Articles tagged WILLIAM CASH

Page 6 of January 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, January 2002

The Dreyfus affair

Sir, In your November issue, William Cash states that the defeat of Mercedes-Benz by Delahaye at Pau in 1938 was 'One of the greatest upsets in motorracing history'. Not only is this a ludicrous claim, but his story also contains a number of errors. Mercedes-Benz certainly expected to win, for the Pau GP was a minor event which they regarded as a useful shakedown for the new 3-litre W154s before...

Page 45 of November 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 45, November 2001

French resistance

For the Nazis, German dominance of Motorsport in the thirties was full of symbolism. But at Pau in 1938, the Delahaye of Rene Dreyfus stubbornly prevailed. William Cash recalls a day of national pride in France, and deflated egos in Stuttgart On a cold New York winter evening in February 1954, Rudi Caracciola stepped stiffly from a taxi outside Le Chanteclair restaurant at 18 East 49th Street,...


October 2019
Brawn Supremacy



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