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Aircraft, Cars, History

The Cosford Photo Shoot – Some Bristol Cars and a Bristol Aircraft

Most of us know something about the cars pictured in these photos but I thought it might be interesting to say something about the aircraft pictured here, the Bristol T188, as well as some other Bristol design projects. The pictures are not new but featured in an article in Octane in April 2012. However we… Continue reading The Cosford Photo Shoot – Some Bristol Cars and a Bristol Aircraft

Events, General, News

Castle Combe Autumn Classsic Race Meeting – Sat 2nd Oct 2021

This popular annual classic race meeting will take place at Castle Combe racing circuit again this year.  In addition to a stunning selection of vintage and classic racing grids including a Frazer Nash-only race, a significant number of car clubs will attend.  The Bristol Owners’ Heritage Trust (BOHT) have space at the meeting for any… Continue reading Castle Combe Autumn Classsic Race Meeting – Sat 2nd Oct 2021

Cars, News, People

Arnolt-Bristols and Bill Watkins

Bob Schmitt regrets to inform us that Bill Watkins, who owned & raced four Arnolt-Bristols, passed away  on April 21.  He also started the Arnolt-Bristol register years ago.  Bill was a mechanical engineer, a pilot, and the designer of rides for Disney and other similar parks.  He shared his racing experiences with this: http://frazernash-usa.com/Bristol/RacingArnoltBristols.htm Bob's… Continue reading Arnolt-Bristols and Bill Watkins