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Rolls-Royce shows off its metal

ROLLS-ROYCE marked its centenery year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with a sculpture as the centrepiece for the event displaying the three most famous Rolls-Royce-powered world record-breakers mounted on a specially-designed structure in front of Goodwood House.

They were: Sir Malcolm Campbell's 1935 Bluebird car, Flt Lt LR 'Batchy' Atcherley Supermarine S6/6A N248 Schneider Trophy sea-plane, and an exact replica of Sir Malcolm Campbell's and his son Donald Campbell's Bluebird K4 boat.

Historic Rolls-Royce cars surrounded the base of the structure and two Spitfires and one Hurricane, powered by Rolls-Royce Merlin engines, performed a flypast.


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