Contemporary reports from Motorsport magazine
For me the rich history of Syston is fascinating and thanks to the brilliant archive of Motorsport magazine you can read contemporary reports which show just how important an event it was.
In this article, they discuss riders reaching 80mph in 1930 over a course of 11 miles as tricky as the T.T. Course in the I.O.M.
This review of the first Inter-‘Varsity event held at Syston including reference to Bloody Mary, last seen at Syston in 2016 being terrifyingly unsteady, except when accelerating!
Many an hour can be spent trawling their archives!