Ron Burton and his art are synonymous with motorsports on canvas, particularly in the haunts around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For years he painted or drew some of the most beautiful cars and scenes of the sport, and his story as an artist, mechanic and Indianapolis mainstay was told in this Carl Hungess writing in the 1981 Indianapolis 500 Yearbook. Burton’s original work can be found in many places, and Hall of Fame Collection has much of it to offer. Check this...
3 time Indy 500 winner Johnny Rutherford had a remarkable career that spanned over 30 years. On the eve of his 82nd Birthday, he is as sharp as ever. Darren L. Jack chats with “Lone Star JR” as he is in town to accept the award on behalf of McLaren Racing as Bruce McLaren gets inducted into the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame.
Darren L. Jack caught up with Formula One’s manager of motorsports and technical director Ross Brawn. It’s no secret that Brawn is famous for starting his own team in 2009 and winning the World Championship. Those stories have been told many times and today Brawn often gets grilled on modern F1 and the new 2021 rules. Jack takes the conversation a different route to discuss Brawn’s fascinating childhood, early career with Williams, his time in Sportscars with Jaguar and of course...
Here is another teaser of our short series “Behind the Visor” by @daz_jack featuring Dan Wheldon’s 2011 Indy 500 William Rast Helmet. Josh Rikkerink • Still & Motion Images https://www.joshrikkerink.com
Tommy Byrne and Scott Harrington Talking Racing and Helmet Designs at Mid-Ohio During The IndyCar Honda 200
Darren L. Jack recently sat down with famed ex-racing driver Tommy Byrne and former IndyCar Rookie of the year Scott Harrington. The setting was the Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course, a track close to both of their hearts to talk about helmet designs, Tommy’s movie and reliving the fascinating career of Tommy Byrne. Tommy’s Book and DVD are available for purchase here: https://www.crashorbyrne.com/the-book
Here is another teaser of our short series “Behind the Visor” by Darren L. Jack. featuring Bill Dennis’ 1972 Daytona 300 Winning Helmet
We met up with Davey Hamilton at the Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio so he can sign the latest helmet being added to our collection. Watch the video below!
“Behind The Visor” By Darren L. Jack – Teaser – Nigel Mansell’s 1991 French Grand Prix Winning Helmet
Here is our 2nd teaser of our short series “Behind the Visor” by Darren L. Jack. featuring Nigel Mansell’s 1991 French Grand Prix Winning Helmet
Some helmet designs are timeless. It doesn’t matter how old the helmet is, the design will always remain cool. Paul Tracy’s first painted Karting helmet is certainly one of those. Darren Jack sat down recently with Paul Tracy to look at the unique history behind this helmet and some of the other helmets from the Canadian Motorsport Legend’s career.
We met up with Ed Jones at the Toronto Indy and he was nice enough to sign his latest race worn helmet which is now apart of our growing collection.