Bloody Heroes: Niki Lauda 1949 – 2019

I bring you this edition of Bloody Heroes with a heavy heart. It was recently announced that Niki Lauda has died peacefully on the 20th of May 2019 at the age of 70. We write this obituary as a celebration of his life and contribution to motorsport. Niki Lauda was an accomplished entrepreneur and Formula…

How does this F1 car have a 100% win rate?

In most cases you can argue that the success of a race car is down to one of two things: 1) Drivers skill 2) Engineering Every so often, a car comes along with such unrivalled success that you cannot deny that its engineering gives it such a strong advantage. The Brabham BT46B is one such…

The DTM Golden era: BMW Vs. Mercedes-Benz

Rewind to the 1970s: The compact executive saloon market was flooded with boring, affordable versions of their full-size executive counterparts. One car stood out from the pack, nicknamed the “Flying Brick”, the E21 320 turbo was a force to be reckoned with on the racetrack but also in the showrooms – proving true the “Win…