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Irish International Grand Prix

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The Irish Grand Prix also known Irish International Grand Prix was an open-wheel racing car motor race which was held three times in a circuit laid out in the grounds of Phoenix Park in Dublin.[1]

The Grand Prix was actually two separate races held under a single banner of the Grand Prix. Saturdays race was the Saorstát Cup, Sundays race the Éireann Cup. The first year was the only year when one driver took both race wins, Boris Ivanowski in an Alfa Romeo. By 1931 the entry of the two races looked markedly different with smaller cars racing in the Saorstát Cup and larger cars racing in the Éireann Cup.

Winners of the Irish Grand Prix

Year Driver Constructor Location Report
1929 Saorstát Cup: Boris Ivanowski
Éireann Cup: Boris Ivanowski
Alfa Romeo 6C
Alfa Romeo 6C
Phoenix Park Report
1930 Saorstát Cup: Victor Gillow
Éireann Cup: Rudolf Caracciola
Riley Nine Brooklands
Mercedes SSK
Phoenix Park Report
1931 Saorstát Cup: Norman Black
Éireann Cup: Henry Birkin
MG C-type
Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM
Phoenix Park Report

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