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Legends: Carlo Ubbiali

At the Assen Centennial Classic 1998, events were decided on regularity of lap times. Italy’s nine-times world champion Carlo Ubbiali, then aged 68, was a clear winner in his class.

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50th Anniversary of 24 hours at Daytona: 1968 – Vic Elford wins for Porsche

As a galaxy of stars get ready for the 50th running of sportscars at Daytona this weekend at the 24 Hours we celebrate the  event’s most successful marque: Porsche

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For Sale: Ayrton Senna’s Helmet and Race Suit

Silverstone Auctions’ upcoming Race Retro sale will present automobilia collectors with an incredibly rare opportunity to own a pair of artifacts from the Formula One legend – one of Ayrton Senna’s race-used helmets and racing …

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Paul Newman: Behind Blue Eyes

For a world-famous multiple award-winning actor, Paul Newman kept a low profile at the race track. He was just ‘one of the team’.

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Photos: WRC World Champion Juha Kankkunen’s Car Collection

This is the stunning car collection of Juha Kankkunen, winner of  23 world rallies and four drivers’ world championships and the only man to become world champion with three different manufacturers.

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Legends: Wayne Gardner

In 1988, Swan Breweries showcased leading Australian sports people in television advertisements, with the catchline: “they said you’d never make it”.
In a first for Australian motorcycling, reigning world 500 champion Wayne Gardner was featured. It …

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Video: Fangio + Monza + Alfa = must see

Go for a fang with El Maestro at Monza.
 
 

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Senna vs Prost: Elf Master Karting, Bercy 1993

The recent celebrity-driver karting event at the Palais Omnisport in Paris-Bercy, in which a number of international racing stars did battle in electric karts around the indoor circuit, brings back memories of the inaugural event …

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Top Five of 2011: Formula One

Remembering Jim Clark

43 years ago, the world lost a hero in Jim Clark.
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Video: Dakar flashback – Cyril Neveu vs Hubert Auriol 1987

Two Dakar legends go head to head during the 1987 edition of the worlds toughest race.

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Top Five of 2011: Photo Galleries

Best of the MSR Facebook: Classic Formula One Engine Photos

This post, then, is in honour of our Facebook fans, and their collection of beautiful cars and motorsport moments. Enjoy this gallery of some of our favourite Formula …

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David Purley: Fearless

David Purley is a hero. Some would say an unsung one, but just a quick look at his life, and it will take you less than two minutes to realize this guy was like no …