1928 Le Mans                  

Alvis entered two FWD cars at Le Mans in 1928, one (No.27) driven by Maurice Harvey and Harold Purdy and the other (No.28) by Sammy Davis and Bill Urquhart-Dykes.  They finished 6th and 9th overall and No. 27 won the 1 Litre class.  Davis's story of the race is found at this link:  Sammy Davis on the 1928 Le Mans    Several period photos follow in the gallery. 

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1928 Le Mans

The team and its supporting cast at the Alvis Works.

1928 Le Mans

Team portrait in France prior to the race.

1928 Le Mans

No.28 car, driven by Davis and Urquhart-Dykes.

1928 Le Mans

Two Alvis FWD cars at the pits.

1928 Le Mans

No. 28 at speed.

1928 Le Mans

This must be the hairpin at Pontlieue. The illuminated arrow presumably reminds you how sharp it is.