|John Barnard's Finest: Some of the Greatest of Barnard's Design|
The latter-part of Barnard's Formula One career would be filled with disappointments and disputes. However, there was no disputing the genius of the man from London. In fact, a couple of innovations that are mainstays in Formula One design were first introduced by this man who had been involved in motor racing in some form or manner since the 1960s.
John Barnard would be born in London on the 4th of May in 1946. The war was over and a whole new world loomed on the horizon. It was t...[Read more...]|
|RK MOTORS INTRODUCES INDUSTRY'S FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HUB AND SIMULCAST AUCTION IN UNITED ARAB EMIRATES|
| ||Charlotte, N.C. – October 1, 2013— RK Motors Collector Car Auctions (RKMCCA) today announced it will host a real-time, simulcast-linked four-hour auction event in the U.S. and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on November 2, as part of its October 31 to November 3 collector car auction weekend at the Charlotte Convention Center. For the first time, a global audience of collectors will have full bidding access to investment grade automobiles through the use of the latest simulcasting technologies...[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...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[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...]|