Articles tagged Lucy O'Reilly

Page 8 of October 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, October 1994

Luigi Chinetti

Luigi Chinetti, who passed away recently, knew Enzo Ferrari way back in the '30s, but though the former scored the first of the latter's nine victories at Le Mans with the 166 Mille Miglia Ferrari in 1949 (and owned the car that took the last of them), and though he sold countless of II Commendatore's products as North American distributor, theirs was a relationship based on ambivalence. As a...

Page 14 of June 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, June 2000

Ladies first - and third

Sir, Here are brief details, from Paul Sheldon's invaluable Record of Grand Prix and Voiturette Racing, of three women drivers who won races, or scored class wins, against fields no worse than those in the Aurora F1 Championship: 1. Janine Jennky won the 1928 Formula Libre Coupe de Bourgogne, a four-hours duration race, against a field that included Chiron. She had also finished third in the...

Page 45 of November 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, November 2001

French resistance

For the Nazis, German dominance of Motorsport in the thirties was full of symbolism. But at Pau in 1938, the Delahaye of Rene Dreyfus stubbornly prevailed. William Cash recalls a day of national pride in France, and deflated egos in Stuttgart On a cold New York winter evening in February 1954, Rudi Caracciola stepped stiffly from a taxi outside Le Chanteclair restaurant at 18 East 49th Street,...

Page 86 of January 2013 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, January 2013

Call that a career?

Luigi Chinetti Jr may be the only racing driver in the world who downplays his results, and the other colourful elements of a varied life. But then, he only finished fifth at Le Mans.. By Richard Heseltine This clearly is not a yes-man. Warm, animated and quick to laugh, Luigi Chinetti Jr is winningly indiscreet. He has just voiced his opinions on the (over)usage of the Cavallino Rampante on...

Page 23 of March 1941 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, March 1941

Indianapolis again

The European war has left Indianapolis with the only important race in the world this year and international interest will be concentrated upon it. There are certain to be many foreign cars entered, although the entries or names of drivers are not yet available. The cars which were driven by Rene Dreyfus and Rene LeBegue last year, entered by Mrs. Lucy O'Reilly Schell, wealthy French-American,...


October 2019
Brawn Supremacy



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