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Formula One Sports Car racing – you should know

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How Formula One Racing Started

Formula One racing establishes the requirements for automobile racing. It has a lengthy history and continues to expand and transform as the sport progresses.

Often referred to as Grand Prix racing, Formula One racing is the top class of motor sports in the world. The title Formula One racing refers to the rules, or “formula” that all cars and participants in this Grand Prix racing feature must follow.

Over the years the Grand Prix racing venues have expanded around the globe. The Grand Prix racing season lasts from March through October each year.

Grand Prix racing developed out of the early 1900s European Grand Prix racing events. The first Formula One World Championship race was held in England in 1950. Formula One World Championships are now awarded in two divisions, one for the driver and one for the constructor, or builder, of the race car.

Typically Grand Prix racing circuits consist of at least one straight stretch of road. Currently, Grand Prix races are held on circuits specifically designed for Formula One racing. This Grand Prix racing continues to be held on street circuits including Circuit de Monaco and in Montreal, Melbourne.

The cars used for Grand Prix racing are a cross between modern automotive design and the aerodynamic feature of a jet plane. Despite the advanced design, Grand Prix racing relies on fuel nearly identical to regular automotive gas.

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Grand Prix auto racing attracts followers from all over the world. Television broadcasting of Formula One racing connects with over 200 nations and millions of audiences. This rise in race enthusiasts has helped make Grand Prix auto racing well-liked with sponsors who see their financial investment with the racing crews as a marketing/merchandising plus.

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Games for the “Sports car” lover on a budget

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If you love games and sports car and the thrill of “drifting” but do not have the funds…..

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Unique auto designs from the past, up for auction

 

1960-La Principessa

You have plenty of time to prepare for this auction coming up in August, 2016, this is a rare oportunity to win some “bragging rights”….

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Clive Sutton and Carroll Shelby – Mustang upgrades

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Back in the day, Carroll Shelby was the man, I believe his company stills works on….

There’s no denying that the Ford Mustang is an iconic and powerful motor vehicle. Since the 1960s, Ford has sold various Mustang models, many of which have a place in people’s hearts.

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Some history about a Fiat Spider 2000

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Do you enjoy auto history? Some cars have very interesting back grounds…

The Spider, due to its convoluted American sales history, was known as the Fiat 124 Sport Spider, Fiat 2000 Spider and Pininfarina Spider Azzura. It was sold in the United States between 1968 and 1985…

<http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/06/1981-fiat-2000-spider-one-not-made-japan/

Did you catch the Le Mans 24 hours Rebellion Race

LE MANS 24 HOURS

Sports Car racing has become a very popular sport all over the world now, it can be difficult to attend them all….

The official Test Day for the 84th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours was a productive one as the Swiss team’s Rebellion R-One AER cars set the fastest LMP1 Privateer times, and secured 7th and 8th fastest lap times overall.

<https://sportscarracingnews.com/2016/06/06/positive-le-mans-24-hours-test-day-for-rebellion-racing/

Half and half a Alfa Romeo to win an award

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Can you imagine driving down the street in thiis “half baked” Alfa Romeo? Well, you will draw attention….

The “Half-and-Half” Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ Zagato of Corrado Lopresto won the FIVA preservation award at the 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, held 20-22 May at the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The pictures tell it all — half the car is cleaned but not restored, while the other is in as-found condition.

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What in the heck happened to “front bench seats”

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If I remeber correctly, and I do, the bench seats were very uncomfortable in long trips and not very “sexy”….

At its core, the decline of bench seats was simply one of consumer preference and safety. If Chevrolet’s stats apply to a larger audience, around 90 percent of people wanted a sportier look and their own personal space at the front of the car. They got it, too.

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Greenwich Concours show coming next month, 06-03-16

1961-Ferrari-400

Greenwich, Connecticut, losts of early history here, not only for the State, but some interesting auto history…..

The 2016 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will celebrate its 20th anniversary with three days of programs on June 3-5. Concours Americana is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 and Concours International for Sunday, June 5, both 10am to 5pm, at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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1966 Shelby GT350 offered up June, 2016

1966-Shelby-GT-350

If you have ever owned a Shelby Mustang and long for a venture back into the past, check this out….

A 1966 Shelby GT350 untouched for 40 years will be offered at the Bonhams Greenwich 2016 auction, scheduled for Sunday, June 5th at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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