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ISSUE #39

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Zakspeed 1968–1989

Erich Zakowski – The man and the entrepreneur / Zakspeed Ford – A wonderful partnership /
“My time with Erich” – Hans Heyer, Dieter Glemser, Klaus Ludwig, Bernd Schneider and Helmut Barth / „This is their masterpiece“ – The Zakspeed Ford Turbo Capri / Stepping up to the pinnacle – Zakspeed in Formula 1

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ISSUE #38

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Formula 1 World Championship 1983

Nelson Piquet's path to the first turbo world championship in Formula 1 / Ulrich Baretzky on his work at BMW Motorsport / Interview René Arnoux / High-pressure power from Maranello – Ferrari 126 C2 and 126 C3 / Interview Eddie Cheever / Statistics – F1 teams and drivers 1983

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ISSUE #37

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McLaren M23 1973–1978

The men behind the McLaren M23's success // The technical background of the McLaren M23 when it debuted in 1973 // The Yardley Macs – The McLaren M23 in its first season — 1973 // The Fittipaldi years – Conquering the first drivers’ title and manufacturers’ cup // Back on top – Second drivers’ title and swansong

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ISSUE #36

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Ferrari at Le Mans – 1949–2023

Drivers and works entries – Statistics / The first win after the war – The early years 1949–1955 / Start of a winning streak – 1956–1961 / Spa was his passion, Le Mans his dream – Paul Frère / The Le Mans dream team – Phil Hill & Olivier Gendebien / The mid-engine prototype era 1961–1969 – From the Ferrari 246 SP to the 312 P / A very special year – The 1964 World Sportscar Championship / Victory for the underdog – The Ferrari 250 LM of Rindt/Gregory wins at Le Mans in 1965 / Swan Song – The last Ferrari sports prototypes at Le Mans 1970–1973 / Ferrari 312 PB – The last world champion prototype from Maranello / Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona – The heavyweight / Ferrari 512 BB – Berlinetta Boxer / Ferrari F40 1994–1996 – Unfulfilled potential / Ferrari 333 SP – Not built for Le Mans / Ferrari 550 MARANELLO – The last 12-cylinder / Ferrari 458 GT2 and 488 GTE – The GTE years 2011–2022 / Ferrari 499 P – Great expectations

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ISSUE #35

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The 1992 DTM Season

The turning point – The 1992 DTM season – Teams, drivers and rules /Big-time suspense – The 1992 season race by race / Interview with Klaus Ludwig / Ulrich Baretzky on the 180-degree crankshaft from 1992 / Interview with Günther Warthofer / Interview with Johnny Cecotto / Interview with Steve Soper / Interview with Prince Leopold of Bavaria

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ISSUE #34

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Ferrari 333 SP

A Ferrari prototype for customers – Development and technology of the 333 S / Piero Ferrari – Carrying on a great name / A winning start in America – 1994–1997 / Success in Europe – 1998–2003 / All wins of the Ferrari 333SP / Interview with Luca Pignacca and Dialma Zinelli

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ISSUE #33

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Shadow Racing Inc.

Don Nichols – The Shadow Man /The Can-Am Go-Kart – AVS Shadow Mk1 / A New Attempt – Shadow Mk2 / Departure from the Concept – Shadow Mk3 / Radical New Beginning – Shadow DN2 / Can-Am Meets Formula One – Shadow DN4

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ISSUE #32

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Scuderia Filipinetti 1962–1973

The Swiss Godfather of Motorsport – Georges Filipinetti / A Plethora of Makes – Filipinetti in the World Sportscar Championship 1963–1973 / Breaking into Formula 1 with Filipinetti – Jo Siffert’s beginnings in four-wheel racing / Alliance with Turin – Fiat Filipinetti

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ISSUE #31

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Lancia Stratos HF 1973–1982

Birth of a supercar / Into the stratosphere – The glory years 1974–1976 / Premature retirement – Final works efforts and aftermath / Outside the natural habitat – The Stratos on the track / Lancia Stratos results

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ISSUE #30

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World Sportscar Championship 1956

Italian duell – The 1956 World Sportscar Championship / Drink glasses and trophies – Duncan Hamilton / The East German silver arrows – EMW/AWE R3 / Nobility and glamour at the ’ring – Wittigo Graf von Einsiedel

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ISSUE #29

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Formula 1 season 1984

A strong line-up – Rules, teams and drivers of the 1984 grand prix season / Lauda and Prost open the gap – The first races of the 1984 season / Rain dance – Senna and Bellof aim for the top / Down to the wire – A world title decided by half a point

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ISSUE #28

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Penske Racing

The early years – Building a motor racing empire / Track record – Winning on all fronts / The blue Ferrari – Sunoco Ferrari 512 M / A perfect combination – Penske and Porsche / A brief interlude – Penske in Formula 1 / The leading role – Penske in American open-wheel car racing / Element of surprise – The IndyCar project with Ilmor-Mercedes in 1994 / Slow start – Penske in NASCAR

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ISSUE #27

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Rallye Monte Carlo 1971

The grande dame of rallying – 40th Rallye Monte Carlo 1971 / Retirements galore – Arrival and opening loop / Showdown – The night of the long knives / ‘A rally to forget’ – Interview Jean-Pierre Nicolas / ‘I don’t think we could have done better’ – Interview John Davenport / ‘All I wanted was to finish the Monte’ – Interview Jean-Claude Andruet

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ISSUE #26

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Mirage sports car racing 1967–1982

From the Ford GT40 to the Mirage – 1967 and 1969: J. W. Automotive Engineering – M1 to the M5 / Winning at La Sarthe – 1972–1975: Mirage M6, Gulf GR7 and GR8 / From Arizona to Le Mans – 1976–1979: Mirage M8, M9, M10 / A final attempt in Group C – 1982: Mirage M12

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ISSUE #25

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Audi Quattro in rallying

An idea gives birth to Genius – Secret development phase 1978–1980 / The winning begins – 1981–1982 / A hard fight – The 1983 season / The greatest success – 1984 / The quattro overtaken – Tougher competition in the WRC 1985–1986 / A final fling – Group A entries 1987 / First among equals – Michèle Mouton

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ISSUE #24

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Formula 1 Season 1970

The 1970 season in numbers / A dramatic new beginning – Entering the third decade of Formula 1 / Full of surprises – The first phase / The summer of Jochen Rindt – The second phase / The reluctant chase – The third phase / Lotus 72 – The most successful Formula 1 car of the 1970s / ‘I could talk to the car, and the car talked to me’ – Interview with Emerson Fittipaldi

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ISSUE #23

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BPR Global GT Series 1994-1996

Rebirth of the cool – 1994 / The golden year – 1995 / The land of lost content – 1996 / Ne Plus Ultra – Hypercars in the BPR Global GT Series

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ISSUE #22

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European Hillclimb Championship 1957–1969

The call of the mountains – The origins of the European Hillclimb Championship / Summiteers – The history of the European Hillclimb Championship from 1957 to 1959 / The manufacturers go hillclimbing – 1960–1966: The battleground for sports cars and GTs / Porsche's siblings rivalry – The 1967 European Hillclimb Championship / Hillclimb Cobra – The battle between Ford and Ferrari / Swan song – The 1968 and 1969 seasons – Porsche 909 and Ferrari 212 E

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ISSUE #21

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Lancia Rally 1982–1986

Interim solution – Conception and development of the Lancia Rally / Opportunity seized – The 1983 World Championship / Rearguard action – Until the arrival of the Delta S4 / First love – Interview with designer Sergio Limone

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ISSUE #20

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AAR Eagle Mk III Toyota

SUCCESS STORY - 50 Years of the International Motor Sports Association / FULL-BLOODED - The glory days of prototypes in the IMSA series between 1981 and 1993 / SERIAL WINNER - AAR Eagle MkIII Toyota GTP / THE OTHER FANGIO - Juan Manuel Fangio II

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ISSUE #19

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B.R.M. F1 1970–1974

BACK ON TOP – Yardley BRM / THE BIG DEAL – Marlboro BRM / THE DECLINE – Motul BRM

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ISSUE #18

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Giro d'Italia Automobilistico

SILHOUETTES RACING ON PUBLIC ROADS — Giro d’Italia Automobilistico / “I ENJOYED THE RALLY EXPERIENCE IMMENSELY!” — Interview with Riccardo Patrese / “A 600 HP MONSTER ON THE ROAD? I COULDN’T SAY NO!” — Interview with Emilio Radelli / FIAT-ABARTH, LANCIA AND ALFA ROMEO SPECIAL CARS FOR THE GIRO D'ITALIA

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ISSUE #17

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COVER STORY
Aston Martin DBR1

DBR1 - Aston Martin’s first thoroughbred racing car / ONE FOCUS: SPORTS CARS / THE ACCIDENTAL WORLD CHAMPIONS / TECHNICAL DETAILS OF THE DBR1 — MODEL 1958

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ISSUE #16

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Alfa Romeo 155 V6 Ti

THE DTM’S SAVIOUR / THE RED RACER FROM SETTIMO MILANESE – Development of the Alfa Romeo 155 V6 Ti / THE MEN BEHIND THE ALFA ROMEO 155 V6 Ti / PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES – The seasons 1993 to 1996 / THE ALFA TAMERS

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ISSUE #15

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VIVA FERRARI

INCOMPARABLE PASSION – Ferrari Single-Seaters / FERRARI IS A LEGEND, THEN AND NOW – Interview Niki Lauda / HUMILIATED, LONELY, LOYAL – Laura Domenica Ferrari / FERRARI IS FORMULA 1 – Interview Bernie Ecclestone / FERRARI´S FABULOUS FLAT-12 – The 312 B´s development / I WOULD HAVE SIGNED ANYTHING THEY HAD PRESENTED ME – Dan Gurney on his debut season in F1 with Ferrari / CHAMPIONS DOWN UNDER – Ferrari Dino 246 Tasman / HOME WIN – Graeme Lawrence on his 1970 Tasman Championship

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ISSUE #14

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RENAULT ALPINE SPORTS PROTOTYPES 1973-1978

BASIC RESARCH – Alpine-Renault's beginnings in sports car racing
 / POWER BOOST - Alpine-Renault adopts turbo technology
 / ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT - Winning Le Mans in 1978 / TRAILBLAZER – Jean-Pierre Jabouille / 
AGAINST ALL RESISTANCE – Renault turbo power in Formula 1

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ISSUE #13

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PORSCHE´S GRAND CHALLENGE PARIS-DAKAR

PORSCHE AND THE PARIS-DAKAR / ON ALL FOURS – 911 and 959 for special terrain / A WILL AND A WAY – Porsche's rally history / A LIFE FOR PORSCHE – Portrait Roland Kussmaul

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ISSUE #12

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CAN-AM 1969

McLAREN´S PERFECT SEASON – When the Kings of Can-Am Ruled “No-Rules Racing” / 
FRANK ZIMMERMANN – Memories of a Can-Am Mechanic
 / OUT OF REACH – McLaren and their main opponents

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ISSUE #11

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WORLD TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 1987

Exceptional – The World Touring Car Championship season 1987 / “A year of ups and downs” – Interview Ruedi Eggenberger / Beyond the Goal – Klaus Ludwig on the WTCC 1987 / On a knife’s edge – BMW M3 E30 / Results WTCC 1987

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ISSUE #10

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FERRARI´S MID-ENGINED SPORTS PROTOTYPES
LATE BLOOMERS – Ferrari’s first mid-engined sports cars
 / RED BULLETS – The Ferrari 250 P and 250 LM with V12 engines / SERIAL WINNERS – The Ferrari 275 P and 330 P
 / PROTEST IN WHITE AND BLUE – The saga and consequences of the 250 LM homologation

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ISSUE #09

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CORVETTE GRAND SPORT
DEAD START – THE RACING-STING-RAY IDEA / ALMOST NIPPED IN THE BUD – THE GRAND SPORT DEVELOPMENT / THUNDERING ECHO – RACING THE CORVETTE GRAND SPORT

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ISSUE #08

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MATRA V12 SPORTSCARS
HARD SLOG - THE APPRENTICESHIP YEARS OF MATRA / FINDING SUCCESS - MATRA’S RISE TO ENDURANCE FAME / CENTERPIECE – MATRA V12 ENGINES / FROM THE BOTTOM UP – HENRI PESCAROLO ON HIS TIME WITH MATRA

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ISSUE #07

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SCHNITZER-BMW M1 TURBO

A DIFFICULT START — THE BMW M1 AND IST GROUP 5 MODELS / GREAT EXPECTATIONS — DRM 1981: THE FINAL TWO-CLASS AFFAIR / BIG GUNS — THE COMPETITION OF THE GROUP 5 SCHNITZER BMW M1 / THE 1,000 HORSEPOWER MONSTER / BACK TO THE ROOTS — Rebuilding the Gr. 5 Schnitzer M1 / “IT FELT LIKE SOMEONE WAS KICKING MY STOMACH...” — Hans-Joachim Stuck on racing the M1 Turbo

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ISSUE #06

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PORSCHE 550 SPYDER
LEGENDARY TYPE 550 SPYDER / 1956 LE MANS COUPÉS / WILD TIMES – THREE PORSCHE LEGENDS AND THE 550 SPYDER / 
THE “MICKEY MOUSE” SPYDER – PORSCHE TYPE 645 / THE SOUL OF SUCCESS – HERBERT LINGE AND THE 550 SPYDER IN THE STATES / “LITTLE BASTARD” – JAMES DEAN AND HIS 550 SPYDER

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ISSUE #05

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JIM HALL & CHAPARRAL
HALL OF FAME — DRIVER AND DESIGNER / CHAPARRAL — THOSE AMAZING WHITE CARS FROM TEXAS / THE ASTONISHING CHAPARRAL 2J / TEXANS TRIUMPH AT THE GREEN HELL / THE CHAPARRAL SPORTSCARS 1961 TO 1970

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ISSUE #04

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Sauber Group C 1982 – 1991
INTERVIEW PETER SAUBER — “I wanted to make the impossible possible!” / THE GROUP C-YEARS 1982 up to 1991 — by Michael Cotton / ON THE JUNIOR-TEAM SCHUMACHER, FRENTZEN AND WENDLINGER — by ex-Sauber racing engineer Walter Näher / INTERVIEW JOCHEN NEERPASCH / SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST — by Jochen Mass

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ISSUE #03

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European Touring Car Championship 1973
Burkhard Bovensiepen in interview – by Uwe Mahla / A car that was almost undriveable – by John Fitzpatrick / Dieter Glemser and the Capri years – by Yörn Pugmeister / Making the Cologne Capri quicker – by Thomas Ammerschläger / It is a completely different world now – by Toine Hezemans / Statistics ETCC 1973

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ISSUE #02

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BMW M1 PROCAR - SEASON 1979
The origins of Procar – by Jochen Neerpasch / A season of glory and excitement – by Jochen von Osterroth / Memories of Hans-Joachim Stuck / Technical background information by Paul Rosche / All cars

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ISSUE #01

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PORSCHE AT LE MANS
The story from the first start 1951 to the present day – from type 356 SL to the 919 Hybrid

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