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• A special tribute to the legendary British ex-Formula 1 and sports car racer David Piper – including the man and many of his competition cars – will take place at the 2017 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) in just over two weeks, on 23-24 September
• The David Piper tribute will be joined by a wealth of rarely-seen historic and classic competition and road cars, all set to descend on LGHA at the celebrated Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit
• 2017 LGHA star cars are set to include David Piper’s Ferrari 250 LM, 365 P2, Porsche 917K and Lola T70 MK 3B
• Accompanying these will be some rare gems from the Californian-based Peter Mullin Collection, including a 1927 Delage 15 S-8 GP racer, as well as five of the Mullin Museum’s Voisins, such as the 1927 Montlhéry record-breaking car
• French car fanciers will marvel at the huge variety of other vehicles from LGHA’s home land at the event, with the Delage and Voisins being joined by Sebastian Loeb in action in his Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer, plus Group B Peugeot 205 T16s, Renault 5 Turbos, with Bugattis, Alpines, Citroens, Matras, Delahayes, Gordinis, Panhards, a CD-Peugeot LM66, and any more
• 1970 Montlhery Bol d’Or winners Tom Dickie and Paul Smart will be reunited with their racing Triumph 750 motorcycle
• In addition, a huge number of classic car and motorcycle clubs will be displaying their prized machines, as will a special display of supercars and performance GTs, plus hundreds of competition cars, single seaters, classic motorcycles and Group B rally weapons taking to the steep Montlhéry Autodrome banking up until 10pm at night
• A number of new car and motorcycle makers will also be participating at the 2017 LGHA, including Peugeot, Alfa Romeo, Effeffe, Fiat, Infiniti, Tesla, Land Rover, Nissan, Smart, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Subaru and Volvo, plus the latest motorcycles from BMW Motorrad, Honda and Yamaha.
• The Aguttes auction house will also be staging a sale of historic motor vehicles at the event Read More »

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• In the absence of the bi-annual Paris Motor Show this year, an exciting new element is being added to the 2017 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), with a dynamic motor show, enabling visitors to drive the latest models uniquely on the historic Linas- Montlhéry Autodrome track Read More »

With Peugeot confirmed as a key partner for the second year running at Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), being held at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit on 23-24 September 2017, the famed French car marque will be reuniting nine-time World Rally Champion – Sébastien Loeb – with the phenomenal 875 bhp Pikes Peak Peugeot 208 T16

• Loeb will be in action in his record-breaking Pikes Peak Peugeot on the challenging banking Montlhery track on Saturday 23 September Read More »

lgha17a– Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) to stage a memorable ‘feature’ display of historic competition cars and motorcycles at next week’s 2017 Rétromobile, Paris, from 8 to 12 February.
– LGHA will occupy the exhibition space on the bridge walkway connecting Retromobile Halls 1 and 2.2 with a dozen Group B rally cars, plus famous Le Mans 24 hours endurance racers and competition motorcycles
– LGHA to also reveal its official poster at Retromobile for the 2017 event, being held at the famous banked Linas-Montlhéry circuit on 23-24 September 2017 Read More »

– The famous 1927 24-Hour Speed Record Voisin set to return to the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry motor circuit where it set 17 speed records for the first time in almost 90 years, at the 2016 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) historic motor sport event
– The 1927 Speed Record car one of a quartet of stunning Voisins racers due to appear in action at LGHA between 24-25 September 2016
– All four significant competition Voisins will be sent to LGHA to run at Linas-Montlhéry from the Peter Mullin Automotive Museum in California, USA
– The second edition of LGHA to take place on 24-25 September 2016 at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry motor circuit, just 20 miles (33 km) from the centre of Paris, with over 200 historic competition cars and motorcycles in action, including Group B rally cars running into the nightVoisin A Read More »

– ‘The Photo’, a short film produced for the inaugural 2015 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) historic motor sport event, scoops prestigious international movie award
– ‘The Photo’ wins the Platinum Remi Award at the 49th annual WorldFest Houston International Independent Film Festival
– ‘The Photo’ includes a roll call of famous French racing drivers, including Formula 1, Le Mans and Paris-Dakar race winners
– Directed by multiple award-winning moviemaker Jean-Louis Mourey, ‘The Photo’ amusingly ends with the immortal line “selfie or not selfie?”
– The second edition of LGHA to take place on 24-25 September 2016 at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry motor circuit, just 20 miles (33 km) from the centre of Paris, with over 200 historic competition cars and motorcycles in action, including Group B rally cars running into the nightLes Grandes Heures The Photo Read More »

– The inaugural Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) held to much acclaim in 2015
– The second edition of LGHA to take place on 24-25 September at the historic Linas-Monthléry motor circuit
– The celebrated banked Monthléry circuit is located just 20 miles (33 km) from the centre of Paris, within short easy reach of the UK and most of mainland Europe
– The 2016 LGHA will see more than 200 historic competition cars and motorcycles in action, with many famous motor racing faces present, plus Group B rally cars running into the night
– Track action all weekend, including 12 hours of dynamic circuit activities until 10pm on Saturday 24 September
– Huge inner-circuit classic car club parking area, located within the heart of the event action
– Away from the track activities, plenty of other attractions, including paddock access, shopping and trade villages, plus fine catering, French style
– Admission prices begin from only €16, with advance tickets available on-line

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