Building a motor racing stadium out of a highly flammable material, strapping on a leather helmet, climbing into a vehicle with no discernible braking system, punching the throttle and turning left is my idea of a good time. Sadly it’s no longer allowed but for a brief time, almost the blink of an eye, Board Track Racing was king.
With an asking price of £54,500, this 1953 Bristol 403 isn’t the sort of thing that’ll be an impulse purchase for anyone this side of an oil-shiek or one of those rapper people I see on MTV when I’ve lost the remote somewhere in the sofa cushions. That said, I’d be far more likely to…
The 1974 McLaren M16C Indy Car was an Offenhauser-powered open-wheeled racer that won the 1974 Indy 500 – the car and its driver, Johnny Rutherford, would lead for 59 of the last 60 laps before taking their historic win at the Brickyard.
It seems a shame that Father’s Day receives such a small amount of attention compared with Mother’s Day, the Dads of the world deserve so much but are usually just content to share a beer with their offspring whilst discussing the idiocy politicians, football coaches or that neighbour who’s tree is growing over the fence….