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This blog is run by  Patrimoine Sportif et Mécanique, an association working to keep alive the memory of the Autodrome of Linas Montlhéry. It wishes to make more people aware of the historical importance of this famous track.
We are trying to rally all those, individuals and organizations alike, who feel that the Autodrome is really an historical place and that everything should be done to gather and preserve documents about its history. Our goal is to try to set up a spot where documents and other archives about the Autodrome could be preserved and shown.
This blog is open to all those who would like to contribute to this noble cause. We will publish here all information and news about the Autodrome, its founders and its many users over the years.
You can contribute by adding your documents, pictures, stories. It is vital that all those who would have original and unknown documents make them available.
Our dedicated team will guarantee the quality and the contents of this site


8 décembre 2011 4 08 /12 /décembre /2011 12:33



After several years of absence, the mad bet to recreate an event open only to pre-war vehicles on the Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome is now won.

The first and beautiful edition of the Vintage Revival took place on May 7 and 8, 2011, on the 3. 405 km Autodrome road circuit

210 drivers and 50 riders enjoyed  the famous track alternating laps on  the road circuit and on the ring as they were used in the past for competition

Racers and outstanding vehicles included 47 three-wheelers, 40 Bugatti, a grid  of stayers together with vintage racing bicycles. An exceptional Napier-Railton was particularly appreciated by the 800 weekend spectators.

The English clubs mobilized to participate in the first edition, with the help of the Brooklands and Hockenheim Museums to make the festival more European than ever.

Foreign entrants from Holland, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain,  Austria and Italy represented 80% of the participants .

A team of 15 UTAC team members took perfect care of the schedule and 34 members of the Vintage Revival association managed by  brave and cheerful group leader Vincent Chamon   took care of the perfect organization: “we are very proud of this first edition,  and we are already thinking about the future editions. Our wish is to perpetuate the meeting and to put it into the following years ’calendar as a major event and to preserve the Vintage Revival spirit. ” 

UTAC Communication Department press release.


Photos: UTAC

We associate in congratulating Vincent who was able to complete this project  despite all the difficulties

For further details and photos

Photos Esprit Racing 

HELMUT HERGARTEN photography  on  hellopresse.de:

# http://www.hellopress.de/EVENTS_NEW/events_new.html VRM11

About Patrick’s Derny Europacup:

ON  Sorties Photos:



The vintage revival on Flickr


Article in  Racing News

Article in  Classic Car  because Passion

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The official website of Vintage Revival



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Autodream 24/04/2013 20:51

The 2013 pictures are here


I am adding your link here.

FrenchAutodrome 24/04/2013 16:43

De très belles photos sont aussi dispo sur le blog suivant :