News that Nico Rosberg has retired at the top of the F1 pile has had a seismic effect on the sport, but here we think that it is great to hear. To walk out at the top takes a lot of courage and we applaud Nico’s decision. He has achieved his dream and can now go and do something else that might give him more family time. Continue reading
We are just back from another Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage. If you’ve not been yet do try and come along to the UK’s best preserved WW2 bomber station and see what they have to offer at this award winning heritage site. The next Scramble is on October 2nd and you can find us there in our regular spot in the Transport Yard. Continue reading
It is nice to see all of the attention being given to 60103 in the media if only because it raises the profile of steam locomotives and will, hopefully, help encourage people to visit either their local heritage line or maybe one near where they take their holiday (whwever that may be for there are many heritage lines around the world. Continue reading
Seeing pictures of the Ferrari wearing its halo during the formula one testing was encouraging, at least in terms of someone trying it out as a concept. News that Red Bull might try a so called Batmobile style canopy alternative is also a good move if it comes to fruition. Continue reading
The Tasman Series was a winter break for the grand prix circus. Founded in 1964 from a series of local races and a couple of international events, it grew into a substantial series with works entries from BRM, Lotus, Brabham and Ferrari at its height. From its beginning as a 2.5 litre maximum capacity single seater series under the old Intercontinental Formula it was extended to accept F5000 entries from 1970 and the series continued to flourish until rising costs killed it off after the 1975 series.
Here is a great clip showing some of the Australian leg of the series in 1968 with Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Chris Amon, Denny Hulme, Piers Courage, Dickie Attwood, Frank Gardner and more.