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.
Group 5 or the wildest ever production category ? Well, that what it stands for in terms of history. Defined as a ruleset by the FIA for Special Touring Cars, it in situ evolved in three generations of cars with … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Zakspeed Capri Turbo.
2016 and 60 years ago, the Canadian-American Challenge Cup also known simply as the Can-Am started and rumbled around the North-American circuits during the Player’s event at Mont-Tremblant St Jovite in Québec, Canada. After 71 races, it died before the … Continue reading #CanAm – The Thrill of Speed.
The dodgy eighties were beautiful, motorsport was great, rallying at its peak and Group B sounded and looked fantastic… Then came France, Citroën and the BX 4TC… Oh dear, I don’t like being French when talking about that car… Group B … Continue reading #WorstOf – France, The Citroën BX 4TC.
What is so special about that 1971 Ferrari 512M ? The livery maybe or the fact that it sports a funny rear wing like no other one ? Well, it’s a lot more. Actually, this particular car is somehow special … Continue reading #TheUnfairAdvantage – The Penske Ferrari 512M.
“Jamais deux sans trois” is an old French saying, so here is the final and 3rd part of the Renault 5 Turbo story with a detailed look at chassis #D000020. In situ, the Bruno Saby works car from the 1981 … Continue reading #Rally – Part 3 – The Renault 5 Turbo Chassis #D000020.
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.