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A lookback on Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

With a daring choice, the Villa d’Este jury awarded Best of Show in the Concorso d’Eleganza to an unrestored 1932 Figoni-bodied Alfa Romeo 8C 2300. A McLaren F1 was voted as the crowd’s favourite.

A photographer’s view on Senna

French photographer Bernard Bakalian followed Ayrton Senna from the early days. He has just finished a book which is best resumed as a personal portrait of the Brazilian champion.

Rattletrap, drag racing on the beach

Eight years ago a new event rattled the windows of holiday makers at the Crowdy Head caravan park on the coast of New South Wales in Australia, located three and a half hours north of Sydney.

Postcards from the harbour: Monaco Historic Grand Prix

It’s every bit as prestigious as the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, but since it’s held just every two years, it’s even more exclusive. The Monaco Historic Grand Prix brings back the sound of glorious DFV and Maserati engines screaming around the Mediterranean port.

Parnelli Jones (90), the man who won it all

On June 4th, Rufus Parnell Jones passed away in Torrance, California, at age 90. Parnelli Jones was “the greatest driver of his era”, according to Mario Andretti. Jones was the first to break the 150 mph mark in qualifying in Indianapolis.

Book review: Peter Stevens portrays JaguarSport XJR-15

Before he penned the McLaren F1, Peter Stevens drew the contours of what is maybe the ultimate ‘racecar for the road’, the 1991 JaguarSport XJR-15. Now, Stevens has written down the marvellous history of one of the world’s most obscure supercars.

Masters Historic Racing brings sports cars and F1 to GP de France Historique

Masters Historic Racing kicked off the 2024 season in style with packed grids at the Grand Prix de France Historique, at the Paul Ricard racetrack in Le Castellet.

Book review: Ayrton Senna, by Bernard Asset

Many great books exist on Ayrton Senna. We can only recommend adding French photographer, Bernard Asset’s charming little book (24 x 22 cm) to that collection.

Abarth Works Museum developing across 5000 m2 in Belgium

You’d expect it in Italy, but it’s actually in Belgium a massive Abarth museum is developing. The new building will display a collection of 200 cars, across three floors. The Abarth Works Museum/GMR will open in the spring of 2025.

Goodwood Members’ Meeting: Coachella for racers

A demo run showing the gloriousness of sixties and seventies Can-Am, led by the quirky Shadows. And a field of Ford Mustangs trading paint to celebrate 60 years of the famous Pony car. That’s 81st Goodwood Members’ Meeting in a nutshell