Category Archives: Engines

The Lotus 59 : F3 Screamer

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The 1000cc Formula 3 series was the spiritual successor to Formula Junior and ran from 1964 through 1970. It was the proving ground for those aspiring to climb from amateur status to the professional level of motorsports. Naturally, all of the … Continue reading

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Crosthwaite and Gardiner – Recreating The Past

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Research has shown that smell is the sense most linked to our emotional recollection and there’s nothing like the smell of a well-oiled machine shop.  The aroma of cutting fluid has a certain attraction to gear heads the world over. … Continue reading

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Coulthard tests Jim Clark’s Lotus 25

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The Lotus 25 is the car that really defined progress and forward thinking in F1 engineering. It was the first car with a fully stressed monocoque chassis that was three times stiffer than its predecessor , the Lotus 21. The … Continue reading

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The Ford “Kent” Engine: Four Cylinder Domination since 1959

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1959 could be one of the most significant years for the motorsport world. That may be a very bold statement but it’s undoubtedly true when you consider the facts. 1959 was the year Ford released their 105E, 997cc “Kent” (named … Continue reading

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Techno Classica Essen : Europe’s Passion on Display

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I’ve only been to Germany a few times and never to Essen. To be honest, I’ve never really had a great desire to travel to Germany. I’m not sure why. I’ve owned and driven German cars and have always enjoyed … Continue reading

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Autosport International 2013: Part 1-The engines.

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Autosport International is by far my favorite motorsport show. The selection of cars,  technology, and engines is incredible . I’ve been in the motorsport industry for more than half of my life and I always look forward to this event. … Continue reading

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