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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 …

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.

15 Magic Moments from the Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival commentator Henry Hope-Frost picks his favourite 15 moments from this year’s surreal historic-racing extravaganza.

Nigel Mansell – Stat Attack

Nigel Mansell drove in 191 Grands Prix between 1980 and 1995. These are the facts about everything in between.

Rally Monster – MG Metro 6R4

At the start of the 1980s, Austin Rover reached a crossroads in its efforts to take on its chief rivals – notably Audi, Ford and Opel – in the increasingly competitive world rally championship. Despite …

Twenty Fever Moments From The Festival of Speed

For pinch-yourself moments wherever you look, Goodwood’s Festival of Speed has no equal.

Luscious Racing Liveries – Part III

The latest installment of one of our most popular pieces, ever.

Gallery: Martini Porsche 911 RSR replica

An incredibly detailed road-going recreation of a Targa Florio legend.