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BMW

Truly Great High-Performance Cars Cannot Be Built in the Laboratory

Racing is high adventure. And this alone is enough to account for racing’s incredible popularity.

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1911 Indy 500 newsreel footage

When a race is 40 years older than the Formula 1 World Championship, the newsreels have to both show the race highlights and explain how an auto race works. “Cars remain in platoon …

Mercedes-1

Reims ’54 – Mercedes Returns to GP Racing

There are dozens of reasons why this image of the grid of the Grand Prix at Reims in 1954 is astounding. I love how simple, almost bucolic, the facilities appear. In this crop, you can’t …

The real deal

For Sale: Fiat 682 Ferrari Factory Transporter

I bet you thought your toter-home tow rig was as good as it could get. You’ve got the tools, the clean floor, a lcd tv and comfortable bed. Compared to this open-air spartan antique, it’s …

GT Racer

GT Racer Has Reached its Funding Goal

It wasn’t looking good for the first few weeks of fundraising, but the production team behind GT Racer has achieved its $6,000 goal to complete post-production on the footage they’ve filmed of last month’s Algarve …

Roller Map Book

Moss & Jenks’ Path

StirlingMoss.com is offering this meticulous reproduction of Dennis Jenkinson’s innovative roller map that helped revolutionize rally navigation and secure victory for the team in the 1955 Mille Miglia.

I happened upon a photo …

Ronnie Peterson 1973 Belgian GP

The Deerstalker Chronicles

Imagine the following scenario. You’re a Formula 1 driver preparing for Sunday’s race when a Belgian race fan approaches you with a deerstalker in hand. He explains that he’s a Pedro Rodriguez fan and that, …

senna

Video: New Ayrton Senna Documentary Trailer

Made with the cooperation of the Senna family and Formula 1, this Japanese trailer for the documentary film titled simply “Senna” looks outstanding. That cooperation looks like has yielded some excellent little-seen …