Ex-Schumacher Benetton Formula 1 Car

Benetton-Ford Formula 1 Car

It sometimes surprises me how inexpensive it can be to buy a fully functioning Formula 1 car, although I know £240,000 to £300,000 isn’t exactly cheap it also isn’t stupid money for a car that was Nelson Piquet’s last Formula 1 car before it was assigned to a young Martin Brundle and an up and…

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The ROK Manual Espresso Maker

ROK Espresso Maker

The ROK Manual Espresso Maker is, as the name implies, an espresso maker that requires no electricity or tomfoolery to operate – you just load your ground coffee, add hot water to the compression chamber and then apply liberal downward pressure the levers. It’s recommended that owners use a finely ground coffee when using the…

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Full Documentary: Truth In 24

Truth In 24 Film Poster

Truth In 24 is a free-to-air documentary about the extraordinary efforts of the Audi Le Mans team in the lead up to the storied race at the French circuit in 2008, I know many of you have difficultly following racing series that largely take place away from American soil due to television coverage issues so…

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Dino 246 GT Wallpaper

Ferrari Dino

The Dino 246 GT was the first car built by Ferrari in significant quantities, it famously wore just the “Dino” badge as Enzo Ferrari didn’t want to dilute the brand by selling a “cheaper” car with his surname on the hood. Rumour has it that the driving force behind the development and release of the…

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Paris-Dakar Tee by Heritage Racing Apparel

1986 Paris-Dakar Tee

Heritage Racing Apparel is a small, family owned business run by the father and son team Jeffrey and Casey Maciejewski, they specialize in creating t-shirts with a disntinctly retro feel like the Paris-Dakar inspired one you see pictured above. As many of you will remember, the 1986 Paris-Dakar was the year dominated by the Porsche…

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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT

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In 1959 Porsche only built 3 right hand drive 356A 1600GTs, today it’s thought that only 2 of those still survive and this car is one of them. It was ordered by the South African Porsche factory-backed driver, Ian Fraser-Jones who is thought to have fitted it with the Type 547/3 Carrera 4-cam race engine,…

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Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet

Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet

The new Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet is a limited edition version of Bell’s new retro full face lid with custom graphics by the team at Roland Sands Design. We’ve covered the Bell Bullitt helmet before on Silodrome and I have one sitting in the garage next to my tool box, it’s quickly becoming the…

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DeLorean DMC-12 Barn Find

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Despite the low production numbers and somewhat tainted history of the DeLorean DMC-12, it’s unquestionably one of the most instantly recognisable motor cars of all time. One of the most famous and visually arresting features is the stainless steel body work, so when we came across this bright red DeLorean on eBay we were understandably…

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