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A Tribute to Ron Searles and the Flying Coopers

A Tribute to Ron Searles and the Flying Coopers

This is a small tribute to Ron Searles, a man that most of you would be unfamiliar with, and indeed a man that I did not have the chance to meet, but who had such a profound influence on my life.I start with this clipping from The Palm Beach Post,...

Dean Owen

Dean Owen

Thanks for stopping by Franci馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador. Yes, these little Coopers were all known to get considerable "air". That last picture was taken at a 1949 race at Blindfold Camp in Dorset. Major P.K. Braid ran off the circuit and into a tree which somehow catapulted his Cooper on to the roof of the Regimental Guard house. He was lucky to escape with just a sprained ankle, but these were dangerous times with racing deaths occurring pretty much every season. Strange, but true, Formula One is a lot safer now!

27/8/2016
Franci馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

Franci馃悵Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

I lost the article while watching the video. My comment was I find this article fascinating and I believe I've heard of the Flying Coopers from my husband. He is a real race car fan. The old photos are terrific! And that last photo?! What happened?

26/8/2016

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