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HISTORY

Bond Goes To Monaco

Car / Racing History

10/01/2006

Laurie Bond - Pioneer of the three-wheeler dies at 67.

01/01/1961

Jon raced the first Bond a couple of times in 1961 before the company folded and the cars were sold.

14/12/1960

What 'The Motor' thought in 1960.

13/12/1960

What we thought it should be like (Page 1)

13/12/1960

What we thought it should be like (Page 2)

01/01/1960

Jon still holds the lap record at Goodwood for 350cc sports cars.

01/01/1960

In 1960 Laurie invited Jon to join him at Lawrence Bond Cars at Loxwood in Sussex where they built the first two Bond Formula Junior cars.

01/01/1959

Original drawing done by Laurie in 1959.

26/05/1958

Jon had many successes with the Berkeley in the 50's.

03/04/1957

The Bond Formula Junior took many features from this design for the Berkeley.

21/09/1956

Stirling Moss trying the first Berkeley at Goodwood.

01/01/1950

In the late 1950’s Laurie designed a small front engine sports car which was manufactured under licence by Berkeley Caravans at Biggleswade. Jon Goddard-Watts raced the Berkeleys from 1957- 1960.

01/01/1940

In the 1940’s Laurie Bond designed the Bond Minicar manufactured by Sharps Commercials in Preston. This 3-wheeler was a popular economy car after the Second World War.

Official Programmes and Guides

Goodwood Motor Racing 1961 Official Programme


Goodwood Motor Racing

3rd April 1961 Official Programme
Racing Car Show 1961 Official Show Guide

Racing Car Show

January 1961 Official Show Guide