Articles tagged Pilette

Page 19 of May 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, May 1954

XV Grand Prix De Pau

Pau, April 20th. The Pau Grand Prix took place on Easter Monday over the 2.769 kilometre course which is one of the few remaining of the street-race type, and furthermore one which has not been altered in any way since 1935. Two practice periods were allowed for the twelve competitors, the maximum deemed safe on the narrow twisting circuit, and it is a sign of the times that only two private...

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André Pilette

André Pilette was one of the most prolific figures in Belgian motor racing, as much for the racing school he set up after his retirement as for his numerous successes on the track. He first caught the eye racing a supercharged Alfa Romeo 2300 in the immediate post-war years, and though he scored most of his successes at national level – he was Belgian champion in 1954 – he did contest nine World...

Page 4 of June 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, June 1927

GREAT RACING MARQUES.

GREAT RACING MARQUES. IV .-MERCEDES. By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. FROM the days of the enormous cars which were nearly all bonnet, with huge outside copper exhaust pipes and chain drive, to the long period when it was the only supercharged car on the market, the Mercedes has always been recognised as the leading make in the sporting and racing class ; and it is indeed fitting that the car whose origins...

Page 46 of July 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, July 1956

Montlhery Musings

Maserati have now won three 1,000 kilometre races, Buenos Aires, Nurburgring and Montlhery. *   *   * The distance of 1,000 kilometres for a sports-car event seems to be gaining in popularity. It is certainly a type of event in which good planning pays off, and not so tedious as a 24-hour race. A sports car worthy of its salt should be able to race for 1,000 kilometres without being rebuilt...

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Vanwall Victory In "Daily Express" International Trophy Race, Driven By Moss At Record Speed

Connaughts Second and Third. Ferraris Retire. Sports-car Successes by Cooper-Climax and Aston Martin. Russell Wins 500-c.c. Race, Jaguar the Touring-car Event. Lap Records Shattered The Daily Express International Trophy Meeting at Silverstone is one of the highlights of the British racing season and this year, organised by the B.R.D.C. on May 5th, it provided good entries, plenty of variety, and...

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The 1,000 Kilometre Race at Nurburgring

Adenau, May 27th. This year the A.D.A.C. had their 1,000 kilometre race inscribed in the list of events counting for the Manufacturers' Championship and as a result the greatest collection of sports cars and sports-car drivers ever seen on the Nurburgring were gathered together. With entries from all the leading factories it was a true championship event, the only doubtful point being the...

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XIV Grand Prix de Monaco

A really convincing win for Moss Monte Carlo, May 13th. The Classic Grand Prix of Monaco, held through the streets of Monte Carlo, was once again for Formula 1 cars and counted in the World Championship series, being the second in the 1956 list. Naturally all the big factory teams entered, leaving very little room for private owners, and in view of the town circuit being short and narrow a...

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