Tag Archives: Nurburgring 1000 km

Ferrari, Nurburgring, klemcoll, Ascari, Farina

The Start of a Competitive Life

We are at the fueling point behind the pits at the famous Nürburgring on August 29, 1953 before practice for the next day’s 1000 Km. race. The car is a Ferrari 375MM with a 4.5 liter V12 motor and the latest Vignale spyder bodywork. It will be driven for Scuderia Ferrari by two of their […]

Lotus 23, Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Snetterton, Autosport 3 Hours

Friends and Competitors

Beginning in the early 1960s there was an important sports and GT race held on the original Snetterton circuit in Norfolk England, home of the famed 500cc driver Jim Russell who had created an early racing school there. This was the Autosport 3 Hours and here before the start on September 28, 1963 we have a famous duo, Jim Clark […]

Nurburgring, Porsche 908, Willy Kauhsen, Rudi Lins, Dechent

Airborne on The Green Hell!

The classic Nürburgring Nordschleife had both horizontal and vertical curves, although the latter were never counted in the circuit’s total of over 150 corners. Well up in the air here on one of those vertical curves is a Porsche 908/2 during the 1970 Nürburgring 1000 Km. race, driven by Rudi Lins and Willy Kauhsen to sixth place overall. Their […]