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Alfa Romeo, Hans Ruesch, Crystal Palace, klemcoll

The Alfa That Did Not Race

Here we have an Alfa Romeo 8C35 being driven by the Swiss Hans Ruesch during practice for The Crystal Palace Cup which took place on July 1, 1939. at London’s Crystal Palace circuit. When Ruesch acquired his Alfa Romeo from Modena’s Scuderia Ferrari at the end of 1936 it had already experienced an important history with the […]

Giulio Ramponi, Richard Seaman, Donington, Delage,klemcoll

Giulio Ramponi

The date is August 29, 1936 at Donington Park before the Junior Car Club “200,” one of the first “endurance” races in England, as the famous Italian racing mechanic Giulio Ramponi is being pushed to the grid by one of his assistants, Jock Finlayson, in the equally famous 1927 Grand Prix Delage 15-S-8 which will […]

Paul Frere, Le Mans, klemcoll, Ferrari

A Yellow Helmet

This the Belgian journalist and excellent semi-professional driver Paul Frère, wearing a yellow helmet in the Belgian racing colors, as he drifts his Scuderia Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa around Tertre Rouge corner during the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hours on June 25, 1960. Frère was partnered by his countryman, the very experienced endurance driver Olivier […]

Jaguar, Stirling Moss, Le Mans, klemcoll

An Unsuccessful Streamliner

Here is a rare view of a rare car. It is a rare view because this car lasted only about three hours and a rare car because its bodywork and related mechanicals were scrapped after its race was over. This rara avis is a Jaguar C-Type, here driven by Stirling Moss during the early laps of […]

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 […]

Lancia, Dundrod, klemcoll

The Lancia D25 at Dundrod

This is the engine bay of the Lancia D25 with its rarely seen 3750cc four cam 60-degree V6. This D25 will be assigned to Juan Manuel Fangio and Eugenio Castellotti for the Tourist Trophy at the Dundrod circuit in Northern Ireland on September 11, 1954. Lancia had brought four cars to the “TT,” a pair […]

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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 […]

Moss Jaguar, Reims klemcoll

The 12 Hours of Reims

Here is Stirling Moss on the exit of Thillois Corner on the old Reims Grand Prix circuit during the 12 Hours of Reims on July 5, 1953. Moss is driving a works Jaguar C-Type (chassis n. 012). He shared his drive with Peter Whitehead, who was also the entrant of record, and won the race […]