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For one point, please name the two marques, the two drivers, and the year and name of the event.
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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2013, 06:31:15 AM »
Experts.? This is sooooo easy if you can be bothered to do some work.
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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2013, 09:43:25 AM »
MG and Riley driven by George Eyston and Freddie Dixon in the 1933 Tourist Trophy
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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2013, 10:02:00 AM »
Wow! What a smashing shot! 8) 8)

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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2013, 10:06:45 AM »
MG and Riley driven by George Eyston and Freddie Dixon in the 1933 Tourist Trophy

You're one year out, and so your answer is slightly wrong.  By sheer coincidence, you got one pairing correct!
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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2013, 10:59:12 AM »
Let's try again:

#12 Aston Martin Le Mans - Dick Shuttleworth
#20 Riley Brooklands 9 - Freddie Dixon
1932
Tourist Trophy, Ards, Ulster
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Re: NIC #33
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2013, 11:16:49 AM »
Let's try again:

#12 Aston Martin Le Mans - Dick Shuttleworth
#20 Riley Brooklands 9 - Freddie Dixon
1932
Tourist Trophy, Ards, Ulster

Totally correct - one point for you.

(Just to bore you all - the square-shaped building to the centre-right of the photo is now an insurance brokers, and about 100 metres behind that is my apartment. The Electricity shop now sells school uniforms, and the shop with the lady in the door is a newsagents/toy shop. The setting for the photo is the famous Conway Square in Newtownards - the cars had to negotiate quite a small entrance at speed, although there were fewer incidents there than at the butcher's shop in Comber. This is the year that Freddy Dixon finished his race in the cabbage field at Quarry Corner. You can still drive round almost all of the original course, which says much about the infrastructure in Ulster - the only changes are that Conway Square is now a pedestrian area, and the road between Newtownards and Comber is mainly dual carriageway.)
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Re: Solved NIC #33 - 1932 Ards Tourist Trophy - Aston Martin and Riley
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2013, 07:20:48 AM »
Thanks for that info. I love seeing how things have changed or, in this case, not changed much.