A creative visionary ahead of his time, JEAN BUGATTI, DREAM MERCHANT turns 114 and continues to inspire Bugatti Automobiles' team in Molsheim! Ettore Bugatti’s first son, Gianoberto Carlo Maria Bugatti, was born in Cologne, Germany, on January 15, 1909. In Molsheim, he became known as Jean, the French equivalent to “Gian”. Having grown up surrounded by a family of visionary artists, Jean benefited from an upbringing that would allow him to flourish as an automotive engineer. It quick...Read More
BUGATTI WINS 24 HOURS OF LE MANS!
In 1939, a 'streamlined' Bugatti Type 57 C, best known as the Tank, surprised the competition at Le Mans and was victorious. BUGATTI WINS 24 HOURS OF LE MANS! The 24 Hours of Le Mans in France is one of the most famous and toughest endurance races in the world. It is the birthplace of legends. Exactly 80 years ago, on the 18th of June 1939, two Frenchman, Jean-Pierre Wimille and Pierre Veyron, were victorious in their French racecar - a Bugatti Type 57 C Tank. This victory would eventually las...Read More