2/6/1901 - 12/10/1959
Record updated 30-May-06
Arthur Owen Saunders-Davies, a member of the Saunders-Davies family of Pentre, Pembrokeshire, an old landed gentry family, was born in Newcastle-in-Emlyn, Carmarthen. The highlight of his career was in 1931 when Owen partnered by Tim Rose-Richards drove to third place at Le Mans in a Fox & Nicholl Talbot AV 105. He also entered Le Mans in 1929 (driving an Invicta S-type) and 1934 (Alfa Romeo 8C 2300). Raced at Brooklands from 1928 to 1939 in a Bugatti, Talbots and a Lagonda. Owen died on 12th October 1959, in a motor accident in Romsey, Hants.