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Gijs van Lennep and Herbert Muller

Targa Florio ’73: last of the real road races

An important chapter of sportscar racing came to an end on May 13th 1973 when the last ‘proper’ Targa Florio took place on the 45-mile Piccolo Madonie circuit on the Italian island of Sicily. Since …

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Renault: Powering Formula 1 Champions

During pre-season testing for the 2012 Formula 1 season, teams spent four days at former Spanish GP venue Jerez – all eyes on the latest creations from the 12 competing squads.

Connew F1 tiny workshop

The story of the Connew F1 Team

If remembered at all, motorsports fans  recall Sunday, August 13 1972 as the date Emerson Fittipaldi won the Austrian Grand Prix, and in doing so all but clinched his first Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. …

HSRCA Historics at Wakefield Park

Photo Gallery: A Historic Summer with the HSRCA

The Historic Sports and Racing Car Association of NSW had a glorious collection of historic racing and sports cars out on the circuit at Wakefield Park this past weekend for their first historic motorsport outing of the …

Historica Race Wear

Groovy Gear: Historica Classic Race Wear

One of the joys of historic motorsport is really getting in to the theme of it all by going a bit retro and rekindling the warm, friendly atmosphere of the golden eras of motorsport. It’s …

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Photo Gallery: The Most Beautiful Formula One Cars

1991 Jordan 191 driven by Andrea de Cesaris at Monaco
We’d like to take your mind off the naff noses of the recently unveiled 2012 Formula One cars, so we asked around the office and, with the …

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Video: Fangio and Brabham Race at Sandown

“I will not demonstrate it, I will race it.”

1972 REPLICA DUCATI IMOLA RACER

For Sale: 1972 Ducati 750SS Imola Replica

A few days before the 1972 Imola 200, Paul Smart met the Ducati 750 for the first time for a test at Modena. He broke then World Champion Giacomo Agostini‘s lap record within his first 20 laps, …