Top Five of 2012: Videos
“But then when the turbo comes together.. pshwt!”
When it came time for Pirelli to launch their new tyre for historic racing and rally cars, the P7 Corsa Classic, they did it in phenomenal classic motorsport style.
For the launch, they brought together a Lancia Rally 037, Lancia Delta S4, Lancia Stratos, Fiat 131 Abarth, ’97 Suburu Impreza WRC, Peugeot 207 and rally legends Paolo Andreucci, Markku Alen and Juha Kankkunen. Then they sent them out on the Colle San Bartolomeo rally stage in Italy to go joyriding.
“Senna driving it and putting it on pole all the time. The whole package came as a successful, fantastic looking package out of the ‘80s where, maybe it was the most spectacular time ever in Formula One.” – Gerhard Berger
In this lovely black and white video, Graham Hill gives us a tour of the Monaco circuit, describing his gear choices, throttle applications and tips and tricks for speedily circumnavigating the serpentine street circuit. Wonderful.
If you’re looking for some insight into the Isle of Man TT, it’s hard to find someone better qualified than the first man to complete the 37.739 mile circuit at over 130 miles per hour, ninteen-time winner, and consistent lap record smasher, John McGuinness.
If you love your motorsport in any way, shape or form. This is for you!
It was hot for the one and only running of the Dallas Formula One Grand Prix. Temperatures were nudging 40C and track temperatures were said to be nearing 70C.
And the track surface was falling apart, undergoing emergency repairs the night before the race after a Can-Am race on the Saturday left it in tatters..