Mika Häkkinen McLaren Mercedes MP4-16 Nose Cone – 2001

McLaren Mercedes MP4-16 Nose Cone

This McLaren Mercedes MP4-16 nose cone was used by the great Mika Häkkinen during the 2001 season, winning four Formula 1 races, including Brazil, Australia, British, and the United States Grand Prix. McLaren finished the season with 102 points, taking a hard fought second place in the Constructors’ Championship. Häkkinen is widely regarded as one…

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The Noise – Formula 1 Exhaust Sculptures by Mike O’Connor

Formula 1 Exhaust Sculptures 1

Each of these remarkable sculptures is created from a real, race-used Formula 1 exhaust system that have been mounted to a base of carved Italian marble. They’re made by Mike O’Connor, the founder of the Fastest Club – an exclusive group of historic Formula 1 car owners who travel around the world with their cars to a…

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A Vintage Grand Prix Pinball Machine From 1976 by Williams

Grand Prix Pinball Machine by Williams

The Grand Prix pinball machine was designed and built by Williams Electronics between 1976 and 1977. Over the course of this year they built 10,554 examples which were shipped around the world, with most ending up in the United States and Europe, but some machines have been discovered in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. Unlike…

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Monaco Grand Prix Documentary: Jewel In The Crown

six-wheeled Tyrrell F1 car

  Editor’s Note: If the film isn’t loading for you, you can view it directly on YouTube here. —– This documentary, “Jewel In The Crown”, is a look back from 1992 to the very early days of what is almost certainly the most famous Grand Prix on the Formula 1 calendar. Despite its diminutive size,…

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