Not the usual bit of touring car here, not the usual motorsport sedan either even if might just look like an Alfa Romeo on steroids. No, the Alfa Romeo 155 V6 Ti is something quite exceptional in terms of development, technology … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness, The Alfa Romeo 155 V6 Ti, Fase Iniziale.
The Selangor Grand Prix which was actually known as a race held at the end of the year at the Shah Alam Circuit in Malaysia. Something rather special but something to be known as it was quite an unusual place … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Selangor GP Mystery.
#TurbineTuesday today with a look at the turbine powered STP-Paxton Turbocar, the car that almost won the Indy 500 back in 1967 with Parnelli Jones at the wheel but which suffered a torque-converter failure with 3 laps to go… It … Continue reading #TurbineTuesday – The 1967 STP-Paxton Turbocar.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. Flashback Friday today with a little gallery by good friend and talented photographer, Rémi Dargegen. 10 years ago, back in 2006, my mother Carol first raced there with her 1964 Lotus 23B … Continue reading #RémiDargegen – The 2016 Goodwood Revival Flashback Friday.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. Throwback to a great morning with Rémi Dargegen at the Paul Ricard earlier this year with a 911 GT1 close-up. © All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The 911 GT1 Close-Up.
Not the best season of the ETCC Ford Vs. BMW battle but one that was achieved on the same grounds with both manufacturers having raised their game to the same level. Ford had introduced the new Capri RS3100 and its new … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The 1974 ETCC Season.
Has “644 CGT” become our yearly Shelby Cobra update ? Well, pretty much ! Third year in a row, the snake known as CSX2130 or one of the Willment cars back in the days was recently back in France for Tour Auto … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Hey Little Cobra.
Talking Group 2 here and production based touring cars so here comes the Cologne Capri, the fastest and meanest evolution of the model. The final answer from Ford to the mighty BMW CSL which had taken the game to another level … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Cologne GA Capri.
IMSA Camel GT, GTO, GTU, GTX and GTP. These categories may sound familiar to you if you like American road racing and were around back in the seventies and eighties mainly. Yeah, America did produce some of the most fantastic … Continue reading #Focus – The IMSA GT Championship Story.
Talladega again but this time with well known Swedish car manufacturer, Saab. An unknown fact about Saab is that these cars were raced as much as from the creation of the manufacturer or brand back in 1947. They were very … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Saab Turbo The Long Run.
Let’s introduce the unique and one of a kind Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro. Back to the eighties and as motor sport proved to be one of the best way to sell on Mondays, Audi had a big program in Europe through … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro.
Back to CanAm racing and as detailed in our introduction to this championship, CanAm was raw and all about power and speed but not only. Some of the cars and development that happened and raced during the period the championship … Continue reading #CanAm – The 1969 Chaparral 2H.