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’.

Ferrari 512S Daytona 71

Close, But No Cigar: Ferrari 512S – 1971 24 Hours of Daytona

In America in the mid-20th century carnivals and county fairs would hand out cigars as prizes for anyone who might win at the games offered on the midway.  Failure to win might elicit the response …

8380 Food Chain

Gear: 8380 Laboratories’ Classic Race Car Food Chain

8380 Laboratories have put together a series of seriously groovy retro motorsport t-shirts based on the idea of a food chain for classic racing cars.

1992 Ducati 888 SBK

Saltarelli Ducati Collection offered at RM Auctions Monaco sale

A highlight of the 2012 RM Auctions Monaco sale is the incredible Saltarelli Ducati Collection. One of the largest private collections of Ducati motorcycles ever to be offered at auction, the collection spans the …

Tasman Series Calendar 2012

Gear: Tasman Series Calendar 2012

In late 1961 a group of drivers including Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, and John Surtees took to the sunny circuits of Australia and New Zealand in the past season’s Formula One cars to go racing …

Kankkunen collection

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.

Gardner action Spanish GP 1988

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 …


1985 Daytona 24hrs: The Porsche superstar show

What do sportscar superstar Bob Wollek, Grand Prix winner Thierry Boutsen, all-round racing legend AJ Foyt and four-time Indy 500 winner have in common?
Bizzare and as random as it may sound… At the start of …

Pirelli Calendar 20121

Video + Photos: 2012 Pirelli Calendar

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has been wowing and shocking the world since 1964 with “The Cal”, the infamous Pirelli Calendar


Video: Fangio + Monza + Alfa = must see

Go for a fang with El Maestro at Monza.


Top Five of 2011: Documentaries

Video Documentary: Hunt and Sheene – When Playboys Ruled the World

Sit back and enjoy this full length documentary about the legendary Barry Sheene and his partner in crime James Hunt.
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Top Five of 2011: Le Mans and Sportscar

Le Mans 1983: Michael and Mario Andretti attempt to make history

In 1983, Mario Andretti – one of America’s legendary drivers – competed in the epic race for the first time since 1967. This was his …