|The Stuff of Legend: Prince Bira, The Mighty Mouse of Siam|
| ||In the film Tombstone there is an exchange of dialogue between Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday. The subject is life. Earp says, 'All I ever wanted was to live a normal life.' To which Holliday responds, 'There is no 'normal' life, there's just life...' When born of a royal family that later becomes the subject of a couple of Hollywood films, there is no 'normal' life, there's just life. Prince Birabongse's life, however, would not be normal; it would be the stuff of legend.
The scene in th...[Read more...]|
|2014 MONACO GRAND PRIX - RACE|
|Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton took a dramatic one-two finish this afternoon at the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix.
◾Nico took his second consecutive Monaco Grand Prix victory this afternoon, the first driver to do so since Ayrton Senna
◾Lewis finished in second place, securing the team's fifth consecutive one-two finish in the 2014 season
◾Both drivers ran one-stop strategies, pitting behind the Safety Car on lap 26 and retaining the leading two positions
◾The team has now taken five consecutive...[Read more...]|
|1989 24 Hours of Le Mans: Mass and Mercedes Slay its Dragons|
It had been nearly 35 years since Mercedes-Benz had made an appearance at Le Mans as a factory team. It had been longer than that since the German manufacturer had taken victory in the famed event. To return to the top the manufacturer needed speed, but they would also need experience. Jochen Mass was their ideal candidate.
Mass had enjoyed a competitive, but short, Formula One career. He would earn victory in the 1975 Spanish Grand Prix at the impressive Montjuic Park Circuit. Unfo...[Read more...]|
|2013 Chinese Grand Prix - Preview|
|The Formula One season resumes next week with the third round, the 2013 UBS Chinese Grand Prix, taking place at the 5.451 km Shanghai International Circuit, located 40 kms outside of the city. This year's race will be the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Grand Prix which made its debut during the 2004 season.
• 'Shanghai specialist' Nico has led 78 of a total of 168 laps (46%) in the past three years in China|
• Nico and Lewis have won the last two Chinese Grands Prix in 2012 and 2011 r...[Read more...]
|Mercedes-Benz wins Best of Show title at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
|• A Mercedes-Benz Saoutchik S Type receives the coveted award
• Originally delivered in 1928
• Seventh Best of Show title for Mercedes-Benz
Stuttgart – A Mercedes-Benz Saoutchik S Type has won this year's Best of Show title at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, whose 'torpedo' bodywork with low windscreen was designed by French coachbuilder Jacques Saoutchik, captured the hearts of the judges, who named it the finest vehicle on display at the prestigious event.