|CHANNEL 4'S FOR THE LOVE OF CARS RESTORED, FIRST PRODUCTION, EARLS COURT SHOW CAR LOTUS ELITE FOR AUCTION|
|◾The 1958 Lotus Elite Series I, one of the most famous Elite's in the world, will be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at the Classic Motor Show Sale on 12th November.
◾Bought new by close friend of Colin Chapman, the Jazz Legend Chris Barber.
◾Extensively raced in top level, International Sports Car racing from 1958-1963.
◾Having been off road for decades, the car has undergone a top quality, exacting restoration by Ant Anstead and his team for Channel 4's 'For the Love of Cars' and the sale...[Read more...]|
|ALL-STAR NISSAN DRIVERS TAKE ON THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS|
|◾All-star global line-up of Nissan drivers ready to take on one of motorsport's biggest challenges
◾Two GT3 GT-Rs numbered 30 and 80 in recognition of milestone birthdays for NISMO and Nissan
◾GT-Rs return home to the scene of Nissan's volume production lap record
◾GT Academy Germany judge Nick Heidfeld to race with 2013 competition winner
◾Wolfgang Reip to race with Sir Chris Hoy at Snetterton this weekend
COLOGNE/BONN, Germany – Nissan heads 'home' this weekend to the Nurburgring...[Read more...]|
|1958 12 Hours of Sebring: Collins and Hill Escort a Red-Head Home to Victory|
| ||In a matter of months Peter Collins would lay dying of wounds received in a violent crash at the Nurburgring during the German Grand Prix. While many would be holding their breaths and facing the cold-hard truth of another motor racing death, there would be others remembering Collins' talent harkening back to an evening in late March when he and Phil Hill would march triumphantly to victory, sharing the moment with a red-headed beauty.
New regulations were on everyone's minds heading into 195...[Read more...]|
|Road To Le Mans – Planning Is Key To Handling Overseas Logistics|
| ||May 23, 2013 , Mooresville, N.C. - Destination – Le Mans, France.
For those in the world of sports car racing receiving an invitation to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans – the most prestigious sports car endurance race in the world – the weeks leading up to making the trip is filled with excitement and anticipation but requires extensive planning.
On February 1, SRT Motorsports accepted an invitation from the Automobile Club de I'Ouest (ACO) to field two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in the 81...[Read more...]|
|1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts|
|The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklin's Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large portions of the car flying through the air acting like guillotines to the record crowd crammed along the main straight. It would be estimated that more than eighty would lose their life as a result, scores more would be severely injured. Yet, despite the graphic horror of the event the race would co...[Read more...]|