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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 …

Ford Falcon XK

Shannons Club: Ford XK-XL Falcons: From East African Safari to Ford’s first ‘Great Race’ win

Harry Firth and Bob Jane’s Ford Falcon XK in the 1962 Bathurst Six-Hour race, thanks to the Shannons Club and www.autopics.com.au
Ford’s motor racing heritage may be best known in the form of its fierce V8 …

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione – Video & Gallery

Photos by Tim Scott, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
Get to know this beautiful 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione, which is heading to auction at RM Sotheby’s’ upcoming Villa Erba sale.

Ford GT40

Ford GT40: How an Underdog Passes a Big Dog

Enzo Ferrari’s refusal to sell Ferrari to the Ford Motor Company in 1963 set into action one of the great rivalries and stories of sportscar racing history. It also led to the birth of the …

73rd Goodwood Members Meeting

73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting – Widescreen Gallery

Images: Peter Aylward
Soak in the atmosphere, bathe in the beautiful historic machinery and be thrilled by fearless historic motorsporting exploits in this 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting gallery by Peter Aylward.

Ford GT40 Mk IV Continuation by Kar Kraft

Sold: 1967 Ford GT40 Mk IV Continuation by Kar Kraft

Images: RM Sotheby’s by Drew Shipley
This 1967 Ford GT40 Mk IV Continuation by Kar Kraft is absolutely breathtaking. It sold earlier in the year at RM Sotheby’s’ Arizona sale for the princely sum of US$660,000, but that …

Allan Moffat 1969 Trans Am Mustang

Allan Moffat’s 1969 Trans Am Mustang – Widescreen Gallery

Images: Chris Nicholls
Enjoy a few minutes with the 1969 Trans Am Mustang in which Allan Moffat won 101 races in this brilliant photo gallery by Chris Nicholls.

Goodwood Members' Meeting

Door to Door Porsche Racing at Goodwood with Chris Harris

Tag along with the ever-effusive Chris Harris for the feast of motorsport that was the Goodwood 73rd Members’ Meeting. There’s lots of good bits with very, very sideways classic racing cars of all kinds and one …