Formula 1 Gearbox Table

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

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

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 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 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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Masterclass: Behind The Wheel With Jackie Stewart

Behind the Wheel with Sir Jackie Stewart is a 1 hour documentary film developed by the multiple Formula One World Champion as a masterclass in the art of driving. Jackie became known as the “Flying Scot” in his years as a competitive driver, he had a natural talent that shocked F1 and even when partnered…

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Tag Heuer Autavia Mark 3 “Rindt”

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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Niki Lauda’s March 711 Formula 1 Car

Niki Lauda is one of Formula 1’s great heroes. Rather than the typical rags to riches tale, Niki’s was a story of riches to rags, he left behind his family’s staggering wealth and took out bank loans to fund his racing – loans that were guaranteed by his own life insurance policy. Fortunately, Lauda was…

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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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Desktop Wallpaper: Graham Hill Flying The Lotus 49

Graham Hill is unquestionably one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of all time, but he’s possibly more famous for being the embodiment of the British gentleman racer. Although he looked like a member of the House of Lords, Hill was a two-time Formula 1 World Champion, and he’s the only driver in history to…

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Ronnie Peterson: 1975 Documentary

Editor’s Note: The original documentary was deleted, but we’ve added in an Italian one above. You can turn on auto translate by clicking the “settings” cog on the lower right side of the YouTube frame. Ronnie Peterson was a Swedish Formula One driver whose career was cut short in a first corner incident with James…

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