Motor Racing, H:O Scale Slot Cars, Classic Cars, the building of my slot car circuit

Les courses automobiles francaises et voitures classiques

Classic Cars

Demo Runs, Gallardon, 2017
Lots of historic vehicles making their runs in the rain at the annual October open event at the Musée Ateliers des Pionniers in Gallardon, if you click here.






Musée Ateliers des Pionniers
More about the museum of the golden age of motor cycles, bicycles and much more in Gallardon, including the Microcars exhibition, if you click here.






Vintage Revival Montlhéry 2017
Lots of well known and lesser known pre-war cars at this fantastic meeting.  Click here for more.







Rencontre Lès-Essarts 2017

Demo runs on the old famous Rouen-les-Essarts circuit.  Click here.








Salon RétroMobile 2017
Something for everyone at Retromobile including Ferraris, Formula One, Group B, a Porsche 917 and vintage and veteran cars.  Click here for more.








O'Thoiry Rassemblement Janvier 2017
Lots of lovely cars in the parking of Thoiry Zoo if you click here.








Traversée de Paris Hivernale 2017
The traditional opener of the season for Parisian classic car enthusiasts.  Read about the 2017 event and see lots of pictures of these classic vehicles in the tourist hot spots around Montmartre. 










Atelier des Pionniers à Ciel Ouvert 2016
Motorbikes, cyclecars, three wheels and cars, all pre-1960 in this even in Gallardon, France.  Click here for more.










Paris-Rambouillet 2016
Lots of pictures of the 2016 Paris-Rambouillet run for over 100 year old cars can be accessed by clicking here.







Barchetta Club France - Entre Terre et Mer 2016.
Click here for more Fiat Barchetta pictures.








Montée Historique d'Epieds 2016
Click here to see pictures of Les Arsouill'Eures Troisieme Montée Historique d'Epieds.








American Legend 2016 Lormaye
Click here to see the Americana on show at Lormaye in 2016. Cadillacs and HarleyDavidsons included.








Montée Historique de Beaune-St Romain 2016
Lots of classic car pictures like this MG driving up the old hillclimb course at St Romain can be accessed by clicking here.







RetroMobile, Paris, 2016
For a flavour of the 2016 RetroMobile click here.








Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles
For my review and some beautiful pictures of this museum, click here.









Petersen Breakfast Club Cruise-In
Click here for lots of beautiful cars seen at the Petersen Auto Museum Breakfast Club Cruise-In. 









Traversée de Paris Hivernale 2016
Click here to see photos and a report on the 2016 Traversée de Paris Hivernale.








Musée de Matra, Romorantin
My review of this great museum in Romorantin.   Access by clicking here.









Montée Historique du Guichet 2015
Photos of this great little event in Chateaudun with competition cars from over 30 years ago.  Click here to see all of the pictures.









Montlhery Heritage Festival 2015
Click here to see the cars and train on show at this year's festival








Montlhery Printemps 2015
Click here to see some beautiful seventies Alpine Renaults on the amazing Montlhery circuit.







Retro Mobile 2015
For more pictures of Alfa Romeos, Pegasos and other beautiful classic cars displayed at this year's Retro Mobile in Paris, click here.








Traversée de Paris Hivernale 2015

Click here to see some great pictures of the 600 or so classic cars that crossed Paris for one of the first major classic car events of 2015.  Lots of Jaguars, AC Cobras, Ferraris and more ordinary classic cars.  Something for everyone.  All enhanced by the Parisian landmarks they were passing such as Sacré Coeur, Montmartre, Les Invalides…..







Boullay-Thierry 2014
Click here to read about and see more pictures of the club des Voitures Ancienne de Beauce and their rallye to the lovely village of Boullay-Thierry in September 2014.  Lovely old Renault and Citroen plus some classic British sports cars.  Not to mention the tractors!











Entraide Opel GT Rambouillet
Click here to read and learn about the Opel GT and the Entraide Opel GT's outing to Rambouillet in September 2014.  Lots of pictures of this "mini Corvette".









7ème Traversée de Paris Estivale
Click here to read about and see more pictures of this summer 2014  Classic Car event around Paris.  Everything from Bugattis to Jeeps and more.

Also the motor racing history of the Bois de Boulogne and the Jean-Pierre Wimille memorial.



Chanteloupe les Vignes 2014
Chanteloupe les Vignes was the venue for the Worlds first ever speed hill climb that was not held as a stage of another event.  Every year it celebrates this with a Classic Car event and an amazing variety of cars come along and do demo runs up the hill.  Click here to read about and see pictures of this wonderful event.








Ferrari 250GTE
Read about this Ferrari which I reckon is a great value classic car.  I also speculate what it would be like sleeping in the back of a Ferrari Breadvan!





Magny Cours Classic Days 2014
Read about this great day out we had at Magny-Cours.  Lots of pictures of lovely Matras and a huge variety of classic cars, plus Jean-Pierre Beltoise himself.







The Marque CG at Sancerre 2014
See the pictures we took when we came across a gathering of the CG marque in Sancerre.








Les Ancetres Automobiles 2014 Sancerre
This classic car club from Orleans go wine tasting in Sancerre.  My first blog post on Rouen-les-AFX.

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