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
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!
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.
The Hall of Fame Collection team was at the Honda Indy in Toronto this past weekend and we paid a visit to Jimmy Vasser’s motorhome to hand deliver his race worn 1992 rookie season IndyCar Helmet. This helmet was used during his Atlantic series career and first season competing in the 1992 PPG CART IndyCar Championship. Vasser made his CART debut while driving for Hayhoe-Cole Racing Team in 1992 and qualified for the Indianapolis 500, setting a record (at the time) for...