Articles tagged Louis Vuitton

Page 111 of December 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, December 2013

Simon Khachadourian

Owner of Pullman Galleries, dealing in the rarest and most beautiful items of automobilia and transport interest Can you sum up your gallery’s focus? “We deal in late-Nineteenth and Twentieth Century objets de luxe from the world of cars, aviation and boats. Boys’ toys, in fact, as we’ve found that a car collector will usually also be interested in automotive painting and sculpture. And if he...

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Frank Sytner

EARLY EXPOSURE TO THE RACE TRACK SPAWNED A LIFELONG PASSION FOR RACING AND A SUCCESSFUL CAREER It was one of those moments that seized the young Frank Sytner and committed him permanently to the motor racing fraternity. His older brother took him in 1954 to the first race at Aintree, where the spectator entrance lay through a tunnel beneath the stands. Frank had never seen a racing car, but as...

Page 57 of October 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, October 1996

Old Timers, Mainly

David McKinney reports on the biggest Continental Historic race meeting Following just a week after the Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone, the 24th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring on August 8/11 suffered some loss of entries, but produced some excellent racing nevertheless. Over the four days a total of 57,000 spectators were reported to have watched 480 drivers from 18 different...

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Silverstone to mark jubilee at Coys '98

Fifty years of Silverstone Circuit will be the theme of the BRDC's seventh International Historic Festival extravaganza, scheduled to take place on July 24.26 next year. The meeting will commemorate the men and machines which have provided half a century's heroic action on the ever evolving motorsport complex, host to every FIA World Championship British Grand Prix since 1987. Silverstone has a...

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Louis Vuitton Concours

This year's Grand Prix for Best of Show at the Louis Vuitton concours at the Hurlingham Club in London fell to W Haines' 1932 lsotta Fraschini 8B — a second victory for the dramatic Sedanca de Ville which was Top Car at Pebble Beach last year. Often used pre-war by the King of Denmark, it will now go to the Louis Vuitton Paris event on September 7/8. There were many awards, but in the two special...

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Crowd-pleaser

The paddock alone would make a visit to Coys worthwhile; add a full two days of top-class historic racing and a phalanx of famous drivers and you end up with an unmissable meeting. From the spectators' viewpoint and the social angle, the 1995 Coys Historic Festival at Silverstone was another overwhelming success, boosted by Mediterranean weather conditions and some close racing. However, from the...

Page 3 of August 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 3, August 1990

Petrol Problems

The rich petroleum industry, automatically associated with tough 'oil barons' in the Ewing image, palatial office premises, and understandable jealousy over brand names, has a lucrative customer in the world's vehicle users. In the main, it can be said that it has served us well. Even before it saw the enormous profits that could be earned it made it possible for autocarists to buy the essential...

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Warhorses - Cooper 500

It's spindly and can be fractious, yet this buzzbomb hasn't stopped competing from the time Ivor Bueb climbed aboard 47 years ago. Gordon Cruickshank explains how this stepping stone to F1 became one of the sport's foundation The third places must have been disappointing. For Ivor Bueb's 1955 season brought him 21 victories — heats, finals, classes, oh, and Le Mans — and 10 seconds, so a third (...

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Veteran to Classic

Britain is regarded as the home of historic racing, and indeed there are a plethora of meetings held up and down the country throughout each season. What had been lacking, though, was a 'flagship' meeting which could be regarded as a premier event, on a par with the Nürburgring in Germany or Laguna Seca in the United States. The difficulty for any organiser, though, is that whereas other...

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Editorial

Formula One returns to Brands Hatch! Well, up to a point... That's one of the teasers which Jonathan Palmer mentions in his Q&A interview [see p71] on the place of historic racing within the brief of Motorsport Vision, the consortium which has bought four of Britain's race circuits. To come clean, he's talking about the Thoroughbred Grand Prix historic series for 3-litre Formula One cars—...

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