The upcoming 1,500 horsepower, $2.5 million Bugatti Chiron is named after one of Bugatti’s greatest racing drivers, a guy who possibly lost his best job racing there by banging his boss’ wife.
This spectacular photo was taken on October 2, 1948, at the first race weekend held on a converted British bomber station whose name you’ll recognize: Silverstone.
This Sunday will mark the 75th anniversary of the Hungarian Grand Prix, an event held since…1986. Fifty years before Formula One came to the Hungaroring, there was a Grand Prix race in downtown Budapest with 100,000 people in attendance. The Silver Arrows came. Scuderia Ferrari came. Three-quarters of a century later,…