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Video: Jeff Leisk – 1989 500cc Motocross World Championship

The next issue of the excellent Transmoto Magazine will have a story about Jeff Leisk’s memorable 1989 season, “where he talks about his bad luck at Namur and Valkenswaard – where he ran …

Hill and McLaren

Video: 1970 Spanish Grand Prix

Enjoy this stirring video from the action packed 1970 Spanish Grand Prix.
The clip kicks off with some great interviews, as F1 had just introduced a new rule which meant the top 10 “seeded” drivers did …

sports illustrated

Steve McQueen’s 1971 Husqvarna 400 for auction

Here is a special piece of memorabilia for Steve McQueen fans.
This is the Husqvarna 400 that appeared, along with a shirtless Steve, on the cover of Sports Illustrated (August 23, 1971).
The bike, along with a …

senna

Video: Senna film wins award at Sundance Film Festival

The movie Senna has won the World Cinema Audience Award at the famous Sundance Film Festival.
On top of that reviews from the US media have been overwhelmingly positive and the film looks set to …

Barry

Classic Ads: Barry Sheene for Brut 33

1976 500cc World Champion Barry Sheene was once sponsored by the Faberge brand. As a result Barry was lucky enough  to star in this rather hilarious commercial for Brut 33.
The clip features the memorable line …

Senna and Lauda England 1984

Best of The Cahier Archive: 1984 Formula 1 Season

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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Legends: Phil Read

Phil Read was the Prince of Speed and might also be called the Prince of Longevity – winning his first world championship event (the 350 TT) at the Isle of Man in 1961 and his …

JRcrash

Video: Johnny Rutherford interviewed about his massive 1980 crash

Three time Indy 500 winner Johnny Rutherford (1974, 1976 and 1980), also known as “Lone Star Jr” talks about surviving his shocking crash at Phoenix International Raceway in 1980.
Rutherford was leading the race and went …