Category Archives: Cars and bits
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
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
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
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
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
A more recent one this time. For a diesel powered car, it was running ever so quietly and efficiently. Great car.
One of my “Le Mans 24h heros” so to speak. JEAN RONDEAU, THE CONSECRATION The small manufacturer from Sarthe became big. With a more reliable engine and a slightly modified aerodynamic system, Jean Rondeau achieved a feat that is still … Continue reading
My latest purchase of French cars which took part in the Le Mans 24 Hours over the years has just been delivered. I remember clearly being at the track when this car won. Now I hesitate for the next purchase. … Continue reading
Excellent 1st race yesterday which I watched from start to finish. Quite a battle in all categories. I have already updated my dedicated web page with the results.
First time out this year and it was worth it after the winter break. All within the 10km allowed radius, of course.