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.
Part 2 of this year analysis and still about running and reflecting on my Eiger aim. As said in my previous post – see here – 2016 was about setting some new goals and tackling more races than before. The … Continue reading #Training – 2016 – Aiming for the Eiger.
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.
Reflecting on this year, my training and races, it proved a very satisfying time. First year that I tackled more than a single race and pushed myself hard to try and find these so-called limits. Not easy but as one … Continue reading #Training – 2016 – Goals and Reality.
#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.
Marking the launch of the Capeland Shelby® Cobra 1963, Baume & Mercier is creating a sensation on April 26, 2016 by organizing the “Shelby Only” European meet. For the first time, authentic Shelby American cars will set off on the … Continue reading #Focus – The Baume & Mercier Shelby Only European meet.
It’s been a while but he’s back after a week on the sunny French roads, here’s Remi Dargegen very own view of the 2016 Tour Auto and as always, it’s just mega ! © All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The 2016 Tour Auto Gallery.