THE GR ND PRIX DE LA MARNE
Another Tussle tor the Bugattisti.
1. Rene Dreyfus (2-litre Bugatti), 2h. 49m. 27 3-5s. Average speed 88.5 m.p.h.
2. Lehoux (2-litre Bugatti), 21a. 51m. 30 1-5s.
3. Michel Dore (1500 c.c. Bugatti), 3h. 6m. 14 1-5s. (Winner of 1500 c.c. class of 80.5 m.p.h.).
4. Faggioli (24itre Bugatti).
5. Etancelin (2-litre Bugatti).
IT must be great fun to be the owner of a...
THE GRAND PRIX DE LA MARNE
IT was rather a pity, perhaps, that the Grand Prix de la Marne, run over a road circuit in the neighbourhood of Reims, was held on the second day of the Belgian Touring Grand Prix, Sunday 5th July, as the clashing of the two events may have somewhat reduced the field of each. However, the Marne race attracted a satisfactory number of entries, although it was definitely...
Circuit des Routes Payees Victory for Bugatti in North of France 6-hour Race
IREMEMBER making a tour shortly after the war of the North of France in a pre-war car which had already seen good service and which was by no means in its first flush of youth. In those days the "execrable pave" was a tre mendous terror with its huge pot-holes and uneven surface shattered by the war time traffic, and as...
Continental Notes and News
Preparations for the Swiss G.P.
ALTHOUGH hill climbs have been very popular throughout Switzerland for many years, road races over a fixed circuit have seldom been held. This year, however, the Swiss A.C. has decided to hold the first Grand Prix of Switzerland, and has entrusted to the Bernese Section the task of organising the race, which will take...
ITEMS OF INTEREST
A LINK BETWEEN FRIENDS.
With the idea of keeping in touch with their Many friends in the automobile trade, Messrs. Alexander Duckham & Co., Ltd., issue regularly a most interesting little magazine called " Links." The current number contains -a fully illustrated description of a visit to the Ford Works at Dagenham ; an informative article on " Wear " ; a treatise on the...
THE SPORT ABROAD.
Continental Notes and News.
WITH the coming of April the motor racing season may be said to open in earnest, and the first really big event of the Continental Feason, the Italian 1,000 Miles Race, is due to take place on the 11th and 12th of the month. The Alfa-Romeo firm, which has won the race for the last three years, is, of course, again going to make a big effort, and...
The Anglo-French Boulogne confrontations of the 1920s provided lots of variety, plenty of excitement and a tantalising glimpse of the European scene. By Bill Boddy
Between the two world wars, motor racing became a popular sport. At first, however, not many British enthusiasts could afford to attend overseas events to see mad racing, which was banned on the English mainland. But Boulogne, just...
THE BURGUNDIAN 4-HOURS RACE. VICTORY FOR THE LADY DRIVER OF A BUGATTI.
The prowess of the lady driver is very much to the fore just at the moment, for after the wonderful performance of Madame Junek in the Targa Florio, the Burgundian 4-hours race was won by Madame Janine Jennky, who is also a Bugatti driver. In the four hours she covered 312 miles, averaging 76.5 m.p.h.
In the touring class, the...
Continental Notes and News
By HAROLD NOCKOLDS
The " Acceleration Record."
IT will be remembered that right at the end of last season a duel accured between Cobb on the Napier-Railton and Ruesch on a 3 litre Maserati for the world's standing start kilometre record. In the end Cobb gained the honours with a time of 25.27 secs., and a speed of 88.52 m.p.h.
All the winter Hans Ruesch has nursed his...
CONTINENTAL RACING NEWS THE GRANDS PRIX OF ORAN A Double Bugatti Victory
Results of the racing car event :
1. De Maleplane (2-litre Bugatti), 2h. 48m. 32s. Average speed, 70.87 m.p.h.
2. Dupont (1100 c.c. Amilcar), 2h. 49m. 8s.
3. Michel Dore (1500 c.c. Bugatti), 2h. 54m. 51s.
4. Pelegri (1100 c.c. Amilcar), 3h. 19m. 48s.
5. Hiercourt (1500 c.c. Bugatti), 3h. 20m. 30s.
6. Madame flier (1100 c.c....