Originally Posted by JKinTX
The "record Spitfire". Spiffy, I may well do that. The S6B was more silver than blue, with the blue mostly along the lower half of the fuselage.
As an aside, there was only one single "foreign" aircraft (and pilot!) to ever enter the post WW-2 Thompson Trophy races. Year and type gentlemen? Pilot too if you are good at digging up obscure facts.
J. MacCarthur, Spitfire Mk XIV, 1949.