Sport & Culture

Cars line up for the start of the 100 mile race Indianapolis Race
Cars line up for the start of the 100 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Paul Thompson/Copyright Getty Images)
British motor racing champion Jim Clark (1936 - 1968), the Formula One World Champion in 1963 Lot Of Bottles
13th March 1965: British motor racing champion Jim Clark (1936 - 1968), the Formula One World Champion in 1963 and 1965 drives for the Lotus team at the Brands Hatch circuit, Kent. A line of champagne bottles await the outcome of the race. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/Copyright Getty Images)
Two yachts take part in the Cowes Regatta on the Isle of Wight. Cowes Yachts
1936: Two yachts take part in the Cowes Regatta on the Isle of Wight.
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Andrea steers racing yacht 'Candida' along a heavily inclined wave Racing Yacht
6th August 1935: Mr Andrea steers racing yacht 'Candida' along a heavily inclined wave during a race at the Cowes Regatta.
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American actor James Garner in a racing car at the Monaco Grand Prix Garner Grand Prix
20th May 1966: American actor James Garner in a racing car at the Monaco Grand Prix. Kneeling beside him is Ferrari driver Lorenzo Bandini.(Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/ Copyright Getty Images)
racing car driving through the streets of Monaco during the Grand Prix Monaco race
29th May 1965: A racing car driving through the streets of Monaco during the Grand Prix. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
British racing driver Graham Hill (1929 - 1975) in his BRM car Racing Hill
30th May 1965: British racing driver Graham Hill (1929 - 1975) in his BRM car, racing past Monte Carlo's marina on his way to victory at the Monaco Grand Prix. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/ Copyright Getty Images)
British racing driver Jim Clark (1936 - 1968), driving for Lotus at the Monaco Grand Prix Second For Jim
22nd May 1966: British racing driver Jim Clark (1936 - 1968), driving for Lotus at the Monaco Grand Prix. Jim came second behind the eventual winner Jackie Stewart in the BRM. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Express/ Copyright Getty Images)
Vaino Hollming of Finland, driving a Jaguar (No.4) Hollming Leads
16th August 1952: Vaino Hollming of Finland, driving a Jaguar (No.4), leads Pierre Levegh of France (No.9) through the paddock at Goodwood in the 9-hour International Sports Car race. (Photo by Don Price/Fox Photos/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
The Le Mans-type run-and-jump start during the BRDC International Trophy meeting at Silverstone. Silverstone Racing
13th May 1958: The Le Mans-type run-and-jump start of the supporting programme sports car race, during the BRDC International Trophy meeting at Silverstone. The Lotus, Lola and Elva cars leave the line. (Photo by Evening Standard/ Copyright Getty Images)
Cars on the grid at the start of the French Grand Prix at Reims Reims Grand Prix
4th July 1954: Cars on the grid at the start of the French Grand Prix at Reims. The race was dominated by the German Mercedes cars, number 18 driven by Juan Manuel Fangio and number 20 driven by Karl Kling. They finished first and second respectively. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7209 - First Race Of The Mercedes - A Ruthless Triumph - pub. 1954 (Photo by Joseph McKeown/Picture Pos/ Copyright Getty Imagest)
Mechanics examine Juan Manuel Fangio's W196 Mercedes Benz Mercedes Inspection
4th July 1954: Mechanics examine Juan Manuel Fangio's W196 Mercedes Benz in the pits at the French Grand Prix in Reims. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7209 - First Race Of The Mercedes - A Ruthless Triumph - pub. 1954 (Photo by Joseph McKeown/Picture Post/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
Racing driver Mike Hawthorn in the cockpit of his Ferrari car Mike Hawthorn
1957: Racing driver Mike Hawthorn in the cockpit of his Ferrari car at Monaco during the Grand Prix. (Photo by Fox Photos/ Copyright Getty Images)
The yacht 'Britannia' seen from the deck of the 'Shamrock' Cowes Regatta
1927: The yacht 'Britannia' seen from the deck of the 'Shamrock' during the Royal Southampton Yacht Club Regatta. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/ Copyright Getty Images)
Yachts Cambria and Britannia (King George V's yacht) competing in the Royal Regatta at Cowes. Yachts Sailing
August 1928: Yachts Cambria and Britannia (King George V's yacht) competing in the Royal Regatta at Cowes. (Photo by Puttnam /London Express/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
The crew on board 'Evaine' bringing the yacht around on a starboard tack Starboard Tack
1st July 1939: The crew on board 'Evaine' bringing the yacht around on a starboard tack during the Royal Harwich Regatta. Original Publication: Picture Post - 163 - Yacht Racing - pub. 1939 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/ Copyright Getty Images)
A Ferrari is pushed out on to the race track at Monza Racing Ferrari
13th September 1953: A Ferrari is pushed out on to the race track at Monza, the prancing horse emblem on its side. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6740 - Ferrari's Last Race - unpub. (Photo by Ronald Startup/Picture Post/ Copyright Getty Images)
The crew of yacht Evaine sailing on starboard tack ahead of rival yacht Tomahawk Yachts Racing
1st July 1939: The crew of yacht Evaine sailing on starboard tack ahead of rival yacht Tomahawk in the Royal Harwich Yachting Club's regatta. Original Publication: Picture Post - 163 - Yacht Racing - pub. 1939 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
Argentinian motor racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio (1911 - 1995) Fangio At Le Mans
16th July 1955: Argentinian motor racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio (1911 - 1995) drives his Mercedes at Le Mans in the race that saw the death of Mercedes team mate Pierre Levegh and 80 spectators. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7852 - Motor Racing Must Go On ! - pub. 1955 (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/ Copyright Getty Images)
A sail billows on a yacht taking part in the Cowes Regatta held on the Isle Of Wight Cowes Yacht
8th August 1957: A sail billows on a yacht taking part in the Cowes Regatta held on the Isle Of Wight. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/ Copyright Getty Images)
British racing driver John Surtees in action in a Lotus John Surtees
14th May 1960: British racing driver John Surtees in action in a Lotus. (Photo by Terry Disney/Central Press/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
Francoise Hardy on a motorbike Surtees Leads Stewart
John Surtees in a Ferrari 312 (number 17) leads Jackie Stewart, in a BRM P261 (number 12), into the chicane during the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo, 22nd May 1966. Surtees dropped out after 16 laps with transmission problems, while Stewart went on to win the race. (Photo by Victor Blackman/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/ Copyright Getty Images)
Cars contesting for space on the track at a closely fought corner in the early stages of the Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Grand Prix
18th May 1958: Cars contesting for space on the track at a closely fought corner in the early stages of the Monaco Grand Prix. Roy Salvadori (18) leads the pack in his Cooper-Climax 12, followed by Jean Behra (number 6), Tony Brooks and Stirling Moss (30 and 28). Jack Brabham, who finished fourth, is on the outside (number 16). (Photo by Express/Express/ Copyright Getty Images)