Category Archives: Cars and bits

9X8

There is no doubt, this car is a beauty And unfortunately I shall not be able to see run in the year‘s Le Mans 24h unless a miracle happens as far as tribune tickets are suddenly available as well as … Continue reading

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Love the truck

The car is superb, but I think I prefer the truck.

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Retromobile week

First thing tomorrow I am catching the train via Bordeaux to Paris where I shall meet up with my friend CB who is currently making his way, also by train, from England. The excuse is the classic car show Retromobile. … Continue reading

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Le Mans Virtual

From my sister site…

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Escapade to Lyon & surroundings

Day 1 On the spur on the moment a couple of weeks ago I decided to attend the classic car show in Lyon known as epoqu‘auto. I immediately wrote to my friends from the old gang – La Bande – … Continue reading

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WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain

I have posted on the sister site a report on the race in Bahrain at the end of Octobre Follow this link

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Le Mans 24h – Nostalgia

I came across this very realistic painting of these 2 C9 prototypes Sauber Mercedes in the 1989 edition of the 24 hours race. I was there and saw car number 61 win the race In the meantime the track portion … Continue reading

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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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