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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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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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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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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Jenson Button Race Worn Memorabilia Now In Stock

Jenson Button has a special place in the hearts of British racing fans, and today Darren L. Jack shares some terrific items worn by the 2009 Formula One World Champion. One of the items available is an original and rare Bell HP3 helmet worn by Button in 2010, his first season driving for the McLaren Mercedes team. The helmet, identified as No. 7, was confirmed by Button as being race-used during the German, Hungarian, Belgian and Spanish Grand Prix. The helmet...

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T-shirts inspired by Jim Clark’s helmet

Two-time Formula One World Champion Jim Clark’s helmet design was the inspiration for Hall of Fame Collection’s logo, which Darren L. Jack shows in today’s video. Clark’s iconic blue helmet became the centerpiece of the logo, which is now available on T-shirts that come in various sizes in both black and white. The logo is trimmed in a green winner’s wreath. These lightweight cotton T-shirts are perfect for summer wearing, and individuals seen wearing them at the track are eligible...

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