With a growing interest for the younger cars amongst the historic spectrum of what I would actually call “classics”, it appears that even if history and references are closer, the understanding of these is still chaotic and that is a … Continue reading #Focus – GT1 and it’s true loophole story.
All pictures © Rémi Dargegen Photography Flashback Friday let’s say and well, invited again to a special day at sunny Donington Park in the UK last week for a trackday like no other, here is a little selection of pictures … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Not your average Tuesday.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.