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SIX OVERALL WINNERS FROM PORSCHE AT LE MANS

For fans of endurance racing, next weekend cannot come quickly enough: at 2.30 pm on Saturday, 19 September 2020, the starting flag for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the largest and most tradition-rich motorsports event in the world, will be raised. Porsche is the most successful brand in the almost 100-year history of Le … Continue reading

FACTS FROM THE RACE: FROM P56 TO P1, PORSCHE HYBRID WINS AT LE MANS

With great team spirit and an almost superhuman effort, Porsche won the 2017 Le Mans 24-hour race. Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) caught up brilliantly and secured the 19th overall win for Porsche on June 18. A comparable effort dates back exactly 40 years ago, when Jacky Ickx (BE), Jürgen … Continue reading

FAST START FOR NEW HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL

The inaugural Historic Motorsport International has been hailed as a resounding success, establishing the new London show as the must-attend launch-pad to the eagerly-anticipated historic competition season ahead. Staged alongside the hugely popular London Classic Car Show for four packed days (23-26 February) at ExCeL, HMI underlined the UK’s position at the epicentre of the … Continue reading

RACING LEGENDS TAKE OVER LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW OPENING DAY

No fewer than five Le Mans legends – with an incredible 18 wins between them – took over London’s ExCeL’s exhibition centre today (Thursday) as the London Classic Car Show and sister show Historic Motorsport International opened their doors for a four-day feast of classic motoring nostalgia. At 3pm, Derek Bell and Emanuele Pirro – … Continue reading

RACE ACE ICKX WAVES THE FLAG TO START LONDON’S NEWEST SHOW

Le Mans legend Jacky Ickx, fêted as the world’s greatest all-round driver, officially opened the inaugural Historic Motorsport International today (Thursday). Held at ExCeL, London, HMI reflects the UK’s leading role in the world of historic motor racing and rallying. The show, which runs until 5pm on Sunday (26 February), is aimed at competitor and … Continue reading

RACE ACE PIRRO TO BE REUNITED WITH CARS FROM HIS PAST

Five times Le Mans winner Emanuele Pirro will be taken back in time at next week’s Historic Motorsport International (23-26 February at ExCeL, London) when he will be reunited with two significant cars that have featured in his long and distinguished racing career.. They include the Formula 1 Scuderia Italia Dallara F191 (below top right) he … Continue reading

DARIO FRANCHITTI RACES TO JOIN MOTORSPORT ROYALTY AT CLASSIC GALA OPENING

Dario Franchitti, a three times winner of the Indy 500 and four times IndyCar champion, is the latest star to join special Gala Evening celebrations on the opening day of the London Classic Car Show (Thursday 23rdFebruary). Scottish-born Franchitti, who also won the Daytona 24 Hours in a long and highly successful career, will join … Continue reading

STAR CARS HONOUR THE CAREER OF JACKY ICKX, THE WORLD’S GREATEST ALL-ROUND RACING DRIVER

Six stand out cars that played key roles in the career of Jacky Ickx, the world’s greatest all-round racing driver, will form a special showcase to the guest of honour at the London Classic Car Show (23-26 February, London ExCeL). In a career that spanned more than 40 years, Ickx won eight Grands Prix and … Continue reading

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL!

Historic Motorsport International (HMI) is an exciting new event celebrating historic motorsport, showcasing this exciting sector and bringing the historic competition scene together pre-season. Being opened by the world’s greatest all-round racing driver, Jacky Ickx, Historic Motorsport International is the must attend event for the historic motorsport community in February. See stunning historic race and rally cars … Continue reading

MOTOR RACING LEGEND JACKY ICKX TO OPEN HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL

Jacky Ickx, the world’s greatest all-round racing driver, will be the guest of honour at the inaugural Historic Motorsport International. He will officially open the show at ExCeL, London at 12 noon on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 and be sharing his remarkable experiences with visitors on both Thursday and Friday. Ickx will also be honoured at … Continue reading

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