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– 1990 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 ‘Group A’ winner driven by Robb Gravett, Mike Smith and Stig Blomqvist
– Record-breaking season with nine wins, eight pole positions and eight fastest laps
– In storage for 20 years and now being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions

The 1990 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) winning 1990 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 driven by Robb Gravett, Mike Smith and Stig Blomqvist is being publicly offered for sale for the very first time. Read More »

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Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, opened its doors for 2017 with a fresh new look, exciting new features, and more cars than ever before to celebrate its 15th anniversary at Stoneleigh Park, resulting in a record turnout over the three-day event.rrds-tom-kristensen Read More »

– More than 37,000 visitors pack inaugural HMI show at ExCeL London
– Racing legends entertain knowledgeable crowds in Supagard Theatre
– Feverish bidding as classic 1968 Ferrari sells for more than £500,000
– Dates announced for next year’s expanded show: 15-18 February 2018

The inaugural Historic Motorsport International has been hailed as a resounding success, establishing the new London show as the must-attend launch-pad to the eagerly-anticipated historic competition season ahead. Read More »

2017rr-williams-fw08-rosberg-credit-maureen-magee– Race Retro celebrates 50 years of the Cosworth DFV engine with creature Mike Costin
– Display features cars from the Donington Grand Prix Collection including the William FW08
– Race Retro marks the start of Donington’s celebrations of 40 years since Donington Park reopened
– New Race Retro organisers promise a ‘Super Show’ to mark the event’s 15th anniversary. Read More »

– Grand Prix’s most successful engine feted at new show
– Cosworth to display the DFV and some of the cars it powered
– Historic Motorsport International marks start of 2017 classic season
– Show aimed at competitors, officials and enthusiasts alike
– Tickets on sale now also give entry to London Classic Car Show

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In the current issue (#73) of Race Engine Technology magazine, editor Ian Bamsey reports in astonishing detail on the first Formula One engine to reach 20,000rpm on track.

From 1906 through to 2006, Grand Prix engine speeds rose ever higher, from less than 2000rpm to, ultimately, a mind-boggling 20,000rpm. Then the rule-maker abruptly halted the march of progress, with a 19,000rpm rev limit for 2007, subsequently reduced to the current stifling 18,000rpm – plus, to add insult to injury, a moratorium on development. While engine evolution is back in 2014, the emphasis henceforth will be on fuel efficiency, rather than outright, untrammelled performance. The glorious Century of Speed is over. Read More »

‘Some things are too important to be left in the past’

Retro Formula 1 are truly honoured to have been able to design and produce this unique DFV Commemorative T-Shirt, under an official trade mark license from Cosworth*.

Since Keith Duckworth and Mike Costin founded Cosworth in 1958, this is the first DFV T-Shirt to be produced. Read More »

Technology currently used in Formula 1 cars could help our troops on the front line, the MoD’s Lord Astor announced last week.

Cosworth, who supply Formula 1 engines and electronics, were awarded two defence contracts on the eve of the British Grand Prix, to explore how technologies used to protect racing drivers could protect frontline troops. Read More »

– 400 ps and All-Wheel Drive delivers 0-62 mph in just 3.7 seconds
– Limited edition run of 75 cars exclusively for UK market
– On sale in the UK from June 2010, priced from £49,995 (OTR)

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Cosworth, a leading supplier of high performance motorsport technologies, is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with bf1systems for exclusive distribution and ongoing support of bf1systems’ world-renowned DigiTyre products in the USA. The renewed agreement now includes the new Infra Red Tyre Pressure and Temperature Monitoring System, which utilises infra-red elements built into the wheel sensors to give engineers the most accurate tyre carcass temperature data. Read More »