May 25th, 2020
Some pictures from the March 1960 FJ race at Sebring via the excellent Barcboys site www.barcboys.com. The event was right on the transition from front- to rear-engined cars and, within the Cunningham team and elsewhere, from Stanguellini to Cooper and Lotus. Hansgen put the Cooper T52 on pole, but dropped out of the race, which was won by Hall in an Elva 100 from Crawford in a Stanguellini and Chamberlain in a Lotus 18. Apparently Crawford was ...  
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May 19th, 2020
Some more interior pictures of our 1964 Lotus Elan S1 to competition spec www.robertbarrielimited.com/s1.php







 
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May 5th, 2020
If you wanted your 1967 911S supplied in competition spec you specified it with a rally kit and a sport kit, among other things. But what exactly was in the kits? According to the factory’s Competition Driver publication – the prototype of its much longer and more detailed Sports Purposes manual – the rally kit for the 911S consisted of a pair of bucket seats, with sports seats a no-cost alternative, rubber floor mats and a driver’s foot ...  
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May 1st, 2020
We do love a bit of research. I recently spent a ridiculous amount of time compiling a list of the first RHD 911S’s. I can’t really remember why. I‘m not even sure there was a real point – just a pedantic need to know. Oddly, I have since met others who have done exactly the same thing. The Porsche Cars GB records suggest 35 such cars came to the UK in the second part of 1966 and the first part of 1967. I should thank Peter Cook, archivist at the Porsche Club, for ...  
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April 12th, 2020
There are lots of tremendous photographs of Stirling Moss driving - but this is our favourite of him driving a Porsche. It's the 1955 Nine Hours at Goodwood and Moss retired his 550 shared with Huschke von Hanstein while in the class lead after collecting another car. The photograph is by Keith Duerden.



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April 8th, 2020
Peter Auto has announced that this year's Le Mans Classic event will move to early July next year and that the Spa Classic and Grand Prix de l'Age d'Or events are cancelled this year. Inevitable under the circumstances, but very disappointing nonetheless for all concerned. A copy of the release is attached.

peterauto.peter.fr/wp-content/uploads/lmc-concurrents-competitors.pdf
 

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