Lewis – Brooklands Museum Trust

Chris Lambert – Pre-War Minor Network Curator

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Notable Mention:

In 1931 this “M” was modified by March Modelers of Mayfair London. The car was rebodied in aluminium, a race preped

Morris engine replaced the original, hydrolic brakes added and the fuel tank moved to the rear of the car.

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Hutto, Texas
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