This week we are switching it up. Can you guess what car is pictured here or who are the driver and passenger? Comment Below
For our photo of the week we are featuring this photo taken circa 1906-1907 of a Fiat 50 HP race car of around that same year. Fiat was one of the finest made cars in that time period and in fact they were extremely successful on the Grand Prix circuit. In fact Vincenzo Lancia got … Continue reading Driven History: Photo of the Week
For the photo of the day this week, we thought we would have a little fun. This particular photo is pretty crazy, showing what looks to be an early Mk1 Mini Cooper in flight. We didn't really know that Mini Coopers could fly, but here's the proof! The photo was taken at the annual stock car … Continue reading Photo of the week: Its a bird, its a plane, no wait, its a Mini?!
For this week’s featured photo we have a picture of the famous Frank Lockhart Stutz Special. For those of you who don’t know who Frank Lockhart was, he was a young engineer and race car driver in the 1920’s from California who came to the lime light when he won the 1926 Indianapolis 500 as … Continue reading Photo of the Week: 1928 Stutz Blackhawk Special
Since the beginnings of the automobile, Grand Prix racing was a way for auto manufacturers to show the public who had the best automobiles. Early on Willie K. Vanderbilt was an avid automobile enthusiast and always had the biggest and best cars, for example in 1903 he owned a 90 horsepower Mercedes and he would … Continue reading Photo of the Week – “Old 16”