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Video: 'The Silver Lady' - Royce & Bentley - Racing Daydreams by Colin Johnston
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Video: ‘The Silver Lady’ – Royce & Bentley

The video below – courtesy of the ‘Race Day Replays’ YouTube channel – is a look at the 1962 Rolls-Royce & Bentley rally at Blenheim Palace. Fashion may have changed, and the presentation style certainly has, but it is familiar enough scene. It could be the Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance held today… I suspect many […]

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The 1929 Tourist Trophy – Mercedes versus Bentley, in the Belfast Rain - Racing Daydreams by Colin Johnston
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The 1929 Tourist Trophy – Mercedes versus Bentley, in the Belfast Rain

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. […]

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