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The Classic Motorsport Art of Tom Havlasek

The Return of the Retro Art of Tom Havlasek

Image: Tom Havalsak
We first encountered Tom Havalsak’s ravishing retro art back in the wild old days of 2013, and we loved the way he captured the bombastic character of the golden age of motorsport. He recently …

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 …

Sydney Retro Speedfest

Get Pumped for the Inaugural Sydney Retro Speedfest

Image: Sydney Retro Speedfest
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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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 …

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Video: Tooned 50 – The Ayrton Senna story

The latest episode of Tooned is here, and it might not be exactly what you were expecting.

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 …

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10 things you need to know about James Hunt, Niki Lauda and RUSH

1. Video: James Hunt punches marshall

1977 Canadian Grand Prix, Hunt takes a swing at a marshall!

McLaren Heritage

McLaren Heritage – Photo genesis of an F1 icon

McLaren’s 50th birthday celebrations continue, with this collection of profile shots recalling 20 of the marques most significant F1 race cars. Here’s each of the vehicles in chronological order, how often they won, and for …

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Test a McLaren MP4/7 with Senna and Berger

Image: The Cahier Archive
“Although we won a few titles before, we feel that this year is going to be even harder than the last year.” - Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna and his McLaren-Honda team had a new set …

James Hunt

Gallery: Eight reasons we wish we were James Hunt

Even more comfortable in the presence of beautiful women than he was behind the wheel of a McLaren, James Hunt embodied the playboy sporting legend like few others ever will. It’s rumored that he became …

James Hunt and Niki Lauda - McLaren and Ferrari

Revisiting History: Driving Lauda and Hunt’s F1 racers in 2013

Can you imagine anything better than being able to drive a pair of Niki Lauda and James Hunt’s Formula 1 cars around a track like Snetterton, full tilt? Well, United Autosports went and did it. For …

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Video: 1969 Italian GP – The closest F1 finish ever?

Monza has played witness to some of the most terrific finishes in Formula 1 history; alongside that of 1967, 1970 and of course, the 1971 which we ran in our Monza Moments piece last week, …