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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An Incredibly Rare Honda CR750 Factory Racer

Honda CR750 Factory Racer 4

The Honda CR750 is an exceptionally rare motorcycle, the factory-built examples like the one shown here are even rarer still. The original idea to build a full race version of the Honda CB750 didn’t start in Japan, it was the idea of the American importers who well understood the importance of the old phrase “Win…

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Documentary: Armed Forces Rally in Land Rovers

Armed Forces Rally in Land Rovers 1

Armed Forces Rally in Land Rovers is a short film by the team at Patina that covers the Armed Forces Rally Team (AFRT), a racing outfit made up of serving British military personnel competing in lightly modified examples of the UK MOD-specification Land Rover Wolf. The Land Rover Wolf is essentially a Land Rover Defender…

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An Original Rob North Triumph Trident Formula 750 Racer

Triumph Trident

The Triumph Trident and its BSA Rocket 3 sibling were, in a way, a last hurrah for the previously globally dominant British motorcycle industry. The Rob North Triumph Tridents A racing effort funded on a shoelace budget was launched in 1970 to promote the 750cc triple being used by both Triumph and BSA. Frame construction was…

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Husqvarna Model 30 A – Privateer Dirt Track Racer

Husqvarna Model 30 A Motorcycle JAP Engine

This Husqvarna Model 30 A is a custom motorcycle of sorts – it was built by a privateer racer before Husqvarna offered their own factory-built version – the Model 350DT (DT for “dirt track”). The 1920s and ’30s were an important, formative time for dirt track racing – also called flat track, circle track, and…

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