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Matters of the Moment   

Historic motorsport has its beginnings in the here and now. Thus, we will look back on Ferrari‘s back-to-back victories at Le Mans as milestone, hard-to-repeat, future memories. I went to the race this year and came back wanting more. Everything changes. Yet, at the same time, nothing changes. Le Mans 2024 was thus, without doubt, history in the making.

Peter Baker
Editor-in-Chief




Classic Car and Historic Motorsport from Retro-Speed Magazine 
  Daily news and image galleries from the world of classic rallying, historic motor racing, hill climbs, car trials, classic car shows, and major classic car and automobilia auctions, written by and for those passionate about historic motor sport.

Classic Motorsport Retro-Fact  Norman Dewis, on behalf of Jaguar Cars, established a new record on 20 October 1953, by driving a Jaguar XK120 over a ‘flying‘ measured mile at 172.412mph along the Jabbeke motorway in Belgium.

Above images  Goodwood's 81st Members' Meeting held on 13-14 April 2024. Pictures by Peter Baker.

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HISTORIC MOTORSPORT IMAGES 

Spa Summer Classic - PBOC Winterfest, Sebring - Spa Six Hours - Historic Minardi Day

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DRAGSTALGIA 2024
 
HSCC NEW CHAIRPERSON
 
LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN 2024
 
HSCC F2 CLASSIC INTERSERIES 2024
 
 
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DRAWN TO THE WHEEL - THE RALLYING BIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET MACKENZIE
 
FAST FORDS: 50 YEARS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH FORD'S FINEST
 
24h LE MANS: 1923-2023 - 100 YEARS OF LEGENDS
 
PORSCHE BOXTER & CAYMAN: THE 981 SERIES 2012-2016
 
50 YEARS WITH FERRARIS: PHOTOGRAPHER NEILL BRUCE'S STORY OF A LIFETIME WORKING WITH MARANELLO
 

UPCOMING CLASSIC MOTORSPORT EVENTS

Historic Grand Prix, Zandvoort - Motor Racing Legend's Snetterton Classic 

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VSCC Cadwell Park Race Meeting
 
HOCKENHEIM HISTORIC - JIM CLARK REVIVAL 2024
 
SPORTSCARS AT HOCKENHEIMRING 2024
 
HOCKENHEIM HISTORIC 2024 - DRM AND DTM
 
NASCAR = SPEED, DANGER AND FUN!
 
 
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GOODWOOD - SPA FRANCORCHAMPS - Editorial Rambling : Peter Baker
 
BRUNO GIACOMELLI INTERVIEW : ROMAN KLEMM
 
GINA CAMPBELL AT PRESCOTT - Editorial Rambing : Peter Baker
 
JOACHIM ALTHAMMER INTERVIEW : Roman Klemm
 
SIT-IN TEST OF A HARTMANN FORMULA JUNIOR : Roman Klemm
 
RETRO-SPEED 
The online classic car and historic motorsport magazine supports:
GoMW, Guild of Motoring Writers
BOC, Bugatti Owners' Club / Prescott Speed Hill Climb
BMMC, British Motorsport Marshals Club
IRDC, International Rally Drivers Club
Brooklands Museum
Race Against Dementia, founder Sir Jackie Stewart


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2024 HISTORIC MOTORSPORT SERIES

HSCC - Motor Racing Legends - Masters Historic Racing - HRDC - VSCC - Fuchs Lubricants RAC British Historic Rally Championship - HRCR