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1928 TT Races again won on Castrol

Date(s): 1928

Scope & Content: A poster produced by Castrol Motor Oil: '1928 TT Races again won on Castrol. To keep your engine in TT tune follow the experts' lead and insist on Wakefield Castrol Motor Oil'. The poster features photographs of placed competitors: Alec Bennett, winner of the Junior TT; C.J.P. Dodson, winner of the Senior TT and F.A. Longman, winner of the LIghtweight TT.

The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) has over its long history contributed to the understanding and development of internal combustion engines, with innovations developed for motorcycles also applicable in a wider context. Advertising was quite open about the fact that 'racing improves the breed' as new developments trickled down to the high street. Brakes, fuels and oils have also benefitted from testing in the high intensity environment of TT racing.

Language: eng

Extent: overall: 74 cm x 49.5 cm

Item name: poster

Collection: Print & Poster Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: P.6215

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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