Articles tagged Red Army

Page 18 of August 1944 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, August 1944

RUMBLINGS

RUMBLINGS It will be recalled that D. K. M. Marendaz once toyed with the idea of renovating" 30/98 " Vauxhalls ; his plan never got under way, but, New subsequently, Crackington Motors, of Wine . . Welwyn, and other firms did this work. And H. M. Bentley and Partners, Ltd., made an excellent job of reconditioning old-school Bentleys, after these cars had gone out of production. We are now able to...

Page 15 of July 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, July 1997

Premier restoration

Sir, I first saw the ex-Muller V16 Auto Union in 1990 at the Riga Automobile Museum, and its bizarre history was recounted to me by the Museum's director, Viktors Kulbergs. This 1938 car was one of several seized in 1945 from Auto Union's Zwickau factory by invading Red Army troops and sent back to Moscow by train as booty. These cars were broken up one by one over the years until only this one...

Page 72 of December 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, December 1995

Peer of many parts

As a Mr he was a mechanic; as an Earl he was a racer; as a Duke he created a circuit. ML considers a talented man. The inspiration for the Goodwood Festival of Speed sprang from a meeting in the grounds of Goodwood House in 1935. It was a private affair, for members of the Lancia Owners' Club, and consisted of driving tests and a hill climb. The latter was won by Frederick Lennox-Gordon, ninth...

Page 46 of August 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, August 1993

From Georgia with love

It caused quite a degree of puzzlement when the entry list for the 1993 Le Mans 24 Hours was first published. There, rounding off the GT entry list, at number 99, was a MiG M100. The name will not be wholly unfamiliar to aircraft enthusiasts or lovers of militaria. MiG, a division of Tako Industries, was chief supplier to the Russian Air Force, via a secret factory in what is now, since the...

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