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Alexandre Darracq (10 November 1855 – 1931) was a French investor, engineer, cycle manufacturer and automobile manufacturer.
André Pilette (6 October 1918 – 27 December 1993), son of former Indy 500 participant Théodore Pilette, was a racing driver from Belgium.
Antonio Franco Lago, known as Anthony Lago or Tony Lago, (Venice, 28 March 1893 – Paris, 1 December 1960) was an Italian engineer and motor-industry entrepreneur.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
Butterfield and Butterfield was a large American auction house, founded in 1865 by William Butterfield in San Francisco.
Clifford Brooks Stevens (June 7, 1911 – January 4, 1995) was an American industrial designer of home furnishings, appliances, automobiles and motorcycles — as well as a graphic designer and stylist.
Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
Carrosserie Pourtout was a French coachbuilding company.
Charles Pozzi (27 August 1909 – 28 February 2001) was a French racing driver who participated in one World Championship Formula One race in 1950, the year of its inception.
Christie's is a British auction house.
A coachbuilder is a manufacturer of bodies for passenger-carrying vehicles.
Delage was a French luxury automobile and racecar company founded in 1905 by Louis Delage in Levallois-Perret near Paris; it was acquired by Delahaye in 1935 and ceased operation in 1953.
Delahaye automobile was an automotive manufacturing company founded by Émile Delahaye in 1894, in Tours, France, his home town.
Doug Whiteford was an Australian racing driver.
James Duncan Hamilton (30 April 1920 in Cork, County Cork, Ireland – 13 May 1994 in Sherborne, Dorset, England).
Marius Eugène Chaboud (12 April 1907 in Lyon – 28 December 1983 in Montfermeil, Seine-Saint-Denis) was a racing driver from France.
Eugène Martin (March 24, 1915 in Suresnes – October 12, 2006 in Aytre) was a racing driver from France.
Figoni et Falaschi was a French coachbuilder firm which was responsible for some of the most elegant and graceful automobile body shapes seen from the 1930s through to the 1950s.
The Ford flathead V8 (often called simply the Ford flathead, flathead Ford, or flatty when the context is implicit, such as in hot-rodding) is a V8 engine of the valve-in-block type designed by the Ford Motor Company and built by Ford and various licensees.
Ford SAF (Ford Société Anonyme Française) was the French subsidiary of the American automaker Ford Motor Company, which existed under various names between 1916 and 1954, when Ford sold the manufacturing business to Simca.
The Ford Vedette is a large car that was manufactured by Ford SAF in their Poissy plant from 1948-1954.
Franay was a French coachbuilder of renown operating at Levallois-Perret, a suburb on the prosperous north-western edge of Paris.
The French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF) is a communist party in France.
The French Resistance (La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World War.
Auguste Georges Paul Grignard (25 July 1905 in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges – 7 December 1977 in Port-Marly) was a racing driver from France.
Georges Paulin was a dentist, noted automobile designer and hero of the French Resistance during the Second World War.
Gooding & Company is a classic car auction company headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Graber (also known as Carrosserie Hermann Graber) was a coachbuilder based in Wichtrach in central Switzerland.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Guy Mairesse (10 August 1910 – 24 April 1954) was a racing driver from France.
Henry O'Reilly "Harry" Schell (June 29, 1921 – May 13, 1960) was an American Grand Prix motor racing driver.
Henri Louveau (January 25, 1910 – January 7, 1991) was a racing driver from France.
Henri Théodore Pigozzi (born Enrico Teodoro Pigozzi in Turin, 26 June 1898 – died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, 18 November 1964) was a car merchant and industrialist, mostly known for founding Société Industrielle de Mécanique et de Carrosserie Automobile (Simca).
Société Anonyme des Anciens Etablissements Hotchkiss et Cie was a French arms and, in the 20th century, automobile manufacturer first established by United States gunsmith Benjamin B. Hotchkiss.
Jacques Swaters (30 October 1926 – 10 December 2010) was a racing driver from Belgium and former team owner of Ecurie Francorchamps and Ecurie Nationale Belge.
Jean-Louis Rosier (14 June 1925 – 1 July 2011) was the son of Louis Rosier.
Octave John "Johnny" Claes (11 August 1916 – 3 February 1956) was an English-born racing driver who competed for Belgium.
José Froilán González (October 5, 1922 – June 15, 2013) was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari's first win in a Formula One World Championship race at the 1951 British Grand Prix.
Louis Alexandre Chiron (3 August 1899 – 22 June 1979) was a Monégasque racing driver who competed in rallies, sports car races, and Grands Prix.
Louis Rosier (5 November 1905 in Chapdes-Beaufort – 29 October 1956 in Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a racing driver from France.
A management buyout (MBO) is a form of acquisition where a company's existing managers acquire a large part or all of the company from either the parent company or from the private owners.
Panhard is a French manufacturer of light tactical and military vehicles.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) is a biennial auto show in Paris.
The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is an automotive charitable event held each year on the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California, considered the most prestigious event of its kind.
Philippe Étancelin (28 December 1896 – 13 October 1981) was a French Grand Prix motor racing driver who joined the new Formula One circuit at its inception.
Pierre Eugène Alfred Bouillin (22 December 1905 – 11 June 1955) was a French sportsman and racing driver.
Ponton or pontoon styling refers to a 1930s–1960s design genre—ultimately the precursor of modern automotive styling.
A preselector or self-changing gearbox is a type of manual gearbox (US: transmission) used on a variety of vehicles, most commonly in the 1930s.
Raymond Sommer (31 August 1906 – 10 September 1950) was a French motor racing driver.
In law, receivership is a situation in which an institution or enterprise is held by a receiver—a person "placed in the custodial responsibility for the property of others, including tangible and intangible assets and rights"—especially in cases where a company cannot meet financial obligations or enters bankruptcy.
RM Sotheby's (formerly RM Auctions), incorporated in 1991, is a classic car auction company which maintains offices in Canada, the United States, UK, and Germany.
Salmson is a French engineering company.
Founded by cabinet maker Jacques Saoutchik (born Iakov Savtchuk in Russian Empire in 1880), Saoutchik was a top-class French coachbuilding company founded in 1906.
Scottsdale (Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix Area.
Simca (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile; Mechanical and Automotive Body Manufacturing Company) was a French automaker, founded in November 1934 by Fiat and directed from July 1935 to May 1963 by Italian Henri Théodore Pigozzi.
The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
Suresnes is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.
Talbot or Clément-Talbot Limited was a London automobile manufacturer founded in 1903.
The Talbot Baby is a six-cylinder executive sporting car launched by the French Talbot company in 1936.
The Talbot Lago-Record Type T26 was a large, six-cylinder executive car launched by the French Talbot company in 1946.
The Talbot-Lago Sport was a coupé-bodied sports car introduced by the manufacturer in May 1955.
The Talbot "Minor" Type T4 (known outside France as the Talbot-Lago "Minor" Type T4) was a mid-sized executive car produced by the French Talbot company between 1937 and 1940.
Automobiles Talbot S.A. was a French automobile manufacturer based in Suresnes, Hauts de Seine, outside Paris.
The tax horsepower or taxable horsepower was an early system by which taxation rates for automobiles were reckoned in some European countries, such as Britain, Belgium, Germany, France, and Italy; some US states like Illinois charged license plate purchase and renewal fees for passenger automobiles based on taxable horsepower.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Marius Aristide Yves Giraud-Cabantous (8 October 1904 – 30 March 1973) was a racing driver from France.
The 1948 Monaco Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race, held in Monte Carlo on 16 May 1948.
The 1949 Belgian Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race which was held at Spa-Francorchamps on 19 June 1949.
The 1949 French Grand Prix was a Grand Prix motor race held at Reims on 17 July 1949.
The 1950 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 18th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 24 and 25 June 1950.
The 1950 Belgian Grand Prix, formally titled the Grand Prix Automobile de Belgique, was a Formula One motor race held on 18 June 1950 at Spa-Francorchamps.
The 1950 British Grand Prix, formally known as The Royal Automobile Club Grand Prix d'Europe Incorporating The British Grand Prix, was a Formula One motor race held on 13 May 1950 at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, England.
The 1950 Formula One season was the fourth season of the FIA's Formula One motor racing.
The 1950 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 2 July 1950 at Reims-Gueux.
The 34th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, May 30, 1950.
The 1950 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 3 September 1950 at Monza.
The 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, formally titled the Prix de Monte-Carlo et XI Grand Prix Automobile, was a Formula One motor race held on 21 May 1950 at Monaco.
The 1950 Swiss Grand Prix, formally titled the Großer Preis der Schweiz für Automobile, was a Formula One motor race held on 4 June 1950 at Bremgarten.
The 1951 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 17 June 1951 at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.
The 1951 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 14 July 1951 at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England.
The 1951 Formula One season was the fifth season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1951 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Reims-Gueux on 1 July 1951.
The 1951 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 July 1951 at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
The 35th International 500-Mile Sweepstakes was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday, May 30, 1951.
The 1951 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 16 September 1951 at Monza.
The 1951 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 28 October 1951 at Pedralbes Circuit.
The 1951 Swiss Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Bremgarten on 27 May 1951.
The 1952 Australian Grand Prix was a Formula Libre motor race held at the Mount Panorama Circuit near Bathurst, in New South Wales, Australia on 14 April 1952.
The 1953 Australian Grand Prix was a Formula Libre Racing into history, A look back at the 1953 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Australian Grand Prix Corporation, 2013, page 6 motor race held at Albert Park Street Circuit, Victoria on 21 November 1953.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.