Society of Air Racing Historians

 

                    

                                                      THE AERIAL DERBY

 

                                     June 8, 1912 – 81 miles around London

               1. T.O.M. Sopwith          Bleriot XI                           1:23:08.4         58.46 mph

                               September 20, 1913 – 95 miles around London

               1. Gustav Hamel           Morane-Saulnier               1:15:49.0            75.18 mph

                                    May 23, 1914 – 94 ½  miles around London

               1. William Brock            Morane-Saulnier               1:18:54.0            71.86 mph

                  June 21, 1919 – 2 laps of a 94 ½-mile course around London

               1. Gerald Gathergood     7 AirCo D.H.4  K-141                1:27:42.0            129.304 mph

               2. Robert Nisbet             10 Martinsyde F-4  G-EAES      1:31:03.6            124.533

               3. Marcus Manton            8 AirCo D.H.4  K-142                1:36:41.8            117.274

               4. Chrsitopher Draper     3 B.A.T. F.K.23  K-125              1:37:07.0            116.767

               5. H.J. Saint                      9 AirCo D.H.9  G-EAAC           1:51:55.0            101.325

               6. G.L.P. Henderson        4 Avro 504K  G-EAEV              2:30:45.2          75.222

              7. H.A. Hamersley           14 Avro 543 Baby  G-EACQ       2:42:23.0          70.267

            -- Leslie Tait-Cox               11 Nieuport L.C.1  G-EAEQ       out lap 2: engine

           -- C.H. Chichester              12 Bristol M.1C  G-EAER            out lap 2: engine

          -- P.R.T. Chamberlayne       2 Grahame-White  G-EAFK       out lap 2: engine

          -- Clifford Prodger                1 B.A.T. F.K.23  GK-123             out lap 2: engine

                                     July 24, 1920 – 2 laps of a 100-mile course

            1. Frank Courtney               15 Martinsyde G-EAPX                      1:18:12.2            153.446 mph

            2. Jimmy James                 10 Nieuport L.C.1  G-EAJY                 1:30:27.4            132.660

           3. Cyril Uwins                       14 Bristol 32  G-EATS                         1:32.50.0            129.264

          4. Robert Nisbet                   11 Martinsyde F.6  G-EAPI                  1:33:13.4            128.723

          5. T. Hubbard                        12 Martinsyde F.4A G-EAPP               1:43:40.0            115.756

          6. W.L. Jordan                         5 Sopwith Snipe G-EAUW                 1:47:47.6            111.324

          7. H.A. Hamersley                  2 Avro 543 Baby  G-EAUG                 2:32:06.0            78.895

         8. Bert Hinkler                         1 Avro 543 Baby  G-EACQ                  2:45:46.0            72.391

        -- Sidney Cotton                        4 D.H.14A  G-EAPY                            out lap 2: fuel line

       -- Walter H. Longton                  6 Sopwith Snipe  G-EAUV                  out lap 2: fuel

        -- J.S.T. Fall                               7 Sopwith Snipe G-EAUU                   out lap 1: magneto

                                        July 16, 1921 – 2 laps of a 100-mile course

        1. Jimmy James                        21 Gloster Mars 1  G-EAXZ          1:13:28.0            163.339 mph

        2. Cyril Uwins                          17 Bristol 32  G-EATS                      1:24:52.6            141.382

        3. Walter H. Longton                28 S.E.5A  G-EAX?                        1:40:25.0            119.502

        4. Alan Butler                             5 Bristol 29  G-EAWB                    1:52:01.8            107.114

        5. Leslie Tait-Cox                       6 Avro 562 Viper  G-EAPR          1:57:03.2            102.517

       6. Hubert Broad                         7 Sopwith Camel G-EAWN            2:05:30.0            95.618

       -- Frederick Ortweiler              30 S.E.5A  G-EAXU                          disq.: pylon turn

      -- T.Tully                                    1 Avro 543 Baby G-EAUM                 out lap 2

       -- Bert Hinkler                            2 Avro 543C  G-EAXL                      out lap 1

       -- D.L. Forester-Walker   4 Sopwith Pup  G-EAVX                           out lap 1: illness

       -- Leslie Foot                           15 Martinsyde F.4  G-EAXB              out lap 1: radiator

       -- J. Noakes                             12 Nieuport L.C.1  G-EAJY               out lap 2: out of fuel

                                      August 7, 1922 – 2 laps of a 99-mile course

        1. Jimmy James                          9 Gloster Mars 1  G-EAXZ             1:06:48.4            177.827 mph

        2. Rollo deHaga Haig                 8 Bristol 32  G-EATS                      1:21:57.0            144.966

       3. Frederick Raynham                3 Martinsyde F.6  G-EBDK             1:48:12.0            109.797

       4. Larry Carter                             2 Bristol 77  G-EAVP                       1:50:00.8            107.987

       5. Bert Hinkler                             1 Avro 543 Baby G-EAUM               2:35:04.0            76.612

      -- Leslie Tait-Cox                         7 Gloster Mars III G-EAYN                out lap 2 @ 103.1 mph

      -- H.H. Perry                                  5 S.E.5A  G-EAXQ                           out lap 2 @ 97.5 mph

     -- Rex Stocken                              6 Martinsyde F.4 G-EATD                out lap 1

     -- Alan Butler                                 4 D.H.37  G-EBDO                            out after lap 1 @ 108.2 mph

                                     August 6, 1923 – 2 laps of a 100-mile course

       1. Larry Carter                      Gloster 1  G-EAKZ                         1:02:23.0            192.359 mph

       2. Walter Longton                 Sopwith 107  G-EAKI                    1:13:09.6            164.024

       3. C.D.Barnard                      D.H.9A  G-EBGX                          1:21:21.2            147.505

      4. H.H. Perry                           D.H.9A  G-EBCG                          1:33:40.0            128.114

      5. Frederick Raynham           Martinsyde F.6  G-EBDK             1:40:05.0            119.900

      6. H.A. Hamersley                  Avro 552 Viper  G-EAPR             1:49:56.0            109.157

      7. J.W. Woodhouse                Boulton & Paul P.9 G-EBEQ        2:11:12.0            91.463

      8. J.R. King                              Sopwith Gnu  G-EADB                 2:28:11.6            80.975

     -- Harold Hemming                  D.H.37  G-EBDO                          out lap 2 @ 116.7 mph

    --  Bert Hinkler                           Avro 543 Baby  G-EAUM             out lap 2 @ 87.3 mph

     -- Frank Courtney                      D.H.9A  G-EBEZ                          out lap 1: structural

 

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