Robert Brise

Robert Brise

Bob Brise was the elder brother of John Brise and an architect in the Brise Building Firm. He acquired a second-hand Cooper-JAP in 1951, probably an ex works Mk V from Bill Whitehouse. He raced this car through '51 and '52.

Some results for Bob:

Brands Hatch 21st April 1951, Open Challenge Race, 4th in Open Challenge heat,

Boreham 30th June 1951, 3rd in heat,

Brands Hatch 9th September 1951, 3rd in Open Challenge heat, 1st in Junior Championship heat, DNF in final,

Brands Hatch 23rd September 1951, 2nd in Junior Championship heat,

Brands Hatch 21st October 1951, 2nd in Open Challenge heat, 4th in final, 2nd in Junior Championship heat, 2nd in final,


Snetterton 31st May 1952, 2nd= in heat, 4th in final,

Silverstone 23rd August 1952 Commander Yorke Trophy, 6th in heat, 6th in final,

He appears to have moved on at this point but still appears twice more in an Arnott:

Brands Hatch 3rd August 1953 International Trophy Meeting, 2nd in heat

Silverstone 22nd August 1953 Commander Yorke Trophy, 6th

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