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Matters of the Moment   
We only went and done it, finishing Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique 2024 in a seventy-year-old Daimler. Not only finishing, but claiming 170th position, out of some 260 starters. Many thanks go to service crew Paul and Ken, and Daniel Hunter for his detailed preparation.

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  An extremely snowy Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique in 2018. Images by Peter Baker..

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HISTORIC MOTORSPORT IMAGES 

PBOC Winterfest, Sebring - Spa Six Hours - Historic Minardi Day - DTM Legends, Norisring

news
CASTLE COMBE WINS BEST COMPETITIVE EVENT
 
RALLYSTORY 2024
 
DEJA VU MONTE CARLO 2024
 
 
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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
 
EXCEPTIONAL CARS 11: SS JAGUAR 100 - THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF 18008
 
THE ATLAS OF CAR DESIGN -THE WORLD?S MOST ICONIC CARS
 
TYRRELL: THE STORY OF THE TYRRELL RACING ORGANISATION
 

UPCOMING CLASSIC MOTORSPORT EVENTS

Rallye Monte Carlo Historique - VSCC New Years Driving Tests, Brooklands

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GIL DE FERRAN OBITUARY
 
ERICH ZAKOWSKI OBITUARY
 
7TH HISTORIC MINARDI DAY 2023
 
 
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RAMBLING INTO 2024 - Editorial Rambling : Peter Baker
 
REVIEWING MY RACING YEAR : Roman Klemm
 
PERIPATETIC PETER - Editorial Rambling : Peter Baker
 
EGON HOFER INTERVIEW : Roman Klemm
 
JO VONLANTHEN INTERVIEW : Roman Klemm
 
PAULINE GULLICK INTERVIEW : Ken Davies
 
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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HSCC series - Motor Racing Legends - Masters Historic Racing series - HRDC series - VSCC series - Fuchs Lubricants RAC British Historic Rally Championship - HRCR series