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Exclusive extracts from Phil Hill's biography

by Doug Nye, March 22nd 2019

Read five extracts from 'Inside Track: Phil Hill with Doug Nye', which covers...

The cat without a cat

by Jack Phillips, November 23rd 2018

But for an illegal exhaust, this is the car that should have won Jaguar Le Mans...

Watch: 1971 Nürburgring 1000kms footage

by Jack Phillips, October 24th 2018

On the face of it, a Porsche 908/3 clean sweep with little interest. But second...

Inside Mercedes' 1999 Le Mans

by Rob Ladbrook, October 3rd 2018

Darren Turner recalls Mercedes' disastrous 1999 Le Mans, when the CLR went...

Moss and the 1955 Tourist Trophy

by Web Editor, September 17th 2018

Stirling Moss won the gruelling RAC Tourist Trophy on September 17, 1955 – Moss...

The rise of DP215

by Samarth Kanal, August 7th 2018

How the Aston Martin DP215 was created, unceremoniously pulled from the...

Mirage and the Gulf

by Jack Phillips, July 19th 2018

Five outings, three podiums but overlooked at La Sarthe  This is a forgotten...

Gallery: Targa Florio-winning Porsche 911

by Web Editor, April 3rd 2018

The latest issue of Motor Sport celebrates the 1973 Targa Florio-winning...

Porsche's milestone machine

by Paul Fearnley, March 15th 2018

Paul Fearnley looks back on the formative 904 Eight of...

Picture perfect

by Jack Phillips, January 11th 2018

“If this team have to drop out of racing next year, as is rumoured”, concluded...

Alan Henry and DSJ on the Mille Miglia

by Damien Smith, March 7th 2016

The sad passing of journalist Alan Henry at the age of 68 motivated us to dig...

The true Race of Champions

by Gordon Kirby, December 10th 2015

Once upon a time, many years ago, there was a real Race of Champions, known as...

From the Archive - Porsche, Burns and more

by Jack Phillips, November 27th 2015

This week in motor sport, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard...

Great racing cars: 1990 Mercedes-Benz C11

November 20th 2015

A series taken from the 164-page Motor Sport special Great Racing Cars, which...

Classified spotlight: Pilbeam MP40

November 18th 2015

Single-seaters designed and manufactured by Pilbeam Racing Designs (PRD) won 17...

Classified spotlight: Ferrari Testarossa

November 12th 2015

It is slightly strange to think that one of Ferrari’s most-recognised models is...

Great racing cars: Porsche 956 & 962

November 3rd 2015

A series taken from the 164-page Motor Sport special Great Racing Cars, which...

Classified spotlight: Ferrari 308 Michelotto Group B

October 21st 2015

This year’s Ferrari 488 GTB uses a mid-mounted 3.9-litre V8. In that sense, it...

Friday flashback: 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours

by Alex Harmer, October 9th 2015

Much has been made this week of Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy’s achievement at...

The greatest racing reference book

by Andrew Frankel, October 6th 2015

I had a birthday last week and it must have been a significant one because into...



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Ford vs Ferrari: The Le Mans '66 Film Special



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