13
Sep

Elizabeth Junek – Queen of the Steering Wheel

As seen on the Heritage Insurance blog here is a lovely piece about Madame Elizabeth Junek. In this third of the series of lady racing drivers, may I present to you Madame Elizabeth Junek, (Eliška Junková), born in 1900 and raised in Olomouc on the outskirts of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with a passion for world […]

26
May

Helle Nice – The Bugatti Queen

(First published with Heritage Insurance) Imagine Charles Rolls, Vincenzo Lancia and the brothers Marcel and Louis Renault, rush past your eyes amongst the Paris Madrid Rally then fast in pursuit comes Chamille Du Ghast, the first female racing driver. Hellé Delangle carefully gripping the hand of her school teacher as she watched on the side […]