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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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David Piper’s Porsche 917

What do you say we let Porsche Club GB Motorsport and Marketing Director Geoff Turral show us around David Piper’s Porsche 917 #10—the first 917 available to a private team.
Harlo
via: TheChicaneBlog.com

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Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2010: Film by Chopard

The watchmakers at Chopard sure were able to get some great footage last month thanks their sponsorship of the Monaco Grand Prix Historique. Visit their sponsorship site here. Fantastique!
Harlo
Via: TheChicaneBlog.com

The Lola BMW of Hubert Hahne

German Grand Prix 1967

Great soundtrack in this recap of the ‘67 German GP. 1967 was the first year of the Hohrenhain chicane leading into the start/finish straight, which attempted to reduce the speeds. Even so, it’s …

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Should the Cisitalia-Porsche 360 Have Changed GP Racing?

The mid-engine revolution was, of course, prompted by Jack Brabham’s 1959 World Championship win at the wheel of a Cooper Formula 1 car. Shortly thereafter Cooper took the 1960 championship winning T53 car to Indy …