Leica R3 Safari

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The Leica R3 Safari was a special limited edition of the popular Leica R3 released in 1976, many credit the R3 with saving Leica as the company had struggled financially in the years immediately prior due to some poor selling models. The R3 was significant for a few reasons, the electronics had been co-developed with…

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All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits

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All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits is the work of photographer George Brainard, he’s been the official photographer of the Day of the Drags and the Lonestar Round Up events in Texas since the early 2000s. After years of covering the cars first and people second he began to slowly realise that the people…

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Ayrton Senna Wallpaper

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The story of Ayrton Senna and his rise to the highest echelons of motorsport reads like a slightly unrealistic Hollywood script – a young Brazilian boy who started life with such poor coordination that he needed medical tests goes on to learn how to drive a Jeep by the age of 7 (without use of…

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Stuart Lewis-Evans Wallpaper

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Stuart Lewis-Evans was an up and coming racing driver and good friend of the young Stirling Moss, this image was taken in September 1953 when Stuart was just 23 years old and it shows him unloading his Cooper 500 Formula 3 racing car at the Crystal Palace race circuit in South London – from the…

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Wheels & Waves

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Wheels & Waves is a new book by photographer Jo Fischer, it’s a compilation of her images from the 2013 and 2014 Wheels & Waves event, held in France each year. The book is 140 pages in length and measures in at 30cm by 21.5cm, it’s printed on 170/QM Lumisilk, it has stitch binding and…

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Car Race At Brooklands – 1928

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Brooklands was the first purpose-built race track in the world, it was characterised by its broad 30 metre width and 9 metre high banked corners. Many of the world’s speed records were set at the circuit until it was shut down in 1939 – as the gloom of World War II descended over Europe. This…

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The Adventures of Zaya

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In Venus Veritas is a new website dedicated to showcasing women in the typically male-dominated worlds of cars, motorcycles, boats, planes and anything else with an internal combustion engine. We’ll be showcasing their content every now and then as a hat tip to the 18% of our readers with XX chromosomes. Zaya is one of…

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Pistol Packin’ Mama and the WASPs

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Pistol Packin’ Mama was a B-17 Flying Fortress that saw use during the Second World War as a training aircraft for female pilots known as WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots), over 1,000 female pilots had been accepted into the program by the end of the war and they had flown every type of American military…

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2015 Ladies Who Ride Calendar by MotoLady

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Most of you who spend a significant amount of time perusing the corner of the internet dedicated to motorcycles will already be familiar with Alicia Elfving (AKA MotoLady), over the past 5 years she’s risen to a position of significant influence within the motorcycle community and is now one of the pre-eminent voices for women…

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Nürburgring Wallpaper

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The Nordschleife (northern loop) of the Nürburgring is a circuit that any true racing enthusiast needs to attempt at least once – Jackie Stewart famously referred to it as the Green Hell due to the fact that it’s 20.8 kilometres (12.9 miles) long, covers over 300 meters (984 feet) of elevation changes and has minimal…

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