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.
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 It’s #TouringCarTuesday so let’s have a little bit of German #TouringCarMadness with the lovely 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Evolution II, a car which has been on my dream short-list of cars, although, people that know … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Das Evolution II.
Back in 1988, Mercedes’ board gave the go-ahead for a new challenger to the forthcoming 3.5L World Sports Car Championship era to start from 1st of January 1991 and this would become known as the Mercedes-Benz C291. Not only it … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1991 Mercedes-Benz C291.
AMG is nowadays known as the performance tuning division of Mercedes but it all started around two guys, Hans Werner Aulfrecht and Erhard Melcher. Both ex-Mercedes engineers they had everything in hand to put together some fantastic of high-performance German metal. The … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The 1971 Spa 24 Hours and the AMG 300SEL 6.3
1996 saw the end of the glorious DTM/ITC years and the BPR series was to become the FIA GT for 1997, all that being the result of Bernie’s TV rights madness..! Mercedes and AMG were to enter the evolution of … Continue reading #Focus – The McLaDes or the Mercedes CLK-GTR testbed.