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Lowndes to drive Formula 1 car
How Superleague gained acceptance
Bell beats Pastrana to FoS honours
Martin, Alex Brundle to drive Jaguar
Vatanen to drive title-winning Ford

Supercars legend Craig Lowndes will drive a Dallara F189 Formula 1 car at The Bend Classic this weekend.

How a flawed ‘throwback’ series gained acceptance Prime

Against all odds, the series for V12-powered Superleague Formula cars adorning the liveries of football clubs earned a place in the hearts of many. Even 10 years on from its last race, on this day in 2011, it is fondly remembered by those who were part of it.

Bell beats Pastrana to Goodwood Festival of Speed Shootout honours
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McLaren GT ace Rob Bell pipped Travis Pastrana to clinch a hotly-contested 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed Shootout.

Martin and Alex Brundle team up for Jaguar E-type race at Silverstone
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Father and son Martin and Alex Brundle will team up to share a Jaguar E-type in the special 60th anniversary race for the model at The Classic at Silverstone at the end of July.

Vatanen to be reunited with WRC title-winning Ford after 40 years
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Rally legend Ari Vatanen will drive his 1981 World Rally Championship-winning Ford Escort RS1800 MkII for the first time since winning the title at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Permanent memorial to Stirling Moss unveiled at Shelsley Walsh
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Permanent memorial to Stirling Moss unveiled at Shelsley Walsh

The life of legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be permanently honoured at Shelsley Walsh following the unveiling of a blue plaque in his memory at the Worcestershire venue.

Alesi and Werner on their controversial Monaco F1 crash

Jean Alesi and Marco Werner have both spoken out following their controversial clash in a historic Formula 1 race at Monaco.

Alesi taken out at Monaco Historic GP while leading in Ferrari
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Alesi taken out at Monaco Historic GP while leading in Ferrari

Jean Alesi crashed out of a sensational lead at the Monaco Historic GP after a clash with three-time Le Mans winner Marco Werner.

Penske to be celebrated at Goodwood Festival of Speed

American motorsport legend Roger Penske is set to return to Goodwood for the first time in nearly 60 years this summer with a planned appearance at the Festival of Speed.

Jordan 191 set to feature in new Masters F1 demos

A Jordan-Cosworth 191 is set to be among the Formula 1 cars at Donington Park next month for the first of a new series of demos from Masters Historic Racing.

Goodwood Festival of Speed postponed

Goodwood's popular Festival of Speed event is the latest motorsport fixture to be postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

Franchitti to make racing return in Goodwood Revival

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti will return to racing for the first time since his career-ending 2013 accident at next month’s Goodwood Revival.

This $6m Ferrari 275 GTB prototype took on Rally Monte Carlo

Ferrari's test mule for the 275 GTB, which stretched its legs on Rally Monte Carlo in 1966, is now expected to fetch over $6m at auction

Team Menard's 1982 Indy 500 racer is being sold in January

This all-American icon was fielded by Team Menard in Indycar racing during the 1980s, including a top 10 finish at the Indy 500

Ex-Louis Chiron Bugatti Type 35A racer set for auction

A Bugatti Type 35A grand prix car piloted by marque legend Louis Chiron will be auctioned in Arizona next January

Ex-Fangio Ferrari 290 MM fetches $22 million at auction

A 1950s factory Scuderia Ferrari sports car raced by a star-studded list of F1 world champions is now the 10th most expensive car ever sold at auction

Donington Grand Prix Collection to close

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, once the most outstanding assembly of racing cars in the world, will close its doors on November 5.

Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams, 1938-2018

The death of Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams on Saturday morning has robbed motorsport of a great character who became one of Britain's premier touring car drivers before turning his deft hands to the historic racing scene.

Legends share their Lola memories

Legends from Le Mans, Indycar and Formula 1 share their memories of racing and creating Lolas through the marque's great history

Chandhok to race McLaren M1A at Goodwood Revival

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok will race a McLaren-Elva M1A in next month’s Goodwood Revival.

Ten Le Mans 24h winners enter 2018 Classic event

Ten Le Mans 24 Hours winners will join approximately 1000 other drivers for the ninth running of the Le Mans Classic on July 6-8.

Tommy Byrne to make F1 return at British Grand Prix, aged 60

Former Formula 1 racer and British F3 champion Tommy Byrne will return to European racing at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone next month. 

Roborace to take part in 2018 Goodwood FoS

The Roborace autonomous racing car will take part in the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Button to race at Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Revival

Jenson Button will make his historic racing debut this year, dovetailing his Japanese Super GT commitments with Le Mans Classic and Goodwood Revival outings.

Senna to be celebrated at Donington Historic Festival

One of the most memorable races in the history of Donington Park, the rain-soaked 1993 European Grand Prix won by Ayrton Senna, will be celebrated at this year’s Donington Historic Festival (May 4-6).