By the time the green flag dropped at the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I had been awake for nearly 24 hours, but my adrenaline was pumping, eager and ready for the race ahead. A slew of LMP cars hurdled around turn one, turn two, and then three, swooping through the famous Dunlop chicane towards my photographer’s perch.
Back in March, crowds gathered for the 76th annual Goodwood Members’ Meeting, and with them was the talented Peter Aylward. Each year, Peter travels to the UK’s best vintage motor racing events, giving us here at StanceWorks the opportunity to live vicariously through his incredible imagery. Luckily for us, he loves to shoot, meaning not only one, but two photo-packed galleries of vintage racing goodness to cover 2018’s 76MM.
Our latest desktop features Olli Grimme’s 2002 – one of the biggest hit features of 2018. Mike Crawat’s amazing photography looks right at home as a wallpaper, so to save this one, simply right-click and save as.
Following Toyota’s tremendous and historic win at the 2018 Le Mans, I couldn’t help but wonder, “what’s a Gazoo?” For the uninitiated or unfamiliar, the official name of Toyota Motorsport’s racing team at Le Mans is Toyota Gazoo Racing. While I had initially assumed TGR was a factory-backed team, named Gazoo, presumably after its owner, it became increasingly clear that TGR was, in fact, a factory works team, and my curiosity piqued.
Part supplies can really dictate ownership experience of classic cars. With my unique old ’80s Mitsubishi Montero, I’ve become painfully familiar with the feeling of dismay when met with the dreaded ‘No Longer Available’ designation while hunting for the last little part to complete a job.