November 10, 2020 KahnMedia

Final Docent Tour Series Episode Features 1928 Lorraine-Dietrich Type B3-6

The final episode features a Lorraine-Dietrich Type B3-6, which was the first marque to achieve back-to-back wins in the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

Who: Museum docent Rick Eberst takes you on a 20-minute virtual tour of the museum’s most unique vehicles.

What: The Lorraine-Dietrich firm was the first marque to achieve back-to-back wins in the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race, where the sporty Type B3-6 swept the field. This Type B3-6 Sport Roadster, Chassis 122607, first surfaced in 1968, when it was purchased by Irving Silverman from a private party in southern France. In 1972 it was sold to Rick Christensen and then purchased in 2002 by Peter Mullin, who exhibited the car at many Concours after an extensive restoration.

When: Previous episodes featured the 1911 Hispano-Suiza Type 45CR King Alfonso XIII (Oct. 2), the 1929 Bugatti Type 43/44 (Oct. 9), the 1935 Voisin Type C25 Aerodyne (Oct. 16), and the 1994 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport (Oct. 30).


About the Mullin Automotive Museum
The Mullin Automotive Museum is open to the public, establishing a new schedule of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday through Sunday. The museum is located at 1421 Emerson Avenue, Oxnard, Calif., 93033, in the building formerly occupied by the Otis Chandler Vintage Museum of Transportation and Wildlife. Tickets must be purchased in advance at MullinAutomotiveMuseum.com. For information on Mullin 1000 Club membership benefits, please call 805-385-5400. To see photos of the exhibits and the cars on display, please follow the Mullin Automotive Museum’s official channels on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.