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Memorable moments from the Formula 1 Grand Prix at Spa

The Belgium Grand Prix at Spa, home of the “greatest racing circuit in the world” is a favourite on the Formula 1 calendar for both drivers and fans alike. Over the years we have seen …

1978 FERRARI 312 T3 FORMULA 1 RACING SINGLE-SEATER

The Many Motorcars of the Monterey Auction Week

Image: Bonhams
Over the past seven days, in a pretty little town reminiscent of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs‘ Swallow Falls, US$400 million changed hands in exchange for 750-odd classic cars.
They went under the hammer during the traditional …

Nigel Mansell and Lotus – Ten great shots and a story

1992 Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell endured a tough time at Lotus. He drove three races on debut in 1980 and then four full seasons from 1981 to 1984. Few could have predicted the …

10 Things we learnt at the 2014 Monterey Pre-Reunion

Monterey Car Week is on most car enthusiasts’ bucket lists. Some go for the car shows, some go for the auctions, some go for the racing. At Motorsport Retro, we went for the racing… starting with …

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. …

The Winningest Ferrari 333 SP

Photography by Darin Schnabel, thanks to RM Auctions
This 333 SP is the only Ferrari to win both the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring, and at RM Auctions’ upcoming Monterey Sale, you …

Enzo Ferrari – The best of Il Commendatore

The face behind the most evocative brand in motorsport. Meet the real Enzo Ferrari.

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.