Tag - Vintage Race Cars

McLaren’s First Car Pays a Visit to Jay Leno’s Garage

McLaren may be most famous for its F1 supercar launched in the 1990s, but the company was building cars, specifically race cars, since the 1960s. McLaren was founded as a racing team by Bruce McLaren in 1963, and initially competed with cars from Cooper, the team which Bruce McLaren previously worked for...

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Jay Leno drives a 112-year-old race car

Today’s race cars are staggeringly complex, but simplicity was the rule in the early days of motorsports. Barely more than two seats and an engine mounted on a frame, the 1911 EMF Model 30 recently featured on “Jay Leno’s Garage” exemplifies the state of the art for race cars at the...

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