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Gordon Bennett Motor Race 1903

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Leinster Leader, Saturday 13 June 1903 - Page 4


Motor Race Announcements.

Accomodation for

Extensive Storage in Spacious Yard, quite close to TOWN HALL, NAAS.
Cars will be carefully looked after.
Apply, “Petrol,” c/o LEINSTER LEADER,
Naas. z1ts


Magnificent Position for Spectators, near famous Rock of Dunamace and immediately overlooking Course. Unbroken stretch of seven miles plainly visible to naked eye, with glasses cars can be kept in view for thirteen miles of fastest stretches. Select, compact, and well fenced site. Absolute safety. Tea and Coffee at moderate charges on ground. Access off Course up to 6 a.m. After 6 a.m. from Dysart Old Church, 3 miles from Maryborough Station. Inspection invited. Tickets, from 2s. 6d. to 7s. 6d., from Nicholas Lalor, Aughnahilla, Stradbally, Queen’s County, or from Gaze and Jessop, Auctioneers, Motor and Cycle Agents, Maryborough. z3je27

Motor Race.
Russellstown Grand Stand 1½ miles from Athy; best position on course; cars can be seen for three miles and will pass Stand seven times during race. Tickets, 6s; early application advisable. Apply to Messrs. BODLEY and DUTHIE, Athy.