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Alec Bennett (1897 - 1973):
Motor-cycle racer


Alec Bennett was born in Craigantlet, County Down. He was a motorcycle racer and rode dirt track in Canada, and then as a road tester for Sunbeam. In the 1920s he won eleven of the twenty-nine top events in which he rode, seven of which were European Grand Prix events. In 1923 in the International Six Days Trial he won a Gold Medal. He had a motorcycle business in Hampshire until his death.

Born: 1897
Died: 1973
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