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The Golden Era of Formula Two Racing Cars

by Marcel Hundscheid / Speed-O-Graphica.com
Who remembers the golden era of Formula Two cars, especially the period from 1976 up to 1984 during which Ralt, Chevron, Lola and March battled it out for supremacy? In this article we …

Ex-Alpina Works 1969 BMW 2800CS

For Sale: Ex-Alpina Works 1969 BMW 2800CS

Image via William I’Anson
This Alpina 3.0 CSL Group 2-upgraded ex-Alpina Works 1969 BMW 2800CS recently enjoyed a sympathetic restoration to stunning original condition. Featuring an impressive history, it’s in race-ready condition and is up for sale …

1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam

Ex-Alan Mann Racing Works 1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam Heads to Auction

Images via Bonhams
This Ford-supplied works 1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam Competition Saloon is an original car loaned by Ford to the Alan Mann Racing Team for the British and European Touring Car Championships. It’s recently …

2017 McLaren-Honda MCL32

McLaren Heads Back to the ’60s With 2017 MCL32

Images provided by McLaren
The McLaren-Honda MCL32 is definitely a 2017 Formula 1 car, bristling with all manner of aerodynamic appendages, but it has something distinctly retro about it – the return of McLaren’s iconic orange in …

Jaguar XJ13

Meet the Lone Jaguar XJ13, an Unraced Le Mans Challenger

There’s only one Jaguar XJ13 in the world. It was developed by Jaguar in the mid ’60s to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but it never raced. This video tells its story.

Niki Lauda BMW Procar Champion

Magic New Classic Motorsport Art by Retro Dude Dan Šenkeřík

Paintings by Dan Šenkeřík
Czech artist Dan Šenkeřík devotes his artistic talents to capturing the passion, speed and heroism of classic motorsport and its dauntless drivers and riders.
We first encountered his work a few years ago, and were …

Lotus Cortina Mk1

An Elegant Racer for a More Civilised Age: Lotus Cortina Mk1 For Sale

Images via William i’Anson
This Lotus Cortina Mk1 is a legend in historic racing circles, earning huge success in U2TC – a European series for pre-1966 under two-litre touring cars. It’s up for sale at William i’Anson.

Tom Havlasek Motorsport Art

New Tom Havlasek Limited Edition Motorsport Prints for Christmas

Art by Tom Havlasek
We’ve been big fans of Czech artist Tom Havlasek’s retro motorsport art for some years now, so we were thrilled when he contacted us recently to share some of his new works.