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August 5, 2021

Racecar Blog

The BMW Wedge – The Shape of the Times

by Mike Gulett - Summer is here - I know this may seem hard to believe but it is true. This means car events are here and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, although it is now past. To help us all get in the mood for … [Read more...]

This Porsche 935 Made Racing History

by Mike Gulett -  This 1979 Porsche 935 K3 was built and raced by Kremer Racing of Cologne, Germany. It is special because it won the 1979 24 Hours of Le Mans outright. It was the overall winner beating the faster pure sports car racing … [Read more...]

Classic Art On Wheels: Remembering History – The 1963 Ferrari 250P

Would you believe that I once rode in one being used as a street car? by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari built the 250P (prototype) to compete in the newly created prototype class of the World Sportscar Championship. He had resisted going mid-engine in … [Read more...]

OTAS/Lombardi Grand Prix Cars In Pennsylvania

by Robert Maselko - Francis Lombardi was a World War I flying ace from Genoa who began building aircraft in 1938. After World War II, he diversified into automotive coachwork, making special variations of standard FIAT models in very small … [Read more...]

A Split Race Car and a Split Friendship

I have published several articles about the infamous race at Sebring in 1965 where two Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) race cars were destroyed. Other tragedy followed as described by C. Rino Argento who helped Giotto Bizzarrini manage that race. Another … [Read more...]

Ragin’ Rivolta: A Ready to Race Iso Rivolta Race Car

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus. And there is as well a racing Iso Rivolta. Not just the one I saw at the Monterey Historics but one that has raced in recent years in European classic car events. I have new respect for the … [Read more...]