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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
Tagged Cosworth, Formula 3, goodwood, Goodwood Members Meeting 73, Holbay, Holbay F3, Lotus, Lotus 59, Lotus Components, Lotus f3, MM73
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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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Under a typically gray English sky, The Queen’s English British car show in Van Nuys, California enjoyed a tremendous turnout. Legions of Triumphs, Austins, MGs, Lotus, and other English cars descended on Woodley Park in the San Fernando Valley, a … Continue reading
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Starting off the historic and classic racing season each year, is the Race Retro show held in February near Coventry, England. The show is famous for featuring the latest components to keep your classic race car on the track as … Continue reading
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This is a great time capsule film from 1956 of Le Mans winner Mike Hawthorne taking a preview lap of Le Mans in a D type Jaguar. The road is open to the public and there are few close calls … Continue reading
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The really fun part of visiting the JCCA New Year Meeting was looking through the boxes and bins of spare parts and accessories located throughout the event. The collection and array of parts was very impressive and if you were … Continue reading
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We continue with coverage from the JCCA New Year Meeting held in Tokyo on January 27, 2013. The previous article covered most of the Nissans at the event. We’ll take a look at the other brands at the show starting … Continue reading
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Autosport International or “The Racing Car” show as it is known to the regulars always has an interesting collection of cars to please the eye. The variety ranges from Karts to modified street cars and everything up to the latest … Continue reading
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I’ve heard about the Japan Classic Car Association New Year Meeting for years. Unfortunately my previous trips to Japan during January usually happen a few weeks prior to the New Year Meeting. But not this year, I thought it was … Continue reading
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In part 1 of Autosport International coverage we looked at some of the interesting engines on display at the show. In this installment we’ll cover some of the parts and components on display. It would be impossible to show everything, … Continue reading
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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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In this installment from Japan Lotus Day 2012, we’ll take a final look at the some of the more unique cars at the event. The Lotus VI parked next to the 211s in the pit garage at Fuji Speedway reflects the … Continue reading
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The PRI (Performance Racing Industry) trade show is the annual meeting place for just about everyone involved in racing. The show attracts visitors from around the globe looking for the latest products to support their motorsport efforts. The show is … Continue reading
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Monoposto: a term designating the body of a single-seat racing car. The term monoposto was introduced in 1931, when international rules were revised to delete the requirement to use only two-seat bodies for racing cars. A monoposto is an open body without doors, designed to … Continue reading
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One questions I am often asked when I travel abroad is “what is Cars and Coffee really like, is it as impressive as it seems?”. The answer is always yes. Most people that have never experienced the now world famous … Continue reading
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If a cat has nine lives then the Lotus Seven has nine more. The iconic creation of Colin Chapman and company continues to thrive in Japan in one form or another with enthusiasts and racers supporting interest in the tube … Continue reading
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This is a great time capsule film of a sprint race at Road America in 1958. It’s not often we get to see period cars in action during the golden age of sports car racing. This film features Porsche Spiders, … Continue reading
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BMW has offered up some pretty cool cars over the years. Like most automobile manufactures, their product lineup has become larger and perhaps less stylish in recent years. For many enthusiasts, BMW’s heyday was the mid 1960’s through the mid … Continue reading
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It’s been a banner year for Lotus celebration events. The Hethel UK based company is in their 60th year and fans are reveling everywhere. In addition to the company’s anniversary, Lotus launched the iconic Elan 50 years ago resulting in … Continue reading
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I don’t really need much convincing to travel to the UK for a race. I am ready to go anytime. When it comes to motor sports it’s very difficult to top England. The Brits just plain understand it. There seems to … Continue reading
Tagged Colin Chapman, Cortina, Coventry Climax FWA FWB, England, Historic Racing, Lotus, Lotus 11, lotus 7, Lotus Cortina, Lotus seven, Shelsley Walsh
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There are endless stories about the Goodwood Festival speed already in print so I won’t go into too much detail here. I can say the British know how to put on an event that is unequaled anyplace else in the … Continue reading
Tagged BRM, Classic Team Lotus, Colin Chapman, Cortina, Coventry Climax FWA FWB, Elan, England, English Ford, goodwood, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Historic Racing, Lotus, Lotus Cortina, retro