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Spa-Classic: new record

Two weeks after snow hit the Spa-Francorchamps circuit the competitors in the 9th Spa-Classic only had to cope with a few showers, just enough to add some spice to the spectacle, which didn’t really need it, with 339 cars racing – a record! The public flocked to the track in anticipation of the pleasures that awaited them as the attenda... Read more

The Porsche 917, a victorious car that pushed back the limits!

In 1970 and 1971, the 917 became the first Porsche to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans outright. Like the Lotus 72 in Formula 1 and the Lancia Stratos in rallies, it scored victories galore at the start of the 1970s. After some stunning performances in 1969 the 917 dominated the 1970 and 1971 World Championship for Makes, in particular in the ... Read more

BMW 3.0 CSL Alpina, the peak of the 1970s

During the 1970s, the BMW 3.0 CSL was one of the most successful racing cars and a source of inspiration for contemporary art.  The 3.0 CSL was a homologation special of the E9 destined for racing and was built between 1968 and 1975. The well-known tuner Alpina looked after its development by increasing the power of its 3-litre ... Read more

Porsche 911: a name, a silhouette, a legend

In the history of motor sport and the sports car the instantaneous identification between a manufacturer and a car is a rare phenomenon. This feat has been achieved by Porsche with its 911. The 911 marked the culmination of a design begun by Ferdinand Porsche in 1938 with the first prototype of what would become the Volkswagen Beetle: a ... Read more

Peter Auto magazine #02

The second airing of the Peter Auto magazine will be devoted to the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo. From the glass dome of the Grand Palais to the planks of Deauville, Mylène Dorange follows the event and meets the participants - drivers, road closers, spectators and organisers. On the programme…   _It was almost like being transported ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: let’s go!

The 240 cars in the Tour Auto 2ooo were on display again this year under the superb glass dome of the Grand Palais halfway between Les Invalides and the Champs-Elysées. Before roaring off along the roads of France the competitors went through scrutineering and administrative checks one by one. They made the final adjustments to their ... Read more

Peter Auto Magazine #01

Enjoy new thrills in 2019 as Mylène Dorange helps you discover Peter Auto events. The Espiritu de Montjuïc, the meeting that kicked off the season, is the setting for the first airing of the magazine. On this evening’s programme:     _The 2.0L Cup created by the Peter Auto teams a year ago was an instant success as ... Read more

Mylène Dorange Peter Auto Youtube

What’s new on Youtube?

Each Peter Auto event will now be followed by a video magazine hosted by Mylène Dorange and broadcast on Youtube. The Peter Auto Youtube channel was created in 2014 and has cumulated almost 700 videos and 3 million views. To satisfy the growing demand from fans of historic races and motor car events, Peter Auto is producing a ... Read more

Ferrari 250 GT SWB, an Italian legend

The Ferrari 250 GT SWB, presented at the Paris Motor Show in October 1959, stamped its mark on road and track alike as one of the incontestable superstars in the history of the Prancing Horse. A car to discover at the Espíritu de Montjuïc. It was the first GT Ferrari equipped with disc brakes. Its shortened wheelbase led to the acronym ... Read more

TOJ SC 204, a constructor in the 1970s

German driver, Jörg Obermoser, founded TOJ (acronym of Team Obermoser Jörg) in 1974. It was one of the small constructors that sprang up on the motor racing scene during the 1970s. A car to discover at the Espíritu de Montjuïc. Besides creating Formula 2 single-seaters in 1976 and 1977 (one of which was driven in 1977 by future Formula ... Read more