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MID-ENGINE INDY RACE CARS—THE EARLY YEARS

THE DEMISE OF classic front-engine Indy roadsters began in 1961 when Jack Brabham’s mid-engine Cooper-Climax broke their ubiquity with a 9th-place finish. Jim Clark’s 1965 win in his Lotus-Ford hastened matters. 656 more words

Classic Bits

Revient de Loin

A totally restored HK500 is coming up for sale at RM Auctions Sotheby’s at the Monaco Historic meeting in Monaco on May 14. I usually leave these sales of left hand drive cars to the Amicale Facel Vega, the French club, but I was rather taken with their description that this car ‘revient de loin’, had come from a long way back. 199 more words