The third weekend in October last year saw my wife, Danielle, and I heading down to the Champagne region of France in the Daytona for the annual Journées d’Automne event. The format was pretty much the same as the previous years in that we made our way down to the event on the Friday, followed by the track day at the…
My Dad, Martin Lange, passed away a couple of weeks ago after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. It’s obviously a great loss to me and my family, but at the same time it is a relief that he is no longer in the obvious physical pain caused by this terrible disease.
The winter is usually a time to catch up on maintenance with the Daytona, and this winter was no exception. A surprisingly dry day with salt-free roads in January allowed me to make the short journey over to my Dad’s workshop so that our mechanic Vince could carry out a few jobs on the car. There was nothing huge…
McLaren promised not to have a factory team competing against their customers at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans. Then came Ueno Clinic and Paul Lanzante, things changed, and McLaren’s team ended up winning the race. But there are two versions of this story.
Found this rather good video on you tube. One to turn the speakers up for
While Goodwood’s public parking lot might appear to be full of them, as Ferrari 365 GTB/4s are getting more and more expensive every year, many of these wonderful Pininfarina creations get turned into stationery garage queens. But not this one.
Every year Brooklands Museum hosts a gathering for classic cars and supercars. Cars are parked within the grounds that used to be the world's first purpose built motor racing circuit.
Classic cars prices have been rising fast lately, and it's not just at the top end of the market. Even cars that might have been considered more affordable, such as the Triumph TR4 and Jaguar MK II 3.8, have appreciated to the point where decent examples are out of reach of the average enthusiast, so where does this…
It was 6:50am on Saturday 18th October, and the first shards of daylight were a good 30 minutes away when I fired up the Daytona to head out the 2014 edition of the Journées d'Automne. Regular readers will recall my wife Danielle and I attended this fabulous event in 2013, although we did have some mechanical problems…
Ever wondered what it was like to ride a car from the Edwardian era? We got to find out in the heart of modern central London.
We have a full gallery of this brilliant two day classic car event in France's Champagne region on Drive Cult. A full event report to follow in due course.
With the summer drawing to a close, it's time for an update of what the Daytona has been up to over the summer months. The mild weather has meant that the car has had a reasonable amount of use, and not just for driving to events but also just for getting out and about.
Shared from Drive Cult
Here's mine at the supermarket today
From the recent Drive Cult archives we considered whether or not the Ferrari 400 deserves it's reputation as being a bit rubbish.
Recounting the trip to Reims Gueux circuit with Octane Magazine