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

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

Cars, General, History, News, Photos

Behind the scenes of the last days at Bristol Cars

https://www.instagram.com/p/CG1zIraFMhN/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Here are just 3 of the 36 photos which you can see from the link below. Following a sale of the firm’s goods and assets, groups of volunteers from the Bristol Owners’ Heritage Trust and the Bristol Owners’ Club rescued original body bucks, parts and body panels from the company’s former headquarters in Windlesham.… Continue reading Behind the scenes of the last days at Bristol Cars