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The 1929 Tourist Trophy – Mercedes versus Bentley, in the Belfast Rain
- Racing Daydreams
- 6 August 2019
- Ards TT
- motor sport
- Northern Ireland
It’s 90 years since the greatest racers did battle in Belfast. 17th August 1929 saw ‘Tim’ Birkin’s blower Bentley challenge the works’ Mercedes-Benz of Rudi Caracciola, in the rain, for the Tourist Trophy. There was a time when a Grand Prix car, a Le Mans racer, an endurance rally machine were one and the same. […]Read More...