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Sydney Retro Speedfest

Get Pumped for the Inaugural Sydney Retro Speedfest

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Sydney is about to add a new feather to its historic racing cap, with the launch of Sydney Retro Speedfest – a brand new historic racing event for 2014.
The inaugural Sydney Retro Speedfest …

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Completely sideways with Neal Bates in a Toyota Celica RA40

Motorsport Retro rides on board with captain sideways, Neal Bates in his supremely fast Toyota Celica RA40 classic rally car.

Mitsubishi Starion: The Series Production stars and Group A cars

Mitsubishi Starion: The Series Production stars and Group A cars

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“Mitsubishi brought out some brilliant engines for their world rally program. It’s frustrating to look back on it because a Starion with one of those (Lancer) Evo-type engines as a touring car …

Ayrton Senna 1992 Honda NSX

Buy Ayrton Senna’s 1992 Honda NSX

It’s not a race car, but this Honda NSX has all the pedigree we need for it to be a very exciting machine. Heading to auction at Silverstone Auctions’ upcoming Race Retro & Classic Car …

BRE Datsun 510

Nissan References Classic Racers With Super Modern IDx

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We’re big fans of the Datsun 510, or Datsun 1600, here at Motorsport Retro. Back in the golden age of motoring they offered great performance at a good price, with oodles of potential for …

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Sublime: Toyota’s Supra

With an illustrious motorsport career that spanned everything from drifting to sportscar racing; drag racing to rally, Toyota’s Supra is a legendary race car from a younger generation of classics. And no Supra is more …

Mazda RX3

Mazda RX-3: The giant-killing rotary that put the R in Respect for ‘Rice Burners’

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When a trio of Mazda R100 coupes arrived at Mount Panorama in 1969, for the Hardie-Ferodo 500, they brought with them an entirely new kind of music than that which had played around The …

Carlos kicks Corlla, 1998 WRC Finale

Video: The Laugh of Fate

This superb video captures what has to have been one of the most frustrating experiences a rally driver has gone through in the history of motorsports.

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Baja Chic: Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart’s ’94 Toyota PPI Trophy Truck is Awesome and You Can Buy It

This ’94 Toyota PPI Trophy Truck was driven by Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Famer Ivan Stewart, known for tackling and wining entire desert races without a navigator or relief driver, as well as accumulating enough records and wins …

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Video: Retro drift – the craziest use of weight shift you’ll ever see

Shot sometime around the last turn of the century, this piece of retro-Japanese video goodness showcases some of the most extreme steering hand work we’ve ever come across. Enjoy!

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Video: The Ultimate Tribute to Group C

Perhaps even more thrilling than the years of turbocharged Formula 1 were the Group C racers of the same era. Manufacturers were given a huge amount of autonomy following a brief which resulted in a …

Beltoise - Brabham - 1970 - Spain

Sideways Formula 1 cars – 12 incredible photos

Formula 1 is about being fast, and being fast is about having grip. For the most part, Formula 1 engineers and drivers work pretty well together in order to maintain traction when and where it …