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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent holidays and visit to a sunny island called Ibiza visiting one of my best friend and of course, a petrolhead like me brought up some Nascar content. Yeah, well, I like Nascar ! People in Europe and certainly because … Continue reading #Stories – Racing to Win, Wood Brothers Style.
The Williams FW07-C takes its roots from the 1979 Williams FW07 designed by Patrick Head for the 1979 Formula One season. The FW07 was Williams answer to the Hethel built Lotus 79. It shares many aspect, the main one being … Continue reading #GroundEffect – The 1981 Williams FW07-C
The Holman & Moody Ford Honker II is part of the forgotten CanAm cars and funny is that everyone actually remembers its sister, the Ford F3L or P68 that was seen racing on the other side of the globe, in … Continue reading #Focus – The Forgotten 1967 Holman & Moody Ford Honker II.
The World Rally Championship, known as the WRC today saw the rise of fantastic machinery through the introduction of the Group B category by the FIA in 1982. Created to fill the slot of the previous Group 4 and Group … Continue reading #EightiesMadness – Inside the mighty Ford RS200.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. Not a Tour Auto newcomer but a Cobra again and we love it, “644 CGT” aka CSX2130 one of the Willment cars was back on the Tour Autothis year after its win … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The Willment “644 CGT” Shelby Cobra.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. You certainly know about it, we’re big fans of Touring Car racing… Unfortunately for us, this year we couldn’t attend the second running of the Goodwood 73rd Members Meeting and we missed … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The #73MM & Gerry Marshall Trophy Best Of.
All Pictures © Stéphane Sasso – Sassography. Thanks to Stéphane Sasso for the pictures, Stéphan and Mike Kupka of MECauto and all the MECauto Boys’. The World Sportscar Championship again ! Not the best era of sportscar racing as this championship … Continue reading #PurpleCat – The 1991 WSC Jaguar XJR-14.
One of, if not the classic motorsport film Nine Days in Summer is the definitive story of the development of an iconic racing car and record-breaking engine. Design guru Colin Chapman and engine supremo Keith Duckworth came together to … Continue reading #Focus – Nine Days in Summer. The Lotus 49 &Ford DFV story.