Articles tagged Alec Ullmann

Page 108 of July 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, July 1981

Another Ulmannism

If Pelmanism used to be a memory-training method, Ulmannism might be defined as trying to poke criticism at W.O. Bentley. Bentley-folk will recall how Alec Ulmann, the American historian, suggested that the Bentley BR1 and BR2 rotary aero-engines of the First World War were merely a crib of the French Clerget engine of the same type, and how Ulmann later suggested that Bentley had copied an...

Page 90 of November 2012 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, November 2012

Rooms with a view

Formula 1 is poised to return to America after a five-year absence, but more than three decades have passed since the United States Grand Prix last took place at its spiritual home, Watkins Glen. It was one of the most popular races on the schedule, and a fragment of that era thrives still… By Gordon Kirby You can’t miss the Glen Motor Inn. It’s less than one mile north of Watkins Glen on the...

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