Jacky Ickx’s 1976 Formula 1 and Le Mans Helmet

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It isn’t everyday that historical curiosities like this come up for public auction, and certainly not at a price that’s almost affordable for a serious collector. With an estimated value of £1,500 to £1,800 this former Jacky Ickx Bell helmet was worn throughout the 1976 Formula One season (in the Wolf-Williams FW05) and during Ickx’s successful Le Mans campaign…

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D-Type Jaguar

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In some respects, the D-Type Jaguar exists in the shadow of its much more famous younger brother, the E-Type – famed for its beauty and widely recognised as the most beautiful production car of all time (even by Enzo Ferrari) the E-Type is a giant of automotive design. That said, I’ve always preferred the race-bred simplicity and…

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Truth In 24 II – Every Second Counts

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“Truth In 24 II – Every Second Counts” is a film by Audi covering their involvement in the iconic Le Mans 24 Hours motor race. The full length film is 1 hour and 22 minutes long and is well worth a watch, it’s narrated by Jason Statham – a man who’s voice is perfect for anything relating to motor sport.

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Hans Herrmann

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The life of Hans Herrmann reads like the script of a film from the golden age of cinema, he was born in 1928 and is a baker by trade, in the 1950s he started racing with the Mercedes-Benz factory team where his talent quickly led to him being hired to race at some of the most iconic motor sport events of the era.

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