Given the somewhat chronic condition in which British motor racing currently finds itself, the S&G has charted the history of the sport through the landmarks that have been reached at home and abroad for the past 120 years.
1901 The coldest night of the year in Victoria; lows drop to -4.4C.
By way of comparison the coldest nights of the year in 2001 saw lows here drop to around -2C whilst the record low set on 28th January 1950 is -15.6C.
Snow up to 65cm deep lay at various points during this time.
During this time a series of intense snowstorms affected the city dumping in total 118.4cm snow on the city. Click here to find out what the weather's doing right now in Toronto.
Hopefully the Royal Automobile Club will maintain the Tourist Trophy’s presence at the event – and perhaps even make some good use of its unique stature in the sport!
This series is not intended to be definitive in describing every race or innovation, nor list every adventure and misadventure – merely to provide some landmarks for those who may seek to go back and realise why it is we do what we do.1901 Winnipeg records a low of -38.2C, the lowest low recorded around the British Empire in 1901.By way of comparison, Winnipeg's coldest night in 2001 was about -34C recorded on 11th February and the record low here is -45C recorded on February 18th 1966.Beginning on the 6th and ending on the 7th, the storm dumped 43cm snow on Charlottetown and up to 70cm on other parts of the island.Northeasterly winds gusting to 70km/h generated some rather large drifts.For more information on the venue please visit their website The institution that was The Townhouse has been trandsformed into Chilli White, with 3 floors of pure decadence that promises to bring an exciting and unique new element to the Leeds Bar scene.