Category Archives: Sport

Stirling and the Four Rings


https://touringcarmad.wordpress.com/2020/04/14/stirling-and-the-four-rings/ My tribute to Sir Stirling Moss continues. Last time, I covered his F1 World Championship debut at the 1951 Swiss Grand Prix. This time, I’m covering his touring car exploits of the early 1980’s. Stirling had sporadically competed in … Continue reading

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The Brit at Bremgarten


The 2nd F1 World Championship kicked off at Bremgarten in Switzerland on May 27th 1951. There were 21 Entries, consisting of mostly Italian Alfa Romeos, Ferraris and Maseratis and French Talbot-Lagos and Simca-Gordinis. The few exceptions were local hero Peter … Continue reading

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Honda in the BTCC – Part 2


Honda’s first proper attempt at the BTCC was 1995 as an Motor Sport Developments-run works effort. Running a pair of Accords for David Leslie, a former race winner with Vauxhall and reigning Independent’s Champion James Kaye, steady progress saw Leslie … Continue reading

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Honda in the BTCC – Part 1


As the British Touring Car Championship heads into a new decade, it is inevitable that the fleet of Honda Civics from Team Dynamics, BTC Racing and AMD Racing will be among the front runners. After all, Honda were by far … Continue reading

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A HISTORY OF FORMULA 1: PART 6 THE 2000’s


The arrival of the 21st Century and the new millennium signaled the start of unprecedented periods of domination and saw many records smashed, not to mention an almost complete take-over by the manufacturers and the decline of the privateers while … Continue reading

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DTM 2013 – Season Preview


Originally posted on BillyBrands:
With all three manufacturers now having confirmed their full driver line ups, now would seem a good time to give a run a through of the 22 drivers competing in the 2013 season. I’ll go through them…

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1991 Australian Formula One Grand Prix


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F1 Teams of the Past – Pacific Racing


Originally posted on Lights Out – The Motorsport Blog:
Pacific Racing were an Formula 1 team that competed during the 1994 and 1995 seasons. They were founded in 1984 by Keith Wiggins to race in the British Formula Ford series,…

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10 Drivers Who Never Should Have Been In F1!


Originally posted on Lights Out – The Motorsport Blog:
There are many Formula 1 fans saying that some of the current crop of drivers aren’t cut out to be in F1.  However if you compare the current crop to the…

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FORMULA 1: 750 DRIVERS AND STILL COUNTING BY MICHAEL C. BUNGAY


In my recent preview of the 2013 Formula 1 Season, I mentioned that the 5 drivers entering F1 for the first time this season will bring the grand total of drivers to have started an F1 World Championship race in … Continue reading

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