Very Rare Survivor: A 1919 Indian Powerplus Board Track Racer – Los Angeles Speedway Veteran

Indian Board Track Racer

The Indian Powerplus V-twin powered the company’s board track racers to victories right across the country. The engine was significantly more advanced than the inlet-over-exhaust engines used in previous Indian motorcycles, with side valves and an eye-watering (for the time) rating of 16 hp. The mere suggestion that you could have 16 horsepower in a…

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The Technique of Motor Racing by Piero Taruffi

The Technique of Motor Racing by Piero Taruffi is the book that all other instructional motor racing books are measured against. It was written by Taruffi, nicknamed the “Silver Fox”, in 1959 after he retired from motor racing in 1957 following a promise to his wife to retire once he’d won the Mille Miglia. He…

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Watch The 1984 Widowmaker Hill Climb

Widowmaker Hill Climb

Editor’s Note: This film was transcoded from VHS so it’s not perfect, there are also a couple of black screen sections where I assume the original ad breaks were – I suggest fast forwarding through them. The original Widowmaker Hill Climb took place on a hillside in Draper, Utah. It became a world famous event…

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Sparco Vintage Classic RS-5.1 Race Suit

Sparco Vintage Classic RS-5.1 Race Suit

The Sparco Vintage Classic RS5.1 race suit was designed to evoke the style of racing suits from yesteryear, but with all the modern safety features you’d expect including full approval to the FIA 8856-2000 standard. The suit is made from a box quilted, three-layer, fire-resistant material with twin red stripes down the front and halfway down…

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Crate Engine Royalty: A 740 HP Ferrari F50 GT V12 Engine

Ferrari F50 V12 Engine Cams

This Ferrari F50 V12 engine was built to F50 GT specifications along with three chassis and another three or four race-specification engines. The F50 GT (also known as the Ferrari F50 GT1) was built by Ferrari in collaboration with Michelotto and Dallara to compete in the BPR Global GT Series against the likes of the…

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Devil Drivers – A Rare Pre-WWII 16mm Racing Documentary

Early Formula 1 Grand Prix

A Note of Warning: Near the end of this film there are a few racing accidents that likely resulted in the death or serious injury of the drivers involved. If there’s a possibility you’ll find that troubling please consider not watching the film. Devil Drivers is a pre-WWII racing documentary that was likely filmed in…

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