One of a Kind: Own a McLaren F1 Car

Owning a Formula One car is the stuff of every racing fans’ dreams. Now imagine actually owning one with a world-famous livery driven by a former F1 champion in his final race-winning season. This very rare opportunity is now being offered by Hall of Fame Collection and features this 2001 MP4/16 F1 show car in the iconic West McLaren Mercedes livery as it was driven by Mika Häkkinen during his final season in F1. The car comes directly from The McLaren Technology Centre in Woking,...

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Celebrate Kimi Raikkonen’s F1 career with 10% discount

A Formula One legend will step aside at the end of this season, and Hall of Fame Collection is taking this opportunity to honor Kimi Raikkonen, the 2007 World Champion. From scoring his maiden victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2003, Raikkonen has been an interesting figure in grand prix racing as he has moved from team to team in two different stints in the sport. Raikkonen won the first of his 21 races in the West McLaren Mercedes, netting seven...

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Verstappen, Red Bull dominate in opener of Austrian doubleheader

Formula One’s two-week tour of Austria saw Max Verstappen and Red Bull dominate Sunday’s Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, continuing their recent run of grand prix success. Verstappen beat Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton by 35.7 seconds to extend his championship lead to 18 points. Red Bull has won the past four races while Verstappen won consecutive races for the first time in his F1 career. He now has 14 career wins. The venue that is Red Bull’s home track also...

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F1 Driver Helmets: The Ultimate Prize

The ultimate prize for a collector of authentic and race-used Formula One merchandise are the helmets of the drivers. These one-of-a-kind helmets are usually designed to the individual tastes of the drivers, which makes them even more special. Finding one, much less obtaining one, can be extremely difficult since drivers receive only so many per season and many of them are kept or contracted to give to team owners or sponsors. Drivers also trade helmets with each other so very few remain. Outside...

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Hamilton again in 2021? No reason to think otherwise

As the 2021 Formula One season starts, there is no reason to believe Lewis Hamilton won’t be the driver to beat, even as Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen seem to be in the hunt for their first title. Hamilton is riding an almost incomprehensible streak of success, winning six World Championships over the past seven seasons, with at least nine wins in each of those years. In fact, he has won at least 10 races in those...

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Caesars Palace GP had brief but important role in F1 history

The Caesars Palace Grand Prix was short-lived both in Formula One and CART, but the popular Las Vegas event left a lasting impression not only on those who attended but the 1981 World Championship in particular. Williams’ Carlos Reutemann entered the season-ending event with a single-point lead over Brabham’s Nelson Piquet, and Reutemann won the pole for the 75-lap race. It seemed he was poised to win what would be his first and only series championship. But Reutemann got a bad start...

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Stunning and rare Esteban Ocon helmet now available

French driver Esteban Ocon delivered one of the most consistent Formula One seasons in 2017, finishing as one of four drivers in the points for 18 of the 20 races. (The others were Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas — great company, to be sure.) This striking Jens Munser Designs helmet was to be used by Ocon in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but it was not delivered in time. Thus, it is available through Hall of Fame Collection...

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Verstappen of the gold standard (and so is his suit)

By now everyone knows that Max Verstappen is one of the most impressive still-young drivers in Formula One, with nine race wins to his name. Verstappen, 23, became the youngest race winner in F1 history in 2016 when he won the Spanish Grand Prix, and he keeps knocking at the door for more wins. He started second at the Intercity Istanbul Park circuit already possessing nine podiums on the season. He finished sixth. (The photo in this blog is from his 2017...

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Signed, race-used items from Gasly, F1’s newest superstar

Pierre Gasly, the young Frenchman who recently turned Formula 1 on its head by capturing the Italian Grand Prix for the small Scuderia AlphaTauri team, is the focus of today’s Hall of Fame Collection offerings that are sure to highlight any collection. A race-worn and signed helmet, boots and gloves are available, and the helmet is particularly stellar. It’s a stunning, state-of-the-art Arai GP-7 that the 24-year-old rising star used for the opening two rounds of the 2020 season, both in...

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Kimi Räikkönen race worn and limited edition replicas now available

As if becoming a Formula One World Champion isn’t prestigious enough, Kimi Raikkonen won the 2007 title driving for Scuderia Ferrari, one of nine such drivers (and the most recent) to win with the iconic team, making him an instant legend. Collectors know his helmets are highly sought after and are usually snapped up immediately. Raikkonen has had some of the coolest helmet designs, and these three helmets are consistent with that. The Bell HP7 used by Raikkonen in two events in the...

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