|SILVERSTONE CLASSIC ROARS FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH|
|◾Full preview to the world's biggest classic motor racing festival
◾Special 40th anniversary James Hunt celebrations
◾World Champions and Grand Prix winners in legendary line-up
◾HSCC, Viper and Porsche top milestone track parades
◾Sir Geoff Hurst's Ferrari auctioned on 50th anniversary of his World Cup winning hat-trick
◾All tickets must be purchased in advance
Next week's Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) will build on the enormous success of last year's Silver Jubilee festival. Twe...[Read more...]|
|BMW MUSEUM AG'S 1978 MARCH BMW 782 RETURNED TO ITS FORMER GLORY BY CARS INTERNATIONAL|
|Cars International were out testing at Silverstone on Friday, shaking down the Munich based Museum's 1978 March BMW 782, which has recently undergone a full restoration, before it makes its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Cars International, renowned as experts in the sales and preparation of historically important F1 cars, were out in action last Friday at Silverstone circuit to shake down a March BMW 782 F2 car.
The 1978 March BMW 782 is owned by the BMW museum AG, who commissio...[Read more...]|
|1980 Belgian Grand Prix: Pironi's Star on the Rise|
|Following the outstanding performance in the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans that resulted in victory for Renault, its only victory in the 24 hour race, Didier Pironi would be considered a man to watch. On the 4th of May, 1980, in just his second season in Formula One, he would prove why.
He had to be careful to let the tactics play out. This would not be easy as the sister-car drew far away into the distance. It was the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans and Renault was still to crack the reliability and per...[Read more...]|
|1997 Monaco Grand Prix: If There Ever Was a Time…|
|Hindsight being twenty-twenty, the move from Jordan to Stewart Grand Prix would certainly seem ill-advised as the 1997 season would be an absolute shambles with the team having just eight race finishes between them out of seventeen races. However, if there was ever a time to look more competitive than what reality would suggest it would be in front of the royal family at Monaco. And, on one wet afternoon on the 11th of May, Rubens Barrichello would be out enjoying himself dancing around in the r...[Read more...]|
|1968 Belgian Grand Prix: A First for McLaren|
|McLaren and Formula One are truly synonymous. Over the course of its history, McLaren has completed 714 races and have garnered no less than 178 victories. But while McLaren and victory in Formula One are an almost certainty, the very first would be anything but a complete surprise.
In December of 1959, Jack Brabham would be leading the way in his Cooper T51 with Bruce McLaren following along not all that far behind. The final lap of the United States Grand Prix held at Sebring, Florida has j...[Read more...]|