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– The fourth edition of the annual Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), recently held at the banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit, is declared a great success by both the event participants and the record number of sun-soaked spectators
– The 2018 LGHA had something for all petrolhead tastes, from pre-war competition Voisins and Bugattis, to a brace of post-war Ferrari 156 ‘Sharknose’ F1 grand prix racers – driven by Arturo Merzario and Jason Stuart – plus NART Plymouth Barracudas and Ford Mustangs, Group B rallying Peugeot 205 T16s and Renault 5 Turbos, ex-Le Mans Rondeau Inaltra and Alpine M63 B, plus too many other competition car and motorcycle treats to mention
– The legendary ex-Montlhéry bronze-coloured Jaguar XK120 FHC, which clocked the Autodrome at an average speed of over 107 mph for seven days and nights in 1952, made an emotional return to the banked French circuit Read More »

• 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 »

• 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 »

– 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 »