Articles tagged Francois Melcion

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Matra magnet

The first MS650 is sure to draw buyers to France next month, while online auctions are also a big pull Every year Porte de Versailles in Paris fills with thousands of classic car enthusiasts for Rétromobile. If an auction house was looking for the right market, this is it – something that Bonhams proved last year by selling a 1929 Bugatti Type 43 Grand Sport for £1.2 million and a 1928 Mercedes-...

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A stunning field of pre-war Bugattis was the highlight of the 17th running of the Circuit des Remparts historic race weekend around the tortuous streets of Angouleme, in the Charente district of France. Of 24 entries, 22 practiced and 18 made the start, encompassing Type 35, 37 and 51 variants. Although technically a demonstration, Frenchman Pierre Rageys emerged victorious with his narrow-tyred...


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