Leyton house staring

Video: How to start a 1990 Formula 1 car

When you wake up in the morning, and jump into your car for work, you put the key in, and go. Not so with a Formula 1 car.

Chris Amon BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile

Amon and his Batmobile Star at the New Zealand Festival of Motorsport

24 Hours of Le Mans winner and Formula One star Chris Amon is in the midst of a reunion with his 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL ‘Batmobile’. The pair are among an impressive line-up of drivers …


Best of the Cahier Archive: Rubens Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello, affectionately known as Rubinho, is the the most experienced driver in Formula 1 history, thanks to 322 starts with Jordan, Stewart, Ferrari, Honda, Brawn and Williams.


2012 HBBB to Open with Golden Era Celebration

Jeff Leisk, Charlie Williams, Ivan Mauger and a nigh-unbeatable collection of Honda’s magic machinery will head to Broadford this coming April for the 2012 Honda Broadford Bike Bonanza.


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 …