Sparco Top+ SH-5 Racing Boots

Sparco Racing Boots

The Sparco Top+ SH-5 Racing Boot is a fully FIA certified, Nomex lined shoe designed for use by both professional and amateur racing car drivers. Each pair has an anatomic pre-shaped latex insole with memory foam for comfort during longer drives, the outer sole is anti-static, oil/fuel resistant and utilizes anti-slip technology for increased pedal…

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The First Canadian Grand Prix – 1967

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This film is a look at the events surrounding the first Canadian Grand Prix, held in 1967 after Canada’s successful bid to host a Formula 1 race. The drivers taking part in this race would go down in history as icons of the sport, the starting grid included Bruce McLaren, Dan Gurney, Jack Brabham, Denny…

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1959 Fiat-Abarth 750 Zagato

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The story of Abarth and the history that the company shares with Fiat is an essential chapter in the history of top tier motorsport. Originally founded by Carlo Abarth in 1949, he chose to use his astrological sign (Scorpio) as the official company logo and despite the company’s later association with Fiat, they started out…

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1990 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

1990 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

The 1990 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix was a tempestuous event, it included one of the most significant first lap incidents in the history of the small European principality’s race. The drivers include Ayrton Senna, Gerhard Berger, Alain Prost, Jean Alesi, Riccardo Patrese, Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet and 23 others – the full field was…

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Class 1/2-1600 Desert Racer

Class 12 1600 Desert Racer

This VW-engined desert racer is the championship winning car from both the 2012 and 2013 Best in the Desert (BITD) series, it was built by Bunderson Racing and is now being offered for sale to those who’ve always wanted to kick up some sand and compete in events like the Baja 1000. The car itself…

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Ayrton Senna’s Lotus 97T

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Ayrton Senna’s first win was a borderline cinematic effort on a rainy Sunday afternoon at the 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix, he was driving the Lotus 97T and the win would be Lotus’s first since the untimely death of Colin Chapman in 1982. Senna’s long list of wins began with the car you see pictured here,…

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Ferrari 458 GT3

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The Ferrari 458 GT3 is the modern descendant of the Ferrari 250 LM, a car that was campaigned by the North American Racing Team who went on to win the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans with drivers Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory. 49 years later in 2014, Ferrari is still campaigning at every major…

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The 1957 Daytona Beach Race

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This film is called “Sand Barrier”, it’s a look at the events surrounding the 1957 Daytona Beach Race and it contains some of the best footage from the former beach track that I’ve ever seen. I’m one of those people who would love to see traditional stock car racing like this make a comeback, I…

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Flat Track Flip

Vintage Motorcyle Racing

This photograph is an excellent example of why helmets should always be worn, even when people are riding on “soft” tracks. Sadly we don’t have any more information about the rider but accidents like this on flat track circuits usually end with the rider sliding into the barrier before getting up and hobbling off with…

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Road To Baja – Documentary

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Road To Baja is a documentary covering the story of Radek Burkat and Andrew Krynen who decided, with very little preparation, to race in the Baja 1000 in 2008. It’s an interesting and candid look into what it takes to compete in one of the toughest desert races in the world, the film is 45…

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