(Isle of Man) regulations stated that “works” teams weren’t allowed, so the guys formed their own team christened “Team S Equipe.” Unknown at the time was the fact that “Equipe” in French means “Team…”
A must-read account of the Arthur Francis S-Type Lambrettas and the men who raced them, with loads of truly awesome photos and memorabilia.
(Thanks for the link, Matt, and thanks to David Hardy at TeamSEquipe.com for the use of this fantastic photo of Neville Frost )
NOTE: I’m bouncing this back to the top of 2strokebuzz, because David was kind enough to let us add a photo from his collection. Anyone who enjoys vintage scooters must spend an hour poking around this site. It’s rare to find such great site design, solid writing, and fantastic (large!) photos all preserving the history of one specific subject.