Classic Tag Archive

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Photography

Nico Rosberg cruises around Monaco in Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

With only 2 races remaining, leading the Formula 1 World Championship by 19 points would scare the life out of most people. Nico Rosberg seems to be taking it all in his stride by just chilling in the beautiful Mercedes 280 SL around the streets of Monte Carlo. Maybe it is going to be his year. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

Gone In 2 Seconds. Red Bull TV release F1 pit stop documentary

Red Bull Racing’s new film looks back across 65 years of pitstop progress in F1. The release is conveniently timed with this weekend’s US Grand Prix in COTA –  the same circuit Red Bull Racing completed an F1 pitstop in 1.923s 3 years ago.   Continue Reading

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Art + Design

Interview: Enzo Ferrari on Ferrari

The man behind Ferrari was notoriously difficult to get along with, and many journalists and interviewers over the years struggled to get him to open up and talk freely. This 25 minute interview is surprisingly open. Continue Reading

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Formula 1

McLaren celebrate 50 years in F1 with 570S Coupé and M2B photoshoot

50 years ago today, McLaren made its F1 debut at the 1966 Monaco GP with Bruce McLaren at the wheel. Since then we have seen Championships won and lost, Senna v Prost, Häkkinen, Hamilton, the MP4/4, that MP4/13 and much, much more. Continue Reading

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Films

Watch Derek Bell drive a Porsche 718 around the Targa Florio

Thanks to the guys at Petrolicious, Former Porsche works driver Derek Bell has been filmed driving the Targa Florio-winning 718 RS 60 on the Targa Florio course in Italy. Famed for it’s 800+ corners, multiple hairpins and imminent danger at every turn, the former Grand Prix circuit is still cherished in Sicily.  Continue Reading

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Films

First Light – The story behind the McLaren MP4/1 F1 car

This short film tells the story of one of the most important Formula 1 cars of all time – The introduction of the Carbon Fibre chassis. John Barnard – the lead engineer behind the development of the car talks us through it. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti valued at £26 million

Driven by former F1 driver Stirling Moss, this rare Ferrari will be featured at Artcurial Motorcars’ Salon Retromobile sale in Paris. With a £26 million guide price, this could become one of the most expensive cars ever sold.
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Art

The retro McLaren of the future

This is the work of Nathan Dearsley, a talented freelance 3D artist and, (we’re guessing) Formula 1 fan. The story of this design is quite extravagant – we’re meant to be 40 years or so in the future, and ‘retro’ is the thing. Continue Reading

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Formula 1

Watch Marc Gene lap Yas Marina in Villeneuve’s 1980 Ferrari 312 T5

Technology is everywhere in modern day Formula 1. Electronics, data, traction control, power steering, KERS, DRS – The list goes on. But do you remember when F1 was just a man fighting with machine? Blackbird Automotive have taken a step back in time with this onboard video of Ferrari test driver Marc Gené on a flying lap at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit in Villeneuve’s 1980 Ferrari 312 T5. Continue Reading

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