Peter of Dalkeith Dick Seaman Mercedes-Benz W163 during the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa 60 x 91cm.
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Peter of Dalkeith; 'Dick Seaman Mercedes-Benz W163',
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Peter of Dalkeith; 'Dick Seaman Mercedes-Benz W163',
signed and annotated, oil on canvas, depicting terrible rainstorm that effected the 1939 Belgian Grand Prix at Spa Francorchamps, 60 x 90cm, framed.

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  • It was during the terrible rainstorm, 13 laps from the eand of the race, while he was leading the Grand Prix at an average speed of 94.19mph that Richard Seaman's Mercedes-Benz W163 skidded off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames. An unconcious Seaman was pulled from the car but succumbed to burns and other injuries a few hours later in a local hospital.
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