We’re back in February 1983, it’s a grim winter in the UK… Well, isn’t it always grim over there? Anyway, teams are working hard as the new season is coming up and testing will shortly resume. Here is a sneaky … Continue reading #Focus – Back to 1983 and crash testing history.
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.
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.
From 1976, the FIA World Championship for Makes would be ruled by the Group 5 regulations as the top category. Essentially, the cars would have to be based on a homologated model from Group 1 to 4 with all modifications allowed … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Extreme or Aeroheck.
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.
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.
© 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.
Was ist das ? Yeah, that’s what comes to mind when seeing an Apfelbeck cylinder head. A very unusual design seen in the sixties in motor sport and particularly with BMW and their early Formula 2 as well as in … Continue reading #Tech – The BMW Apfelbeck Cylinder Head.
Lets introduce the Ex. Eddy Joosen 1981 Spa-Francorchamps 24H Class Winner & 2nd Overall finisher, the JUMA BASTOS BMW 530i. All pictures by Rémi Dargegen and more about the car on Historic Cars. In 1977, Antwerp-based BMW racing specialist JUMA … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The 1981 BMW 530i JUMA BASTOS.
A look back on the Heritage Touring Cup first round at the 2014 Spa-Classic event. Rémi Dargegen was once again the man behind the lens. © All copyrights to Rémi Dargegen Photography. Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Looking Back on Spa-Classic.
Featured here is the last Elva Sport Racer, the Mark VIII. Prepared by Simon Hadfield Motorsport Ltd. They were based on the highly successful MK VII and VIIS, and fitted with the most state-of-the-art-technology of the era. They were sold without … Continue reading #Focus – The 1965 Elva Mk8.
Onboard with E.Mestdagh & P.A.Thibaut for the first round of the Heritage Touring Cup at the 2014 Spa-Classic event. Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Onboard – BMW 3.0 CSL – 2014 Spa-Classic.