Another beautiful Lotus on display in West Sussex today was this Cosworth-powered 76 from 1974. Entered and driven by Andrew Beaumont, the ex-Ronnie Peterson machine featured a distinctive bi-plane rear-wing, hydraulically operated clutch and two brake pedals for left and right foot braking.
This gorgeous Mercedes-Benz 220 SE ‘Fintail’ was pedaled by Klaus Ludwig and Autocar’s senior contributing writer Andrew Frankel in an historic motor race in Germany late last year.
BMW is returning to the DTM touring car series this year, and British driver Andy Priaulx will fight against a gaggle of Mercs and Audis in this striking M3 DTM.
The Bavarian marque is also celebrating 40 years of its M performance division this year, and this mouthwatering E30-shape M3 Ravaglia edition was on hand to highlight the fact.
This Jaguar XKR8/9 was driven by Raul Boesel to victory in the 1987 FIA World Sportscar Championship and is now part of the collection owned by Jaguar sportscar aficionado Don Law.
Appetite whetted? The Festival of Speed runs from June 28 to July 1 and the Revival takes place on 14-16 September. Maybe see you at either, or both…