A fading star

Bugatti enjoyed its heyday in the pre-war years, enjoying success in the 1920s and early 1930s. After the...

Snowplough

In 1973, the front of the Ferrari 312 B3 (seen here at the Retromobile show in Paris last...

Another era

Half a century ago, Bruce McLaren - along with some associates - created McLaren Racing, based in a...

Made in the USA

More than half a century before Gene Haas, a young Californian had built a US F1 team. Lance...

The colour of origin

In 2006, as an interim livery between two sponsors (West and Vodafone), McLaren opted to run the original...

Just one chance

  Jonathan Williams took part in just one grand prix in his racing career, but it was at...

A little Martini

In 1978, René Arnoux made his F1 debut at the wheel of the pretty Martini MK23. Unfortunately for...

McLaren-Honda, act one

The debut of the McLaren MP4-30 was not a smooth one at Jerez this week as the team...

Photo finish

In 1986, the European Grand Prix in Jerez saw a sensational final sprint between the Lotus-Renault of Ayrton Senna...

Carlos and Fernando

In his youth, Carlos Sainz Jr had an idol (perhaps even a 'guru' judging by his jacket) in...

Very private tests

In September 1986, Rene Arnoux was invited to a top secret test to assess the potential of the Alfa...

Imposter

  Nigel Mansell in a Ferrari in 1986? Not quite, it's actually Stefan Johansson at the wheel of...