The Zen of Street Racing

Editors Note: This post originally ran on the Risi Competizione website in April of 2009. It describes a race meeting at the Long Beach Grand Prix, among other topics. The Long Beach Grand Prix(now known as the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and also as the Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix) is a […]

The Sebring Film Festival: The Seventies

Press Clippings: Sebring Film Festival Part 3. The final video in a three-part series produced by ALMS covers Sebring through the Seventies.  During this era, Ferrari won 2 of the first three races (1970 and 1972) but Porsche eventually ended up dominating the decade as Ferrari re-focused its racing resources to F1, winning four titles […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 4

Fast Films: The 1965 race at the 12 Hours of Sebring was the debut party for the Chaparral on the world sports car racing stage. This is the fourth installment of a five part series on the race, produced by Louis Galanos.   The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 3

Fast Film: Third installment of Louis Galanos’  five part video series posted on YouTube covering the 1965 race. As before: Highly recommended that you read Louis’ excellent written piece in Sports Car Digest. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 2

Fast Films: The second installment of Louis Galanos excellent five part series of videos on the year the Chaparrals won Sebring. There are three more posts in this series of videos. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. Mr. Galanos […]

The Sebring Festival: 1965-Part 1

Fast Films: The next five posts cover the 1965 race–which Chaparral won against all odds while competing with the “rock stars” of racing: Ford, Ferrari,  Porsche, Shelby Cobra and drivers the caliber of    Dan Gurney, Ken Miles, Bruce McLaren, Richie Ginter, Graham Hill, Phil Hill, Walt Hansgen, Mark Donohue, Willy Mairesse, and David Piper. For maximum detail, you are […]

The Sebring Film Festival: The 1960s

Press Clippings: Sebring Film Festival (part 2). The second of three videos covering the 12 Hours of Sebring details the key events of the race in the 1960s, the decade that brought Ferrari, Ford, Porsche, and Chapparal into collision courses with destiny at the 12 Hours of Sebring.   The Fine Print: All rights belong to their […]

Sebring Film Festival: Fangio & Moss Win In 1957

Press Clippings: This film is part of the annual Sebring Film Festival and details the winning drive of Juan Manual Fangio and Sterling Moss in 1957.  The video is from the King Ross archives and does an excellent job of showing Sebring in is early form as a military air base. An excellent look back […]

Sebring Film Festival: Fangio & Moss Win In 1957

Press Clippings: This film is part of the annual Sebring Film Festival and details the winning drive of Juan Manual Fangio and Sterling Moss in 1957.  The video is from the King Ross archives and does an excellent job of showing Sebring in is early form as a military air base. An excellent look back […]

How to Set up the Ferrari 458 for Petit Le Mans

Hard to believe: the last race of the season–the Petit Le Mans–is this weekend. For Risi Comp, the race season and the 458 era will end at Petit Le Mans. Petit has always been a good race for us…we won the first Petit Le Mans with a 333SP and have enjoyed success there ever since. […]