What do 1982 and 2022 have in common if considering the sport? Ground effect but in different fashion. Back in November 1982, the FISA or FIA as it was known back then clamped down its regulations and put an end … Continue reading #History – Ground effect, the parallel between 1982 and 2022.
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.
You’ve probably read the latest news about the prancing horse but to us the signing of Spanish driver Carlos Sainz junior is of little interest. What actually matters is the recent talks in Indycar. At the beginning of the week, … Continue reading #Focus – As Ferrari reveals their new interest for Indycar, let’s look back…
Whether you are under lockdown, confinement, quarantine or plainly free, the world has slowed down and although the work life continues, I thought it could be a good time to explain another simple but troublesome part of the FIA Historic … Continue reading #HistoricRacing – HTP and the importance of the period specification picture.
1996, the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterchaft was dead and Bernie, at the time Vice-President of the FIA, was in control of the now so-called FIA International Touring Car Championship – ITCC – through the governing body ruling and working out the Championship. … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness, 1996, Alfa Corse misses it for good…
1995 or the turning point? That’s probably what Alfa Romeo and the Alfa Corse guys were thinking. It was to be a whole new season, regulations were changed and the Championship and calendar would go global. A turning point as … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness, 1995, Alfa Corse si scatena.
1994, and the Germans were not happy after the Italians and Alfa Corse took all the laurels during the 1993 season. However, there was no time for them to rest..! Yeah, 1993 had been a transition, the Germans had only … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness, 1994, Alfa Corse facing the German Blitzkrieg.
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.
What is the FIA Appendix K, and what are the basics to understanding it ? Well, yes, these are the basics to understanding historic motorsport..! First, the FIA Appendix K is nothing very new, it’s been around historic motorsport since … Continue reading #HistoricRacing – What about some basics ?!