Articles tagged Andre Morel

Page 9 of May 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, May 1936

Continental Notes and News

Confirmenta._ Notes and. Newa Carratsch "Gets the Bird A or so before the Monaco Grand A week or so before the Monaco Grand Prix the Mercedes-Benz team went down to Monza for a final tune-up. The chief incident nearly resulted in an accident. Caracciola was travelling very fast on a back stretch of the course when a huge pheasant flew out of the trees right in his path. The bird struck the...

Page 41 of January 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1936

Continental Notes and News

ConfinerecaL Note Newo By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Teutonic Thoroughness I wonder how many spectators 'at a Grand Prix realise the immense amount of preparation that has gone towards the perfection of the cars flashing past the trOunes? In this vital, yet often tedious, phase of motor racing none are more conscientious than the Germans, as witness a certain expedition across Switzerland to...

Page 33 of July 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1938

BRITAIN ECLIPSED AT LE MANS

BRITAIN ECLIPSED AT LE MANS ONLY SIXTEEN FINISHERS OUT OF FORTY-TWO STARTERS. TWO DEL AHAYES FINISH IN THE LEAD. MORGAN AND H.R.G. WIN THEIR SPURS. A RACE TO DESTRUCTION. THE 1938 Le Mans Race will be remembered as a rather curious affair. It started like a lion, -with a terrific Alfa-Delahaye-Darracq battle, and went out like a lamb, as all the leaders fell out and two backmarkers came up into...

Page 23 of July 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, July 1991

Veteran to classic -- Delage domination

Robert Benoist v Ayrton Senna Writing this before the outcome of the Mexican Grand Prix I do not know whether Ayrton Senna will have recovered his unbroken run of successes for McLaren-Honda this year. But as I write, there is some excitement among those who plunge themselves into statistics that the great Brazilian driver has already set some sort of record or target by having won the first four...

Page 81 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, June 2004

Small cars, big ideas

Amilcar dominated voiturette racing during the 1920s with its GP cars in miniature --- but it cost it dear. By Anthony Pritchard Amilcar — a name redolent of the small sporting cars proliferating in France after WWI. And a name which more than 60 years after the firm's demise still gives rise to speculation about its origin. Founded in 1921, Amilcar combined the names of its two financial...

Page 31 of October 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, October 1938

Continental Notes and News

Coniinenta,,, Note and News By AUSLANDER Here's News The News of the :\ Imith, I think, is contained in a letter I have received from a reader of this paper who has himself performed on road and track with some success. His letter records a conversation he had recently with Hans Stuck, during which the latter revealed that the AutoUnion designed to attack Eyston's absolute speed record is nearly...

Page 48 of February 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, February 2004

Complex inferiority

In 1924, Delage unveiled France's new Grand Prix hope. Its sophisticated V12 engine promised much but in vain, as Anthony Pritchard explains Amongst the exotic noises at the 2003 Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the sweetest came from the Brooklands Paddock behind the stables. A high, multi-cylinder rasp, it spoke not with an Italian accent, but with a French one, for it came from Lukas Hüni's...

Page 53 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, April 2002

Faster of Paris

"The French GP, Europe's most important race, had always been run'on temporary road circuits - until Montlhery in 1925. Bill Boddy takes up the banked track's story Despite the Italian and French love of motor racing, it wasn't until 1922 that a track was built at Monza or until 1924 that the Mondhery Autodrome was opened, near Paris. But once opened, Montlhery was used almost daily for high-...

Page 136 of March 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 136, March 2013

Around the houses

News from the main auction houses around the world — Artcurial — Retromobile is once again upon us and Artcurial will be holding its annual sale on Friday February 8. The 'Star of the Show' label will no doubt go to the 1936 Talbot T150C (above), which raced at Le Mans on four occasions and in the Mille Miglia once. Artcurial seems to think it will attract plenty of interest and has placed a £1-1...

Page 27 of May 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1928

RACING NEWS.

The Grand Prix de Juan-1es Puis. This extremely sporting race over the Garoupe circuit on the Riviera provided yet another victory for Bugatti, the successful driver this time being Chiron. The entry list was a good one, as it included nine Bugattis, six of which driven by the French ace Chiron, the Englishman W. G. Williams, Bret, Trutschler, Drefus, and Ceresato, actually started. After them...

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