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Tag Archives: “The Grand Prix Car” Laurence Pomeroy L.C. Crestwell illustrator

POM ON RACECAR BODYWORK, 1920–1939 PART 2

YESTERDAY, WE took a brief look at future shock in motor sports’ past decade. Today, we examine earlier enthusiasts’ future shock with the help of Pomeroy’s The Grand Prix Car, … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · 3 Comments

POM ON RACECAR BODYWORK, 1920–1939 PART 1

PAST GENERATIONS EXPERIENCED more future shock than we do. For example, Sherlock Holmes contended with the introduction of electric lighting, the telephone, the automobile, and the aeroplane. Even past generations … Continue reading

July 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

RACING PEUGEOTS, 1912–1913 PART 2

YESTERDAY, LAURENCE POMEROY’S book The Grand Prix Car and William Court’s piece in Classic Cars in Profile, Volume 4 offered introduction to the racing Peugeots of 1912–1913. Here in Part … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

RACING PEUGEOTS, 1912–1913 PART 1

WHAT WITH Peugeot’s scheduled return to the U.S. market, let’s celebrate this French automaker’s racing heritage. Highly recommended sources: “The Racing Peugeots, 1912–1914,” Profile No. 73, by William Court, in … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment