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Renault Poster

Illustration: Renault Thunder

Renault poster showcases the wide variety of racing categories the marque was involved with in the late 1980s.

Monaco 1953

eBay find of the day: Monaco art-deco prints

Passively interested in that garage-wall filler that won’t break the budget? Looking for a print that’ll bring a bit of GP flavour into the home? Chasing something to lighten up that dull office cubicle? We …

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Fifteen classic Formula 1 TV commercials

Shell celebrated its 50th anniversary in racing with one of the most creative TV/cinema commercials with Ferrari. For us ‘retro’ists. It was $4m well spent. Let’s take a look at some other classic Formula 1 …

Grand Prix stamps

Memorabilia: British Formula 1 Stamps

This fine set of stamps featuring British Grand Prix winners, was issued in 2007 to celebrate 50 years since Stirling Moss first won the British Grand Prix and 100 years of British motorsport.
Thanks to Graham …

Dick Johnson Tru Blu retro

Video + Photos: DJR to run retro Tru-Blu livery at Bathurst 1000

The famous Dick Johnson Racing Tru-Blu livery will return to Mount Panorama this year as part of the 50th anniversary of the Bathurst 1000.

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Video Documentary: The Pirelli Calendar Saga

Since 1964 Formula 1 Tyre supplier Pirelli has produced the prestigious Pirelli Calendar. The “cal” has attracted top models and renowned photographers to create what has become one of the most desirable products in publishing …

Porsche Martini 918 Spyder

Porsche and Martini Racing back together for retro look 918 Spyder

Porsche and  Martini have  signed a partnership agreement to renew their successful 1970s relationship by making the Martini Racing livery exclusively available on the innovative 918 Spyder.

1977 Bathurst Bike Program

Memorabilia: Bathurst Bike Programs

Bathurst’s famous Mt Panorama has hosted motorcycle racing from 1938 until 1994. But most fans remember the late 1970s and early 1980s and the infamous riots of 1981 – 1985. There programs celebrate what the …

Richie Ginther

Classic Ads: Richie Ginther, Ford GT40 and Shell

Just stumbled across these classic Shell ads uploaded by Richie Ginther’s son Bret. Here is what he says about the commercials.

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Memorabilia: Cooler Decal Collection

Motorsport tragics are a rugged lot, enduring every conceivable weather condition for an extended trackside vigil requires incredible dedication. Like soldiers, fans are laden with enough gear to survive the most hostile environment, and like …

Pierrick Jegou Montee Historique

Monteé Historique du Montaigu Posters by Pierrick Jégou

These wonderful retro race posters are from Parisian art director, graphic designer and photographer, Pierrick Jégou.