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.
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.
#TurbineTuesday today with a look at the turbine powered STP-Paxton Turbocar, the car that almost won the Indy 500 back in 1967 with Parnelli Jones at the wheel but which suffered a torque-converter failure with 3 laps to go… It … Continue reading #TurbineTuesday – The 1967 STP-Paxton Turbocar.
Not the best season of the ETCC Ford Vs. BMW battle but one that was achieved on the same grounds with both manufacturers having raised their game to the same level. Ford had introduced the new Capri RS3100 and its new … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The 1974 ETCC Season.
IMSA Camel GT, GTO, GTU, GTX and GTP. These categories may sound familiar to you if you like American road racing and were around back in the seventies and eighties mainly. Yeah, America did produce some of the most fantastic … Continue reading #Focus – The IMSA GT Championship Story.
“Jamais deux sans trois” is an old French saying, so here is the final and 3rd part of the Renault 5 Turbo story with a detailed look at chassis #D000020. In situ, the Bruno Saby works car from the 1981 … Continue reading #Rally – Part 3 – The Renault 5 Turbo Chassis #D000020.
Part 2 of the Renault 5 Turbo story and after the genesis of the whole project and how it got into production, let’s talk about the competition versions of this hot hatchback. Of course and as said previously, the Renault … Continue reading #Rally – Part 2 – The Renault 5 Turbo Competition Versions.
Renault and the Turbo, well, a big story as it’s a fact, the French manufacturer more or less revolutionized motor sport through the introduction of a Turbo engine in Formula One. The application of such technology was not reserved only to … Continue reading #Rally – Part 1 – The Renault 5 Turbo Genesis.
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.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. In motorsports, legends are made, not born. Constant reminders of this sprang up throughout the days at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, a four-day event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where tens … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – Ambiance at the 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion.
The Formula Student, a unique competition mixing studies with practical knowledge. A proper platform for students and helping them in developing their engineering and management skills. A well subscribed idea with events in various countries with UK of course, Germany and … Continue reading #Tech – The Formula Student Delft DU15.