The 906 and Piëch’s lightweight revolution

Throughout the 1950s and the early 1960s, Porsche had proven themselves to be a dominant force in racing. With the 904, they had dominated the under-two-liter GT class. The 904 had sparked a massive change from the race cars that had preceded it, foregoing the typical sheet metal bodies for a  box-section ladder frame with […]

80 years of speed: Gérard Larrousse reaches another milestone

On May 23, Gérard Larrousse turned 80 years old. He is regarded as one of the fastest drivers in the world with a long list of victories to prove it, as well as being a gentleman and one of the world’s all-time greatest racing drivers. At age 21, Gérard Larrousse was still a Business student […]