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A 1903 Napier Gordon Bennett Racer.

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1903 Napier Gordon Bennett Racer. This is one of Britain’s oldest racing cars. Napiers were all painted green, the colour, which was then adopted as Britain’s racing colour. Napier was the first British constructor to build cars especially for motor racing. In 1903, the prestigious Gordon Bennett Race was held in Southern Ireland, Napier entered three cars – this one driven by Charles Jarrott unfortunately crashed. In 1904, it was fastest in the eliminating trials for that year’s race. A 1903 Napier Gordon Bennett Racer.

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