With a growing interest for the younger cars amongst the historic spectrum of what I would actually call “classics”, it appears that even if history and references are closer, the understanding of these is still chaotic and that is a … Continue reading #Focus – GT1 and it’s true loophole story.
You’ve probably read the latest news about the prancing horse but to us the signing of Spanish driver Carlos Sainz junior is of little interest. What actually matters is the recent talks in Indycar. At the beginning of the week, … Continue reading #Focus – As Ferrari reveals their new interest for Indycar, let’s look back…
Wayback in 2015 we concentrated on a series of articles about so-called motorsport failures. Most of it was about the World Sports Car Championship of the early nineties, when manufacturers switched from the original fuel formula regulations to the 3500cc … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The Konrad KM-011 and the Geoff Kingston update.
Whether you are under lockdown, confinement, quarantine or plainly free, the world has slowed down and although the work life continues, I thought it could be a good time to explain another simple but troublesome part of the FIA Historic … Continue reading #HistoricRacing – HTP and the importance of the period specification picture.
It’s week 2 of teleworking. While you would normally celebrate the fact that you can stay home and be productive, the Covid-19 is forcing us all to take this as an every day routine. I’m fortunate to have my own … Continue reading #Quarantine – Motor sport and past world crisis, a glimpse of 1939.
It’s been a while since I posted on the blog, work has been a reason, sport another but altogether inspiration is also part of the job. As I struggled to find some, it wasn’t worth talking of useless stuff. For … Continue reading #Focus – Motor Sport, when less becomes more.
Back in 1979 the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterchaft commonly known as the DRM was in full swing. Harald Ertl, originally a journalist and amateur driver who had rised up from Formula Vee to Formula One with little success for the later … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Europa or Brexit, you chose.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography Group 5 or “Special Production Cars” as the FIA defined it back in 1976 and up to 1982 is well known or remembered for the all mighty Porsche 935, BMW 320 and Ford Zakspeed … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – I like big butts and I cannot lie.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography It’s #TouringCarTuesday so let’s have a little bit of German #TouringCarMadness with the lovely 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Evolution II, a car which has been on my dream short-list of cars, although, people that know … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Das Evolution II.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography Flashback Friday let’s say and well, invited again to a special day at sunny Donington Park in the UK last week for a trackday like no other, here is a little selection of pictures … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Not your average Tuesday.
Back in 1988, Mercedes’ board gave the go-ahead for a new challenger to the forthcoming 3.5L World Sports Car Championship era to start from 1st of January 1991 and this would become known as the Mercedes-Benz C291. Not only it … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1991 Mercedes-Benz C291.
Not your usual Lotus here but a bike and the only real Lotus bike. Something which properly fits in the manufacturer history, a breakaway and cutting-edge concept which was instrumental in the 1992 British Olympic cycling triumph. Regarding the bike, the Lotus Type 108 … Continue reading #Focus – The Lotus Type 108.