|1969 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Traditional Statement Provides a Memorable Race|
|What if a statement ended up costing one of the biggest victories of one's career? Would it be worth it? Jacky Ickx would come close to finding out as he approached the checkered flag on the afternoon of the 15th of June in 1969.
Ford had determined to defeat Ferrari on ground it had come to dominate throughout the early 1960s. By 1966, the mission would be complete. Ford would take the overall victory with their GT40 Mk II driven by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon. However, the dominance would ...[Read more...]|
|50 years ago: Eugen Böhringer drove the ‘Pagoda' to victory in the 1963 Spa–Sofia–Liège rally|
|• Second overall victory in succession for Mercedes-Benz at the 90-hour rally
• The then new SL model series W 113 impressively displayed its sporting credentials
Stuttgart – From Belgium to Bulgaria and back, 5,500 kilometres in 90 hours: from 27 to 31 August 1963, Eugen Böhringer drove the red Mercedes-Benz 230 SL (W 113) day and night, hurtling through narrow passes and along distant motorways. Together with co-driver Klaus Kaiser, he secured overall victory in the 'Marathon de la ...[Read more...]|
|Norra Names Mark Mcmillin Grand Marshal For 2013 General Tire Mexican 1000|
|Legendary Baja racing champion and San Diego-based homebuilder Mark McMillin has been named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as the honorary Grand Marshal for this year's upcoming General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. The unique fourth annual on and off-road rally is set to kick off this Saturday, April 27th in Mexicali, Baja, Mexico and will conclude at lands-end in San Jose Del Cabo on May 1.
Mark McMillin's Grand Marshal role places him in an elite group of previous icons ...[Read more...]|
|ŠKODA presents CITIHENGE|
|Car giant ŠKODA has installed a unique replica of Wiltshire's iconic Stonehenge - made entirely from recycled car parts - on London's Southbank.
The sculpture, which has been unveiled in time for the evening of the Summer Solstice (20th June), has been specially positioned to sit on little known ley lines and is set to become one of the key talking points in the capital this summer…
With the new car as its centrepiece, the audacious piece of automotive art dubbed 'Citihenge' by the makers,...[Read more...]|
|Citroen Shifts Into Racing Gear For 2012 Goodwood Festival Of Speed|
|•New Citroën Racing driver, Thierry Neuville, will be putting DS3 WRC through its paces on the hill climb & Forest Rally Stage
•Hot blooded 256bhp DS4 Racing concept making its UK premiere on the Citroën stand
•New Citroën DS5 taking part in the Moving Motor Show
Citroën is showcasing the very best of its stylish flair, 'Créative Technologie' and racing pedigree at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed with the DS3 WRC in action; the UK premiere of DS4 Racing concept and a display of th...[Read more...]|