Tom Kristensen is undoubtedly one of motorsport’s greats, and his record of nine outright Le Mans 24 hour wins is likely to stand for many years, if not decades, to come.
Six years following his retirement from […]
Reissued by Octane Press, A Little Bit Sideways, sees author Scott Huler embedded with the Filmar Racing team during the 1997 NASCAR Cup season.
As an outsider to the sport – much as Ted Simon did with Formula […]
We lost a giant figure in motorsport when Sir Stirling Moss passed away last April.
Invariably described as the greatest driver never to win the world championship, to the generation who discovered motor racing […]
The ROFGO collection, curated by enthusiast and racer Roald Goethe with the support of automotive dealer Adrian Hamilton, is unarguably one of the finest privately owned collections of significant racing cars, […]
“Choo Choo!” It’s all about the banter express for “Lights Out, Full Throttle” the Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert collaboration that – according to the cover – details “the good, the bad and the Bernie of Formula 1 […]
Formula 1’s return to America had produced a dramatic swing in the title fight. Michael Schumacher’a victory and Mika Hakkinen’s retirement meant the Ferrari driver went to Suzuka eight points clear of his M […]
With three races of the season to run the 2000 F1 title fight looked certain to be settled at the final race.
McLaren’s Mika Hakkinen led Michael Schumacher by just two points, the Ferrari driver having hit b […]
For fans of books on Austrian racing drivers it has been something of a bumper period, with Jon Saltinstall and Maurice Hamilton’s excellent Niki Lauda retrospectives, and now a reissue of David Tremayne’s – Joche […]
With four races left in the 2000 season, following his spectacular victory at the last round in Belgium, it seemed as if all the momentum was with championship leader Mika Hakkinen as he chased his third title in […]
The tide of the 2000 season appeared to be turning as the car arrived at Spa-Francorchamps for the 13th round.
McLaren’s Mika Hakkinen had capitalised on a run of retirements for Michael Schumacher, who h […]
Clearly, 2020 has been a year to remember for all the wrong reasons. In that context, the arrival of a
monster coffee-table book about a niche sports car racer and largely midfield Formula 1 team, which
hasn’t t […]
Ben Evans wrote a new post, Hakkinen's flying start fires him into championship lead 10 months ago
Following his mechanical failure in France and first lap retirements in both Austria and Germany, Michael Schumacher arrived at the Hungaroring desperately needing to finish ahead of Mika Hakkinen and David […]
Michael Schumacher’s push to become Ferrari’s first drivers’ champion for more than two decade was coming under severe pressure as the championship returned to Germany for his second home race.
The second half of the 2000 F1 season got underway with the Austrian Grand Prix, the fourth time the race had been run at the A1-Ring (now Red Bull Ring), the massively altered version of the old […]
The Magny-Cours circuit marked the mid-point of the 2000 season. Ferrari’s Michael Schumacher had won five of the opening eight races of the campaign, building up a lead of 22 and 24 points respectively over the M […]
The haste with which I raced over to the Race Fans HQ when I learned Gordon Kirby’s “Chris Pook and The History of the Long Beach Grand Prix” was waiting for me would have put Usain Bolt to shame.
Kirby is r […]
Michael Schumacher’s shock retirement while leading in Monaco had closed up the 2000 championship.
From there the teams headed across the Atlantic to Montreal and the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles […]
Ben Evans wrote a new post, "Take Risk!": Richard Noble's land speed record book review 1 year ago
Richard Noble is a legend of the automotive world having claimed the land speed record as both a driver and programme director.
Does that qualify his book, Take Risk!, for review on a website which focuses on […]
Ben Evans wrote a new post, Coulthard triumphs as Schumacher's luck deserts him in Monaco 1 year ago
Two weeks on from Michael Schumacher’s home win at the Nurburgring, the field headed to the Cote D’Azure for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Then as now, this was viewed by some as the blue riband event of the season, w […]
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