Category Archives: Cars and bits

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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And another one

A more recent one this time. For a diesel powered car, it was running ever so quietly and efficiently. Great car.

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Another 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

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Latest acquisition

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

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WEC – Spa 6 Hours

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.

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Turtle outing

First time out this year and it was worth it after the winter break. All within the 10km allowed radius, of course.

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