How to parallel park a 1968 Alfa Romeo racing prototype

Connoisseurs of vintage Top Gear clips will know that parallel parking a big, mid-engined Italian supercar—say, a Lamborghini Countach—is a chore. The same cannot be said of big, mid-engined Italian race cars, like this Alfa Romeo 33/2. And when its owner was kind enough to accept a hand, Jalopnik was there to help. » 7/12/11 4:00pm 7/12/11 4:00pm

Get Your French Racing Blue On With the Matra V12

Not every French car comes equipped with a diesel of infinitesimal displacement. This 3.0-liter V12 powered Matra to multiple Le Mans victories in the early ‘70s. » 11/26/10 10:00am 11/26/10 10:00am

Greetings From Florida (With Double-Barreled Porsche Exhausts On Fire)

The flat expanse of Sebring International Raceway has never looked as good as here beneath the flaming exhausts of a Porsche 935 at the 1984 12 Hour of Sebring. » 2/08/10 8:30am 2/08/10 8:30am

1970 Targa Florio: Racing In The Streets

The monster Sicilian road race was the last of its breed to succumb to world automotive sissification in 1977. Before that, guys were racing 500+ HP sports prototypes through tiny Sicilian villages while locals crowded in, straining for a peek. » 10/15/09 12:40pm 10/15/09 12:40pm

The Panoz Batmobile in the Front-Engined Flesh

Remember the Panoz GTR-1, America’s 15-foot middle finger to mid-engined sports prototypes? Here it is, parked at Lime Rock Park while Krewson drove the Ariel Atom 3 last weekend. » 9/04/09 10:00am 9/04/09 10:00am