Articles tagged Jacques Potherat

Page 104 of July 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, July 2002

Montlhery memorial meeting

Whatever Montlhery's future, and pray that it be preserved, there is no lack of enthusiasm for it. The fifth GP de Paris Historique for vintage vehicles in April was a memorial to the late Jacques Potherat There were masses of Morgans, opposed by two Sandfords and three Darmonts, 16 Amilcars and three Salmsons, and examples of Bedelia, EHP, Rally, Lombard and Anzani among the smaller French makes...

Page 106 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 106, January 1998

Miscellany

Those Goodwood dates for 1998 – make a note now: Festival of Speed – June 12/14; reopening of the Goodwood race circuit – September 18/20. Montlhéry track near Paris is to see an event for pre-1941 racing cars on April 4/5 1998. Details from Jacques Potherat, tel. 0033 145 00 82 28. Members of the VCC are restoring two 1901 De Dion Bouton quadricycles, a 1903 Stevens Duryea, a 1906 single-...

Page 48 of April 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, April 1977

Wrong Morgan ?

Sir, I suggest Jacques Potherat has cited the wrong Morgan as originator of the Monotrace single-track "car". It was not our beloved Malvern factory, but a German engineer, Alfred Morgan (or might it be Morgen?) who sold a licence to the Paris-based Soc. Francaise Monotrace to build and market the machine in France. In Floyd Clyrner's Scrapbook No. 6, on page 204, there is a 1925 photograph of "a...

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