March 1st, 2017
We have written a piece on the Caravelle's period racing history for the latest issue of the Historic Formula Junior Racing Association's regular magazine. Here are some photographs from the article, with credits to Richard Utley for the first two and the Revs Institute for the third.





 
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February 22nd, 2017
We are pleased to have sourced a very special Stanguellini Formula Junior for a customer. It is an ex-Briggs Cunningham car mainly driven in period by Walt Hansgen. It was the first Formula Junior to go to the US in July 1959, the first to compete there in the following month - see the picture below - and the first to win a race there at Watkins Glen in September. As an earlier post suggested, we also believe it won the Formula Junior support race at the first US Grand Prix at Sebring in ...  
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February 19th, 2017
A brief visit to the restored pits and race control on one side of the fearsome Reims-Gueux triangle. A very evocative place and always worth a small detour!





 
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February 9th, 2017
We were asked about rear slam panel stickers on an early 911. Not everyone's thing, perhaps, but some like to get these details right and why shouldn't they? The answer is roughly as follows. The very first cars - those with flat slam panels - and those immediately following in the first part of 1965 - with indentations - had a single combined sticker on the air cleaner inlet and nothing at all on the slam panel. The next series of cars - 1966 model year cars produced in the latter part of 1965 ...  
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February 6th, 2017
We are entering the social media era with an instagram feed! Some of the pictures will be familiar to anyone that visits the website, but others will not. Feel free to follow us and let us know what you think - we are at www.instagram.com/robertbarrielimited/
 
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January 26th, 2017
A great photograph of the start of the Formula Junior support race at the first US Grand Prix at Sebring in Dec 1959. The race was won by Walt Hansgen in the Briggs Cunningham Stanguellini #1. We recently sourced this historic car for a client - more details in due course.



 
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