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HSRCA Historics

Photo Gallery: Reliving the Golden Age of Motorsport with the HSRCA at Wakefield Park

Images by Seth Reinhardt
Our friends in the HSRCA were back at Wakefield Park this past weekend, putting pedal to metal in six or seven decades’ worth of historic racing machinery for some springtime fun. We have photos of …

2015 Goodwood Revival

9 Great Racing Moments at the 2015 Goodwood Revival

Drivers in the 2015 Goodwood Revival may have been steering million-plus dollar motorcars, but all thought of babying them went out the window the moment the lights went out and the red mist came down. It was mirror-to-mirror, wheels in …

Goodwood Revival 2015

Stream the Goodwood Revival LIVE Right here!

Image thanks to the Goodwood Revival
The Goodwood Revival is off and running for 2015, and you can catch the whole thing streamed live right here at Motorsport Retro all weekend long!

1959 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

This 1959 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is a Dream

At the heart of the golden age of motorsport is the spirit of innovation. Achieving a goal by pushing what ever means you have available to you to their utter limit. This 1959 Ferrari 250 Testa …

1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight

For Auction: 1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight

Images by Patrick Ernzen, thanks to RM Sotheby’s
One of three cars prepared for the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans, the only lightweight C-Types built by the factory and the first cars ever to tackle …

1959 COOPER-CLIMAX MONACO T-49 MK I

For Sale: 1959 Cooper-Climax Monaco T-49 MK I

Images: Bonhams
The second of just eight Mark I Cooper-Climax Monacos, this lovely little machine was owned by Finnish legend Kurt Lincoln as well Jack Brabham, and has an impressive racing history behind it. It’s heading …

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Mega Photo Gallery & Report: Peter Auto Spa Classic 2015

Marcel Hundscheid/Speed-O-Graphica.com
Spa hosted the fifth edition of the Peter Auto Spa Classic during the weekend of 22nd, 23rd and 24th of May. This edition was visited by 20.000 spectators, a new record with no less …

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. …