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Thirty-three machines lined up on July 4, 1931 for this race on the Spa circuit, ten being sports models and the other cars of standard type.
Prince Dimitri Djordjadze and Goffredo Zehender won theTouring Grand Prix 24 Hour Spa Race in Belgium in a Mercedes-Benz SSK. They covered 1,580.7 miles at a speed of 65.8 m.p.h
A lap record was set up by a British driver, G.E.T. Eyston on an Alfa-Romeo with 77.86 m.p.h. Seventeen cars were running at the end of the twenty-four hours, and all won prizes, owing to the numerous sub-divisions and classes into which the entrants were divided.

Prince Dimitri Djordjadze (October 26, 1898 – October 1985) was a Georgian nobleman, Ambassador Hotel executive and race car driver. He was a member of the nobility of the province of Tiflis, who became exiled after the overthrow of Tsarist Russia and the subsequent Bolshevik takeover. The 6'3" Prince was probably best-known in racing circles - see above. He was married twice. His first wife was Audrey Emery, the American-born former wife of Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia; he married her in March 1937 in Maidstone, England). The marriage ended in divorce. He married, secondly, in 1954, Sylvia Ashley, a onetime English showgirl who was the former wife of Major Lord Anthony Ashley-Cooper, Clark Gable, and the widow of Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. In June 1940, he bought the historic South Carolina plantation known as Boone Hall, eight miles from Charleston, from Thomas A. Stone of Canada. Boone Hall is one of the handsomest and most historic plantations in the South. He raced Thoroughbreds under the nom de course, Boone Hall stable. Most notable of his horses was Princequillo, who in 1943 was the fastest distance runner in the United States and who became a two-time Leading sire in North America and a seven-time Leading broodmare sire in North America. Djordjadze was associated with Prince Serge Obolensky in the hotel business in New York City.