February 20, 2011

A battle of two Lola T332’s. Ian Clements chases Russell Greer deep into the hairpin at Hampton Downs

February 18, 2011

Plate 3 – New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing

February 13, 2011

Bruce McLaren defined and moulded a good portion of international motor sport that we know today. In celebration of this, the NZFMR held (and as I write this is still holding) a two-part, six-day, two location festival in honour of him and his achievements. Of course with the massive quantity ( I heard an announcer say 400 odd) of quality classic and historic cars attending you couldn’t keep us away. Without going all gooey and trying to give my unprofessional history of McLaren, all I can say is that this event has done an amazing job at doing the name justice and that I very much suggest you go experience at least some part of the rest of this festival. Read the rest of this entry »

Lola 142 #23

January 13, 2010

I think it’s amazing how small New Zealand is, yet how… umm … enthused everyone is about motor sport. This Formula 5000 car, coming all the way from South Africa is residing 5 minutes walk from where I live. Up the road from me is a replica Mclaren M6B, further up the road is a historic Formula Ford and on the other side of our small North Shore suburb is a few Lotus Seven-esk style open wheelers.
My suburb isn’t very big but you know, sometimes it feels cramped… and I love it. Read the rest of this entry »

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