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Autoworld’s autumn exhibition will be focussed on the hundredth anniversary of our ‘national’ Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps.
Inaugurated on 12th August 1921, not everything passed off as foreseen. Only one sole and unique motor vehicle being present, it was finally but a few motorcycle races that were held. One needed to wait a further year prior for the first car races to take place: the Grand Prix...
Created in 1919, following the First World War, Gillet is the third of the “Demoiselles de Herstal” (as everyone knows the other two being FN and Saroléa).
The company is founded by Léon Gillet, an accountant by training, is very quickly smitten by the passion of the new world and fascination of the motorcycle and creator Fernand Laguesse.
Thanks to the skill of numerous (*) they will near on al...