Pedro Rodríguez de la Vega

It was 1958 when Luigi Chinetti brought the two Rodriguez brothers, Pedro and Ricardo, to Europe. They were known as the “terrible brothers”. They could convey the impression of being two smooth-faced adolescents, but their impertinence was equal to their…

Gilles Villeneuve

Gilles Villeneuve

“I have loved you” He raced for the first time in F1 in 1977, driving a McLaren. You read that Enzo Ferrari hired him due to a bet between himself and Lauda, and he made his debut in October 1977…

Ferrari 512 Sunoco - Stephen Griswold

Ferrari 512 Sunoco

A kiss from the Penthouse Pet of the year! My father’s best friend, Roberts Harrison, was asked to be part of a consortium assembled by Philadelphian Kirk F White, to run a Ferrari at the World Championship for Makes, Daytona,…

Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby took part in his first race in 1952, behind the wheel of a friend’s MG TC. He didn’t only win in his category, but he also had the better of the Jaguar XK120s. In 1954, he won the…

Jaguar D-Type photo

The race that changed my life

Picture does not represent the vehicle described in the article Pic by Dave Rook – www.motorsportinpictures.com   I have written before of my fantastic drive to Sun Valley Idaho and Las Vegas in a D-Type Jaguar XKD541. This is another…