Articles tagged Bugatti

Page 26 of August 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, August 1970

VSCC Silverstone Meeting (July 18th)

The Vintage SCC held another successful race meeting at Silverstone last month, in sunshine, without accidents, but with enough exciting incidents and close racing to hold the interest of those present, but with Neil Corner not on winning form, while the ERAs were mainly non-runners. The traditional one-hour high-speed trial opened the day's sport, 17 drivers qualifying for awards, including...

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This month in

1994 A crowd of 20,000 witness Gabriele Tarquini (above) win the BTCC season-opener at Thruxton. Emerson Fittipaldi takes CART honours at Phoenix. Michael Schumacher wins Pacific GP. Roland Ratzenberger killed in qualifying at Imola. 1984 Niki Lauda scores 20th GP win in South Africa (above), beating McLaren team-mate Alain Prost. Mike Thackwell wins European F2 season-opener at Thruxton. His...

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Multiple choice

Continuing a trilogy that chronicles key moments in the sport’s technical evolution, we look back at a race featuring the very best from France, Britain, Italy and America Writer Paul Fearnley Post-war emotion was still raw in France and Mercedes was neither welcome nor invited. It wouldn’t have won in any case. Hyperinflation in Germany, when added to that denial of top-rank European competition...

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Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS VSCC Silverstone — Moffatt (Bugatti) Wins ltala Trophy THE VINTAGE Sports Car Club opened its 1980 racing season at Silverstone (Club circuit) on April 26th, with 153 entries (one fewer than last year), well-filled grandstands, and the rain holding off, a good omen for this Club's future race meetings — at Oulton Park on June 14th (...

Page 36 of December 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1935

CONTINENTAL NOTES AND NEWS

Continercata,_. notes and By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Steinweg Killed It is a characteristic human failing, I suppose, for the layman only to draw attention to the danger of motor-racing when a fatuous driver is killed. That the 1935 season has been happily lacking in fatal accidents naturally receives no comment. Again, it is curious that the only racing drivers to be killed in Europe this...

Page 9 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, July 1931

Rumblings

k. umblings 1301111ERGES SUPPOSE that the day will come, in some distant millenium, when all the cars for a race will be ready in plenty of time, but it seems unlikely. It is certainly not current practice, and I don't suppose it ever will be, as it is not always so good when the cars are ready in time. For one thing, it gives people too long to break things, and so cause more last minute work....

Page 37 of February 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, February 1983

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old car matters The 1902 Renault For many years now, motor racing historians who are accustomed to regarding Gerald Rose's Record of Motor Racing as an impeccable source of information for the period up to 1908 have been puzzled by an obvious anomaly contained in it with regard to the Renault racing voiture légère of 1902. Writing of the car which won the Paris-Vienna race,...

Page 27 of January 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, January 1970

The price of model cars

Sir, David Meynell quite rightly points out that the model Bugatti my Company manufactures is very much more expensive than is his Super Seale "Blower" Bentley model. I feel that it is only fair to mention that the Bugatti model is much more a product of precision engineering than a mass-produced item. A simple example of this is the difference in the bodywork of the two cars; the coachwork of...

Page 71 of October 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 71, October 1976

VSCC Cadwell

(August 29th) The Vintage SCC's decision to hold its final 1976 race meeting at the 2 1/4-mile Cadwell Park road circuit, the oldest established race course in this country, turned out very well. This is a splendid undulating circuit of decent length, reminiscent of a pre-war Continental roadcourse. It is run efficiently, is in a most presentable country setting, is fun to drive round, and the...

Page 7 of October 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, October 1939

A WELSH TUNING ESTABLISHMENT

A WELSH TUNING ESTABLISHMENT William Lambert, late of Finchley Road, whose admirable re con s t met i(ii work on a 1924 s.v. Aston-Martin lip.s been described at length in these pages, has recently joined. Bern's Motors, of Mold, North Wales. Berm is hints( 11 a gr:at enthusiast for Bugatti and Austin ears and his competition Austin Seven, devised from a 1924 Chummy, has been described in MOTOR...

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