One of ERA's most famous exponents, Prince Bira also raced the ex-Whitney Straight Maserati. His outstanding performances were rewarded with the BRDC Road Racing Gold Star in 1936, 1937 and 1938. After the war, Bira returned to racing with several teams taking a number of wins in non championship Grand Prix. He was also an Olympic yachtsman sailing in the games on four occasions, one of 10 Olympians on these pages.
Prince Bira died 36 years ago, he was 71