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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Talking Group 2 here and production based touring cars so here comes the Cologne Capri, the fastest and meanest evolution of the model. The final answer from Ford to the mighty BMW CSL which had taken the game to another level … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Cologne GA Capri.
The International Touring Car (ITC) championship or the craziest touring car series that ever was in terms of cars, technologies and budgets. Born in 1995 as an international version of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterchaft (DTM) and ran by the same … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – ITC and the stillborn 1997 Zakspeed Opel Calibra.
Volvo and the 240T Grp. A car, a brilliant story in the Touring Car history. Not only did the Volvo or should we say, the “Flying Brick” take the 1985 European Touring Car Championship and Deutsche Produktionswagen Meisterchaft (The pre-DTM) but … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Volvo 240T Grp. A Story.
© All Pictures – Copyright Rémi Dargegen Photography. You certainly know about it, we’re big fans of Touring Car racing… Unfortunately for us, this year we couldn’t attend the second running of the Goodwood 73rd Members Meeting and we missed … Continue reading #RemiDargegen – The #73MM & Gerry Marshall Trophy Best Of.
Back in 1988, the idea to recreate the ProCar series as seen in 1979 and 1980 as support races for Formula One Grand Prix weekends came arround. Back in the days, the idea was put together by BMW Motorsport and Jochen … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The V10 Powered Alfa Romeo 164.