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Drivers becoming Constructors: Jackie Stewart image

01/06/2024

Drivers becoming Constructors: Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart, a three-time Formula 1 champion, became a constructor in 1996, focusing on safety and Scottish pride. Stewart Grand Prix saw some success but struggled with car fragility. The team eventually became Jaguar F1 and later Red Bull Racing.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Austin-Healey, UK, 1952-1972 image

01/06/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Austin-Healey, UK, 1952-1972

The Austin-Healey brand, founded in 1952, created iconic sports cars until 1972, known for their performance and design. Despite early success, production ended due to the oil crisis and corporate changes.
The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Fantuzzi image

01/06/2024

The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Fantuzzi

Medardo Fantuzzi, an artisan coachbuilder, crafted iconic racing car bodies for Maserati and Ferrari in the 1950s and 1960s, leaving a lasting legacy in motorsport history.
Future events: What to Know and Where to Go in June 2024 image

01/06/2024

Future events: What to Know and Where to Go in June 2024

June 2024 is packed with classic car events, including the Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or, Red Bull Classics, the 1000 Miglia, SOC's 10th anniversary in Andermatt, and the Solitude Circuit revival.
Mecum Indianapolis Auction Reaches $94M with Record-Breaking Sales image

01/06/2024

Mecum Indianapolis Auction Reaches $94M with Record-Breaking Sales

Mecum's Indianapolis auction featured 2,390 cars, achieving $94.4 million in sales. Highlights included a Ferrari Testarossa for $385,000, a Shelby Cobra 427 for $2.1 million, and records for several other classic and modern vehicles.
Drivers becoming Constructors: Jack Brabham image

26/05/2024

Drivers becoming Constructors: Jack Brabham

The story of Jack Brabham, a two-time world title-winning Australian driver with Cooper, who became a constructor in 1962 with designer Ron Tauranac, building simple and light Formula 1 cars with readily available engines and parts.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Talbot, France, 1903-1987  image

25/05/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Talbot, France, 1903-1987

The Talbot brand, from 1903 to 1987, experienced numerous transformations, from luxury cars to motorsport triumphs and various ownership changes, ultimately ceasing production in 1987. Its legacy is marked by innovation, elegance, and market challenges.
Monaco Auction Madness: RM Sotheby’s Reigns Supreme image

25/05/2024

Monaco Auction Madness: RM Sotheby’s Reigns Supreme

RM Sotheby’s Monaco auctions break records with stunning sales of iconic cars, including Ferraris and Formula 1 classics. Discover the highlights on Roarington.com.
The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Frua image

25/05/2024

The Myth of Italian Coachbuilders: Frua

Pietro Frua, a post-war Turin-based coachbuilder, founded one of Italy's top coachbuilding firms. Renowned for elegant designs like the Maserati Quattroporte and collaborations with Volvo and Rolls-Royce, Frua's legacy endures despite his death in 1983.
George Russell brings back the red Mercedes that dominated the Targa Florio a hundred years ago image

25/05/2024

George Russell brings back the red Mercedes that dominated the Targa Florio a hundred years ago

George Russell revives the legacy of the historic Mercedes at the Targa Florio, tracing back to its strategic red paint, echoing past glories and the innovative spirit of Mercedes-Benz Classic.

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