Classic Race Cars

Brabham BMW BT52 (1983)
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Brabham BMW BT52 (1983)

In 1983 Nelson Piquet became the first driver in the history of Formula One to win the world championship title in a racing car powered by a turbo engine: the Brabham BMW BT52. The engine that imbued the Brabham BMW BT52 with its legendary status was developed by BMW Motorsport GmbH under the guidance of its then Technical Director, Paul Rosche.

Ferrari 156 F1 (1961-1962)
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Ferrari 156 F1 (1961-1962)

Designed by Ferrari’s new designer, Carlo Chiti, the Ferrari 156 F1 had a tubular spaceframe chassis that proved serviceable but could not match the designs of Lotus or BRM. Visually, the car was beautiful, simple and remarkable at the same time. At the front it featured the famous sharknose, named after its distinctive two-fold air inlet.

BMW 700 RS (1961)
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BMW 700 RS (1961)

After BMW 700 Coupe had showed its sporting qualities in the late 1950s and early ’60s, BMW unveiled a real racing car in 1961. BMW 700 RS was based on the BMW 700 model, but was designed just for motorsport.

BMW M3 GTR (E36)
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BMW M3 GTR (E36)

BMW presented the BMW M3 E36 in 1992. Only a year later, the new BMW M3 GTR racing version was already lining up on the grid for the first race in the German Touring Car Championship in April 1993. The new regulations were only defined at the beginning of 1992.

1970 BMW 2002ti ALPINA Race Car
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1970 BMW 2002ti ALPINA Race Car

This BMW 2002ti was built by German BMW tuner/race team ALPINA GmbH in 1970 and features ALPINA’s signature Weber side draft carburetor setup, engine performance upgrades, flared fenders and three piece ALPINA alloy wheels.

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Lancia Stratos rally car
By January 20, 2015 Read More →

Lancia Stratos rally car

Lancia Stratos was a two-seater car with a compact body and mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout. The length of the car was 3710mm and the width around 1800mm, depending on the type of the rear cover. Wheelbase of the car was 2180mm. Lancia Stratos’ 2.4-litre V6 engine was borrowed from the Ferrari Dino. In the production model the engine produced 192 horsepower.