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Historic Motor Racing / Spa 6 Hours

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Historic Motor Racing in Europe is very popular nowadays. In earlier articles published on IPA we featured the Spa Classic in Belgium as well as the Oldtimer Grand Prix on the Nürburgring. In Belgium, France, Germany and the UK, big classic motor racing events are held yearly. In this article we feature the Spa 6 Hours race, unique in it’s kind and very popular amongst historic racing drivers and fans.

650 historic cars, ranging from 1960’s GTs to brute CanAm ...

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Golden Era Of Historic Sports Car Racing-Group C

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As I have already described in my previous articles, historic motorsports is hot, throughout the world. One of the greatest championships in history was the legendary Group C category. In this article we would like to give readers a taste of the history, development and cars featured in the golden era of sports car racing, flavoured by brands such as Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes, Toyota etc.

 

The FIA introduced Group C as a category in ...

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100th Anniversary of the Belgian Air Force

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The Belgian Air Force celebrated it’s 100th anniversary last September, featuring a large airshow, almost unique of it’s kind in Europe. Besides the 100th anniversary, the Belgian Air Force also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, Belgium’s front line fighter.

The event took place at Kleine Brogel, a ...

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Audi remporte la 42ème édition ADAC – Zürich des 24h du Nürburgring

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Un peu d’histoire

Nous sommes en Allemagne dans la région de l’Eifel près du village du Nürburg et de son célèbre château. Au milieu de cette forêt calme et dense se cache une faune abondante mais également une route hors du commun: le circuit du Nürburgring. Il est construit en 1926 après que le Dr Otto Creuz – Préfet de la région – ...

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Bosch Hockenheim Historic Motor Racing – Jim Clark Revival

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Historic motor racing is very popular in Europe. Amongst the ever-growing amount of events is the Bosch Hockenheim Historic – Jim Clark Revival, hosted on the Hockenheimring in Germany.

TRACK

The track was originally built-in 1932 using roads in the forest as an alternative to the Wildpark-Circuit in Karlsruhe. The Hockenheimring was used for motorcycle racing and was expanded to be used as test track for Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union in 1936.

Originally, the track was eight kilometres ...

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La Bosse à Norbert – Un big air au naturel

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DSC_3118pixChaque année depuis 2009, la petite station Valaisanne des Marécottes accueille un contest de ski & snowboard hors du commun. Ils sont 22 riders – 11 skieurs et 11 snowboarders – freestyle internationaux triés sur le volet à s’emparer de la colline à Norbert, sur la piste de l’Eau-Neuve afin de défier cette gigantesque bosse pour ...

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Patrouille des Glaciers 2014 – A mythical race through the Swiss Alps

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History

During the second World War between 1939 and 1945, Switzerland lived under the threat of enemy invasion. The Mountain Brigade 10 have to mission to defend the south-western part of Swiss Alpine Massif Central.

Two captains of the Mountain Brigade 10 – Rodolphe Tissières and Roger ...

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Historic Auto Rally – Legend Boucles de Spa

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For more than half a decade, the Boucles de Spa is one of Belgium’s most important rallies. To go back in time we have to take a look at the year 1953, the first year of this legendary event. Big international names such as Stig Blomqvist, Tony Pond and Björn Waldegard claimed victory in the past.

In 2006 the event transformed into the Legend Boucles de Spa, in fact a regularity test for rally cars from ...

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Freeride World Qualifier: The ticket to ride in the World Tour

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After the New Zealand and Chile, FWQ puts his suitcases in the St. Bernard Country for a full week! This region lies in the Swiss Alps, more precisely in Valais.

Organized by the team of the Freeride World Tour principle is simple: 100 participants compete in three competitions 2* 8 days between Bruson – Verbier – La Tzoumaz and Vichères – ...

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