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Penrite Oil Tin Cooler

Rockin’ Retro Penrite Gear

Image: Penrite
With a near 90-year history lubricating the motor industy and using motorsport as its development playground, Penrite have claim to some serious retro credentials.

Rush Movie Props

RUSH movie props and memorabilia up for auction

Image: the Prop Store
From miscellaneous documents and props which you may never even notice, to Niki Lauda’s prop replica 312T Ferrari, the Prop Store’s Rush Props and Costumes Auction is set to offer an impressive …

James Hunt 1978 Season Bell Helmet

James Hunt Helmet & Nigel Mansel Gloves Up For Auction

When it comes to artifacts of a racer’s career it’s hard to go past gloves and helmet, two heavily symbolic and personal items of protection. You’ll be able to pick up James Hunt’s helmet and …


Top Five of 2013: Gear

Cheers! Sandy’s Can Cars are Unbe(er)lievable

 Image: Sandy’s CanCars
It’s Saturday night. You’re surrounded by mates, good barbeque and beers. Great ideas flow like the golden liquid that’s rapidly making its way to your head.
And then all too …

Gilles Villeneuve Helmet

eBay find of the day: collectable Gilles Villeneuve helmet

The 1977 British Grand Prix was most famous for being the place of debut for Gilles Villeneuve, who drove the round for Marlboro McLaren before kick starting his time with Ferrari in 1978. This awesome …

Jack Brabham Prints

eBay find of the day: Jack Brabham Prints

We’ve just come across a piece of artwork on eBay which is right up our alley – an airbrushed trio of  three stunning Grand Prix race cars, as driven by Jack Brabham.

Rudolf Caracciola 1938 Swiss GP Mercedes W154

eBay find of the day: Signed Rudolf Caracciola photo

A very special signed photograph has been placed for auction on eBay. It demonstrates Rudolf Caracciola doing what he did best, and that was steering big, silver Mercedes Benzes to victory in the wet.

Ayrton Senna World Champion

Gear: The Great Helmet Designs of McLaren’s World Champion Drivers in 1:2 Scale

Although these days they tend to be redesigned, tweeted and Facebooked seemingly multiple times between each practice session, a driver’s helmet is one of their most significant brands, and the helmet designs of the golden …


Illustrations: Freehand technical drawings by Peter Hutton


Check out these lovely illustrations by Peter Hutton. I found them over at Megadeluxe.com where Hutton explained how he does it.

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 …

Brock Stamp

Commemorative Brock Marlboro stamp causes uproar

The use of Marlboro branding on a Australia Post stamp commemorating 50 years of the Bathurst 1000, has generated a major uproar from the poltically correct minority.