Category KlemColl News

crab, Monaco Grand Prix, Lance Reventlow, klemcoll

The Scarab F1 Car

In the pits at Monaco during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix which took place on May 29, 1960 are the two Scarab grand prix cars, making their first appearance. The first car is being driven by team owner Lance Reventlow and behind him the team’s second car has Chuck Daigh at the wheel. The […]

Ferrari, Gilles Villeneuve, klemcoll, Monaco

Ferrari’s 312T5

Here we see a clear view of the Ferrari 312T5 as driven by Gilles Villeneuve at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 18, 1980. Note the low, wide and very flat bodywork, trying to get clean air to the rear wing. The T5 was the final development of the combination of Ferrari’s well-known flat 12 […]

Reg Parnell, Alfa Romeo, Silverstone, klemcoll

The Adoration of the Crowd

Here is Giuseppe “Nino” Farina with a huge winner’s wreath around his shoulders in the midst of a delighted crowd after the finish of the 1950 British Grand Prix on May 13, 1950. The race was held at Silverstone, using the former RAF airfield runways and access roads, and was the first race of the […]

Ferrari, Sebring, Castellotti, klemcoll

The Big Four

Here is Italian star Eugenio Castellotti with the new Ferrari 860 Monza which he shared with Juan Fangio on the circuit of bumpy runways and narrow access roads of Hendricks Field at Sebring on March 24, 1956. This car had a new chassis design which it would share with the V12 Ferrari 290MM. The 860 […]

Ferrari, Jacques Swaters, Jean Blaton, Willy Mairesse, klemcoll, Spa-Francorchamps

The Belgian Boys

We are in the pits on May 1, 1967 before the 1000 km. Race at Spa-Francorchamps which counted for that year’s International Manufacturers Championship. This group all look concerned, probably with the stunning qualifying pace of the Chaparral 2F from Jim Hall’s team which was driven by Phil Hill and Mike Spence to pole. Standing […]

Sebring, Maserati, klemcoll

The Maserati Team at Sebring

Here we are at Sebring on March 22, 1957 during practice for the 12 hour endurance race. The Maserati team drivers are surrounding the Maserati 450S which will be both on pole and the winning car. On the left is Harry Schell who will drive a Maserati 300S to second overall with Stirling Moss who […]

Ferrari, klemcoll, Mauro Forghieri, Brands Hatch

The Ferrari 330P4

Ferrari’s Technical Director Mauro Forghieri stands behind the Ferrari 330P4 which will be driven by Chris Amon and Jackie Stewart in the B.O.A.C. International 500 six hour race at Brands Hatch In England on July 7, 1967. Even though the race would be six hours, the race title sponsor B.O.A.C. (now British Airways) decided to […]

Mille Miglia, Aston Martin, klemcoll

A Shorter Mille Miglia.

At this moment we are with Reg Parnell and Louis Klemantaski on top of the starting ramp on Viale Venezia opposite the Parco Rebuffone in Brescia just before 5:35 A.M. on May 2, 1954.. Greeting Parnell and Klemantaski as they pull into their starting position is Renzo Castagneto, one of the four founders of the […]

Alfa Romeo, Spanis GP, klemcoll, Ferrari. Talbot

The Lineup

In the early 1950s color motor racing photography was quite rare, primarily because motoring publishers of both books and magazines were unwilling to undertake the expense and difficulties then involved in printing color images. One well-known motor racing photographer of that time said, “Every photo I took in color was one I might have sold […]

Reims, French Grand Prix, klemcoll, Fangio, Ferrari

Before the Start

This very atmospheric photograph shows the tribunes on the left and the pits building across the Ruote Nationale, all filled with spectators, excited for the coming start of the French Grand Prix on the Reims-Gueux public road circuit on July 4, 1954. This was a special Grand Prix because it marked the first return of Mercedes-Benz since the prewar […]