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1926 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix

1926 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix

With its first appearance at the 1924 French Grand Prix, held at Lyon, there was no doubt to anyone who saw the car run that this was an automobile that had it all: durability, mechanical functionality, and a wonderfully sporting exterior design. The Type 35’s best finish for that race…
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.…
2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans Prototype

2008 Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Le Mans Prototype

Few prototype race cars in recent memory have achieved their mission statement as emphatically as Peugeot’s 908 HDi FAP. The sleek prototype emerged from the manufacturer’s plans to return to endurance racing after a 13-year layoff that followed its two-time Le Mans-winning 905 model of 1992 and 1993. But from…
1936 Delahaye 135 S

1936 Delahaye 135 S

The vehicles for Delahaye’s new direction were the Superluxe and its sports sibling, the Delahaye Type 135. The Superluxe’s and Type 103’s engine, a long-stroke, pushrod-operated overhead valve, four-main-bearing F-head inline six, was designed by Jean François, under the direction of Delahaye’s technical director, Amédée Varlet, and it would become…
Lemans 2011 – still in Chicago.

Lemans 2011 – still in Chicago.

I was supposed to be landing in amsterdam in the next hour but intstead i am at home working on the rally cross pikes peak car. Turns out Amsterdam requires a passport to be good for 90 days afer you enter their country and paris an london were sold out.…