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.
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.
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.
It’s been a while since I posted on the blog, work has been a reason, sport another but altogether inspiration is also part of the job. As I struggled to find some, it wasn’t worth talking of useless stuff. For … Continue reading #Focus – Motor Sport, when less becomes more.
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.
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.
All Pictures. © Robert Clayson Photographic © It’s a mayhem if you actually think of what Group 1 is in historic at the moment. But it always was, even in period so history is just repeating itself I guess. But what about those … Continue reading #HistoricRacing – BSCC Group 1, and actual ruling interpretation.
Just got back from this year 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting and here are a few impressions of the high speed demonstrations that Goodwood Road & Racing put together for the joy of the historic or let’s say the younger part … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The 75th Members Meeting High Speed Demonstrations.
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…
From 1976, the FIA World Championship for Makes would be ruled by the Group 5 regulations as the top category. Essentially, the cars would have to be based on a homologated model from Group 1 to 4 with all modifications allowed … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Extreme or Aeroheck.
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.