1964

Empire Hill Climb Revival

Empire Hill Climb Revival

The Empire Hill Climb Revival will be one of the highlights of this summers racing calendar – May 30th. Especially if you live in the midwest. There are longer hill climbs and more popular hill climbs, but this one is special. It’s a recreation of an old hill climb that ran…
1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra

The history of Anglo-American hybrid sports cars dates back to the launch of Ford’s original “flathead” V-8 of 1932, which provided an infusion of relatively inexpensive and readily upgraded power to the elegant British sportsters of the era. Famous marques with this configuration being built between the wars included Jensen,…
BRUCE MEYERS TO RACE IN 2014 NORRA MEXICAN 1000 RALLY

BRUCE MEYERS TO RACE IN 2014 NORRA MEXICAN 1000 RALLY

After months of preparation and with the support of an industry it helped create, Meyers Manx Inc. today proudly announced details of a new project to celebrate the car’s 50th anniversary next month. It is entering company founder Bruce Meyers in next month’s 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 rally.…
1964 Lotus Elan 26R

1964 Lotus Elan 26R

Lotus hit the big time in 1962 with the introduction of the Model 26 Elan; it was a tiny, lightweight road car that brought all of designer Colin Chapman’s racing lessons to the street, at last. The fibreglass, monocoque Elite Coupé of 1958 had been a successful race car, but…
1964 LeMans Documentary

1964 LeMans Documentary

Vanquished covers the early years of the incredible Ford vs Ferrari battle. Before the famous GT40 was the Cobra and the ridiculously cool Daytona Coupe. This documentary shows the battle but also covers the men that made it happen. You see shots of Peter Brock mocking up the clay miniature…
1964 Alpine M64

1964 Alpine M64

In 1955, Alpine was founded by Jean Rédélé, who originally modified and campaigned Renault 4CVs but quickly found success in many of the world’s most illustrious sports car races. Soon enough, Rédélé started building his own cars on the 4CV chassis and mechanicals, with the A106 being produced in 1955.…
1960 OSCA 750 S

1960 OSCA 750 S

While OSCA might not be a household name to those not intimately familiar with racing, the last name of the men behind its founding certainly is. Ernesto, Ettoro, and Bindo Maserati departed the company that bore their name after the termination of a 10-year contract with Adolfo Orsi, following the…
2013 Spa Classic

2013 Spa Classic

The Spa Classic 2013 was held 24-26 May at the famed 4.352 mile, 20-turn Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium. A crowd of more than 13,000 enthusiasts witnessed the 3rd running of the Spa Classic with its strong grids and competitive vintage racing action. Now in its third year, the Spa Classic…