Category KlemColl News

Maserati, BRM, Vanwall, Thin Wall, klemcoll, Goodwood

The Woodcote Cup

This photograph has alway been a favorite of ours. It shows the front row of the grid accelerating away at the start with four different cars, the starter standing on his podium just behind the 5 minute sign. This race was part of a meeting at Goodwood on September 25, 1954 and was a 10-lap […]

Bruce McLaren, Cooper, Monaco, klemcoll

A Victory for Bruce McLaren

 Recently, one of our readers asked for a post about Bruce McLaren, so here he is. This photo was taken as McLaren pulled up in front of the Royal Box, celebrating his victory in the Monaco Grand Prix which took place on June 3, 1962. McLaren was driving a Cooper 60 powered by a 1.5 […]

Ferrari, Nurburgring, klemcoll

A Boxer Ferrari

  In 1971 Ferrari developed a remarkable sports racing car for the new three liter engine size limitation. Like its predecessor it was initially called the 312P, the P standing for prototype. However, to differentiate the new car from the earlier 312P with its V-12 motor it was soon called, at least informally, the 312PB. […]

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 […]