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Buyer’s Guide: The Klemantaski Collection

Louis Klemantaski, whose motorsport photography work spans from 1930s through the 1970s, represents the pinnacle of the Jacques-Henri Lartigue aesthetic, a photographer who pioneered the art of capturing images moving objects during the turn of the 20th century. The son of a Willys-Overland importer, Klemantaski spent his youth at the famous Brooklands racing circuit in Surrey, England, both racing on the circuit as well as taking photos of cars during races.

By Winding Road Staff | August 22, 2020
WRR TV: 2001 Subaru Impreza WRX UK300 by Prodrive

As a joint project between Subaru engineers and the rally-bred mad scientists at Prodrive, the UK300 was created to celebrate the rally success the Impreza had found in the UK over the previous years, and featured styling work carried out by Peter Stevens who designed the famous McLaren F1 and Subaru WRC rally car. The “300” denotes the total number of units produced.

By Winding Road Staff | July 24, 2014
Preview: Bentley Continental GT3-R

Until very recently, it’d been quite a while since a factory-entered Bentley had taken the victory in a top tier racing event in the UK. Eighty four years, to be exact. But when a Continental GT3 secured the top spot in the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone, it was certainly cause for celebration. For Bentley, that meant taking this winning formula to the street in the form of a hardcore, limited edition road-going version of the GT3 race car, dubbed the Continental GT3-R, which is now the fastest accelerating Bentley ever made for the street.

By Winding Road Staff | June 24, 2014
Racecar Profile: Chevron GT3 2014 Spec

The new Chevron GT3 marks the British company’s first foray back into the North American market in decades. Set to go toe to toe with the likes of the SRT Viper and Chevrolet Corvette in the NARRA GT Unlimited class in the US and other European rivals in the GT Cup in the UK, the GT3 is Chevron’s most powerful car to date, with a 680bhp configuration of the GT3 delivered to American businessman Harry Blazer and ex-UK racer, Briton Chris Hall for use in the GTU class in the 2014 season.

By Winding Road Staff | May 07, 2014
Preview: Lotus Elise S Cup R

Lotus has announced its newest track toy, and it will be available to racers in the US. The Lotus Elise S Cup R in the 2014 Lotus Cup one-make race series in various countries throughout the world.

By John Beltz Snyder | November 13, 2013
Forbidden Fruit: Caterham Seven 160

The Seven 160 is powered by a turbocharger, three-cylinder Suzuki engine producing 80 horsepower and 79 pound-feet of torque. This gives the 1080-pound car a claimed 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 100 miles per hour. Power is put to the rear wheels via a five-speed manual transmission.

By John Beltz Snyder | October 23, 2013
McLaren Delivers First P1, Confirms Performance Specs

McLaren has delivered the P1 supercar to a lucky customer, and is now able to give detailed performance figures. Now, for instance, McLaren is comfortable stating that the P1 can go from 0-186 miles per hour in 16.5 seconds.

By John Beltz Snyder | October 21, 2013
Aston Martin GT4 Challenge Of North America Announced For 2014

A new one-make racing series featuring the Aston Martin Vantage GT4, called the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge Of North America, will begin next year. TRG-AMR, Aston Martin’s partner team in our fine continent, announced the series at Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

By John Beltz Snyder | October 18, 2013
Formula E Releases Preliminary Calendar

The all-electric, open-wheel Formula E race series begins next year, and now the full provisional calendar is available.

By John Beltz Snyder | October 01, 2013
Driver Profile: James Hunt

James Hunt was born in England in 1947, and as an adolescent rebelled against his strict family. After seeing his first race on his 18th birthday, James decided to go into auto racing, despite the disapproval of his parents. He was as wild on the track as he was in his personal life, and once he learned to keep his car on the track, he proved to be a talented driver.

By John Beltz Snyder | September 27, 2013
Frankfurt 2013: Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept

Jaguar has revealed its first crossover concept with the C-X17 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The sports crossover design study features a strong, lightweight aluminum unibody architecture, and previews a new range of Jaguar models.

By John Beltz Snyder | September 09, 2013
Land Rover Launches Hybrid Range Rover And Range Rover Sport

Land Rover has announced the launch of the Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid, the first hybrid models for the brand. Three Range Rover Hybrids are also going on a Silk Trail 2013 expedition to show off their capabilities.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 23, 2013

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