21/2/1925

NZ Motor Cup race at Muriwai Beach won by C W F Bill Hamilton in a four-cylinder 3.3-litre Sunbeam.

C W F Bill Hamilton wins NZ Motor Cup race at Muriwai Beach in one of the four-cylinder 3.3-litre Sunbeams built for the 1914 Tourist Trophy. Later world-famous as Sir William Hamilton, originator of the jet-boat among a number of other inventions, he pulls out half a minute on Australian Hope Bartlett (Vauxhall 30/98) in 50 miles

David McKinney

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