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Gear: Rule Britannia 2014 Classic F1 Calendar

Knowing what time it is is a very important aspect of being a hip and happening dude(tte), and we feel that knowing what day it is is quite helpful as well. Happily Saison 73 are …


Top Five of 2012: Retro Motorsport Gear

The Magic Racing Car Models of Alistair Brookman
“My name is Alistair Brookman and I make 1:12 scale fully hand-built model Grand Prix Ferraris.”

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Video: The story of Phil Hill and his love of racing photography

Phil Hill, the 1961 Formula One World Champion also happened to be a very keen photographer.  In this video, his son, Derek Hill, explains the project to compile his father’s images and stories into a …

Ayrton Senna: the Messiah of Motor Racing

Biography: Ayrton Senna – The Messiah of Motor Racing

A new biography about Ayrton Senna is set to take a different approach to exploring the life and career of the motorsport legend.

Autocourse Grand Prix Whos Who

Review: Autocourse – Grand Prix Who’s Who

Do you think you know about every driver that has ever raced in Formula 1? Think again. The fourth edition of Autocourse Grand Prix Who’s Who will fill in any missing gaps from 1950…

Circus Life

Don Cox’ Circus Life: Australian Motorcycle Racers In Europe In The 1950s

“Experience the highs, lows and scary hospitals – stories even the men who lived them reckon people would not believe.”
Motorsport Retro’s master of motorcycles, Don Cox, is back in a big way with his new …

Jacky Ickx Limited Edition

Glorious Retro Gear: Jacky Ickx Limited Edition

Immaculately and imaginatively presented, hand-signed and numbered by the man himself and packed with the 24 defining moments of Jacky Ickx’ incredible career, the Jacky Ickx limited edition is a thing of magnificence and wonder.

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RACV Motorclassica 2011 ready to kick off in style

Today, with Tour Classica winding its way through Melbourne’s city streets, RACV Motorclassica finally starts with a bang and a cough of smoke from the exhaust.
For those heading to the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne …

Driven by Desire Desire Wilson

Driven by Desire: The Desiré Wilson story

Motorsport is full of incredible stories, amazing people, and impossible events. Desiré Wilson’s story has to rank among the most powerful and unique of them all.


$275 000 book: The Official Ferrari Opus

Ferrari has come up with a $275,000 book, The Official Ferrari Opus, which is being termed as the most lavish and most valuable historical reference the Italian sports car manufacturer has ever produced.
The most extravagant …

GT40 story

Book Review: Legendary Race Cars

Let me preface this review by saying that I’m not a fan of Greatest Hits albums. Usually when I like a band, I dive headlong into their catalog; collecting all the LPs, digging …

the king

An Age of Superheroes: A tale of Grand Prix racing’s golden era 1988-1993

I have just visited Hell for Leather Magazine and read a great excerpt from Mat Oxley’s new book “An Age of Superheroes”
The book tells the tale of Grand Prix racing’s golden era, 1988-1993, …