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Grimsthorpe Speed Trials will capture the essence of motorsport

Vintage Speed Trials will once again be held in the beautiful 3,000 acre estate of Grimsthorpe Castle, between Corby Glen and Bourne, on Saturday.

The market town of Bourne was once the manufacturing base for the world famous ERA (English Racing Automobiles) racing car, England’s unique challenger to the mighty Bugatti and Alfa Romeo in Europe in the pre-war period.

The father of Raymond Mays, the founder of ERA, raced at Grimsthorpe in 1904.

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