Back in 1979 the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterchaft commonly known as the DRM was in full swing. Harald Ertl, originally a journalist and amateur driver who had rised up from Formula Vee to Formula One with little success for the later … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Europa or Brexit, you chose.
Not your usual Lotus here but a bike and the only real Lotus bike. Something which properly fits in the manufacturer history, a breakaway and cutting-edge concept which was instrumental in the 1992 British Olympic cycling triumph. Regarding the bike, the Lotus Type 108 … Continue reading #Focus – The Lotus Type 108.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. Flashback Friday today with a little gallery by good friend and talented photographer, Rémi Dargegen. 10 years ago, back in 2006, my mother Carol first raced there with her 1964 Lotus 23B … Continue reading #RémiDargegen – The 2016 Goodwood Revival Flashback Friday.
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.
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.