Interview: John Fenning – Mike Jiggle sits down with the safety harness pioneer to retrace his fascinating career from racing driver to founding father of the modern racing harness.
Profile: Jack Be Nimble – Ed McDonough slips into the cockpit of Sir Jack Brabham’s personal BT24 and brings back tales of what the early 3-liter Formula One cars were really like.
Feature: Safety Gear 2009 – In our annual special devoted to the latest trends and developments in personal safety gear, we examine:
The Future of Helmets – The new Snell 2010 standard will change the way you buy helmets.
Necksavers – The latest developments in SFI-approved head and neck restraint systems.
Racing Suit Buyers Guide – More than a dozen driver suits geared for the historic racer.
Fast Lines: Cosworth Comeback? – Pete Lyons reminisces about FI’s original Cosworth era and ruminates about a potential reprise.
Heroes: Alain Prost – Robert Newman remembers the brilliance that came standard with France’s first World Champion.
Legends Speak: Injury Prevention Insights – Dr. Hugh Scully, professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, addresses the evolution of racing safety.
Art History: Reliable Transport – Nicolas Hunziker memorializes Jack Brabham’s ’67 French GP win in an acrylic original.
Hot Laps: Watkins Glen’s Inner Loop – Skip Barber instructor Rob Slonaker guides us through The Glen’s most crucial section.
Fabulous Fifties: Andy Porterfield – Art Evans looks at the tireless SCCA stalwart who has been racing continuously for over 50 years.
Greatest Racecars: Ford GT40 – Sir John Whitmore reaclls the iconic racing machine he rates as the best he ever drove.
Last Laps: Sir Moss – Mike Lawrence analyzes the character traits that made Sir Stirling more than just a top racing driver.
First Turn: Showing Restraint
Hidden Treasure: 1959 La Dawri Firestar
Market Guide: F2, FB, Atlantic