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Motor Racing Programme Covers

February 2018 Additions and Updates

Covers from the States (27/02/2018)

Times Union Center, 10/02/2018

Thanks to John Lehmann for programme covers from the United States, including the final two rounds of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship at Atlantic City (see Boardwalk Hall) and Albany (see Times Union Center). John has previously sent covers of the first two rounds, held at Cure Insurance Arena and PPL Center.

Programme Covers (25/02/2018)

Retro Classics, 2018

Thanks to Jochen Bangert for the forthcoming Stuttgart Retro Classics car show programme cover; to John Lehmann for the 1968 Carolina 500 programme cover — rescheduled for June after the March date rained out (see both covers at the Rockingham Motor Speedway page); and to Vincent Goffin for 1970s motorcycle covers from Avignon and Vallelunga.

Book and Programme Covers (23/02/2018)

Daytona International Speedway, 18/02/2018

Thanks to Glenn Atterton for a national motorcycle meeting programme cover from Croft Circuit in 1970; Jochen Bangert for the 25 Jahre Motorrad-WM book cover; and to John Lehmann for the 2018 Daytona 500 programme cover, commemorating the 60th running of the great race.

Australian Programme Covers (21/02/2018)

Bathurst Mount Panorama, 04/02/2018

Thanks to Warrick Ford for six programme covers spanning 45 years of Australian motor racing, from the Lady Mayoress' Charity Meeting at Calder Park Raceway in 1973, to the most recent Bathurst 12 Hour held earlier this month.

Snetterton's Season-Opener (19/02/2018)

Snetterton Circuit, 18/02/2018

Thanks to Snetterton season ticket holder Ashley Barnard for the first event programme cover of 2018 from Snetterton Circuit: round 5 of the MSN Circuit Rally Championship.

New Programme Covers (17/02/2018)

Donnybrook Park, 17/04/1983

Thanks to Jochen Bangert for motocross covers from Aichwald in 1998 and Frickenhausen in 1984, and a kart cover from Ampfing in 2001; John Lehmann for the sixth round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship at Circuit of the Americas; Paul Clarke for round nine of the 1999 British GT Championship at Croft Circuit; and thanks to Rob Davison for a number of 1980s programme covers from Breedon Everard Raceway and Donnybrook Park in Zimbabwe.

An Assortment of Covers (15/02/2018)

Saugus Speedway, 12/08/1989

Thanks to Jochen Bangert for three World Superbike Championship yearbook covers; John Lehmann for the 2017 Circuit of the Americas F1 brochure which brings the series up-to-date, and NASCAR programme covers from Saugus Speedway; Paul Clarke for a series of seven covers of official Le Mans history books, spanning a decade each; Preben Buss for an updated cover scan of the 1974 Belgian Grand Prix held at Nivelles-Baulers; Terry Buschmann for the 2018 NHRA fan guide; Willi Rees for the 1977 Schnauferl Rallye cover (see Rallies), featuring the Three Musketeers of Wicküler; and thanks to Wolfgang Neumayer for the programme cover of the 1972 ADAC-Rundstreckenrennen at Salzburgring.

Auto Motor und Sport Article (13/02/2018)

Auto Motor und Sport, 01/02/2018

Over the past few years Michael Schmidt, Motorsport Editor of auto motor und sport, has been faithfully sending the latest Formula 1 programme covers upon his return from each Grand Prix. Over the winter he wrote an amusing and insightful article (original DE; translated EN) about the covers that have graced Formula 1 programmes since the World Championship began in 1950.

Thank you to Michael for the props and to all the contributors past and present for making this collection of covers what it is today. Hello also to any auto motor und sport readers Michael enticed here!


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  • Preben Buss (1 cover)