Tag Archives: Gordini

Maserati, Monza, Behra, klemcoll


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 […]

Ferrari, klemcoll

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

During this past Sunday a famous concours took place on the golf course of the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Amelia Island in Florida. This event raises money for the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Foundation which supports a number of organizations in the Jacksonville area which provide needed services to ill and underprivileged residents. The Chairman […]

Froilan Gonzalez, Ferrari, Silverstone

Waiting for a Wet Start

It is raining at Silverstone on May 15, 1954 before the start of the first heat of the International Daily Express Trophy race, a non-championship event for F1 cars. This popular race always attracted a large early season entry of both factory cars and privateers. Sitting in his Ferrari 553 “Squalo” is the well-known Argentinean driver […]

Bira, Gordini, Reims

The Little Blue Car

This interesting photograph was taken in the paddock behind the pits at the old Reims Grand Prix circuit on July 6, 1947 prior to a “voiturette” race for smaller displacement open wheel cars which was called the Coupe des Petites Cylindrées. This was a support race before the Grand Prix de Reims, an event for Grand Prix cars which […]