Ferrari, klemcoll, Brands Hatch

We think that this is a superb photo, probably taken during practice for the Brands Hatch 1000 Km. race (sometimes also referred to as the BOAC 1000) which took place on April 12, 1970. The car is a Ferrari 512S shown braking for Druids Corner at the top of the hill which is about a […]

Pedro Rodriguez, klemcoll, Porsche

On April 12, 1970 the BOAC 1000Km. Race, counting for the world championship for sports cars, was held at Brands Hatch, located in Kent south of London. Here is the Porsche 917K which was entered by John Weir’s team on behalf of Porsche and driven by Pedro Rodriguez and Leo Kinnunen. Their Porsche is shown […]

Ferrari, Barchetta, klemcoll

  Here we are in the hills above Lake Garda, north of Brescia, on July 10, 1949. For a number of years a race was held on a public road circuit in and above the town of Salò at the southern end of Lake Garda. The race was called the Circuito del Garda. It started […]

Porsche, kklemcoll, Stirling Moss, Syracuse Grand Prix

The Syracuse Grand Prix in 1960 was held on March 19th on the old public road circuit at Syracusa on the southeast coast of Sicily. The race was for Formula 2 cars then of 1500cc motor capacity. There was considerable interest from both the entrants and the spectators as this would become the capacity for […]

Ferrari, klemcoll, Chris Amon, Charade

This is again one of our favorite images, Chris Amon in the Ferrari 312F1 during the French Grand Prix on July 6, 1969, probably in the long right-hand Gravenoire turn. This running of the French Grand Prix, the oldest of all, took place at the Charade circuit near Clermont-Ferrand, home town of Michelin, in central […]

Jackie Stewart, Monaco Grand Prix, klemcoll, Louis Chiron

We love this iconic finishing photo of Louis Chiron offering the checkered flag to Jackie Stewart in his BRM P261. The occasion was the Monaco Grand Prix on May 22, 1966. Chiron was one of Monte Carlo’s most famous motor racing figures, having won this race in 1931 with a Bugatti Type 51 and competed […]

Ferrari, klemcoll, Le Mans

Raised on a workshop pedestal in a garage in the town of Le Mans is one of the three Scudeia Ferrari entries of the factory’s so-called 121LM, an in-line six cylinder sports car of 4.4 liters displacement. This work is taking place after practice as the car shows some post-running wet weather effects on its […]

March, Chris Amon, klemcoll, Monaco GP

Here is the unlucky man himself, Chris Amon with his always recognizable red and blue helmet decoration. He often led a grand prix and would then have it all taken away by mechanical failure, sometimes not far from the finish. Here he is in the works March-Ford 701 during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix […]

Maserati, klemcoll, Nurburgring

In the pits before the start of the isürburgring 1000km race on May 5, 1960 is the Maserati T61 entered by Lloyd “Lucky” Casner’s Camoradi USA Racing Team. The Maserati would be driven by Stirling Moss and Dan Gurney. Although not the fastest in practice, they would be first at the end, about three minutes […]

Dan Gurney, Denis Jenkinson, Eagle, klemcoll

Here we are during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix which took place on May 7, 1967. Seen in the pits is Dan Gurney in his All American Racers Eagle-Weslake with its Weslake Engineering-built 3 liter V12 motor. This motor had been designed to Gurney’s order by Aubrey Woods who had worked for BRM and […]