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1956 Lotus Eleven Le Mans

For Sale: 1956 Lotus Eleven Le Mans Sports Racer

Images via Bonhams
This gorgeous 1956 Lotus Eleven Le Mans sports racer has had many amazing motorsport adventures in its lifetime and quite a lot of detective work has gone into unraveling the mysteries of its history. …

Ferrari 212 Barchetta

Driving the Perfectly Musical Ferrari 212

Take a few minutes and spend them with the effusive Chris Harris getting to know an absolutely stunning Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta by Touring. You’ll want to make sure you have your finest headphones or speakers around …

Fiat 1100 by Stanguellini

Video: Fiat 1100 by Stanguellini – an Italian Sports Car Jewel

Fabrizio Lorenzoni grew up watching race car driving heroes storm the streets outside his family home as they chased victory in the Parma – Poggio di Berceto. In the ’50s his father purchased a Fiat 1100 …

Stirling Moss 1961 Porsche RS61 Sports-Racing

Sir Stirling Moss’ Porsche RS-61 Heading to Auction

Images: Bonhams
Bonhams will put Sir Stirling Moss’ delightful Porsche RS-61 up for auction at their Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on the 26th of July, 2015.

Jim Russell's Racing Driver School

Learn to Skid at Jim Russell’s Racing School – 1959

Back in 1959, one pound a week would buy you a year’s worth of monthly racing instruction at Snetterton with cars, track and fuel included, thanks to Jim Russell’s budding racing driver school. Get the …

Bump Start a Maserati 250F

Video: How to Bump Start a Maserati 250F Mid Race

What to do if you’re stuck on your own mid-race with no go, no starter motor and you’re driving a Maserati 250F Grand Prix car that has no use for a battery? All you need is …

1959 Hagemann-Sutton Special

For Sale: 1959 Hagemann-Sutton Special

Images: Fantasy Junction
This one-off 1959 Hagemann-Sutton Special is both fast and beautiful, and tells an interesting story within the history of motorsport. It’s up for sale at Fantasy Junction.

A Brief History of Maserati

Video: A Brief History of Maserati by Clarkson

Find out what lies on page forty of the Ladybird Book of Motor Cars from 1963 – the highlight of Jeremy Clarkson’s childhood – in this brief history of Maserati from Top Gear.