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Sir Stirling Moss Mercedes 300 SLR

“Mercedes 300 SLR is the best racing car ever built” – Moss

In 1955 Stirling Moss won the Mille Miglia in a Mercedes 300 SLR, doing so over 1600km with an average speed of 157km/h.

John Bowe

John Bowe Provides a Lesson in Touring Car Mastery

Strap in, hit full screen and turn your audio way up for a master class from Touring Car Master John Bowe.

Texaco commercial. Mansell and Andretti

Havoline had the best TV Commercial ever in 1993 – Video

What would you do if your company sponsored Nigel Mansell, Mario Andretti and AJ Foyt? Get them altogether and sell some Havoline oil, of course!

Ferrari 288 GTO Evoluzione

Ferrari 288 GTO Evoluzione – Gallery

Say hell-o to Group B spec Ferrari 288 GTO Evoluzione; the incredibly rare, 940 kilogram, 650 horsepower predecessor to the legendary F40.

Lightweight Jaguar E-Type

Lightweight Jaguar E-Type on track, Goodwood

Watch Gary Pearson tear around Goodwood in the Lightweight Jaguar E-type during qualifying for the RAC TT.  Throw in some words by Chris Harris and this is a terrific little video.

Porsche GT1

Porsche GT1 996 somersault – Road Atlanta 1998

An unforgettable scene unfolds as a 996 Porsche GT1 does a backward flip whilst racing at Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans. There’s a lesson in there about down force, somewhere.

Hurley Haywood

Hurley Haywood on Porsche, Racing and Life

“We don’t pay a lot of money, but we give you a car that can win this [The 24 Hours of Le Mans] race overall.” – Ferdinand Porsche via Hurley Haywood
Hurley Haywood feels that he is …

BMW t-shirt

MSR T-Shirt of the Week: BMW F1 Turbo

Image: Motorsport Retro Shop
We’re not too concerned with the organic movement here, but if there’s anything we’d make an exception for it’s the monstrous turbo Formula 1 machines powered by BMW’s M12/13 in the early …