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Top Five of 2012: Feature Stories

Alex Zanardi: Don’t Dream It’s Over: Part One

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As he prepares for his races in the Paralympics in September, it’s time to look at the man that is Alex Zanardi. And if you don’t laugh at …

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Video interview: Jackie Stewart – “The Matra was the best car I ever drove”

Three time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart chats about his career, as well as the 2012 F1 season, with Henry Hope-Frost at the Autosport International Show.

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Top Five of 2012: Bikes

Video: Britten V1000 Racing Motorcycle

The Britten V1000 is a hand-built racing motorcycle built and designed John Britten and his mates, mostly in his home in New Zealand. Exotic, innovative and stunning, it went on to …

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Top Five of 2012: Retro Motorsport Gear

 
The Magic Racing Car Models of Alistair Brookman
“My name is Alistair Brookman and I make 1:12 scale fully hand-built model Grand Prix Ferraris.”
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Top Five of 2012: Buying Retro Racers

Senna’s 1984 Toleman TG184-2 Up For Auction

Sunshine, boats and bikinis are what come to mind when one thinks of the atmosphere in the paddock at Monaco when Formula One rolls into town for the weekend. …

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Top Five of 2012: Touring Cars

Video: BTCC 1992 – Tin-Top Tearaways

The British Touring Car Championship has pitted high-street cars and household-name drivers against each other for over 50 years. And ever since those early years in the late 1950s, the …

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Top Five of 2012: MotoGP

Legends: John Surtees

John Surtees left motorcycle racing at age 26 with the number one on his machine. It’s a fact quoted many times since Casey Stoner announced that he’s retiring.
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Top Five of 2012: Photo Galleries

Best of the Cahier Archive: Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows

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Enjoy this Photo Gallery of the Silver Arrows from the 1954, 1955, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Seasons.
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Top Five of 2012: Documentaries

Video Documentary: Carroll Shelby – The Golden Age of Motorsport

Here is the first of many video and photo tributes that Motorsport Retro will be running to celebrate the life of the legendary racer, designer and …

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Top Five of 2012: Motorsport Art

Retro Art: Ricardo Santos

These brilliant artworks come from Ricardo Santos; Portuguese art director and graphic designer, and one of the design team responsible for the World’s Best-Designed Newspaper, jornal i, as judged by the Society for News Design in 2010.
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Top Five of 2012: Videos

Video: Rally Heaven – Shotgun in a Lancia Stratos and Delta S4

“But then when the turbo comes together.. pshwt!”
When it came time for Pirelli to launch their new tyre for historic racing and rally cars, the P7 …

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Top Five of 2012: Formula One

One hit wonder: The Brabham Fan Car

Adrian Newey, genius. Gordon Murray, ‘God’. Racing rules are very definitive so it takes brilliant and inventive minds to find loopholes. Newey has made a skill of it, as …