The restorer keeping a land-speed record-holder's memory alive
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The restorer keeping a land-speed record-holder's memory alive

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From a famous land-speed special to an Indianapolis 500 frontrunner, restorer and racer Geraint Owen has a fascination for making old machines work

UK club racing is home to a plethora of unique and wonderful machines, each with its own stories that have in some way played a part in the history of motorsport – no matter how big or small.

Many will have spent decades hidden from view though, left to rust in garages or undergone crude modifications making them almost unrecognisable from how they raced in period. And many would have fallen further into disrepair were it not for the hard work of restorers, who spend hundreds of hours fettling these machines, meaning they can return to track action with most in original specification.

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