Irish Grand Prix

1929 Irish Grand Prix

The Races

The races were held in Phoenix Park, Dublin on the 12th and 13th of July 1929.

This race was run in two parts, up to 1500cc on the Friday, (winner to receive the Saorstat Cup) and over 1500cc on the Saturday. The Grand Prix Eireann Cup went to the driver putting up the best performance on either day. Boris Ivanowski, cleaned up, winning both events.

The cars and drivers below appear in the photos.

Cars & Drivers

1 - Mercedes

Tommy Thistlethwayte

2 - Bentley 4 1/2 Litre

Sir Henry Birkin

3 - Bentley 4 1/2 Litre

Bernard Rubin

4 - Bentley Speed 6 "Old Number One"

Glen Kidston

9 - Bentley 4 1/2 Litre

Humphrey Cook

10 - Bentley 4 1/2 Litre

W B Scott
Stan Ivermee

11 - Sunbeam Twin Cam

Malcolm Campbell

12 - Bugatti Type 43 - YT 8241

George Eyston

14 - Bugatti Type 43 - KO 5128

John Field

15

16 - Austro Daimler - YT 1856

Dan Higgin

17 - Lagonda 3 Litre

John Hindmarsh

18 - Alfa Romeo - UU 79

Boris Ivanovsky

19 - Alfa Romeo - YN 397

Leonard Headlam

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