Articles tagged Mary Blight

Page 42 of October 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, October 1997

Green Goddess

One of the stars of this summer's COYS historic festival, the Talbot 105 is one of Britain's most underrated sportscars. Matthew Franey samples a little bit o history in this remarkable car One wet afternoon in 1934, three apple-green sportscars cruised into Munich, their mud-spattered occupants smiling broadly as they pulled into the city's impressive stadium. There, with the red and black...

Page 5 of September 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, September 1990

Anthony Blight

It is with greatest sadness and regret that we record the passing, at the age of 64, of the well known and respected Roesch Talbot enthusiast, Anthony Blight. His respect for London Talbot cars was rekindled by an article in MOTOR SPORT, stemming from an interview I had with the great designer and automobile engineer, Georges Roesch. It was to have a profound effect, including the ownership of...

Page 24 of December 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, December 1968

On The Road

The Renault 16TS • B.R.D.C. Clubmen's Championship • A 700-c.c. Estate Car • Bugatti O.C. Coppa Costantini Meeting A few years ago someone whose name escapes me thought up a happy comparison between three great motor-car producers, saying that the French Government owned Renault, no one owned Volkswagen and that Fiat owns Italy. Certainly State ownership of the great Renault concern, once a proud...

Page 47 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 47, January 1971

"Georges Roesch and the Invincible Talbot"

"Georges Roesch and the Invincible Talbot", by Anthony Blight. 496 pp. x 10 in 6 in. (Grenville Publishing Co. Ltd., Standard House, Bonhill Street, London, PC2. 105s.) Anthony Blight's long-awaited work on the Roesch Talbots, which is the culmination of eight years of writing and research undertaken by a non-professional writer against the background of restoring and racing eight historic...

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