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The Gordon Bennett Motor Race 1903 - Leinster Leader May 1903

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Leinster Leader, Saturday 2 May 1903
Advertisement for Bicycles: District Doings, In Naas And North Kildare (page 4)

The Motor Race: Rolling the Roads (last edition, page 5)

The Motor Race (page 6)

Motor Race Notes (page 7)

Apology from "Motoring Illustrated" (page 8)

Leinster Leader, Saturday 9 May
Advertisement: Russellstown Grand Stand (page 1)

Athy Urban Council: Town Surveyor's Report: The Motor Scorchers (page 3)

District Doings (last edition - page 5)

Naas Union: The Speed of Motor Cars: American Competitor Breaks Records (page 8)

Leinster Leader, Saturday 16 May 1903
Advertisements (page 1)

District Doings: Channel Squadron Tour Motor Course (last edition - page 5)

Kildare Co. Council: Suggested Hiring of Steamrollers: Objections to Contracts (page 6)

Queens County Council: Quarterly Meeting: Surveyors report: Direction Posts (page 7)

"Autocar" Ballooning Experiments: Public Interest in Ireland (page 8)

Leinster Leader, Saturday 23 May 1903
District Doings: in Athy and Carlow: in Naas and North Kildare (last edition, page 5)

Athy Urban Council: The Motor Race (page 6)

Naas Petty Sessions: Occasional Licenses at the Motor Race (page 6)

Naas Union: Naas as Lazarus!: Carlow County Council: The Motor Race (page 8)

Leinster Leader, Saturday 30 May 1903
Editorial: The Motor Race: Fatalities (page 4)

District Doings: Motor Accident: Attempts to stop the Race: Cost of Accommodation (last edition - page 5)