As Porsche celebrated its 70th birthday in lavish fashion at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with a sonorous parade of its most famous and successful cars - among them multiple Le Mans winners, the iconic Can-Am 917/30 and even the 804 Dan Gurney used to win the 1962 French Grand Prix - it was apt that the sole representative from the company's largely forgettable foray into Indycar racing remained on static display, silent and unloved.
The Norbert Singer-designed 2708 was the first in a (short) line of Weissach-blessed cars that summarily failed to take the US open-wheel world by storm between 1987 and '90, at which point Dr Ulrich Bez pulled the plug after a grand total of one win and three pole positions.
Rising sportscar star Adam Smalley had to pinch himself when offered the chance to drive the car that won the world’s most famous enduro in 1987
The iconic Lola name is being relaunched after it was taken over by new ownership. Part of that reboot is a planned return to racing, though the exact details of this are still to be finalised - though its new owner does have a desire to bring the brand back to the Le Mans 24 Hours. But romanticism doesn't appear to be the driving force behind this renewed project...
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It’s rarely mentioned when it comes to assessing the best national contests, but the Brazilian Stock Car series that reaches its climax this weekend has an ever-growing appeal. Its expanding roster of ex-Formula 1 names has helped to draw in new fans, but it's the closeness of competition that keeps them watching
Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights
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