Tag Archives: Prescott Hillclimb

Allard, Steyr, Prescott,klemcoll

The Steyr-Allard

This is Sydney H. Allard in his hillclimb special, the Steyr-Allard at the Prescott Hillclimb on May 11, 1947, the first appearance of Allard’s new sporting creation. He set a new record for the hill of 47.25 seconds. Allard had a lot of hillclimb and sprint experience having modified some other cars for these activities […]

Bugatti, Prescott Hill-climb, Jean-Pierre Wimille

International Prescott

On July 30, 1939 the Bugatti Owners Club, which often ran competitions at the Prescott Hill-climb, near Cheltenham in the Cotswolds, held an international level event. The recent and double Le Mans winner Jean-Pierre Wimille (above wearing a beret) was entered by the Bugatti factory in a unique monoposto Bugatti 50B which used a supercharged 4.7 liter engine […]