Jaguar E-type Restoration – Part 2

Jaguar E-type Restoration - Part 2
Even completely stripped bare in a workshop at Spotless Automotive Restorers in Knysna, the allure of Stuart Lottering’s E-type was evident. Francois Bonthuys takes us through the meticulous stripping process by highlighting key findings and outlines the road ahead during this Jaguar E-type restoration. Desire ...

Cobra-Ferrari Wars

Cobra-Ferrari Wars
This is the second edition of the well-known and much loved book by Michael L Shoen. The Cobra-Ferrari Wars: 1963-1965, is the account of the battles, both on track and off, that raged between two great names, that of the established marque of Ferrari and ...

Guild of Motoring Writers Annual Awards 2016

Guild of Motoring Writers Annual Awards 2016
Every year, members of the Guild of Motoring Writers (GoMW) submit work to the Committee of this organisation, for consideration in the Annual Awards. The Guild was formed in 1944 and today boasts 400 members who specialise in all aspects of the media in the ...

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (LBVCR) took place on the first Sunday of November commemorating the Emancipation Run of 14 November 1896 which celebrated the passing into law of the Locomotives on the Highway Act. This Act raised the speed limit for ‘light locomotives’ ...

Looking back at Bahrain

Looking back at Bahrain
I arrived in Bahrain for the last race of the season with two certainties in my mind, Audi were withdrawing from endurance racing and Mark Webber was retiring. Less certain was that Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb would become World Champions. Looking back ...

6h of Bahrain – Last round gentlemen

6h of Bahrain - Last round gentlemen
As the leaves and the temperatures start to fall at VMP Towers, thoughts go to the warmth of the Bahraini welcome which awaits the FIA WEC family as we gather in the desert to watch the 6h of Bahrain, 2016 season finale. So, without further ...

An E-type named Desire PART 1

An E-type named Desire PART 1
Before the E-type Jaguar, sleek was just something you did with your hair. And class was something you had to attend to learn English and maths. It took some time running the alphabet before the emergence of this gem in all its ruby-coloured glory. This is the ...

If the Audi withdrawal was a splash

If the Audi withdrawal was a splash
If the Audi withdrawal was a splash…there’s a Tsunami coming Much has been written of the future of the six Audi WEC drivers after the announcement by Audi to withdraw from WEC at the end of the 2016 season, less so though about the fate ...

Audi withdraws from WEC

Audi withdraws from WEC
In what has been billed as a realigning of its motorsport strategy, Audi will terminate its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Instead Audi is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula ...

Kussmaul Chronicles

Kussmaul Chronicles
Key Information The story of Roland Kussmaul’s contributions to Porsche’s total crushing domination of sports car racing ISBN: 9780692665749 Author: Craig Watkins Publisher: Smart Racing Products Inc First published: September 2016 432 pages and 330+ illustrations Price: US $64.95       For starters, when ...
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