McKlein Motorsport Classics: Formula 3, Cadwell Park 1959

Formula 3 grew out of post-war racing when enthusiasts raced cars with motor-cycle engines. It was formally recognised in 1950 and became well-supported. But by 1959, it was losing its popularity with more sophisticated series coming along.

McKlein Motorsport Classics: Formula 3, Cadwell Park 1959

This race at Cadwell Park was almost its swansong. Don Parker, who raced both Kieff and Cooper chassis, was British champion in 1952, 1953 and 1959. After retiring, he went on to manufacture trailers to take racing cars to circuits.

Motorsport Classic 2024 Calendar

The McKlein Motorsport Classic calendar evokes the great years of motor racing and rallying with names like Monza and Monaco, Spa-Francorchamps and the Safari Rally and those of drivers like John Surtees, Niki Lauda, Walter Röhrl, Bruce McLaren and Phil Hill. Every month you can embellish your wall with photographs from the 1950s to 1970s featuring scenes and portraits from the McKlein database. You can choose one of two photographs each month, or swap them during the month. Watch Hans-Joachim Stuck operating as a Formula One lawnmower on the Österreichring, or Shelby Cobras in Sicily, the rapid Mercedes car transporter, the “Blue Wonder”, as well as marvelling at the 1959 helmet fashion at the Avus GP in Berlin.

This unique wall decoration shows sports cars and formula racers as well as legendary rally cars and touring cars, in short, practically the whole range of motorsport from the middle of the Twentieth Century. As always, there is a mini-story about each picture, and there are a total of twenty-five photographs in an attractive format of sixty-seven by forty-eight centimetres.

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