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Formula 1 Strike in the Hotel

Formula 1 Strike One. South Africa, 1982

Images: LAT Photographic
The drivers were unified, for once; fighting clauses in their Superlicence contracts, and it sparked a remarkable weekend. This is the story of the 1982 Formula 1 drivers strike.

1985 Austrian GP

My life in F1 race programmes: Austria 1985

I’m sure you know where you were when Ayrton Senna died, but do you remember where you were for the Austrian GP in 1985? I do…
This is the first in a series of the story …

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 …

Brabham 1984

Video Documentary: Taming Turbo in Formula One

When forced-induction came to Formula One  it brought with it impossible power, immense sound and intense racing.

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 …

Ligier JS11

For Sale: 1980 Ligier JS11/15

With drivers like Jacques Laffite, Patrick Depailler and Jacky Ickx behind the wheel, Ligier’s JS11 was a competitive force in the 1979 Formula One season.

Tyrrell 006

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 …

Senna in the Lotus 98T

Video: Brundle Drives the 1986 Lotus 98T

“Senna driving it and putting it on pole all the time. The whole package came as a successful, fantastic looking package out of the ‘80s where, maybe it was the most spectacular time ever in …