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Ayrton Senna and the McLaren-Lamborghini aka McLambo

Ayrton Senna and McLaren-Lamborghini aka McLambo

One of the most intriguing episodes in Ayrton Senna’s stellar career was his test with a McLaren powered by a Lamborghini engine in 1993. Unhappy with the Ford-Cosworth motor they had been using that season, the British team was considering...

Today in Racing: 20 June

Today in Racing: 20 June

There were three grand prix on this day over the years, all won by Italian machinery. Juan Manuel Fangio’s Maserati 250F took the 1954 Belgian Grand Prix from Maurice Trintignant’s Ferrari and Stirling Moss in a privately entered Maserati. 24...

Today in Racing: 11 June

Today in Racing: 11 June

The darkest day in the racing year - perhaps in motorsport history - 11 June 1955 is shadowed by a tragic accident on the 35th lap of that year's Le Mans 24 Hour that claimed over 80 lives and changed...

Today in Racing: 7 June

Today in Racing: 7 June

The seventh of June has played host to four grands prix over the years. Starting in Holland 1953, Alberto Ascari beat Ferrari 500 teammate Luigi Villoresi and José Froilán González’ Maserati at Zandvoort. Pedro Rodriguez took his BRM to his...

Today in Racing: 6 June

Today in Racing: 6 June

Another quiet but significant day in racing early in June, the sixth is still notable in several respects. Several teams withdrawing in protest over appearance money, failed to deter a strong grid from assembling at Zandvoort for 1960 Dutch Grand...

Today in Racing: 5 June

Today in Racing: 5 June

Of the three grands prix run on 5 June over the years, two were 22 years apart in Belgium, while the third race in Detroit held some significant historical Formula 1 milestones. Juan Manuel Fangio stormed to victory over Mercedes...