Category KlemColl News

Jaguar, Monza, klemcoll

The Race of Two Worlds

For the second “Monza 500” which took place on June 29, 1958 Ecurie Ecosse showed up – because the potential prize money was more than adequate – with two of its Jaguar D-Types and a new Lister-chassied open wheel car with a D-Type engine. They had had a pretty successful result in the first Monza […]

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Special Sale: Klemantaski – Master Motorsports Photographer

The above book, first  published in 2014, has become an automotive racing icon. We recently purchased the remaining publisher’s unsold stock of 50 copies and are offering them to our clients and friends. On Amazon this book retails for $60-$65, plus shipping. We will offer the final 50 copies, while they last, at $29.95 plus […]

Allard, Steyr, Prescott,klemcoll

The Steyr-Allard

This is Sydney H. Allard in his hillclimb special, the Steyr-Allard at the Prescott Hillclimb on May 11, 1947, the first appearance of Allard’s new sporting creation. He set a new record for the hill of 47.25 seconds. Allard had a lot of hillclimb and sprint experience having modified some other cars for these activities […]

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 […]

Ferrari, Spa-francorchamps, klemcoll

Rain in The Ardennes

This is in the paddock at Spa-Francorchamps before the Championship 1000Km. sports car race which would take place on May 1, 1967. The car here is a Ferrari 330P3/4 (or 412P depending on your preference). It is painted in the yellow color of Belgium and has been entered by the Équipe Nationale Belge which was […]

Maserati, Monza, Behra, klemcoll

Streamliner!

We are at Monza during practice for the Italian Grand Prix which would be held there on September 11, 1955. Jean Behra sits in a new Maserati 250F with a special low drag body. Note that the tops of the tires are visible front and rear both for tire cooling and to assist in more […]

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 […]

Porsche, Targa Florio, klemcoll, Abarth

A Pretty Little Coupé…

For a change, let’s not look at only overall winners, although the Porsche shown in this image was indeed a winner. It is a one of twenty Porsche Carrera Abarth GTLs which were built to extend the competitive life of the 1600cc 356 Carrera GS. This is the GTL entered and driven by Paul-Ernst Strähle […]

Eau Rouge, Spa-Francorchamps, klemcoll, Porsche

High Speed at Eau Rouge

Here we have a Porsche 917K driven by Josef Siffert, who was teamed with Brian Redman, just crossing the bridge over Eau Rouge on the entry to the uphill nearly flat out Raidillon early during the May 17, 1970 running of the Spa-Francorchamps 1000 Km. race which counted for that year’s Manufacturers Championship. Behind the Redman/Siffert […]

Ferrari, Pescara, Ferrari, Bandini, klemcoll

A Race at Pescara

On August 15, 1961 a four hour international sports car race was held on the public road circuit at Pescara on Itlay’s Adriatic coast. This event was the final round of the Manufacturers Championship for that year. The Pescara circuit had a lengthy history going back to the prewar years of both Grand Prix and […]