Many of MotoGP’s all-time champions with with Yamaha

Yamaha ranks third among constructors in winning MotoGP season championships — with 17 — and Hall of Fame Collection is fortunate to have race-worn items from the factory team’s past two season champions. A helmet worn by Valentino Rossi is among the rarest since “The Doctor” has almost everything he has ever worn in MotoGP in his personal collection. Rossi (on the right in the above photograph) won four titles for Yahama (2004, ’05, ’08 and ’09). Jorge Lorenzo is another of...

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Ron Burton’s talent is certainly a work of art

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...

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F1 returns to Imola this weekend in rare two-day event

Formula One returns to the Imola circuit this weekend for what is being called the inaugural Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. It’s difficult to believe it has been 14 years since F1 last staged the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, and what a star-studded podium that was in 2006. Michael Schumacher won his seventh race at the circuit – and sixth in eight years — with Fernando Alonso and Juan Pablo Montoya finishing second and third, respectively. Alonso had won the prior...

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Rare, signed A.J. Foyt helmet among new items offered

Yes, Scott Dixon continues to climb INDYCAR’s all-time driver chart, and he is increasingly within reach of A.J. Foyt’s record for wins in a career (with 67). But make no mistake about it: There will never be another A.J. Foyt. As most of you know, Foyt’s career was among the most brilliant in the history of motorsports, and it began at the highest level in 1957. In addition to becoming the first driver to win four Indianapolis 500s, Foyt also won...

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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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Behind the Visor – The story of Darren L. Jack’s personal collection

Motorsports and collecting are two passions many people share worldwide. When you combine the two and throw in the personality of someone like Hall of Fame Collection owner Darren L. Jack, you have a recipe for something extraordinary. Since the day he learned to walk Darren has had an abiding passion for both, extensively studying the finer details of all Motorsport history as well as collecting its memorabilia.  Today Darren invites us into his home to show us his personal collection,...

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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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Artwork inspired by legendary Imola battle signed by Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso had to overcome Michael Schumacher to become a Formula One champion, and this Simon Ward artwork illustrates a pivotal moment in the Spaniard’s career. Alonso held off Schumacher in this 2005 race at Imola as Schumacher was trying to remain in championship contention after three consecutive Renault victories to open the season. Alonso not only kept Schumi behind him, he went on to capture his third consecutive race victory in a season that produced seven wins and the series...

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Rare James Hunt helmet would be a showcase for any collector

One of the larger-than-life characters in Formula One history was James Hunt, the 1976 World Champion. Hunt wore this Bell Toptex helmet offered by Hall of Fame Collection in the early part of his career. The helmet has a 1962 Snell sticker and was used through the late 1960s and into the early 1970s when Hunt was competing in Formula 3 races. Around this time Hunt was invited to compete in some Group 2 Hillman Imp races, including a support race for...

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Rare Marco Andretti Star Wars IndyCar Helmet plus prize giveaway!

Marco Andretti continues to build on the famous Andretti family racing legacy this week by winning the pole for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The pole was the first for the third-generation driver at IMS and the first at the Speedway for the family since Mario Andretti won the last of his three Indy poles in 1987. Surprisingly, Michael Andretti never won a pole at IMS in his 16 starts there despite leading a total 431 race laps,...

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