Chapter 1       The Early Years

Chapter 2       Round the Pole Racing

Chapter 3      

The ex-Bira 1936 Delahaye 135

Chapter 4       The ex-Dick Seaman Delage.

Chapter 5


Racing Wheels and Tyres

Chapter 6

Ferrari 250 GTO

Chapter 7      

Track Racing Era & Alban Adams

Chapter 8


Chapter 9


Alfa Romeo Type 158 Supercharged Straight 8

Chapter 10      

F1 Repco-Brabham

Chapter 11       1919 2-Seater Hillman

Chapter 12    

The Connaughts

Chapter 13       Cars built for Sir Stirling Moss


Chapter 14


Rosebud Lotus 19

Chapter 15       The Lotus-Ford Trophies

Chapter 16

Full Size Cars and Classic Car rebuilds

Chapter 17 

Henri in his Workshop

Chapter 18


The Battle Over Noise Levels

Chapter 19       1962 Scagliatti Ferrari 250 GT

Chapter 20   

    The Later Years

Chapter 21   

Henri's Paintings

Chapter 22


Henri the inventor

Chapter 23      

1951 Ferrari 375 GP 


here are some useful links to related sites

Sir Stirling Moss

the latest news for Stirling Moss fans

The Late R.R.C. (Rob) Walker.

all about the great gentleman

Sir Jack Brabham

 Home site of the great Australian F1 racing driver


 The great car manufacturer

The Haynes Motor Museum

well worth a visit

Beaulieu Motor Museum

a very interesting family day out

Model Rail Car Association

track racing enthusiasts running at shows during year in UK

The Wire Magazine

for RTP (tethered) racing news

The Ferrari Chat Room

forum for everything Ferrari

The Autosport Magazine

full-sized racing weekly magazine

The Autocar Magazine

full-sized racing monthly magazine

Modelisme mag

a great model enthusiasts' magazine in French

The Times

the old favourite newspaper


stills and a video of Henri Baigent's Lotus-Ford 49

Old Classic Car

forum and journal for model and toy cars

The Daily Telegraph

 the national newspaper that included a lot of the news about Henri

The Daily Mirror

 the national newspaper that included a lot of the news about Henri

The Bournemouth Echo

the newspaper that included a lot of the local news about Henri

Dan Gurney

including the bio- of this great American driver

The Oxford Transplant Foundation

the progress of the Oxford Transplant Foundation

EZ Spindizzy Foundation

for RTP (tethered) car enthusiasts

Gary Barnes

Vintage Miniature Gas Powered Race Cars

New York Times

search on the NYT for tethered cars 905 results!

Speed Model Car

all about speed model cars

The National Slot Car Club

collecting & racing Scalextric type slot-cars


vintage slot-racing newsletter


the GOOD old Beeb!

Arborwood Forums

model track racing forum for slot-cars and other things

Ron's Model Engine News

on-line news for engine collectors and makers

The Lotus Drivers Guide

everything Lotus including models and toys!