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Lee Maynard’s Renault Dauphine

Only 2 days to go before Lee Maynard’s Renault Dauphine is back out on the strip up at Gary’s Picnic at Shakespeare County Raceway. Along with 10 other cars from the Outlaw Flat Four drag racing club, with some European cars also making their way over for the event, it should be a spectacular weekend.

Pre 1950 Grand Prix cars at Donington

The two HGPCA Nuvolari Trophy races at this year’s Donington Historic Festival were arguably the most entertaining from a spectators view, added rain during the race on Saturday of course added further to the excitement as priceless cars from the era hurtled round the famous circuit celebrating the 80th anniversary of the 1936 Donington Grand […]

Castle Combe

Had a great day at Castle Combe on Sunday where the HSCC were celebrating their 50th anniversary, check out the images on the project page and find out more about the HSCC on their website here

2 laps of Spa Francorchamps

Behind the wheel of the ’58 356A racer. Piloted by Steve Wright of Pushrod.org and Ian Clark of Wolfsburg Performance Services. Sit back and enjoy.

1964 Le Mans

Just sat down for a coffee break to catch up with some youtube viewing and found this film of the 1964 race at Le Mans. I think at 1.40 into the footage you can just make out the 33 Ben Pon 904 featured in the previous blog post leaving the start. Or is it my […]

Chassis 904-055 Carrera GTS

One of my all time favourite sports cars and in vibrant Dutch Orange the ex Team Holland Porsche 904 GTS chassis number 904-055. As with all carrera 904s this particular car has a racing pedigree to be proud of. Campaigned by Ben Pon (son of Ben Pon Sr. the ‘grandfather’ of the Volkswagen van) from 1964 with […]

Racing Legend

1954 – Mexico –  the Carrera Panamericana, the most dangerous road race in the world, running from border to border across Mexico was in it’s 5th and final year before it was cancelled due to the sheer danger and number fatalities of both competitors and spectators alike.  US company Fletcher Aviation were working with Porsche behind the […]

A very wet lap at the Silverstone classic

Check out just how wet it was in this video filmed by Steve Wright of Pushrod.org in his 1958 HSCC Racing 356A

Silverstone Classic 2015

New in the projects gallery, all the images from the Silverstone Classic 2015

Aircooled Drag Day

I was asked by my good pal Ben Lawrence to design a new logo for his drag racing event. It’s pretty much the only air-cooled VW drag racing event in Ireland. The scene over there is refreshingly simple. Basic grass roots racing all weekend, with a show and shine on the Sunday. In it’s third […]