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Michael Jackson At Aintree: 27 Years Since The Landmark Concert

Sources: Liverpool Echo – By Jade Wright | All Things Michael

The King of Pop had a special place in his heart for Liverpool.

“I have always considered Liverpool the home of contemporary pop music, by virtue of its being the birthplace of the incomparable Beatles,” he said. 634 more words

Michael Jackson

Clark wins at Aintree

A big thankyou to AP and their superb new archive for this short colour Movietone film of the 1962 British GP at Aintree.  The race resulted in a resounding win for Jim Clark and the Lotus 25-Climax but until now our feel for the occasion – well, mine, at least – has been limited to classic photographs – particularly those of Jim shaving the grass through Melling Crossing and of those famous shots taken from behind the grid as the flag dropped.   22 more words



Some people have a sound track for poignant memories in their life time. A song that reminds them of a loved one, an amazing trip or special moment. 681 more words


Remembering Stirling Moss' 1955 British Grand Prix Victory at Aintree

In the first five British Grands Prix of the Formula One world championship era (beginning in 1950), only two British drivers finished on the lead lap. 39 more words

Aintree Grand Prix

When you think of the British Grand Prix and especially when it comes to the circuit, you probably think of Silverstone. You may even think of Brands Hatch which hosted the event in the 70’s and 80’s, or even Brooklands which hosted British Grand Prix’s in the 1920’s. 157 more words

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Aintree ain't Liverpool

What is with people so wanting to be part of Liverpool?

Check this banner thing.  It’s advertising “Liverpool’s Big weekend“.  Apparently it’s the “ 136 more words


SSA International Celebration Weekend at Aintree - report

Side saddle riders from all over the world descended on Aintree last weekend for the SSA’s International Celebration Weekend, which drew the SSA’s 40th anniversary celebrations to a close. 661 more words

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