Archive for the ‘Vintage Racing’ Category
From hill-climbing to the Formula One
And thus a crucial part of the “Orange Reunion” mission was accomplished. The phone rang in Braunschweig. “It was a very intense moment for me,” Schimpf recalls as he unrolls an old racing poster from the 1970s lying amidst original stickers and drivers’ licenses in the black building. “That car was part of my life.” As if trying to avoid any appearance of sentimentality, he quickly adds, “I don’t want to reduce my life to racing, but it really was an intense time.”
From 1972 to 2000, Jägermeister Racing fielded an impressive array of drivers … More
The Baja 4000 is a low budget marathon version of the Baja 1000. It is a charity rally from Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas and back. 10 days. 4000kms
Maximum Down Force Minimum Drag – Lotus Ground Effect. Clive Chapman son of Lotus founder and F1 legend, the late Colin Chapman, describes how a chance discovery changed F1 forever. Featuring the Type 78, the title winning Type 79, and the ultimate Ground Effect Car the Type 91. Mario Andretti won the F1 title in the Type 79 and the first time he drove a ground effect Lotus, described it like being painted to the track.