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BMW M4 GT3
At the start of a month which has been heralded as the greatest month in endurance racing history, all eyes were on the mountainous Eifel region in Germany, where the first of three 24h races in Europe was to take place. June 2024 will see a gargantuan month of racing....
red Jaguar E-Type
Photo credits courtesy of Fantasy Junction Automotive history offers a bounty of well-made sportscars. Tracing back to the earliest years of motoring, the sports car figured early in development as enthusiasts demanded more from their cars than simply efficient transport. Decades of research, refinement, and market growth fueled 20th century...
499P Modificatas lined up in the Laguna Seca Pit Lane. These cars are all maintained by Factory personnel. Photo: Martin Raffauf
Ferrari runs several worldwide series and programs for customers to exercise and race their cars. The main one is the Ferrari Challenge which features a series of races in the USA, Europe, and Asia featuring the latest challenge cars which in 2024 are based on the current road cars, the...
McLaren MP4/1
The second round of the Masters Historic Racing series, and their first event in the UK in 2024 made for a mouth-watering weekend of historic racing at the Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, UK. After the initial Masters Historic round in Paul Ricard, competitors set sail for the South-East of...
Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer
Ferrari has always been a leader in high-performance engineering and design. Although many of their most innovative ideas were often plagued by modest resources, internal struggles, and industrial politics, the combined passion and stubbornness frequently yielded something glorious. Nowhere is this more apparent than when Ferrari launched their first 12-cylinder...
Bentley Speed 8 Matty White
Assault in the Ardennes A land of myth and legend. Shrouded in the dense woodland of the Ardennes, the first glimpse of the iconic Spa Francorchamps through the trees, never fails to elicit a swiftly drawn breath. Stories are written here, legendary tales of motorsport heroics are created on this...
Chuck Andersen
Photography by Chuck Andersen. The Fanatec GT World Challenge America championship took place at the Sebring International Raceway for rounds three and four of the 2024 season, with a scoring Florida heat beating down on racers and spectators alike during the weekend event. Become a Member & Get Ad-Free Access...
Ferrari 312T5 Matty White
Lotus 72 The gentle shimmer of the Cote d’Azur sun on the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean. The shimmer of gold facades at designer boutiques lining the streets. The shimmer of heat haze exuding from exhaust pipes, working hard to cope with the demands of the most famed street...
Chuck Andersen
The 46th running of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Mitty, one of the largest editions in the event’s nearly 50-year history, concluded on Sunday April 28th. Over the final two days at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, more than a dozen HSR Feature Race winners were crowned. Throughout the three-day blockbuster...
Display of pictorial history of land speed records at Pendine Sands in the entrance to the Pendine Museum of Land Speed. Virtual Motorpix/Glen Smale
Images by: Virtual Motorpix/Glen Smale and CofGâr, Carmarthenshire County Council Museums and Arts Service Away from the bright lights, and tucked away in West Wales is the village of Pendine, which lies on a wind swept stretch of the Carmarthen Bay coast. Pendine Sands, a popular holiday resort, offers a...
The winning 1973 Lime Rock Camel GT class drivers on the podium. L to R, Warren Agor, Peter Gregg, Ludwig Heimrath Jr. Dave Nichols and John Magee. Fast company indeed!
For young teenagers entering high school, it is a time for discovering new interests, making new friends and perhaps becoming involved in sports and/or special interest clubs. For many teenage boys, high school also heightens their interest in cars especially as they approach the magic age of 16 years old....
Shadow DN4B
Ten years since the reinvention of the Members’ Meeting has seen this grow from a relatively low key (by comparison with the headline Goodwood events), into one of the most cherished historic meetings in the UK. With a more relaxed, informal atmosphere than Goodwood Revival, where spectators are free to...
Renault 5 Turbo
Though not well-known in North America for performance cars, Renault has always been a leader in clever engineering, leveraging platforms for a wide range of uses and innovating mechanical features with cost-conscious production methodologies. This methodology continues to make Renault one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world. Largely...
1935 Bentley 3.5 litre Park Ward B2DG
In the 1930s, it was not unusual to bring an older late-model luxury car back to the dealer, manufacturer, or coachbuilder to have it rebodied with something newer and more fashionable. In this case, the opposite was done – the old body on this car was removed and fitted to...
Chuck Andersen
The 2024 12 Hours of Sebring delivered a thrilling showcase of endurance racing at its finest. Hosted on the historic Sebring International Raceway in Florida, this event stands as a testament to the spirit of motorsport, drawing teams and drivers from around the globe. Known for its demanding track and...
The last great Lincoln Continental.
Leslie R. Henry wrote an article in Automobile Quarterly (Volume VII # 3, Fall 1968) simply titled “The Lincoln.”His opening paragraph says a lot about Lincoln cars up to that time: “Some enthusiasts speak of them with passion. Others find them interesting. But no one seriously interested in fine automobiles...
The Classic team with no less that 15 John Player Specials under their care.
When the Chapman family finally stepped down from control of Team Lotus at the end of 1990 they carried with them a huge legacy. It was, and remains, one of the most successful racing teams of all time, winning seven Formula One Constructors’ titles, six Drivers’ Championships, and the Indianapolis...
Chuck Andersen
The HSR Spring Fling, held at Sebring International Raceway, is a premier event for historic and vintage motorsport, featuring a record entry of nearly 120 cars for 2024. This event showcases a wide range of historic endurance and sprint races, including four feature races and a packed schedule of WeatherTech...
Start of the Grand Prix with the temporary pits and grandstands groaning under the weight of spectators.
Heaven or Hell, Jekyll or Hyde, Beauty or Beast, whichever you choose there is no doubt that Parque Montjuich provided us with one of the greatest circuits of all time. Unlike many of its disused airfield contemporaries Montjuich with its historic Palace and ornamental gardens clung to the side of...
Chuck Andersen
You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood. – Ayrton Senna Sebring International Raceway is the spiritual home of SVRA, where the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association was founded over 40 years ago. Become a Member & Get...
Bruce Leven/Bob Wallek Porsche 962 Chuck Andersen
The Targa 66 event, conceived by motorsport legend Brian Redman, serves as a tribute to the golden era of sports car racing, drawing inspiration from the iconic Targa Florio race in Sicily. This event is a haven for aficionados of both classic and contemporary sports cars, offering them the rare...
Jo Roger Dixon
A lifelong friend gave me something towards the end of his long and brave battle with Parkinson’s disease saying he wanted me to have it as his family would “Just scoop it up as part of their inheritance and not appreciate it”, I certainly did, and do, appreciate it. All...
The 2024 Daytona 24 promised to be a stellar event.  It was once again oversubscribed with entries. Record numbers of Parking passes, tickets and camping spots had been sold by the Daytona International Speedway. The race would be run on the road course, a 3.56-mile circuit that makes use of...
Mazda Cosmo 110S
Imagine running a car company with manufacturing technology limited by only 15-20 years of recovery from one of the most devastating wars ever fought on your soil. Now imagine you are about to risk not only on the design and development of your newest sports car offering, but you are...
Batovsky's Marcos V6 GT, appropriately next to a British flag.
It was probably 50 or so years ago when I first saw a Marcos. It was a 1/43rd scale model, and I thought it was beautiful, so I bought it for my burgeoning model collection. I’ve seen a few Marcos 1800s in person, but I hadn’t gotten close to one...
1954 SIMCA prototype
It is unlikely that most of us can picture a Simca that is not one of the econoboxes that the company exported to the US in the late ‘60s and ‘70s. It is also unlikely that most of us knew that the Dodge Omni and Plymouth Horizon sold at US...

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