Karl Ludvigsen’s Cars and Stars

Karl Ludvigsen behind the wheel of car

Friday 5 April 2019

Some readers will remember that our speaker this evening, Karl Ludvigsen, was last at Beaulieu for a Friends’ Evening in 2015 when he gave a talk on Colin Chapman. This time he is the star.

An acclaimed author of books and articles on cars and drivers, his impressive range of titles includes the history of Porsche, Mercedes-Benz racing, the VW Beetle and Chevrolet Corvette, as well as a series of books on racing drivers such as Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jackie Stewart and Juan Manuel Fangio. His most recent prize-winning offering is dedicated to automotive engineer Reid Railton.  Karl has held top level positions with GM, Fiat and Ford and is highly regarded globally in the motor industry. Hear his fascinating stories on his experiences in the world of cars and racing.


The evening will begin at 7.30 pm in the Lecture Theatre of the Collections Centre, National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. A bar will be available for the purchase of beers, wines, soft drinks and tea and coffee. The evenings will conclude at around 10.00 pm. Tickets are £10.00 each for non-members; £7.50 for members. For further information and to purchase tickets please contact Theresa Browning on 01590 614792 or email theresa.browning@beaulieu.co.uk.

Please note:  The National Motor Museum will not be open at this event.

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