Articles tagged Sadi Lecointe

Page 43 of September 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, September 1931

HISTORY OF THE RACE

HISTORY OF THE RACE What Has Happened in 18 Years. THE history of the race for the trophy given by the late Jacques Schneider goes back eighteen years. The first contest was held in 1913 at Monaco over a course measuring 150 miles. The winner proved to be Prevost, one of the French entries with a Deperdussin monoplane, powered with a Gnome rotary engine of 160 h.p., and his speed was 45.75 m.p.h...

Page 46 of March 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, March 1931

AIR LET US HAVE A REAL AIR RACE

Us HAVE REAL AIR RACE is a peculiarity of the human mind that the value of things is enhanced in recollection with the passing of time. We talk of "the good old days " in referring to events that may have occurred five, ten, twenty or any number of years ago, and are filled with a feeling of regret that things are not what they were. It is the antique complex, and often, if we would analyse our...

Page 78 of April 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 78, April 1983

The Air Speed Record

Motoring enthusiasts should be conversant with the LSR, but are probably far less familiar with the ASR, if the World's Air Speed Record was ever thus condensed. So a short study of it may not come amiss. The LSR was of much interest, especially during the developing 1920s, when the newspaper-reading public was kept well aware of the activities of Sir Malcolm Campbell, Parry Thomas, Sir Henry...

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