Articles tagged Louis Paulhan

Page 53 of May 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, May 1979

The other side of Brooklands

With the arrival of better weather, the Editor recalls the days when people went to Weybridge not only to see the motor racing, but to watch the aeroplane races CONSIDERING that the first heavier-than-air machine had proved that it could get off the ground only six years previously, the attention given by the Brooklands authorities to aviation in 1909 deserves to be remembered. Moreover, flying...

Page 138 of May 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 138, May 2010

Four wheels not essential...

After Mr Locke King had seen a continental motor race he returned to his Weybridge estate with the idea of having a motor race track there, so that the British motor industry, faced with a public road speed limit of 20mph, could test and compete with the Europeans. He had visualised one without banked corners but was persuaded by a railway engineer that steep bankings would be needed as the cars...

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