The euphoria associated with the end of WWII greatly contributed to the sudden global popularity of sports car racing. Large and small manufacturers, as well as one-man garages, swung to action creating racing machinery of all types. The most successful and well known were from Italy, Germany, England and the U.S.A., but what about tiny Luxembourg; was anything going on there?
Honore Wagner was born into an automotive family. His father, Chany Wagner had car garages in Luxembourg and young Honore became fascinated with racing at an early age. His first big time competitive experience came in 1948 racing a BMW 328. In 1951, he raced a borrowed Veritas at the 12 Heures de Paris. Honore thought the Veritas was all right, but believed he could do better with a lighter, more nimble car.
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