An exhibition in Copenhagen based around cars from the Donington Grand Prix Collection attracted record-breaking crowds during its 10-week run. Danish artist Ingvar Cronhammar used lighting effects and specially composed music to highlight the cars as art forms in the new ARoS Kunstmuseum, and more than 136,000 people visited the show. Donington sent 15 cars to Denmark, including Ronnie Peterson’s Lotus 72 and Alberto Ascari’s Ferrari 500.
A reader has spotted an advertisement for the Benetton B-194 which Michael Schumacher raced in 1994, when traction control was banned. It is described as “run exactly as in the day, with paddle shift, shift-without-lift, and traction control…”
Lloyd launches GT3 XKR: The latest racing Jaguar has been unveiled. It’s the GT3 version of the XKR Coupé, produced by former Le Mans racer and team boss Richard Lloyd’s Apex Motorsport concern. The first car will be raced in British GT events by Stuart Scott, but it is also aimed at the FIA GT3 European Championship. The previous version of the XKR had a very successful race career in the Trans-Am series in the US.