Motorcycles made in Gloucester made their mark at a famous track 75 years after smashing 12 World records.

      Gloucester Cotton Owners and enthusiasts Club went to Brooklands on the 75th anniversary of Eric Ferihough and Charles Mortimer setting 12 World Records on a 250cc Cotton powered by a JAP engine.

      The Cotton get together saw 25 pre war machines on display from all over the Country and France. Founder member Rick Haidon and Stan White (Chairman) were joined by Roger Skipp, who arrived with 3 of his late fathers Jack Skipp's bikes.Mr Haidon took his Cotton up the one in four gradient test hill and the oldest rider up the hill, was Shirley Blake on a 1926 Cotton.

Guests of Honour were Phillipa and Chas Mortimer, the children of Charles Mortimer, who rode the bike with Eric Fernihough, 75 years ago, and Rodney Cross, whose father, Roland Cross made the special barrel and piston and Charles Cotton, the grand nephew of of Bill Cotton who founded the Company