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Video: Jackie Stewart drives the March Judd 881 and declares it “very strange”

“Too uncomfortable and too cramped” was Jackie Stewart‘s summary of the Adrian Newey designed March Judd 881. Jackie was also less the complimentary about the entire concept.

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Video Series: F1 1978 – The Shape Of Things To Come

Colin Chapman flipped the Formula One world upside down during the 1978 Formula One season, introducing the glued-to-the-ground Lotus 79 in Belgium and changing the shape of Formula One cars forever.

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George Waltman completes the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona solo

George Waltman sits in his Aztec Racing Morgan Plus 4 after single handedly completing the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona at Daytona International Speedway.

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Video: A lesson in Steering with a Heavy Right Boot

One of the aspects of retro racing that I miss the most when watching modern Formula One is all the sliding around that the modern cars don’t do. I miss when drivers could afford to, …

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The Dakar Rally: “A school of life”

The motorsport season is always an adventure, but there can be no bigger adventure than the Dakar Rally that traditionally starts on New Year’s Day.

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Video: Jackie Stewart on Project 34

Hop in Tyrrell’s ‘Project 34’ for a run around Paul Ricard with Jackie Stewart a few weeks after the radical racer was introduced in London.

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Video: Fresh Moods

The internet can throw up some interesting surprises, even when it seems everything imaginable (and slightly too much that isn’t) has already had its 15 (megabytes) minutes of fame.

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Illustration: March 89P Porsche

In 1989 Teo Fabi drove his Quaker State Oil sponsored Porsche to its only victory in the CART Series at the Red Roof Inns 200 on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, USA. It was …

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Enduring: Le Mans, Daytona and Sebring Celebrate Anniversaries in 2012

2012 is to be a big year for classic races, with the 24 Hours of Daytona, 24 Hours of Le Mans and Twelve Hours of Sebring all set to celebrate significant anniversaries.

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Patrick Depailler: One of the old school

When you look back at some of the real characters of Formula 1 from the 60s, 70s and 80s, no one was less ‘F1’ than Patrick Depailler.
Forget your healthy diets and exercise, Depailler’s regime was: …

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Best of the Cahier Archive: Emerson Fittipaldi

“Emmo” as he was known to his huge legion of fans, was Brazil’s first Formula One World Champion.

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Video: Porsche at Le Mans in the 1980s

Porsche is celebrating their 2014 Le Mans comeback with video  look back at the cars and drivers who made history at the Circuit de la Sarthe.