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60TH ANNIVERSARY: 1962 BRITISH GRAND PRIX AND GERMAN GRAND PRIX

The 21st July marks 60 years since the 1962 British Grand Prix at Aintree, and the 5th August sees the celebration of the anniversary of the Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in the same year – undeniably two of the most crucial and intense races as BRM battled for victory that season. Nick Owen has written some words on this time for ‘Discovering Bourne’: July was the month of the

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‘THE CHRYSALIS’ FILM SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MOTOR FILM AWARDS

We are delighted to announce that BRM’s film ‘The Chrysalis’ has been shortlisted for the International Motor Film Awards, in the ‘Best Drama Short’ category. The film is the second in BRM’s series after the success of ‘The Re-Awakening’, created to support the announcement that the first new V16 engine had been successfully built and tested, and would be unveiled at Goodwood Revival after a shakedown at Blyton Racetrack in

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BRM CELEBRATE 60TH ANNIVERSARY AT SHELSLEY WALSH

Last weekend, BRM celebrated one of the biggest days in our 60th anniversary calendar at Shelsley Walsh’s Classic Nostalgia Weekend. We welcomed a collection of cars that spanned the whole period of BRM activity, from Beaulieu’s original chassis 1 through to a 1974 Motul car, as well as an example of each of our Grand Prix winning cars, including the P25, and the sister car to Graham Hill’s championship P578,

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BRM TO ATTEND CLASSIC NOSTALGIA

It’s all hands to the pump as we gear up for one of our biggest events of BRM’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations at Shelsley Walsh’s Classic Nostalgia Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. A massive thank you to our 60th Anniversary Partners, Motul, and our Sponsors, Colchester Machine Tool Solutions and Genus, without whom the event would not have been possible. We are set to welcome 20 or so BRMs to the

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60TH ANNIVERSARY: 1962 FRENCH GRAND PRIX

Today marks 60 years since the 1962 French Grand Prix, held at Rouen-Les-Essarts. It was held over 54 laps of the compact 6.542 km circuit for a race distance of just over 219 miles.   Credit: Motorsport Images Due to a metalworkers’ strike in Italy, Ferrari was unable to take part in the race, which left the track open for Graham Hill, who was able not only to get away on

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GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED 2022

Last weekend, the BRM team headed to Goodwood’s Festival of Speed 2022, a true spectacle of automotive greats. We were thrilled to have the BRM P578, supplied by the Revs Institute, and the BRM P83, owned by Juergen Boden, heading up the hill twice a day in the ‘Grand Prix Greats’ category. Each of these cars holds a special place in BRM’s history. The BRM P83, designed by Tony Rudd,

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RACING FOR BRITAIN NAMED OCTANE’S BOOK OF THE MONTH

We are thrilled that BRM – Racing For Britain has been chosen by Octane magazine as their Book of the Month. A huge thank you to the team at Octane for their recognition of our latest book! In partnership with Porter Press International, ‘Racing for Britain’ is written by award-winning author Ian Wagstaff and world-renowned motor sport historian, Doug Nye, edited by Gavin Green (former Editor of Car magazine) and

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60TH ANNIVERSARY: 1962 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX

Today marks 60 years since the 1962 Belgian Grand Prix, held at held at Spa-Francorchamps. It was held over 32 laps of the compact 14.1 km circuit for a race distance of just over 280 miles. Both BRM cars had been corrected after Monaco – in Graham Hill’s car, there was a new engine after the Monaco blow-up, but with low-level exhaust system now, and Ginther had the new car with

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BRM’S HISTORY WITH SHELSLEY WALSH

As part of our 60th anniversary, BRM has put together a unique programme of high profile events and activations to celebrate the 1962 victory. At the forefront of these is Shelsley Walsh’s Classic Nostalgia.  It is entirely fitting that BRM will be returning to Shelsley Walsh. BRM was founded during the late 1940s by Raymond Mays, who had a long and successful history at the prestigious Worcestershire Hill Climb.  Mays

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