Articles tagged Sorel

Page 108 of June 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 108, June 2007

Spottiswoode: a wild one

Memories of a fast, successful, but frequently over-enthusiastic regular at the Brooklands Track, and his red Type 35 Bugatti ​ With the proximity of the Brooklands Centenary celebrations in June it seems appropriate to remember a driver who was well known and successful there and at other speed venues. I have in mind Alexander Ninian Spottiswoode whom I used to see racing at the Track.  I am...

Page 30 of January 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1936


THE BUGATTI OWNERS' CLUB DINNER The Bugattisti are nothing if not individual and this year returned with great success to the aristocratic venue of Claridge's Hotel for their sixth annual dinner and dance. Unfortunately Monsieur Le Patron was unable to attend, being much busied at the present time with work in connection with Bugatti rail-cars, while the Earl Howe, President of the Club, was then...

Page 61 of March 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 61, March 1987

Rallycourse 1986-87

Rallycourse 1986-87 edited by Mike Greasley. 176 pp. (Hazleton Publishing, 3 Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey. £17.95) This fifth edition of the large-format rally annual is probably the best yet. 110 stunning colour photographs by Reinhard Klein, a short and pithy account of each rally by editor Greasley, considered technical articles including a detailed specification of all WRC cars, plus...

Page 41 of July 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, July 1932


TWO MEETINGS AT LEWES A SUCCESSFUL BUGATTI CLUB MEETING ON THE RACE HILL. was year the Fixture List of that energetic body, the Bugatti Owners' Club, in the form of Speed Trials on the Race Hill at Lewes. Consequently, what seemed like all the Bugattis in England—to say nothing of a goodly array of other rapid vehicles— took the Eastbourne road on Saturday, June 11th, and proceeded to motor more...

Page 20 of July 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, July 1928


SPORTING CARS ON TEST. THE 3-LITRE BUGATTI. By THE EDITOR. AT the last Olympia Motor Show, Ettore Bugatti departed from his previous practice of building only racing or sporting models, and surprised his many followers by introducing the first serious attempt at a Bugatti touring car. This was the new 3-litre, 8-cylinder model, which differs in size and in certain features of design from any...

Page 5 of July 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, July 1940

The cars of France

WITH the surrender of France to the Nazis our thoughts cannot fail to dwell on the cars of our gallant allies—and sterner things. The motor car was developed far more rapidly in the closing days of the last century in France than it was in this country, and such great marques as Peugeot, Ballot, Bugatti and Delage subsequently made racing history ring with the name of La Belle France, ere Germany...

Page 84 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, November 1982


RACING CARS YOU COULD BUY The Editor Recalls Some Ready-to-Race Makes of the Vintage Years IN THE vintage years there were some pleasing racing cars you could actually buy from the more enlightened manufacturers, as distinct from having to build your own. These cars were far removed from mere sports-models, whether in exciting forms like 30/98s, Bentleys and Hispano-Suizas or the sporting "grey-...


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