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. The Ligier JS2 DFV, a brutal and raw machine was back on the 2015 Tour Auto in its 1975 DFV engined version. Yes, it did not take part in the Tour de France … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The 1975 Ligier JS2 DFV.
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.
1967 was a turn in sports car racing with the FIA redefining the rules and limiting the Group 6 cars to 3.0L capacity as well as introducing a new category for Group 4 cars limited to 5.0L capacity but for … Continue reading #Focus – The 1968 Alan Mann Racing Ford F3L.
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.
Back in 1966 the British Saloon Car Championship allowed Group 5 cars to join the already colourful field of Group 1 and Group 2 cars. Group 5 allowed almost anything to be fitted to the cars and in 1967 Lotus introduced … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The 1967 FVA Powered Ford Cortina Lotus Mk2.
In 1983, the GTX class of the IMSA GT Championship became obsolete, and was replaced by the IMSA GTP category. Ford which had been racing the Ford Mustang GTX needed a new car and here comes the story of the Ford … Continue reading #Focus – IMSA GTP & The Ford Mustang GTP.