1981 Lotus 87

For Sale: Nigel Mansell’s 1981 Lotus 87

Image: Hall & Hall
We have a little Formula 1 fever going on here at Motorsport Retro, as we celebrate the red lights going out on the first Formula 1 race for 2014. This magnificent 1981 Lotus …

1973 Porsche 911 RS Hurley Haywood

Video: Hurley Haywood reunited with Sebring-winning ’73 RS

Endurance racing legend Hurley Haywood is reunited with his 1973 911 RS, 40 years after driving it to his first 12 hours of Sebring victory.


Gallery: Thursday Paddock at 2014 Australian F1 GP

We’ve set up camp here at the 2014 Formula 1 debut in preparation for a huge weekend. This is what we spotted in our first moments.


Video: Glory Days of Sebring

Take a trip back in time with this awesome piece of retro treasure

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Like father, like son: The McLaren Magnussen tale

Jan Magnussen had the world at his feet when he made is F1 debut for McLaren in 1995, but for one reason or another failed to make it all work in the big league. Now, …

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Gallery: 3D Jacky Ickx 1969 Ford GT40

This digital recreation of Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver’s Le Mans winning machine is truly epic.


Video: Gilles Villeneuve driving blind

Incredible driving caught on camera during the 1981 Canadian Grand Prix.


Top 10 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix moments caught on film!

With the 78th Australian Grand Prix coming up this weekend, let’s take a look at the 10 wildest moments the event has ever seen.

Holden LC Torana GTR

Holden LC Torana GTR: Born to Fly!

Image: The Shannons Club, www.autopics.com.au
Holden’s LC Torana GTR XU-1 may be the local hero, but don’t count out its gentler little brother, the LC Torana GTR, which had plenty of competition chops of its own.


Amelia Island: Which McLaren would you take home?

10 McLarens, and you can only pick one – which would it be?

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From racing to road – The colourful history of AMG

Iconic global tuner AMG began life as an after-work pastime for a pair of small-town racing nuts. This is their story.

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Video: F1 through the eyes of Clive James (1997)

Clive James is absolutely hilarious in his frank approach to F1.