Celebrating the Spirit of Competition

Timed Trials

Commonly we use the measurement “0-60” to indicate the time duration to reach that velocity from a standing start. Timed trials were popular in England and measured the ability of a car to accelerate quickly, much the same as drag racing today. The “Blower” Bentley shown here won the Isle of Man Time Trials in 1930. It is a supercharged model of which only 50 were made available for sale to customers. This car is one of the few that retains its original body.