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1955 Oulton Park Gold Cup

Daily Dispatch Gold Cup

Saturday, September 24, 1955
Fastest Lap:
Moss, 1m53.2
1955 season:

Stirling Moss Wins Oulton Park Gold Cup Race for Maserati and Sets New Lap Record

Hawthorn is Second on Lancia/Ferrari's First Appearance in this Country. German Cars Dominate Production Saloon Car Race. Morgan Beats All-Comers in Production Sports-Car Race. Boshier-Jones First in 50-Mile F. IIIRace.

(Further pictures in Pictorial Review centre-spread.)

Oulton Park is a true road circuit and one of the finest in the country. It is thought by some drivers to be rather narrow in view of its short straights, but during the International Gold Cup Meeting of the Mid-Cheshire M.C., sponsored by theĀ Daily Dispatch, held there on September 24th, the victorious works Maserati driven by Stirling Moss was able to raise the lap record to 87.81 m.p.h.

Not only is Oulton Park a very fine circuit but it possesses excellent spectator-facilities and is set in very nice country, while the officials of the promoting club, under their Secretary, J. H. Smith, are full of enthusiasm and ideas of the right sort.