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Trofeo Nastro Rosso, Dix Mille Tours du Castellet, 2017
In the paddock at Paul Ricard was Italian exotica in abundance with a few interlopers.  Click here for more.







Classic Endurance Racing 2, Dix Mille tours du Castellet, 2017
DFV powered cars dominated the CER2 category at Paul Ricard, but there was also Derek Bell in an Alfa!  Click here for more.






Classic Endurance Racing 1, Dix Mille Tours de Castellet, 2017
So many amazimg sixties and sevenies sports and GT cars in this blogpost.  Click here for Ferraris, Alfas, Cherons, Lolas and the Howmet Gas Turbine.







Group C, Dix Mille Tours du Castellet, 2017
Lots more pictures of all the Group C cars that competed at Paul Ricard in the Dix Mille Tours meeting, if you click here.






Euro F2, Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2017
For seventies F2 cars in action at Paul Ricard, click here.







Heritage Touring Cars, Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2017
Click here for this event that recalls the classic years of the European Touring Car Championship.






Rallycross Legends Show, Dreux 2017
Action from the historic rallycross cars who entertained us during the French Rallycross Championship round at Dreux.  Includes the Group B cars such as this Metro.







Coupe Twingo, Dreux Rallycross 2017
Click here for car rolling action with the Renault Twingos in the Fench Rallycross event at Dreux.









Supercars, Dreux Rallycross 2017
Click here for all of the action from the French Championship Rallycross Championship Finale at Dreux in October 2017.






Super 1600, Dreux Rallycross 2017

The French Championship Super 1600 class cars competing at Dreux, if you click here.







Division 3, Dreux Rallycross 2017

Click here for my favourite Division Three cars in action during the Rallycross event at Dreux.







Division 4, Dreux Rallycross 2017
For action from the French Rallcross Championship finale at Dreux for the Division Four cars, click here.







Continental Tire, Street Tuner, Laguna Seca 2017
Mini vs Porsche or Mazda vs Nissan.  Lots of battles like this if you click here.






Continental Tire, Grand Sport, Laguna Seca 2017
Photos of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Grand Sport cars at Laguna Seca, click here for more.







IMSA GTD, Laguna Seca 2017
Lots more pictures of the GT Daytona class IMSA cars at Laguna Seca, if you click here.







IMSA LMGT, Laguna Seca 2017
For more of the IMSA GTLM cars such as this Chip Ganassi Ford GT, click here.






IMSA Prototypes, Laguna Seca, 2017
The IMSA prototypes battle at Laguna Seca, click here for more.







Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Laguna Seca, 2017
For the North American Super Troeo races at Laguna Seca in September 2017, click here.








Global Mazda MX-5 Cup, Laguna Seca, 2017
Close racing from the Mazda MX-5 cars at the final round from Laguna Seca.  More if you click here.







Course de Cote Regionale Etretat Benouville, 2017
The top twenty fastest modern cars that competed in the regional hillclimb are featured in this blog post.  More if you click here.






Etretat Hill Climb, Post-Historic cars, 2017
The post-1976 cars, including this beautiful Alpine, at the 2017 Etretat Hill Climb.  All of the competitors are included in this blogpost if you click here.






Etretat Hill Climb, Post War VHC cars, 2017
Lots more post-war historic cars at the Etretat-Benouville Hillclimb if you clck here.







Etretat Hillclimb, Pre War VSCC cars, 2017
For more pre war VSCC cars competing in the 2017 Etretat Hill Climb, click here.







Course de Cote du Mont Dore Production 2017
The French Mountain Hillclimb Championship Production cars at Mont Dore 2017, if you follow this link.






Course de Cote du Mont Dore Sport 2017
For more pictures of the French Championship Sports cars at the hillclimb at Mont Dore in 2017, click here.







Course de Cote du Mont Dore VHC 2017
Lots of pictures of old racing cars competing at the beautiful Mont Dore Hillclimb in 2017.  Click here for more.








European Hillclimb Championship - Mont Dore 2017
Most of the European Hillclimb Championship contenders at the 2017 Course de Cote du Mont Dore / Chambon sur Lac can be seen in this post.  They include this beautiful Mclaren.  Just click here.






Course de Cotes de Lormes 2017
Photos of this beautiful Burgundy Hillclimb can be accessed by clicking here.







Road to Le Mans 2017
Pictures of the LMP3 and GT3 cars that took part in the Road to Le Mans race that supported the 24 hours.  Click here to view more.







Porsche Carrera Cup Le Mans 2017
Pictures of the 45 minute Porsche Carrera Cup support race at the 2017 Le Mans. Click here for more.







24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 - LMP2
The LMP2 cars came close to winning the famous Le Mans 24 hour race in 2017.  All of the cars in the class are featured here,






24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 - LMGTE Am
All of LMGTE-Am class are featured in this blog post.  Lots of spectacular dawn and dusk shots if you click here.






24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 - LMGTE Pro
Pictures of all the participants in the great battle for the LMGTE class at the 2017 Le Mans 24 hours. For day, dawn, dusk and night shots of these cars, click here.






24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 - LMP1
Click here for day and night shots all of of the LMP1 cars that competed in the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2017.  







2017 Course de Cote de Sancerre
My fifth visit to my favourite hillclimb course.  This post features almost all of the cars that took part including the Normas.  Click here for more.







2017 St Goueno Hillclimb Masters
Lots of British and Irish drivers bring their cars over each year to race up the Brittany hillclimb at Saint Goueno.  The top fifteen runners and most of the interesting cars are featured in the blogpost, if you click here.





2017 Course de Cote St Goueno CFM Sports
Normas, Reynards, Dallaras and other racing cars at speed feature in this blog post from the 2017 hillclimb at Saint Goueno in Brittany, France.





2017 Course de Cote Saint Goueno CFM Production
Lots of lovely production cars battling it out at Saint Goueno including everything from this old CG Simca to McLarens and Lamborghinis.  Click here for more.






2017 Course de Côte de Saint-Goueno VHC
See all of ther participating VHC classic competition carsat the Saint-Goueno hillclimb this year, if you click here.







2017 Tour Auto
Click here for lots of action shots from the first day of the 2017 Tour Auto. Follow the action from Bourdonné, Maintenon, Courcemont and Le Mans.







2017 Zandvoort Supercars
All 37 Supercars that took part in the 1 hour race on Saturday at the Zandvoort Passraces are featured if you click here.







2017 SWTC Zandvoort
For more photos of the Dutch series, SWTC, click here.  Lots of BMW and Touring car action.







2017 Porsche ADPCR
For more photos of All Dutch Porsche Club Racing at Zandvoort, click here.







2017 Dutch Truck Racing
Click here for action from the trucks at Zandvoort's Easter races.










2017 NASCAR Auto Club 400
All of the cars and lots of action and atmosphere shots from the NASCAR oval race at the Auto Club speedway.







2017 Sebring 12 Hts - GT Daytona class.
All of the GT Daytona cars that raced at the Twelve Hours of Sebring are pictured in this post.  Click here to access.







2017 Sebring 12 Hrs - GTLM class
Lots of beautiful GTLM cars battling it out for class victory at the Twelve Hours of Sebring. For more click here.








2017 Sebring 12 Hrs - Prototypes (DPi & LMP2)
The winning cars and the fastest class from this year's Twelve Hours of Sebring.  Lots of pictures from various corners and times of the day.






2017 Sebring 12 Hrs - Prototype Challenge Class
Pictures taken both during the day and during the night at this year's Twelve Hours of Sebring, of the Prototype Challenge cars.  Click here to see them.






Rallye du Pays Avallonnais 2017
An early season rally in the beautiful but wet Burgundian countryside near Avallon in France. Click here to read and see more.







Top Ten Porsches
Discover Porsche's racing history and see if you agree with my list of the top ten Porsche sports racing cars.






A New Year's Quiz
Click here for a test of your motor racing knowledge.





Trophée Tourisme Endurance - Magny-Cours 2016
Large fields of sports prototypes, GT cars, Mitjets and touring cars racing at Magny Cours.  Click here to see the action and lots of interesting cars.





Youngtimer Touring Car Challenge Dijon 2016
Plenty of variety and action from the Youngtimers, a Dutch series held throughout Europe when you click on this link.






Lurani Trophy Formula Junior Dijon 2016
Lots of action from a quality field of Formula Junior cars if you click on this link.







Historic Formula 1 Dijon 2016
Lots of beautiful fifties Grand Prix cars featured in this post.  Click here to see them.






Historic F2 Dijon 2016
Click here to be reminded of those beautiful F2 cars of the seventies, seen here racing at Dijon in the HSCC series.







NKHTGT Dijon 2016
Action from this Dutch series for historic GT and Touring cars built 1965 or prior.







200kms de Dijon 2016
The big historic prototype race from Dijon.  Lots of pictures from qualifying  if you click here






Indycar Qualifying Sonoma 2016
A picture of every Indycar from the 2016 GoPro GP of Sonoma.  Just click here.







Pirelli World Challenge Sonoma 2016
For pictures of an amazing selection of GT cars racing at Sonoma click here.








Formula Car Challenge Sonoma 2016
Lots of pictures of the Mazda powered single seaters that supported the Indy Cars at Sonoma.







2016 Course de Cote d'Etretat-Bénouville
For all the action from the 2016 Etretat hill climb including the VHC cars, click on this link.







2016 Course de Cote du Mont Dore
Many of the French championship cars at the 2016 Mountain Hillclimb at Mont Dore can be seen if you click here.








2016 Zandvoort Euro F3 & DTM Support races
Click here for the photos of all the categories that supported the DTM at Zandvoort - TCR, Audi TT, Porsche Carrera and the European F3 Championship round.







2016 DTM Zandvoort
A picture of every car that competed in the year's DTM at Zandvoort if you click here.









Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 6 - 1972 to 1981
Lots of classic seventies sports racing and GT cars at Le Mans if you click here.






Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 5 - 1966 to 1971
Lots of dawn, dusk and night shots of these beautiful sports cars. Just click here.






Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 4 - 1962 to 1965
Ford GT40s abound in this collection of shots from the 2016 Le Mans Classic.






Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 3 - 1956 to 1961
Click here for more photos like this of late fifties sports cars at Le Mans.







Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 2 - 1949 to 1955
Click here for action shots galore of early fifties sports racing cars at Le Mans.








Le Mans Classic 2016 - Plateau 1 - Pre War
Click here for the vintage and pre-war Le Mans cars.







Le Mans Classic 2016 Group C Racing
Beautiful Group C cars from the eighties and nineties if you click here.









Le Mans Classic 2016 - Jaguar Classic Challenge
Lots of beautiful old Jaguars on the le Mans circuit if you click here.








Charade - Historic Tour 2016
Follow this link for pictures of the classic Charade circuit near Clermont Ferrand.






Course de Côte de Sancerre 2016
Click here to see the fastest cars in this year's Sancerre hillclimb.








Paris ePrix 2016
Click here to see pictures of every car and every driver that look part in the first Formula E race around the streets of Paris.









Tour Auto 2016
Picture of the first special stage and early road sections of this famous historic rally.







Coupe de France des Circuits, Dijon-Prenois, 2016
Not ideal weather but nice pics of this French championship event at Dijon-Prenois.  Click here for more.





ROSCAR, Magny Cours, 2016]
Pictures of this event mainly for Porsche Cup cars can be accessed by clicking on this link.









Rallye de la Cote Fleurie, 2016
For pictures of the February 2016 Rallye National de la Cote Fleurie - click here.








Rallye du Medoc 2015
For photos of the 2015 Rally in the Medoc wine region near Bordeaux, follow this link.







Slalom Seine et Marne 2015
Photos of my first ever visit to a French Slalom event in November 2015. 








Dreux Rallycross 2015
Click here for action packed pictures of the 2015 French Rallycross final round at Dreux.






Porsche Rennsport Reunion V - Laguna Seca 2015

Click here to see loads of Porsche and driver photos from this amazing event.







24 Hr TT de France 2015
Pictures from the 24 hour off-road race at Chevannes in France can be seen by clicking here.








Course de Cote d'Etretat-Bénouville 2015
Report and pictures from the Normandy Hillclimb can be accessed by clicking here.






Course de Cote de Tancarville 2015
Pictures from this Normandy hillclimb can be seen if you click here.







Sonoma NASCAR 2015
Some photos from the 2015 NASCAR meeting at Sonoma can be accessed by clicking here.







Le Mans 24 Hours 2015
All the cars that competed in this year's Le Mans 24 hour race can be seen in this blog post covering my first attendance at this famous event.  Click here.





GP de l'Age d'Or Dijon 2015
Coverage of this festival of Historic Motor Racing can be accessed by clicking here.






Course de Cotes de Sancerre 2015
Pictures from the 2015 edition of this most picturesque hillcimb can be reached by clicking here.

French GT Tour 2015 Le Mans
Pictures of the GT, Porsche Carrera Cup, F4, Mitjet and Supertourisme races on the Bugatti circuit on the 3rd May 2015 can be seen by clicking here.








Tour Auto 2015 - Leg 1 - Road Section
Click here to see many of the beautiful Tour Auto cars on the road going past the beautiful French country side and villages.










Tour Auto 2015 - Leg 1 - Magny Cours
Click here to see the Magny Cours section of the 2015 Tour Auto including coverage of the VHC race and pictures from the paddock incling Jochen Mass.









Tour Auto 2015 - Leg 1 - 1st Special Stage
Click here to see some really beautiful cars driving fast in the beautiful Burgundy countryside.  This was the first day to see the Porsches, Cobras, GT40s and Ferraris.  Not to mention a really nice Ligier JS2.






Course de Cotes St Pierre de Varengeville 2015
Click here to see lots of pictures of cars in this regional hill climb near Rouen.  GTs, Saloons, Sports cars and F3 (including an ex-Gary Brabham Ralt.





Rallye Monte Rallye Historique 2015

Click here to see the start of the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique from Reims.  See Michele Petit, Jean Ragnotti, Willy Cave and Bob Neyret and their cars.






Rallycross de Dreux 2014
Click here to see my pictures of 2014 French Rallycross and the Rallycross circuit at Dreux.  You also get the different classes explained.







Bourges Allogny Autocross 2014
Some action packed pictures from a French championship Autocross and Sprint car round at the Bourges Allogny venue.







Course de Côtes de Mont Dore 2014
A report and pictures from this years event at this classic French championship hill climb venue.  Both modern cars and the VHCs (Vehicles Historique Competition).





Course de Côtes de Sancerre 2014
One of the most beautiful of the regional hill climb venues in the Centre of France, here is my report and pictures from the 2014 event.








Tour Auto 2014 Optic 2000
It was great to see these classic GT cars on the roads of France.  See the pictures I took near Chablis.





From the Archives - Montlhery 2002
Photos and comments on the Grand Prix de l'Age D'Or at Montlhery held in 2002.

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