Charlie Martin

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Charles Edward Capel Martin (21 April 1913 – 19 February 1998) was born in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire and died in Chelsea, London; he was an auto racing driver from Wales.

Early career[edit]

Martin started racing at Southport sands on the Lancashire coast in 1932 moving on to circuit racing driving an MG, also racing in Bugatti's and Alfa Romeo's at Donnington and throughout Europe at Pau and Deauville in Grand Prix gaining wins at Brooklands in 1936.

1930s Grand Prix racing driver[edit]

Martin participated in the inaugural Hungarian Grand Prix in 1936, driving an Alfa Romeo.

He lived in Notting Hill, London.

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