Classics

Classics

Our definition. Clark sideways in a 49, a line up of 250 GT’s in the Pyrenees, Fangio in a 250F.

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TOUR DE FRANCE - The distinctive silver with yellow bonnet stripe GTO won the epic Tour de France in 1964 in the hands of Bianchi & Berger, seen here exiting Thillois.
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IN TO THE KARUSSELL - Regazzoni had a ding-dong battle with Stewart before grabbing second at the 1972 German Grand Prix, behind teammate Ickx.
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WORLD CHAMPION TO BE - Farina started the red Maserati 6C 34, entered by owner Gino Rovere, at the 1935 Swiss GP finishing eighth overall, the first of the independents.
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SIX WHEELER SUNBEAM - Captain Campbell guns the six wheel Sunbeam away from the chocks, with Whitney Straight watching on from behind.
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MIND THE STRAW BALES - Musso exits the Station Hairpin at Monaco in 1958. He finished second, twenty seconds behind winner, Trintignant.
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MAGICAL GTO - Ferraro was partnered by Giorgio Scarlatti for the Sicilian 'classic'. They finished fourth overall, first in class in 1962.
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REG PARNELL LOOKS TROUBLED - Perhaps he knew that the gearbox would not survive the first lap, whilst Mechanic, Eric Hind, shares a laugh.
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TOP TEN RESULT - the ASA Cachia-Bondy entered Carrera RSR finished a creditable tenth overall in 1974 Le Mans and fourth in class, seen here rounding Mulsanne corner.
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EIFEL MOUNTAINS - Hawthorn presses on during the 'classic' 1957 Grosser Preis von Deutschland at the Nurburgring.
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A MASERATI BEING DISGORGED - A beautiful 250F leaves the quaint transporter to be fettled before the 1957 Monaco GP.
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CONTINENTAL CARS - Located in Send, Surrey, the Continental Cars garage offered some pretty luxurious cars, including Bugatti.
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FERRARI'S ARE PUSHED TO THE START - A line-up of 246 Ferrari's await the off for the Formula Libre race in Argentina.
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VIBRANT COLOURS - A super portrait of Rodriguez and Bandini in their Ferrari 156 'Sharknose' before a non-Championship F1 race.
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BROOKLANDS - 'Little and Large'! Cobbs looks imperious and rather disdainfully down on to Driscoll, in front of the 'Test Hill' at Brooklands.
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PRESTIGIOUS VICTORY - Surtees won the 1970 Gold Cup at Oulton Park taking an aggregate victory over Jochen Rindt by 3.5 seconds.
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MOSS, SCHELL, FANGIO AND HAWTHORN - STELLAR! Moss won this classic 60 lap encounter at Silverstone in 1956.
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MANUAL GEAR CHANGE - Siffert sits in his Rob Walker/Jack Durlacher Racing entered Lotus 49B before the start of the 1969 Dutch GP.
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GOODWOOD LINE-UP - Gerard, Hawthorn, Scott-Brown and Moss. Stirling won in his own Maserati 250F.
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T-CAR - In the foreground is the reserve Mercedes-Benz W25 of Hanns Geier, who practised the car, but shared Caracciola's number 10 machine for the Grosser Preis der Schweiz in 1934.
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NUVOLARI IS CONGRATULATED BY HIS WIFE - Carolina looks suitably impressed by the exploits of her husband, the great Tazio Nuvolari.
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PIEGE DE LA MORT - The corner of death. Leon Garnier corners this fearsome bend during the 1924 Gand Prix de l' A. C. F.
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THROUGH THE HARBOUR CHICANE - Etancelin steers his Maserati in between the walls, with Veyron in his Bugatti T51 chasing hard.
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SIMPLICITY IN THE PRINCIPALITY - Trossi's beautiful Alfa Romeo, entered by Scuderia Ferrari, sits in the simple pit area at Monaco in 1934.
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SUPERCHARGED VICTORY - Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin and Lord Howe took their supercharged Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 LM to victory at Le Mans in 1931.
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ENORMOUS SLICKS - An unusual angle of World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi in his John Player Special Lotus 72.
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CAR SHARING - Hawthorn shared the Gonzalez Ferrarii 625 at the Nurburgring in 1954 to take second place.
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GLIDING PAST THE TREES - 'Bentley Boys', Clement and Watney finished second in this twice round the clock classic at Le Mans in 1930.
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BENTLEY BOYS - Clement and Watney speed their way to second behind the sister car of Barnato and Kidston at Le Mans in 1930.
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PIT SCENE AT MONACO IN 1934 - A busy image, with Straight's Maserati 8CM being fettled before the start.
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MAKE SURE THE BRAKE PADS ARE SECURE! - Unfortunately for Tony Brooks, they weren't and it was nearly his final lap!
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WINNERS BOQUET - Mrs John Shields, wife of the owner of Donington Park, presents the bouquet to Rosemeyer in 1937.
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POLE FOR CLARK - Taking the cobbled Virage du Nouveau Monde in a race won by Gurney in his Porsche.
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HOTEL DE FRANCE - A solitary Ford GT40 leaves the garage at La Chartre-sur-le-Loir for the short drive to Le Mans for the 1968 Vingt Quatre Heures du Mans.
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MR COOL - McQueen, pictured at Le Mans in 1970 by Nigel Snowdon, was an accomplished racer, as well as a highly regarded actor.
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KICKING UP THE CEMENT DUST - Trintignant corners the pretty Lancia Ferrari 801 around the Station Hairpin at Monaco in 1957.
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CHECKING OUT THE COMPETITION - Legend has it that Fangio was so concerned about being lapped, that he promptly retired after this race.
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THE EYES HAVE IT - Cevert was a brilliant driver and a charismatic and loyal number two to team mate Jackie Stewart.
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FATHER & SON - Damon takes Father, Graham, through the Silverstone paddock. World Champions, the two of them.
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NONCHALANCE PERSONIFIED! Check out the man on the corner, with leg on sand bag, really not bothered about the fast red car close by.
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'SCHUMI' - Michael was at his brilliant best around the Monaco streets in 1997 to take victory.
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THE MAESTRO - Pole, fastest lap and race victory around the streets of Monaco in 1957.
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ALL FOUR WHEELS OFF THE GROUND! - John Cobb holds the outright and everlasting lap record around the banked Brooklands circuit.
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TOTAL CONCENTRATION - Hawthorn corners his Lancia Ferrari at Monaco in 1957. Sadly, he hit Brooks on the first lap and retired. Calamity!
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DON'T LOOK BACK! - You can see the crowd above the pits in the reflection on the engine cover. Fantastic!
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MERCEDES-BENZ GRAND PRIX DRIVERS - Looking a little worried, Caracciola reads the latest report, whilst Kautz and von Brauchitsch stare in to the distance. Brogues were the order of the day!
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DRIFTING IN THE DUNES - Peter Collins drifts his beautifully proportioned Dino 246 around the sandy dune circuit of Zandvoort in 1958.
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GROSSER PREIS DER SCHWEIZ - Caracciola won on the cobbles in Bremgarten in 1937, after Rosemeyer had driven off the road and been disqualified.
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WINNING DRIVERS - Mairesse and co-driver Berger (far left) chat with Jo Schlesser and his wife during the 1960 Tour de France.
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I ALWAYS RACE IN A BOW TIE - Quintessentially English, Hawthorn looks the part of a dapper Gentleman, before the start of the 1958 British GP.
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CHECK OUT THE SHADES - Ickx rocks a look before the start of the 1972 British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch. My first GP and I own a pair of these glasses!
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CHEMISTRY - Alice Hoffmann-Trobeck had been married twice before, before marrying Rudi Carraciola in 1937. Here she locks eyes with Tazio Nuvolari at Bremgarten in 1935.
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SIDEWAYS DRIFT - One of the the greatest, Clark drifts his green and yellow stripe Lotus 49 around Silverstone during the 1967 British Grand Prix.
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IN THE SHADOW OF THE DOLOMITES - Corvara was the scene for the Internationales Ski Treffen, with the imposing Sassongher mountain. Epic!
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'THE FLYING MANTUAN' - The great Italian stood just 160 cm tall, but was built of steel and could hustle cars of the magnitude of his Maserati 8CM with great gusto.
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WINNING CAR - 'The Silver Fox', Piero Taruffi, won the last ever Mille Miglia around Italy in 1957 aboard the curvaceous Ferrari 315 Sport.
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A CURIOUS CROWD GATHER AROUND THE T35B - Heusser and his riding mechanic go on to set a record at the Freiburg Schauinsland Hillclimb of 1928.
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THE GREATEST ROAD RACE CIRCUIT - The legendary Targa Florio of 1958 was won by the Italian, Musso and his Belgian teammate, Gendebien.
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STROLLING TO THE FORMATION GRID - Nuvolari walks alongside Ugo Ricordi, Auto Union's Italian representative. 'Taz' finished fifth behind Lang, Caracciola and von Brauchitsch.
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THE KLAUSENRENNEN - Stuck powers over the rudimentary timing line to second place, behind Caracciola in the Mercedes-Benz. A big crowd watch in awe.
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HARD AT IT IN THE MOUNTAINS - Lauda scored a convincing pole over Reutemann, but it was the Argentine who prevailed in the race.
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'HIS BEST F1 DRIVE' - Stirling held off the mighty Ferrari 156 'Sharknose' cars of Ginther, Hill and von Trips for 100 laps of the twisty street circuit of Monte Carlo in 1961. Classic.
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FERRARI 250 GT LWB INTERIM - A true 'classic', the winning car of Gendebien and Bianchi sits in the square of Forcalquier during the 1959 'Tour de France'.
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TIFOSI ON THE HILLSIDE - Bandini, partnered by Baghetti, finished second to the 'sister' Ferrari Dino 246 SP at the 1962 Targa Florio in Sicily.
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ASCARI, FARINA, TRINTIGNANT & MANZON - The grid for the 1952 Grosser Preis von Deutschland, which was won by Ascari ahead of Farina. Rudi Fischer (117) finished third.
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TOTAL CONCENTRATION - Fangio turns in to La Source in 1955, having started second, he won from teammate Moss on his way to the World Championship that year.
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CLASSIC LINE-UP OF CURVACEOUS 250F'S - Horace Gould's private entry sits in the foreground, ahead of Fangio and Menditeguy's 'works' entries in Argentina in 1958.
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