Part 2 of the Renault 5 Turbo story and after the genesis of the whole project and how it got into production, let’s talk about the competition versions of this hot hatchback. Of course and as said previously, the Renault … Continue reading #Rally – Part 2 – The Renault 5 Turbo Competition Versions.
Renault and the Turbo, well, a big story as it’s a fact, the French manufacturer more or less revolutionized motor sport through the introduction of a Turbo engine in Formula One. The application of such technology was not reserved only to … Continue reading #Rally – Part 1 – The Renault 5 Turbo Genesis.
Recent holidays and visit to a sunny island called Ibiza visiting one of my best friend and of course, a petrolhead like me brought up some Nascar content. Yeah, well, I like Nascar ! People in Europe and certainly because … Continue reading #Stories – Racing to Win, Wood Brothers Style.
Motorsport is the sort of sport for which you require a certain budget, it’s not like football or running, you need more than a pair of shoes… And well, a recent visit to a south and sunny island made me … Continue reading #Stories – Drug Smuggling and Motorsport, the John Paul Sr and Jr Story.
Ground effect or the principle of using an entire car as a giant wing in order to increase downforce and minimize drag, basically that’s what it stands for. But in situ, how does it work ? That’s what we’re gonna … Continue reading #Focus – Ground Effect for Dummies.
What is the FIA Appendix K, and what are the basics to understanding it ? Well, yes, these are the basics to understanding historic motorsport..! First, the FIA Appendix K is nothing very new, it’s been around historic motorsport since … Continue reading #HistoricRacing – What about some basics ?!
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. For every Touring Car fan, like me, the big news of the week is the fact that Volvo will be joining the World Touring Car Championship – WTCC – for 2016 through … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Volvo joins the WTCC but that’s the real “Flyin’ Brick”.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday – The 2015 Goodwood Revival by Rémi Dargegen.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography Last June we were told by some good friends that we were invited to Goodwood for a private day and Rémi and I were gonna be part of it ! A test day at … Continue reading #OhYeah – A private day at Sunny Goodwood.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. In motorsports, legends are made, not born. Constant reminders of this sprang up throughout the days at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, a four-day event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where tens … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Ambiance at the 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion.
The Williams FW07-C takes its roots from the 1979 Williams FW07 designed by Patrick Head for the 1979 Formula One season. The FW07 was Williams answer to the Hethel built Lotus 79. It shares many aspect, the main one being … Continue reading #GroundEffect – The 1981 Williams FW07-C
The International Touring Car (ITC) championship or the craziest touring car series that ever was in terms of cars, technologies and budgets. Born in 1995 as an international version of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterchaft (DTM) and ran by the same … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – ITC and the stillborn 1997 Zakspeed Opel Calibra.