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Twenty Fever Moments From The Festival of Speed

For pinch-yourself moments wherever you look, Goodwood’s Festival of Speed has no equal.

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Luscious Racing Liveries – Part III

The latest installment of one of our most popular pieces, ever.

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Gallery: Martini Porsche 911 RSR replica

An incredibly detailed road-going recreation of a Targa Florio legend.

Ayrton Senna Formula Ford

A personal account of Ayrton Senna – before F1

An intimate tale of Ayrton’s years rising through the ranks of Formula Ford.

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The nine greatest Jaguar race cars ever built

Prepare yourself for the nine greatest racing Jaguars of all time!

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The 10 most beautiful IndyCar liveries of all time

We have taken a vote in the Motorsport Retro office and these are our Top 10 favourite IndyCar liveries of all time. Have we got it right?

Fittipaldi at Brands Hatch in 1972

Ten forgotten Formula 1 circuits

Ten former Grand Prix circuits that thrilled, tested and, on occasion, terrified those who tried to tame them.

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10 years in the making: How Lancia won the 1988 Safari Rally

Success on the gruelling African adventure had eluded Lancia in its 10 previous attempts. In 1988, that story would change.

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On this day in… 1984

Thirty years ago today the first round of the 1984 Formula 1 World Championship took place at the Jacarepagua circuit in Rio de Janeiro.

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Video: Five of the best-sounding Formula 1 engines

These five terrific videos showcase the best-sounding engines ever heard in F1.

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The number of the beast

News has broken that Formula 1 drivers will now be able to select their own permanent racing numbers – but which are already accounted for by history?

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20 machines that rocked the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Event commentator and motorsportretro.com contributor Henry Hope-Frost picks 20 machines that stood out at the recent 20th anniversary event