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Nigel Mansell Williams Honda FW11 F1 1986

Nigel Mansell: “I loved the skid plates and the sparks”

In the 1980s, Formula 1 driver aids weren’t a topic of conversation. They had yet to be invented – unless you were Nigel Mansell that is.
The glorious sights of the first few laps with fuel-heavy …

Lauda 1983 Canada

Photo Gallery: Best of The Cahier Archive – Niki Lauda

This is the latest in our series of  photo specials showcasing the stunning images from the Cahier Archive. The collection, by photographers Bernard Cahier and his son Paul-Henri are part of a massive collection of …

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Dick Mann Honda CB750 Race Replica

Check out these wonderful images of a Dick Mann Honda CB750 replica, shot at Deus ex Machina in Sydney.
The Dick Mann Honda CB750 owns a special piece of moto history. It was the bike that …

Piquest 1989

Legends: Nelson Piquet

When it comes to lists of Top 10 all-time Formula 1 drivers, the usual names always crop up: Fangio, Clark, Stewart, Moss, Prost, Lauda, Senna and Schumacher. Yet one guy, who won three World Championships, …

Tyrrell P34.

Photo Gallery: The best of Michael C. Brown – Formula 1 Volume 2

This is our latest installment of  photographs showcasing the work of acclaimed motorsport photographer Michael C. Brown.
Michael’s photos have been published in just about every motorsport magazine you can think of. Michael joined Autosport magazine …

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Jackie Stewart in hospital after passing out on plane

According to the guardian.co.uk – ” Sir Jackie Stewart was taken to hospital this afternoon after falling ill on a London-bound flight. It is understood the 71-year-old three-times Formula One world champion had …

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Video: F1 World Champions 1950-2010

A look back in time at that special club of just 32 men who have won the greatest prize in motor sport.
Image: TheCahierArchive

artist Mike Harbar depicting the three leading XY GTHO Falcons of Allan Moffat, John French and Fred Gibson

Bathurst winner John French heads Phillip Island Classic celebrity grid

Ford hero and Bathurst winner John French will head a celebrity grid of motor racing ‘greats’ at this year’s Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport from March 18-20.
The Queenslander, who is Patron of the meeting, …

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Happy Birthday Mario Andretti

Happy Birthday Mario Andretti!
As we all know, Mario is one of the most successful drivers in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to win races in Formula One, IndyCar, …

1975

Legends: Johnny Cecotto

For a rookie GP season, Alberto “Johnny” Cecotto’s impact in 1975 takes some beating. As a 19-year-old riding a second-tier Yamaha with a year-old factory engine, he won four 350 GPs and dethroned Giacomo Agostini …

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One off Grand Prix winners: Giancarlo Baghetti France 1961

The start of the 1961 season marked a time of change in GP racing. Towards the end of the 50′s and into the new decade the British based GP teams had finally begun to get …

Lee Petty

1961 Daytona 500: “We don’t think your Daddys gonna live”

50 years ago, the Petty family had a weekend at the Daytona 500 they are unlikely to forget.
During the first qualifying race, 21 year old Richard Petty flew over the first turn wall.  It was …