Wayback in 2015 we concentrated on a series of articles about so-called motorsport failures. Most of it was about the World Sports Car Championship of the early nineties, when manufacturers switched from the original fuel formula regulations to the 3500cc … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The Konrad KM-011 and the Geoff Kingston update.
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.
Back in 1988, Mercedes’ board gave the go-ahead for a new challenger to the forthcoming 3.5L World Sports Car Championship era to start from 1st of January 1991 and this would become known as the Mercedes-Benz C291. Not only it … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1991 Mercedes-Benz C291.
Ground effect or the principle of using an entire car as a giant wing in order to increase downforce and minimize drag, basically that’s what it stands for. But in situ, how does it work ? That’s what we’re gonna … Continue reading #Focus – Ground Effect for Dummies.
1993 would see a big change in vehicle regulations for the so-called Group C cars. Turbochargers were to be definitely banned and an all new era of car was to take on the World Sports Car championship. The P35 was … Continue reading #Focus – Nissan’s World Sports Car failed attempt, the P35.
In french there is a saying, “Jamais deux sans trois” so here is our third and final #MotorsportFail, well at the moment because we’ve looked at the WSC Championship but there might be others and of course, motorsport is full … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1991 WSC Brun C91.
Another #MotorsportFail and this time we’re talking about a German one. 1992 would see the World Sportscar Championship restricted to the 3500cc engine formula and many of the customer teams, mainly the one using the Porsche 962, saw that as … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1991 WSC Konrad KM-011.
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.
Our first #MotorsportFail here but an interesting one and a car that I haven’t heard a lot about before seeing a picture on bloody Facebook ! Here is the story of the failed attempt to resurrect the British Racing Motors … Continue reading #MotorsportFail – The 1992 WSC BRM P351.