The Triple M series of MG’s all belong to a family of models that commenced with the 1929 MG Midget and continued through to the mid-thirties via a long string of four and six cylinder OHC engined cars that forged the marques identity.
The second RAC Rally took place between 14th and 18th March 1933. There were nine starting points located across the UK mainland, starters from all points having to complete 1000 miles, their final destination being Hastings on the Sussex coast where a coachwork (or concours) competition took place on the fourth day. J2 Midget AKE 212 was driven by H.H. Oak-Rhind and is seen here leaving a ‘control’ although where this image was taken is not evident. The car looks remarkably clean so it’s likely to have been taken at the very start of the rally. Mr. Oak-Rhind did not feature among the prize winners in 1933 although he returned the following year to take part in the RAC ‘Bournemouth’ rally, once again in an MG. (LAT Plate B9677)