"In the late 80's the youth of Ireland had a narrow escape when Stephen Davison gave up his plans to become a school teacher. "I would have been a crap school teacher- I was only interested in the steady money "
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We're suckers here for two things; 1) brutal racing cars of the 1970s and 2) cutaway drawings of brutal racing cars of the 1970s.
When these things come together we are bowled over.
So, for your delight, behold this "
"We stumbled across this story a while ago now, and have wanted to share it. Now, with our thread on the perennial and intriguing power of the Countach, the time is perfect!
Ken Imhoff, American engineer and car nut, built "
"Few cars of the British mid-century boom time swaggered with as much blue collar ostentation as the Ford Zodiac.
Coming across like an over-promoted shop steward who sold out the masses with chrome - the Zodiac took its fins and "
It occurred to us whilst discussing the finer points of car design recently that if you had do define one thing that appealed to you about a certain sort of car and had to ascribe an adjective to it, that "
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It's been a while since we considered the Ferrari Enzo. Named after the founding father of the prancing horse himself, it was always one of those cars destined to attain mythic status.
With only 400 units "
"There’s always been a lot of snobbery toward Ferrari’s GT4 ‘Dino’.
If you believe the Clarksonian dogma, it doesn’t even deserve the right to be called a Ferrari.
But we think that view is a load of "
"We stumbled across the lovely artwork of Tomas Pajdlhauser on the always-inspiring Le Container blog recently.
Tomas is a Creative Director at Jam Filled Entertainment in Ottawa, Canada, and has spent the last 10 years in positions ranging from Art Direction, "
"Speed Sisters, a documentary on a group of Palestinian women who have discovered a kind of transcendence through their love of street racing, is coming to your screens next month.
Life on the occupied West Bank is no doubt tough, "
"This festival malarky has gone a little bonkers.
And none more so than Ferris Fest. Yes, this is a gathering dedicated the unlikely cult of the 1986 teen film by John Hughes, Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Or is it that unlikely?
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