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Bentley Boys (act. 1919–1931), racing drivers, were a team of motoring enthusiasts who achieved remarkable fame as drivers on the racetrack and as playboys off the track during the 1920s. They attained the climax of their collective career between 1927 and 1930 when they won four consecutive victories in the 24 hour race at ...

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Bentley Boys (act. 1919–1931) by unknown photographer, 1929 [Bentley Boys (act. 1919–1931) [left to right]: André d'Erlanger, Woolf Barnato (1895-1948), Sir Henry Birkin (1896-1933), Jack Dunfee (1901-1975), Glen Kidston (1899-1931), Joseph Benjafield (1887-1957), Jean Chassagne, and Frank Clement (1886-1970)] image provided by Bentley Motors Ltd.

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Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars, was born on 16 September 1888 at 78 Avenue Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest in the family of six sons and three daughters of Alfred Bentley, retired businessman of London, and his wife, ...

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Walter Owen Bentley (1888–1971) by unknown photographer, 1969 © reserved; collection Science & Society Picture Library; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Boddy, (Charles) William [Bill] (1913–2011), motor sport journalist and editor, was born on 22 February 1913 at 57 Radbourne Road, Clapham, London, the son of William Arthur Boddy (1885–1917), printer's manager, and his wife, Lillian Bessie, née Banning (1886–1930), originally from Wales. His father was killed in ...

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Brabham, Sir John Arthur [Jack] (1926–2014), engineer, racing driver, and car designer, was born on 2 April 1926 in Hurstville, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, the only son of Thomas Brabham, greengrocer, and his wife, May. He left ...

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Burns, Richard Alexander (1971–2005), rally driver, was born on 17 January 1971 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, the first of two children born to Alexander Kenmir (Alex) Burns, computer manager, and his wife, Denise Ann, née Pettafor. He was brought up in ...