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GIANTS DESPAIR &
BRYNFAN TYDDYN ROAD RACES
 More photos from 1959 and other years including the Brynfan Tyddyn
road races held from 1952 - 1956 on Senator T. Newell Woods estate

For some history on Brynfan Tyddyn try http://www.harveyslake.org/text/story_brynfan.htm

photo credits: Dave Nicholas, Dave Zych, John E Kelley, Spankey Smith
Carroll Shelby photo pending approval by Pete VanLaw

Brynfan Tyddyn Course
A closer look at Devil's Elbow; a tight right hand bend about 1/3 way up The start line crowd in 1957 Duncan Blacks fierce 375MM Ferrari
battled Buchers Allard in 1957
Perhaps the first competition for
#029 is at Giants in 1957 as #59
A TC on its way up the newly
oiled pavement in 1957
   
The #140 is the giveaway this is Bob Holbert - look at his helmet !   Carroll Shelby in a 4.5 liter F1 Ferrari is first to break the one minute mark at Giants Despair in 1956 in 0.58:76 Bucher gets ready to break the 1 minute mark in 1956.  Shelby beat him to it. Jake did it in 0.59:86  
TR2's on the front row of Brynfan
Tyddyn in 1955
The starter brings the field to
the line
Team Dupont's Formula III
cars.  Great period photo
Lex Dupont in his Cooper had the
fastest time in 1955
Crowds were huge at Giants and Brynfan with estimates over 50,000