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Bugatti Type 51 Car News

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:29:52 GMT

Best looking rides on the block in Monterey this week  -  Channel NewsAsia
RM Sotheby's is offering the 1955 Jaguar D-Type that won the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans. Estimate? US$20-25 million. Gooding & Company is expecting US$18-20 million for a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB. Bonham's has a 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix car ...
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 21:08:00 GMT

Gooding To Auction Bugatti Type 55 at Pebble Beach, Arguably The Finest Of Its Kind, Estimate $10-14 Million  -  Forbes
After trading three Bugattis for two Miller 91 racecars that American racer Leon Duray had brought to Europe to race, Bugatti developed a Miller-inspired supercharged 2.3-liter twin-cam straight-eight engine for his Type 51 that continued the company's ...
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 18:56:35 GMT

Bugatti Time Machine For A Racer And Driver: Bonham's Offers Lord Howe's Bugatti Type 51 At Quail Lodge In Monterey  -  Forbes
In American ownership for over 30 years and unseen for more than two decades, with only two owners since the 1950s, and never publicly offered for sale, the four-time Monaco Grand Prix entrant seen in the video below, Bugatti Type 51 chassis number ...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:42:36 GMT

Bugatti Type 51 Offered at 2016 Bonhams Quail Lodge  -  Sports Car Digest
A 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix previously owned and campaigned by Lord Howe and driven by Tazio Nuvolari will headline the 2016 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction, scheduled for August 19 on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:08:24 GMT

Driver stable after horror Hill Climb crash  -  Droitwich Standard
THERE was a frightening incident during practice on Saturday when Edmund Burgess' Bugatti Type 51 overturned. Marshals were quick to put the car back on its wheels. Despite being able to walk to the waiting ambulance, he was taken to hospital as a ...
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:13:52 GMT

Nuvolari's 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Up For Auction For The First Time In Decades  -  Carscoops (blog)
To understand the Bugatti Type 51, you need to first understand the Type 35 that came before it. The 35 was the most successful racing car of the 1920s, winning over 1,000 races and collecting, on average, 14 races every week at the peak of its success.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:50:53 GMT

Racing driver out of intensive care after Chateau Impney crash  -  Worcester News
Edmund Burgess, 59, from Lavenham, in Suffolk, was trapped underneath his Bugatti Type 51 after it overturned during practice for the hill climb during the event at the weekend and had to be freed by marshals and rescue crews. Although he walked away ...
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 09:47:21 GMT

Chateau Impney crash  -  Worcester News
Edmund Burgess was trapped underneath his Bugatti Type 51 after it overturned during practice for this weekend's Chateau Impney hill-climb. Marshals righted the car and he walked to the waiting ambulance. Picture by Mike Dodman, Bromsgrove. Based on ...
Mon, 16 May 2016 10:10:51 GMT

Nuvolari-raced Bugatti Type 51 on Bonhams' Quail sale docket  -  Classic Car News
Unseen in public for more than 20 years, a 1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix two-seat racer, originally owned by Lord Earl Howe and driven by Tazio Nuvolari has been consigned for Bonhams's annual Quail Lodge auction during Monterey car week in August ...
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:07:00 GMT

Bugatti Veyron Vitesse Tours with Legendary Bugatti Type 51  -  GTspirit
By comparison, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse features an 8.0-liter, quad-turbocharged W16 engine delivering 1200 hp and 1500 Nm of torque between 3000 and 5000 rpm. Consequently, the car can sprint to 100 km/h in a mere 2.6 seconds and a ...