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PostPost by: trw99 » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:40 pm

MotorSport magazine are to be congratulated for digitising their entire back catalogue of monthly editions from 1924 to 2013.

The search facility allows you to access a wealth of stories, articles, adverts, road tests, competition results based around your favourite marque, person, business or whatever.

I have just spent a wonderful afternoon wasting glorious time on there, reading letters of complaint about the awful quality of Lotus road cars in the 1960s, balanced by as many letters of ecstasy about the ride and handling qualities of Elans. I recommend you sit down and lose yourself for a few hours too!


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PostPost by: Europatc » Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:06 am

Thank you Tim I used to get this regularly when I was a lad but more recently I think they have lost the plot
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PostPost by: dougweall » Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:13 pm


I have to agree, Motorsport is my magazine now that I subscribe to. My own thought's are that they have got it just right.
For me there is nothing else like it out there.
As for the archive, well it is simply superb to just jump in anywhere you fancy.

At Race Retro they were taking numerous new subscribers and I was told that being independantly owned they can change the format almost at will. Also they do listen to what people have to say about the content of the magazine.

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PostPost by: Famous Frank » Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:18 am

Thank you, this is great! Now all I have to do is not sign up to bid on any of those F1 parts.

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