Enzo Ferrari coined the term "garagiste," to scornfully describe the small back-yard racing teams that dared to challenge a grand Constructor like himself.
In the late 50's and early 60’s a growing number of little British ‘privateer’ Formula One teams popped up from nowhere to compete against the big factory teams of Ferrari and Maserati. They didn’t have flash branding, big headquarters and massive budgets.
What they did have were innovative ideas, new designs and a total lack of respect for doing things “the traditional way”.
The old guard didn’t particularly like this and Enzo Ferrari disparagingly labelled them “garagiste”.
Regardless of their humble beginnings the Garagiste started winning. They started winning..a lot!
Our 'Garagista' T Shirt is a tribute to all the Privateer F1 teams of a bygone era. The teams who put it all on the line. Teams with big hearts and a boundless determination to succeed against all odds.
To Tyrrell, Rob Walker, March, Lotus, Cooper, Brabham, Hesketh and all the many Garagiste of the past, we salute you.
The stables of Easton Neston became the birthplace of the fabled Hesketh 308
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