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A Chequered History

Murray Walker and Sir Stirling Moss open a Chequered History

Murray Walker and Sir Stirling Moss open a Chequered History

Discover the thrilling history of motorsport in A Chequered History at the National Motor Museum.

From the early greats to the exhilarating speed of Formula 1, explore the fascinating history of this thrilling sport in Grand Prix Greats. Featuring rolling film footage, a Grand Prix leader board for the start of the F1 season and unique memorabilia from the titans of the track.

Among the iconic racing cars on display are the 1912 Sunbeam Coupe de L’Auto, the 1924 Bugatti Type 35, the 1950 BRM V16, the Lotus 49, famously driven by Graham Hill in the 1967 F1 season and the Lotus E20, driven during the 2012 season by Kimi Räikkönen.

Ford Escort and Audi Quattro on display in the Museum

Ford Escort and Audi Quattro on display in the Museum

Step into the world of rally and hill climbing in Road, Race and Rally.

Celebrate the courage of these charismatic drivers in this dynamic new display featuring competition cars from many different disciplines alongside historic road-going sports cars.

Visitors can see the 1981 Ford Escort rally car driven by Ari Vateanen and the 1983 Audi Quattro driven to victory by Stig Blomqvist in the 1984 Rally of Argentina. Also on display in Road, Race and Rally is the 1961 British Allard Chrysler alongside road-going sports cars as diverse as the tiny 1930 MC M Type Midget and 1974 Ferrari Dino.

Tickets to A Chequered History are included in your admission tickets to Beaulieu.

 

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