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EAU ROUGE MEETS EAU ROUGE

EAU ROUGE MEETS EAU ROUGE

The Infiniti high-performance prototype super-sedan – the Q50 Eau Rouge – has finally come face to face with Eau Rouge, the signature high-speed corner of the famed Spa-Francorchamps race circuit in Belgium, from which the car takes its name. Sebastian Vettel, Infiniti’s Director of Performance and four-time Formula One World…
Attend a beer festival near you

Attend a beer festival near you

What are you doing this weekend?  If your first answer isn’t “working on my car, “racing,” or “watching a race” chances are there is a beer festival near you and you should make it a point to go. Beer festivals are just that: a festival of all the hoppy, malty…
SIMPSON RETURNS TO JIM CLARK RALLY IN A ŠKODA FABIA S2000

SIMPSON RETURNS TO JIM CLARK RALLY IN A ŠKODA FABIA S2000

Neil Simpson will contest the Jim Clark Rally, 14 years after his last appearance on the event, in his ex-factory Simpsons ŠKODA Fabia S2000. The 41-year-old dealer principal from Clitheroe in Lancashire will contest the two-day Jim Clark National Rally (30-31 May), as practice for the Ypres Rally (19-21 June) in…
2014 WEC 6 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

2014 WEC 6 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Today, Saturday, the entrants in the FIA World Endurance Championship met up in Belgium on their way to the Le Mans 24 Hours. Toyota carried on where it had left off at Silverstone two weeks earlier by scoring another victory thanks to Davidson-Lapierre-Buemi, while Morgan racked up win no. 2…
1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Daytona

1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Daytona

By the end of 1951, Alfa Romeo had decided to retire from international grand prix competition. During the early 1950s, it would win the first two Driving Championships with its Tipo 158 and 159 racers, and in 1952 and 1953, the famed Disco Volante would astonish the world, as it…
1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Berlinetta Competizione

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Berlinetta Competizione

Ferrari’s immortal 275 GTB, with its sleek, shark-like profile, muscular 3.3-liter V-12 engine, and agile handling ability, was offered as a powerful road going berlinetta in two-cam and, later, four-cam variations. Although all 275 GTBs were coupés, the initial design’s blunt nose gave way to a more aerodynamic, longer nose…
FORMULA 1 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX

Spa-Francorchamps Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most historic on the Formula One calendar, having hosted a (non-championship) Grand Prix as long ago as 1924, and remains one of the most popular venues with drivers and fans alike. Run on narrow public roads, the original Spa layout was an amazing…
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…
2013 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2013 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The 2013 WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps was  held at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium on 3—4 May 2013, and the annual running of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. It is the second round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Defending World Champions André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer and Marcel Fässler led a clean sweep of the overall race podium for Audi, while Pecom Racing were…