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George Monneret, France

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In 1952, the Frenchman Georges Monneret built an "amphibious Vespa" for the Paris-London race and successfully crossed the Channel on it.

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Saw this video and it brought back memories of the Sixties I knew Andre and helped with his Cooper Formula Junior and Lotus Cortina he was. Great guy and fun to be with


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He was a very good saloon car driver as well, he had a car dealership in Northampton. Raced a Lotus Cortina. He set up shop in Northampton near the racecourse


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Georges Monneret (French Vespa dealer also) in octobre 1952. He build special accessoiries for Vespa like additionnal tank under passager seat

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