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The Tipo 250

Gear: The Tipo 250

A winning combination of tremendous speed and timeless beauty, the Maserati 250F was the drive of choice for the likes of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss in the mid-1950s. These days it is remembered …

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Legends: Carlo Ubbiali

At the Assen Centennial Classic 1998, events were decided on regularity of lap times. Italy’s nine-times world champion Carlo Ubbiali, then aged 68, was a clear winner in his class.


The history of Daytona Beach and NASCAR

For around six weeks, Daytona Beach, Florida is taken over by motorsport, its history growing by the year
The first event at Daytona International Speedway is the Rolex 24 Hours which celebrated its 50th anniversary in …


Video: Fangio + Monza + Alfa = must see

Go for a fang with El Maestro at Monza.

A Passion for Speed

A Passion for Speed

Sir Malcolm Campbell, his son Donald Campbell and their Bluebirds spent the 1920s, 30s, 50s and 60s going faster than anyone else in the world on land and on water.

Motor Sport Retro

Top Five of 2011: Videos

Video: Colin McRae + MG Metro 6R4 + biggest moment ever = crazy
Watch as Colin McRae has a huge moment and goes backwards down an escape road at 80mph in his MG Metro 6R4 on the …

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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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Interview: John Harvey

John Harvey is one of Australia’s most versatile and accomplished racing drivers. He won numerous Speedway titles in the 50s and 60s, before switching to road racing where he successfully campaigned Brabham’s in the Australian …