Delage 15-S8 Grand Prix
1927/26, Jackson Shed, On short term display
We are very excited to welcome another of the 1927 Grand Prix Delages to Brooklands for a short stay as we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the 1927 RAC British Grand Prix at Brooklands.
Now owned by Miles Collier and based at the Revs Institute, Florida, this car (chassis no.1) is the most original of the surviving Delage Grand Prix cars. While the other Delages have had parts swapped between them, no.1 was shipped to America early on in near original condition and has not been modified since.
No.1 was the works team car driven by Bourlier to a second place finish at the French Grand Prix at Montlhéry. On October 1st, Divo took the wheel for the RAC British Grand Prix at Brooklands coming in third place. The British Grand Prix was the last of the 1927 season and, having dominated every race they entered, Delage won the AIACR World Championship.
This Delage will be on display at Brooklands as well visiting the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Vintage Revival Montlhéry.
Credit: Collier Collection @ The Revs Institute, Photography by Peter Harholtd