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Toyota TS010 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Toyota TS010 – an original TS-series sports racing prototype

May 16, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesMarijan Malcevic

Toyota TS010 was a Group C race car which was built and used by Toyota in endurance races, including 24 hours of Le Mans, from 1991 to 1993. It was the first in a series of Toyota’s Le Mans prototypes marked with letters TS, being followed by TS020/GT-One (1998-1999), TS030 Hybrid (2012-2013), TS040 Hybrid (2014-2015) [...] ...

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Porsche 936 – Tripple winner of Le Mans 24 Hours

May 12, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesAlexander S

he Porsche 936 was a racing car that in the late 1970s and early 1980s scored three wins in the world’s most prestigious race – 24 Hours of Le Mans. Launched in 1976, the Porsche 936 was constructed to compete in Group 6 of the World Sportscar...

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McLaren MP4/5 – The first non-turbo champion from Woking

May 9, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesAlexander S

The McLaren MP4/5 was the car that won both Drivers’ and Teams’ Formula 1 World Championship titles in 1989. New Honda engine and many improvements Based on the legendary MP4/4 model, the McLaren MP4/5 was a worthy successor. Designed by American engineer...

Gilles Panizzi at 2005 Rallye Monte-Carlo, Mitsubishi Lancer WRC05

Mitsubishi Lancer WRC remained in a shadow of its predecessor

April 25, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesMarijan Malcevic

Mitsubishi Lancer WRC is a rally car which was in use in the World Rally Championship between 2001 and 2007 by Mitsubishi Motors and its motorsport division Ralliart. The Lancer WRC is a successor of the extra successful Group A Lancer Evo rally car, which...

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Renault Alpine A442 – The car that accomplished its mission

April 20, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesAlexander S

The Renault Alpine A442 was a prototype racing car designed and built to contest the Le Mans 24 Hours race in the second half of the 1970s. Renault Alpine A442 was built with a task to conquer Le Mans Since early 1970s Alpine and Renault had a fruitful...

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Brabham BT52 – The last minute champion

April 19, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesAlexander S

The Brabham BT52 and its modified version BT52B was a car that in the hands of Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet won the 1983 Formula One World Championship. Deadline was really tight The story of Brabham BT52 is quite interesting. The team already had fully...

Peugeot 307 WRC, 2004 Rally Finland, Marcus Gronholm

Peugeot 307 WRC was the only cabriolet-based World Rally Car

April 15, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesMarijan Malcevic

The Peugeot 307 WRC is a rally car which competed in the World Rally Championship for only two seasons (2004 and 2005) as a factory entry, replacing the championship-winning Peugeot 206 WRC. The 307 WRC scored three WRC wins in a hands of Marcus Gronholm,...

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Williams FW19 – The last champion from Grove

April 14, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesAlexander S

The Williams FW19 Renault was the car which in 1997 won the last Formula One World Championship title for the Grove based team. During the 1980s and 1990s, Williams was one of the dominant teams in Formula One but the period of success ended in 1997. That...

Zytek Z11SN,Greaves Motorsport, 2011

Zytek Z11SN – three titles and two Le Mans wins in just six years of running

April 13, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesMarijan Malcevic

The Zytek Z11SN is an LMP2 class open-top racing prototype which has been built by Zytek Engineering (now Gibson Technology) between 2011 and 2016. The car scored LMP2 class victory at 24 hours of Le Mans in 2011 by Greaves Motorsport, also winning the 2011...

Nissan NPT-90 1990

Nissan NPT-90 – the last Nissan to win IMSA championship title

April 9, 2017 • Featured, MemoriesMarijan Malcevic

The Nissan NPT-90 is a race car, developed by Nissan Performance Technology Incorporated (NPTI), which debuted in the 1990 IMSA GT Championship as a successor of the championship-winning GTP ZX-Turbo. NPT-90 captured two manufacturers’ championship...