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Introducing the Ayrton Senna Institute Showcase

Image: Ayrton Senna Institute Showcase/Ducati
Bringing together the official products of the Ayrton Senna, Senninha and Ayrton Senna Institute brands, the Ayrton Senna Institute Showcase helps you to celebrate the man; the driver; the legend, while …

Tracks Racing the Sun

Make Tracks and Race the Sun

Image: Tracks: Racing the Sun
In this epic novel about the motor-racing heroes of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, legendary characters battle to win incredible races on switchback roads along the edges of ravines.
We’re sold! …

Porsche 917

Gear: Porsche 917 X 17 Publisher’s Edition

Image: David Bull Publishing
“While the memory of many successful racing cars fades with time, that of the 917 has endured, passing not just into Porsche history but motorsport folklore itself. Amazing when you consider it raced …

Beast: The Top Secret Ilmor-Penske Engine that Shocked the Racing World at the Indy 500

Beast: The true story behind the creation of a legendary race engine

Image: Octane Press
In an era when race regulations left a little more room for a creative mind to do something completely different, Penske Racing, Ilmor and Mercedes-Benz found a way to build a one-of-a-kind beast …


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 …