THE GRAND PRIX REVIVAL
Thirty-Seven Entries for the Race at Pau
HE first men who ran motor races back in the Nineteenth Century did so with only one object in view-to show the world that automobiles really could go.
Prance at the time was so pre-erament in the motor world that all the races were run in France, or at any rate by Frenchmen, and it was not until 1899 when Mr. Winton, with a certain...
Vintage Sports and Racing Salmsons
by John McLellan
SALMSON PUBLICITY PORTRAIT of ti 1928129 production Grand Pri:s Model with metal body and balloon tyres.
IT is easy E0 forget that the vintage period in motoring lasted only a decade and that many of the now legendary marques were introduced, flourished, and declined during a shorter period than the production run of some of today's popular...
GREAT RACING MARQUES. VIII.—BALLOT.
By E. K. H. KARSLAKE.
ALTHOUGH Ballot engines had been well-known for many years, it was not until after the war that the Ballot came into prominence as a racing car. After the close of hostilities, however, the company was joined by the eminent Swiss engineer, M. Henry, who had been responsible for the design of the Peugeot racing cars which had carried all...
The fastest Racing Car. is final it is
WHATEVER is its final outcome, it is at least encouraging to consider that a certain amount of interest. is again being taken in racing rules. The " formule libre " in my opinion has gone on. quite long enough, and has been productive of only one really interesting result, namely that it appears that to-day a car with an engine between two and three...
Sooner or later, I suppose, every commentator on the sporting aspect of motoring succumbs to the temptation to discourse upon racing rules, This involves expressing opinions, which time almost invariably proves to be erroneous, if not downright wrong-headed. Being of a cowardly nature, therefore, I have hitherto been almost alone in resisting the temptation, contenting myself...