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British National Races 1939


Round Date Race State Practiced Started Classified
1 20.5.1939 National Donington [S1.5 Handicap] GB      
2 20.5.1939 National Donington [S+1.5 Handicap] GB      
3 20.5.1939 National Donington [Sports Unlimited] GB      
4 20.5.1939 National Donington [R+S Unlimited Handicap] GB      
5 20.5.1939 National Donington [Sports Unlimited Handicap] GB      
6 20.5.1939 National Donington [R+S all capacity Handicap] GB      
7 25.6.1939 National Donington [S1.5] GB      
8 25.6.1939 National Donington [S+1.5] GB      
9 25.6.1939 National Donington [Spots Unlimited] GB      
10 25.6.1939 National Donington [Sports Unlimited Handicap] GB      
11 1.7.1939 National Donington [5-lap Handicap] GB      
12 1.7.1939 National Donington [5-lap Handicap] GB      
13 1.7.1939 National Donington [20-lap Handicap] GB      
14 1.7.1939 National Donington [20-lap Handicap] GB      

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British National Races Round: 1

National Donington [S1.5 Handicap]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Sports 1500 Handicap), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 104,768 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Peter C. T. Clark (GB) H.R.G. 4
2. - Bob Gerard (GB) Riley 4
3. - A. Fenn Singer 4

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British National Races Round: 2

National Donington [S+1.5 Handicap]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Sports +1500 Handicap), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 109,532 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - A. Goldman (GB) S.S. Special 4
2. - C. H. I. Dennis (GB) S.S. 4
3. - Charles Truett (GB) S.S. 4

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British National Races Round: 3

National Donington [Sports Unlimited]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Sports Unlimited), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 114,746 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - G. Bagratouni Alfa Romeo s/c 3
2. - Charles Truett (GB) S.S. 3
3. - A. Goldman (GB) S.S. Special 3
- Bob Gerard (GB) Riley 1. S1.5

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British National Races Round: 4

National Donington [R+S Unlimited Handicap]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Racing and Sports Unlimited Handicap), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 111,206 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Bob Gerard (GB) Riley 5
2. - A. H. B. Hurst MG 5
3. - C. L. Clark (GB) Bugatti s/c 5 R?

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British National Races Round: 5

National Donington [Sports Unlimited Handicap]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Sports Unlimited Handicap), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 112,075 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - A. Goldman (GB) S.S. Special 5
2. - E. R. Bassett Riley 5
3. - Bob Gerard (GB) Riley 5

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British National Races Round: 6

National Donington [R+S all capacity Handicap]

United Hospitals & University of London MC (Racing and Sports All Capacities Handicap), Donington Date: 20.5.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: 40,234 km Winner's average speed: 120,476 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - G. Bagratouni Alfa Romeo s/c
2. - J. B. Carr (GB) Bentley
3. - Bob Gerard (GB) Riley

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British National Races Round: 7

National Donington [S1.5]

Cambridge University AC (Sports 1500), Donington Date: 25.6.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 103,272 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - P. J. Eve (GB) HRG 1
2. - Lady Mary Grosvenor (GB) Riley 1
3. - D. C. Stenning (GB) Lagonda Rapier 1

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British National Races Round: 8

National Donington [S+1.5]

Cambridge University AC (Sports +1500), Donington Date: 25.6.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 116,597 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Ian Connell (GB) Talbot Darracq 1
2. - Peter Whitehead (GB) Alfa Romeo 1
3. - G. Bargratouni (GB) Alfa Romeo 1

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British National Races Round: 9

National Donington [Spots Unlimited]

Cambridge University AC (Sports Unlimited), Donington Date: 25.6.1939


Circuit length: Race distance: Winner's average speed: 123,871 km/h

Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Ian Connell (GB) Talbot Darracq 3
2. - C. H. I. Dennis (GB) Jaguar SS 3
2. - Charles Truett (GB) Jaguar SS 3

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British National Races Round: 10

National Donington [Sports Unlimited Handicap]

Cambridge University AC (Sports Unlimited Handicap), Donington Date: 25.6.1939


Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. 1 J. D. Thurn (GB) Bentley 5
2. 2 A. E. Moulton (GB) Austin 5
3. 4 T. M. Gay (GB) Aston Martin 5
Other starters:
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3 J. B. Jesty (GB) Austin
5 B. Burton (GB) Talbot
6 Ian Connell (GB) Talbot Darracq

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British National Races Round: 11

National Donington [5-lap Handicap]

MCC (5 lap Handicap), Donington Date: 1.7.1939


Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - N. V. Terry (GB) Jaguar SS 5
2. - Alexander Jaguar SS 5
3. - Melly Singer 5

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British National Races Round: 12

National Donington [5-lap Handicap]

MCC (5 lap Handicap), Donington Date: 1.7.1939


Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Charles Truett (GB) Jaguar SS 5
2. - P. Morgan (GB) Morgan 5
3. - Gibson Jaguar SS 5

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British National Races Round: 13

National Donington [20-lap Handicap]

MCC (20 lap Handicap), Donington Date: 1.7.1939


Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - J. P. Hill (GB) Riley 20
2. - G. Crossley (GB) BMW 20
3. - Alexander Jaguar SS 20

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British National Races Round: 14

National Donington [20-lap Handicap]

MCC (20 lap Handicap), Donington Date: 1.7.1939


Pos.No.Driver / NationalityCarEntrantLapsTime/retiredPos.GroupPos.Practice
1. - Gibson Jaguar SS 20
2. - N. V. Terry (GB) Jaguar SS 20
3. - Dick Shattock (GB) Austin 20

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