This is a picture of Henri Rougier sliding his turn of the century racer around a dusty corner at the Circuit des Ardennes in 1906. I have no idea why it isn’t rolling over with it’s horse-drawn cart derived suspension and centre of gravity about 4 feet up in the air. It probably has something to do with his huge cojones weighing the car down.
The Aston Martin DB4 was a major technological step forward over its predecessor, the DB3. The new model had an advanced, lightweight superleggera (tube-frame) body and an all-new engine designed by Tadek Marek with double overhead camshafts, an aluminium alloy head and block, and twin SU carburettors. Performance was brisk for the era with a…
The cojones it would take to climb into a Ferrari, take it off the tarmac and start sliding it around on the gravel in the company of cars like the Audi Quattro and the Lancia Stratos defies description.
When it comes to rallying there are any number of distractions to the right and left of the driver’s line of sight, though usually not an naked lady.