Articles tagged Rene Dreyfus

Page 6 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 1934

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News All Set for Monaco. BV the time these lines are read the first Grand Prix race of the 1934 season will have been held at Mona co. This year's race is the sixth of the series, the previous winners being Williams (Bugatti), 'Dreyfus (Bugatti), Chiron (Bugatti), Nuvolari (Alfa Romeo) and Varzi (Bugatti). So far no driver has succeeded in winning the race twice, but of the...

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

Sir David Brown

The former chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda, Sir David Brown, passed away at his adopted Monaco home on September 3. He was 89 years old. Brown had wide experience of the engineering and manufacturing industries, being involved in aviation work, nautical programmes and tractor production. In the world of motoring, however, he was best known for his acquisition of Aston Martin, in 1947, to which...

Page 43 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, April 1934


A CHEAPER M.G. MAGNETTE THE `!1•1". TYPE WITH 1250 cc. ENGINE LAST year the M.G. range of small sixes included the 1,100 c.c. Magnette with a full four-stater body, and the Magna range with a similar engine in a small chassis. For 1934 the Magna range except for the Continental coupe has been discontinued and in its place is found the " N" Magnette series. A 1,250 c.c. engine is used and the...

Page 33 of July 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1938


BRITAIN ECLIPSED AT LE MANS ONLY SIXTEEN FINISHERS OUT OF FORTY-TWO STARTERS. TWO DEL AHAYES FINISH IN THE LEAD. MORGAN AND H.R.G. WIN THEIR SPURS. A RACE TO DESTRUCTION. THE 1938 Le Mans Race will be remembered as a rather curious affair. It started like a lion, -with a terrific Alfa-Delahaye-Darracq battle, and went out like a lamb, as all the leaders fell out and two backmarkers came up into...

Page 31 of January 1935 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, January 1935

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News By HAROLD NOCKOLDS. Mystery Man. DURINC; the winter months one can only write about the plans of drivers with extreme caution. After a spate of reports and counterreport's it is finally announced that So-and-So has signed a contract with Such-and-Such a Stable. Splendid ! we say, and a paragraph to that effect is immediately dispatched to the printer. The day after the...

Page 6 of June 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, June 1936

Continental Notes and News

Confinenta,. Notez and News By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Germany Still Leads What with one thing and another, the new Alfa-Romeos have not been able to show their true paces yet, with the result that the German cars continue to win All the races. The Ferrari people had the worst possible luck at Tripoli, with Farina crashing badly at Monza during a final tune-up for the race, and Nuvolari...

Page 112 of June 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 112, June 1981

Alfa Romeo 8C/35

In the interview with Dan Margulies in the April issue of Motor Sport he mentioned that his enthusiasm for motor racing was started in 1937, when he saw Hans Ruesch win the Grand Prix in Bucharest in a 3.8-litre Alfa Romeo 8C/35. For British motor racing enthusiasts this particular Alfa Romeo also holds an important place in history. It was one of the last of the 8C/35 models to be raced by the...

Page 32 of May 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, May 1934


A "SILENT SPORTS" BUGATTI IMPRESSIONS OF THE NEW 3.3 LITRE CAR THE existance of a new Bugatti sports car, said to have almost the acceleration of the blown " 2.3." up to 80 m.p.h., has for some time been known in England, and a visit to Molsheim to try the new machine seemed indicated. When we did get there we found that the Type 57, as the new model is called, was already in good demand and a...

Page 14 of January 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 14, January 1934


CONTINENTAL NEWS A New Grand Prix ? THE A.C. du Rhone have decided to organise a Grand Prix race through the streets of Villeurbanne. The circuit suggested has a length of 31 kilometres, and the race will be over 100 laps, or 350 kilometres in all. The date has been tentatively fixed for some day in the first fortnight of June, presumably on a Sunday, but whether this race will attract entries...

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Continental Notes and News.

THE SPORT ABROAD. Continental Notes and Newsa wHILE everyone must regret the absence from this year's: Grand Prix d' Endurance of the official Bentley team, the prospects for the race as far as can be seen at present appear excellent. Ent r i-e s received before the 20 t h December could be made on the basis of 50% of the normal fees, and advantage was taken of this opportunity to send in forms...



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