Tag Archives: Maserati 250F

Juan Fangio, Ferrari, klemcoll

Ferrari’s Leading Drivers

Here we are in Woodcote corner, the very fast final corner on the old Silverstone circuit as Juan Manuel Fangio, assisted by the Ferrari mechanics, pushes is Ferrari-Lancia toward the grid. The race will be the British Grand Prix which took place on July 14, 1956. Fangio was joined on the Ferrari team by Peter […]

Fangio, Maserati, Rouen, klemcoll

The Master

Klemantaski told us that he considered this to be his best ever photograph. It shows Juan Manuel Fangio winning the French Grand Prix at the Rouen-les Essarts public road circuit on July 7, 1957. The original square image, on 120 film, was shot using a Rolleiflex, not Klemantaski’s usual Leica. He was trying to pan […]

Ferrari-Lancia, Reims, Juan Fangio, Peter Collins, Eugenio Castellotti

The Ferrari-Lancias at Reims

It is July 1, 1956 at the super-fast triangular circuit on public roads outside of Reims which was used for many years for the French Grand Prix. The enthusiastic crowd sat above a barrier on the outside of the straight all the way from the Thillois hairpin, visible in the distant background in front of the Restaurant La […]

Spa-Francorchamps, Ferrari

The Grandeur of Spa

Spa-Francorchamps is still one of the most exciting and challenging of all Grand Prix circuits. This image was taken from the old pits which were located in a slight widening of the road itself along the downhill section after the La Source hairpin and where the start/finish was then located. In the distance you can see the […]