Articles tagged Lucy Schell

Page 44 of May 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, May 1984

Grand Prix - History

This month’s story was sparked off by a small but interesting happening in the recent Nice Grand Prix retrospective, when René Dreyfus appeared in a 4½-litre V12 cylinder sports / racing Delahaye. It prompted me to do some research into the subject of V12 Delahaye racing cars, and the first thing to do was to re-read the delightful book by René Dreyfus on his racing life (see MOTOR SPORT review,...

Page 37 of April 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, April 1984

Book Reviews

“My Two Lives: Race Driver to Restauranteur” by René Dreyfus, with Beverley Rae Kimes. 077 pp 11¼ “ x 8 ½ “ (Patrick Stevens Ltd, Burr Hill, Cambridge, £15.95p) This long-awaited book is one of the more enjoyable motor racing books to have appeared for many years. It is the life story of René Dreyfus, whom British followers of the Sport used to see at Brooklands, Donington and in Ireland...

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Ure Back

Excellent racing and some rare machines vied for Alan Cox's attention at VSCC Silverstone in June The race of the day was the Hawthorn Spanish Trophy which saw a triumphant return to the track for John Ure, who took Peter Mann's ERA AJM1 to a close-fought victory from Ludovic Lindsay's famous ERA 'Remus'. The leaders scrapped furiously for the duration of the 12-lap event with added interest in...

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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 8 of October 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, October 1993

Rene Dreyfus

One of the last great names of the Golden Era of motor racing, Rene Dreyfus, passed away on August 17 in his adopted New York. He was 88. Celebrated as both a racing driver and a restaurateur, he was born in Nice in 1905, the son of a wealthy linen merchant. He started his racing career 19 years later in a Mathis. His performances eventually caught the eye of local Bugatti agent Ernest Friderich...

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