Back in 1979 the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterchaft commonly known as the DRM was in full swing. Harald Ertl, originally a journalist and amateur driver who had rised up from Formula Vee to Formula One with little success for the later … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – Europa or Brexit, you chose.
Let’s introduce the unique and one of a kind Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro. Back to the eighties and as motor sport proved to be one of the best way to sell on Mondays, Audi had a big program in Europe through … Continue reading #TouringCarMadness – The Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro.
“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.
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.
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.