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 - UU 5580

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

20 - Alfa Romeo

Dr Dudley Benjafield

22 - OM

Hon Brian Lewis

24 - Lagonda

Robin Jackson

27 - Lea Francis

Jimmy W Shaw

28 - Lea Francis

Sammy Davis
Jack Hewitson

30 - Alfa Romeo 6C 1500cc

Boris Ivanovsky

31 - Alfa Romeo

Giulio Ramponi

37 - Aston Martin

A C Bertelli
Jack Bezzant

38 - Lombard

H M Edwards

39 - Amilcar C6 - YV 91

Major A T G (Goldie) Gardner

41 - Riley Brooklands

Jack Dunfee

42 - Riley Brooklands

George Eyston

43 - Riley Brooklands

Kaye Don

44 - Riley Brooklands

G S Woolley

45 - Riley Brooklands

C R Whitcroft

46 - Riley Brooklands

Victor Gillow

47 - Riley Brooklands - AZ 1296

Jack Boal

49

50 - Austin 7 Ulster TT (Supercharged)

Entr. Major Richard Heyn
W. Sullivan

51 - Austin 7 Ulster TT (Supercharged)

Entr. Sir H. Austin
G.Poppe
C. Goodacre

52 - Austin 7 Ulster TT

Entr. Sir H. Austin
Frazer- Nash
T.D. Ross

53 - Austin 7 Gordon England Stadium

Entr. Deering Jackson
Deering Jackson
Vic Cooper

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