HWM was a racing team owned by George Abecassis and John Heath who ran a team of Formula 2 cars between 1950 and 1952, competing in several Grand Prix races. It was the car which introduced Stirling Moss to Grand Prix racing, finishing 8th in the 1951 Swiss Grand Prix and retiring from the same event in 1952. The car is pictured here at the Richard Seaman Memorial Trophy meeting at Donington Park in May 2001. The race programme says this about the car:
'......HWM lead the way with their Alta powered cars and it is pleasing to see a car (4) entered by Mike Harting who now runs HW Motors the original manufacturer. The original owners, John Heath and George Abecassis ran a team, which toured the Continent, living off starting money. To get a real feel of what these teams endured for their sport you should read Alf Francis Racing Mechanic.'