Category Archives: Cars and bits

And again 1/43’s

My supplier has been away all summer, therefore orders placed in May & June are only just materialising. Anyway, these 2 have now arrived. Ligier JS2 (Maserati) which ran at Le Mans in 1974 The car from the Pescarolo team … Continue reading

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Additional 1/43’s

Received a couple of miniatures today which I had ordered weeks ago. I have actually seen both cars racing at Le Mans . I am particularly pleased with the Rondeau designed and built by a local Le Mans guy who … Continue reading

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LM 24H – Setting up

Taking the opportunity that the cars and drivers are taking part in the 3rd free practice session to set my viewing centre for the weekend. Live video on the main screen, live timing and position board on the smaller screen. … Continue reading

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The new 9X8

The new Le Mans 24h racer (hypercar) from Peugeot has been revealed. I have added a couple of pictures / video on my Le Mans blog

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Monza 2021

The 3rd race of the season took place last weekend. I have updated the results in my Le Mans page The next race in the calendar is of course the actual 24 Hours in Le Mans. For the second year … Continue reading

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A couple more

A package was waiting for me at the post office. In it a couple more legendary French cars which ran at the Le Mans 24h race. Bugatti Mirage Renault

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Back from Albi

Had a pleasant drive across the Black Mountains (Montagnes Noires) yesterday after to arrive in Albi late afternoon. A quick heck-in at the hotel and we were off wandering around the old town. A very dark sky but no rain … Continue reading

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M for Sport

I was surprised and fairly happy to see that the BMW car we tested was actually carrying the famous BMW Sport Pack logo. I did not try to unleash the obvious large amount of horse power during the test drive … Continue reading

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Courage

The post lady, a new one, delivered this one a couple of days ago. Courage Compétition 🇫🇷 was a racing team and chassis constructor company now owned by Oreca, based in Le Mans near the famous Circuit de la Sarthe. It was … Continue reading

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Which one next?

As some of you might have gathered I have started collecting model cars, 1.43 scale, of French cars which have actually took part in the Le Mans 24h race over the years. There are quite a few sites on the … Continue reading

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