Category F1

Felice boleto, Enzo Ferrari, Fredrici Giberti, Luigi Villoresi, klemcoll

Archivio Corrado Millanta®

  We have recently acquired the Archivio Corrado Millanta® from the family of Corrado Millanta who died in December 1983 at the age of 74. Millanta had a professional background in industrial design and engineering but loved photography. He developed close friendships with automotive designers, engineers and drivers which gave him unusual access to racing […]

Lotus, Jim Clark, Imola, klemcoll

Formula 1 at Imola

This is the start of the Grand Prix of the City of Imola, a non-Championship Formula 1 race, held at Imola on April 21, 1963. This was the first Formula 1 race held at Imola which was then known as the Autodromo di Castellaccis. Today what is essentially the same circuit is known as the […]

Monaco, klemcoll, Stirling Moss

The Start at Monaco

Here we are on the harbor front straight accelerating down toward the Gazometre hairpin at the start of the Monaco Grand Prix on May 13, 1956. On pole and in the shadows on the left is Juan Manuel Fangio with one of the four Ferrari-Lancias entered. In the middle is Stirling Moss in a works […]

Maserati klemcoll, Luton Hoo, 8CM

A Famous Maserati

In the late 1940s speed trials were held on a short estate road at Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire England organized by the Vintage Sports Car Club, sort of like a short (1.4 mile) special rally stage. This car is a well-known Maserati 8CM (chassis number 3011) being driven by its then owner Kenneth McAlpine on […]

Graham Hill, Monaco, Lotus, klemcoll

The Great Graham Hill

This womderful action photograph was taken at Tabac corner during the Monaco Grand Prix on May 28, 1968. Graham Hill is in his Lotus 49 powered by a Cosworth DFV V8. 1968 was the year when the Formula One cars began to sprout wings in search of downforce, following the concepts originated by Jim Hall […]

The Ferrari 246F1 Dino

In this beautifully detailed overhead image taken before the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on July 19, 1958, Mike Hawthorn sits in his Ferrari Dino 246F1 in the paddock behind the pits as final race preparations are carried out. Hawthorn has opted for his preferred adjustable small aero screen instead of the wrap-around perspex screen […]

Maserati, Goodwood, klemcoll

The Daily Graphic Goodwood Trophy

This amusing image was taken in the paddock at Goodwood on September 29, 1951. The car is a now three-year-old Maserati 4CLT/48 which was entered for this Goodwood September Meeting by its Swiss owner/driver Antonio Branca. Branca is crouching next to the right front wheel, probably looking at his car’s supercharger while his mechanic changes […]

Mario Andretti, Lotus, klemcoll

The Eyes of a Champion

This is Mario Andretti before the start for what would be a wet United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen on October 2, 1977. Andretti is wearing both a nomex head sock as protection against fire and a taped water shield as well to keep water out of his nasal passages and avoid fogging his […]

Ferrari Enzo Ferrari, Modena, klemcoll, Carlo Chitii

Testing the Sharknose

It is early March 1961 and Ferrari is holding a test of their new rear-engined 156F1 at the Modena Aerautodromo. Here in the pits is the new car with its 65° 1.5 liter Dino V6. It seemed a far more aggressive shape than the ungainly-looking prototype which had appeared with the 246F1 motor in 1960. […]

Mike Hawthorn, Ferrari, klemcoll

The 1954 Spanish Grand Prix

An old friend and often commentator to our points, Jim Sitz, has suggested that we do a post about the Grand Prix held on the Pedrables street circuit in Barcelona on October 24, 1954. Although the Championship had already been decided in favor of Juan Fangio, and this being the last race, Spain was indeed […]