Long-running motorsport events tend to evolve and change over the years for a multitude of reasons ranging from boosting competitiveness, improving safety to just keeping up with the times. With these changes comes the risk of chipping away at the soul or essence of the events that made the original so engaging. There is . . .[ Read More ]
Whether you associate it with The Italian Job, Mr Bean or the Swingin’ 60s – the Mini is undoubtedly a British icon. It’s a car that has stayed mostly unchanged for 40 years (much like the Land Rover Defender and its predecessors).
For fans of Motorsport the Mini, namely the 33EJB, holds a special place . . .[ Read More ]
Growing up in the early 00’s in the rural backdrop of Worcestershire, I never thought I’d say that the Land Rover Defender was a cool car. It was a staple of rural life and therefore a common car. This was especially true if you spent a fair amount of time on a farm . . .[ Read More ]
I bring you this edition of Bloody Heroes with a heavy heart. It was recently announced that Niki Lauda has died peacefully on the 20th of May 2019 at the age of 70. We write this obituary as a celebration of his life and contribution to motorsport.
Niki Lauda was an accomplished entrepreneur and Formula . . .
The ” Le Mans Start” Since the first race in 1923, the standing start became a tradition in La Sarthe. Once the French flag dropped the drivers would have to sprint to their cars, strap themselves in or *not* and begin racing. To protest against safety concerns raised by organisers and drivers, Jacky Ickx walked to . . .[ Read More ]