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Bristol is a city in the South West of England, about 115 miles west of London.From its earliest days, its prosperity has been linked to the Port of Bristol, the commercial port which was in the city centre, but has now moved to the Bristol Channel coast at Avonmouth and Portbury.In more recent years the economy has been built on the aerospace industry, and the city centre docks have been regenerated as a centre of heritage and culture.The site design pays homage to the originators of hot rodding on the dry lakes or salt flats of the USA.Register now to create your profile and to attend our next event. So, they signed up all their single friends, and friends of friends, and 10 years later, thousands of dating members join daily looking to have fun and meet other singles close to them with similar interests.As early as the 1920s, Muroc dry lake in California was used by the American Automobile Association for speed events, where souped-up and stripped-down cars would strive to achieve the fastest straight line speeds.The number of participating cars and car clubs continued to grow, and in 1937 the Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) was formed to organise and control the racing, using their own timing equipment.
In 1948, Regg Schlemmers yellow and black 1927 Model T Ford clocked a speed of 148.27 mph.
Although the web site was launched in early 2007, Bristol Hotrods has a history dating back over thirty years, and a tradition for producing some of the U.
K's finest and most influential Hot Rods and Street Rods.
Bristol was particularly associated with the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who designed the Great Western Railway between Bristol and London, two pioneering Bristol-built steamships, and the Clifton Suspension Bridge.
In the 1960s Filton played a key role in the Concorde supersonic airliner project.
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