Formula 1 Gearbox Table

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Racing memorabilia doesn’t get a whole lot more impressive than this, unless you buy an actual Formula 1 car of course. This F1 Gearbox Table is made from a race-used Renault R30 F1 transmission, it’s a 7-speed, semi-automatic, sequential box made from ultra-light titanium. It would have been raced by either Robert Kubica or Vitaly Petrov,…

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Lola F1R – Road-Legal Formula 1 Car

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The Lola F1R is the result of a bet between Lola engineers about whether it was possible to build something close to a Formula 1 car, that would be UK road registrable. The UK has notoriously finicky road restrictions, despite (or perhaps because of) the fact that southern England has more motorsport engineering companies than…

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Documentary: This Is Nigel Mansell

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This Is Nigel Mansell is a 40 minute documentary covering the Formula One World Champion’s foray into the American CART series in 1993. It was almost unheard of for a reigning F1 champ to move to another series so Mansell’s shift caused a media firestorm, and the fact that he took victory in his maiden…

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Documentary: The Real James Hunt

The Real James Hunt

The Real James Hunt is a documentary about the life of James Hunt, a racing driver and Formula One World Champion who today is remembered as one of the great characters from the golden era of grand prix racing. Oftentimes people focus on James’ iconic playboy lifestyle but behind all of that he was one…

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Martin Brundle’s 1995 Bell Formula 1 Helmet

Martin Brundle's 1995 Bell Formula 1 Helmet

Martin Brundle has long been one of the Formula 1 paddock’s most prominent characters, he exploded onto the scene in 1984 after a season long battle the previous year with Ayrton Senna in Formula 3 – Senna only managed to clinch the championship ahead of Brundle in the final laps of the final race. Today…

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Tag Heuer Autavia Mark 3 “Rindt”

TAG Heuer Autavia

Earlier this year Tag Heuer announced that they were going to re-release their iconic Autavia, and that they were going to turn to the public to choose which of the original designs would be brought back into production. Thousands of people took part in the voting and the eventual winner is the 1966 Mark 3 “Rindt”…

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Ferrari F1/87 Cutaway Wallpaper

Ferrari F1-87 Cutaway Wallpaper

The Ferrari F1/87 gave the storied Italian marque its first back-to-back victories since 1981 – 6 years earlier. The car was so good towards the end of the 1987 season that Ferrari became favourites to win the championship the following year. This cutaway shows the all-new for 1987 90° 1.5 litre turbocharged V6 engine called the…

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Ronnie Peterson: 1975 Documentary

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Ronnie Peterson was a Swedish Formula One driver whose career was cut short in a first corner incident with James Hunt in 1978. He’s remembered as a staggeringly talented driver who was nicknamed the SuperSwede by his fans and fellow drivers, and it’s thought that he would have added at least one driver’s world championship…

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