Our favourite things from across the web, from Scalextric cars to sunglasses dedicated to the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Presumably inspired by 2017’s scorching race, sunglasses manufacturer Serengeti partnered with the 24 Hours of Le Mans for its latest range of light, robust and reliable sunglasses. Subtle Le Mans branding pays homage to the world’s greatest endurance race, and ideal for the UK’s current heatwave.
The latest edition to Christopher Ward’s C7 Rapide motor sport collection, the C7 Rosso Corsa COSC is limited to just 200 pieces. Its colour has been specifically chosen to celebrate Italian racing, and its case has supposedly been designed with aero in mind and inspired by racing technology.
Unique and made to order in England, Mohh & Lea are turning their attentions to racing with its beautiful new holdall. Its dark tuscan leather, with roundel and number seven evokes Moss’s 1960 TT-winning Ferrari 250 SWT – we’re told there are more racing-inspired bags heading to its motor sport collection soon. And it’s carry-on ready, so no need to hide it away in the plane’s hold.
Moisture is the classic car aficionado’s worst enemy, so Humidity Solutions have solved the problem with a wide range of humidifiers and dehumidifiers that fit smaller and larger garages. No longer will your cherished classic be eaten away by the elements.
It’s the car that adorns this month’s cover, as Jackie Stewart powers his Matra MS80 amid his epic Silverstone duel with Jochen Rindt. With this Tameo kit you can painstakingly rebuild it in 1:43 scale – and shun the Elf stickers if you want it in Silverstone spec.
Squeezing your beloved daily driver or classic car into a tight space can be the most daunting of tasks, so My Parker tackles the problem with a parking ramp that fits into your garage or parking space and reels the vehicle in, with no risk of damage. Smart.
It was a win that will go down in Le Mans lore, as Jonny Adam and Aston Martin denied Jordan Taylor and Corvette victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans. On the very last lap. Acclaimed artist Andrew Hill has immortalised the moment in history with his latest print, each signed by the artist and Adam and team-mate Darren Turner.
Scalextric Legends Le Mans 1967 – 50 years of Ford twin pack
That same year, Ford’s Harry Tincknell, Andy Priaulx, ‘Pipo Derani came through to take second from a deflated Corvette. Not quite the 50-year anniversary victory of the year before, 2016, but Scalextric has marked the milestone nonetheless. Its new pack, available to pre-order now and limited to 5000 pieces, comes with the victorious GT40 MkIV of Dan Gurney and AJ Foyt – and said Ford GT.
SPECIAL EDITION VACUUM FLASK – MOTOR SPORT + CHILLY’S
Keep water cold for up to 24 hours, or hot for up to 12, with these 500ml matte green reusable water bottles from leading bottle company Chilly’s, branded with the Motor Sport logo. Constructed from durable, high-grade 304 stainless steel, for both the inside and outside walls, this quality water bottle is ideal for rehydrating at the track, on your commute or just on a leisurely drive.