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  1. jamied says

    "Delange" in the body text should read Delage.

    As well as being a star racing driver Benoist was also a war hero, being a secret agent for Britain and also a member of the French Resistance. Sadly he was captured in mid-1944 and murdered at Buchenwald concentration camp.

    A 2012 news story about Benoit's winning car can be found here....

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  2. roycousins says

    The RAC British Grand Prix on 1st October 1927.

    The winner is ROBERT Benoist in a 1½-litre straight-8 Delage.



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