Celebrate McLaren’s Return to Top Step of F1 Podium

McLaren might not be all the way back to the top of Formula One, but last week’s 1-2 finish in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza showed that the Zak Brown-led program is working its way there. Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris took the top two positions on the podium, giving the Woking organization its first grand prix victory since the Jenson Button-Lewis Hamilton pairing in 2012. Now two-thirds of the way through the 2021 season, McLaren is a solid third...

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Don’t be fooled: Collect authentic F1 driver boots

Race boot styles have changed over the years. Look back to the pre-1960s and drivers wore normal dress shoes before transitioning to more of a racing boot. But even those were leather. It wasn’t until the 1970s that drivers started using fireproof shoes. Then custom designs started becoming the norm and today we can showcase many of those styles here at Hall of Fame Collection. Starting with reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, we have just received in stock boots he wore...

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Silverstone podium adds to Leclerc’s rising popularity

Scuderia Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc clearly enjoys racing at the Silverstone circuit, and his recent performance in the British Grand Prix — his first podium finish of the season — has spiked interest in race-used items of Formula One’s rising star. Hall of Fame Collection is proud to offer several items used by the 23-year-old Monegasque driver, inlcuding race-worn uniforms, helmets, gloves, boots and Nomex, along with a sweater, drink bottle and cap he has used during his time at Scuderia...

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Marco Andretti wins with a roof over his head

Marco Andretti returned to victory lane over the past weekend, winning the Camping World SRX Series race at Slinger Speedway in Wisconsin. It was his first victory in a car with fenders and a roof! The NTT INDYCAR SERIES driver (photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) held off 17-year-old local hotshot Luke Fenhaus to win at the quarter-mile paved track. The margin of victory was less than two-tenths of a second in a gree-white-checkered finish. “I know it’s not a popular...

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Bourdais, Dixon, Grosjean offer items for charity auction

Four-time Champ Car World Series champion Sebastien Bourdais, who will start his ninth Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is well known for his charitable work, particularly with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in his U.S. hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida. Bourdais and some of his fellow NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers are utilizing the excitement of the 105th Running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” to support All Children’s Hospital through a charity auction. For years, Bourdais has...

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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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Leathers used in Marquez’s 2017 championship-winning part of unique and new MotoGP items

MotoGP stages its popular Spanish Grand Prix this weekend at the beautiful Jerez circuit in the southern part of the country, and that times well with many of the new MotoGP items Hall of Fame Collection has received in recent weeks. Fittingly, many of these new items come from some of Spain’s most popular riders, including Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez (pictured above) and Joan Mir. These riders have combined to win the past nine World Championships and 10 of...

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Items of F1 champions (past, present and maybe future) make outstanding collectibles

Collecting race-worn items from Formula One World Champions has become a real trend over the past few years. Hall of Fame Collection has been proud to offer so many fantastic original used items from many of the champions past and present. Recent additions offered include a helmet of 1958 champion Mike Hawthorn, who became the third driver to win a World Championship in a Ferrari. This helmet is particularly rare because drivers in that era of the sport didn’t use many...

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Get to know Sting Ray Robb now!

Yes, the driver’s first name is Sting Ray. Sting Ray Robb, the 19-year-old Idaho product, is named after a Scottish town where his ancestors lived — Stirlingshire — and his grandfather’s name, Ray. Put it together and it stands out. Robb also stands out on the racetrack, and he’s someone to get to know. He will enter the upcoming Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series on the fast track of the Road to Indy program. Robb won last year’s Indy Pro 2000...

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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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