Thu Mar 06 2014 17:18:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
The Briggs Automotive Company wanted to create a formula car for the street. With the MONO they nailed it in the looks, handling and speed departments. Take a ride through the tree lined canyons of De Luz Rd in Temecula California with the owner Shinoo Mapleton.
Monte Carlo 1968. Denny Hulme on McLaren-Cosworth M7A passes Pedro Rodriguez' destroyed BRM P133, Grand Prix Monaco 1968, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 26 May 1968. (Photo by Rainer W. Schlegelmilch/Getty Images)
Fri Jan 11 2013 17:22:46 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Circuit De Catalunya in Barcelona.
Building for the Barcelona circuit started in 1989 and finished just days before the F1 championship rolled into town in September 1991, The whole of F1 was impressed by the track and Barcelona and Catalunya have become the home of F1 in Barcelona ever since.
Sat Dec 08 2012 18:31:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Juan Manuel Fangio powers his Maserati 250F into the North Turn during his epic drive in the 1957 German GP. This magnificent photo was taken by Jim Sitz, a 19 year-old Californian who had saved his money for two years after leaving high school in order to travel to Europe to see some races. He was granted a Photographer's Pass for the Grand Prix at the Nurburgring and took this photo...from the top of the Dunlop electronic scoreboard." Jim was to become a Contributing Editor to ROAD & TRACK and VINTAGE MOTORSPORT magazines.
Sun Sep 23 2012 01:53:42 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Harry Schell was among the first Americans to drive in Formula 1. He was also among the most cautious. He was really there for the girls and carousing that accompanied life on the circuit. He rarely pushed himself anywhere near the Limit. Nonetheless he died on a rainy May day at Silverstone in 1960. Photo by Bernard Cahier.
Sat Jul 21 2012 17:44:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
The complete and unauthorised story of Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna a triple Formula One world champion who is regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of Formula One A kart racer from an early age, Senna won the British Formula 3 championship in 1983 and made his Formula One debut with Toleman the next year. He moved to Lotus-Renault in 1985, and won six Grand Prix over the next three seasons. In 1988 he joined Frenchman Alain Prost at McLaren-Honda, the top driver and team at the time, and won that years championship. He and Prost developed a heated rivalry, which is regarded as the most bitter in F1 history.
Senna also won the 1990 and 1991 F1 championships. In the next two years with McLaren, despite driving an inferior car, Senna won races and challenged for the 1993 world title, finishing runner-up to Prost. He switched to the then-dominant Williams Renault team for the 1994 season. At the third race of the year millions of fans witnessed his fatal crash live on global TV coverage whilst leading the San Marino Grand Prix.
During his Grand Prix racing career, Senna became an international sporting superstar. His wet weather driving skills were often showcased during his ten years in the sport Senna was also known for his ruthless will to win.
Sat Jul 21 2012 17:48:18 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
From the grease-smothered pits to the long anxious nights in lonely European hotels, from the tense camaraderie of teammates to the trembling suspense of photo finishes, THE LIMIT carries readers race by race to its riveting and startling climax—the final contest that would decide it all, one of the deadliest in Grand Prix history. Author: Michael Cannell.