Top 10 Most Popular Stories of 2009

4. Goodwood Festival of Speed Results and Photos

Sports Car Digest published 510 stories in 2009, ranging from auction results, car profiles, event and vintage racing coverage, yet several resonated more than others with our readers. Based upon visitors to each story, the Mario Righini Collection Photo Gallery was our most popular story in 2009, followed by the Porsche 917 Photo Gallery by Louis Galanos and coverage of the Goodwood Revival. Interestingly, the … [Read more...]

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With 2010 advertising campaigns being finalized, we'd like to suggest Sports Car Digest as an advertising partner for your company in the coming year. In a very short time period (and thanks to you), Sports Car Digest has become a leading international online journal for sports, racing and vintage car enthusiasts. Sports Car Digest meets the expectations of its informed, educated and affluent audience with … [Read more...]

2009 RM Auctions Year in Review

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa 0714TR

RM Auctions marked its 30th anniversary in 2009 with a solid year of performance, including more than $190 million in sales with unit volume in excess of 1,450 motor cars, which included 12 separate auctions in four different countries. As many as 10 collector cars accounted for million-dollar-plus transactions at auction, and RM broke its own world record for the highest price achieved at auction with the sale of … [Read more...]

Bugatti Grand Prix Featured at 2010 Monterey Historics

Bugatti Grand Prix at 2010 Monterey Historics

A full field of rare Bugattis is expected for the Bugatti Grand Prix at next year's Monterey Historic Automobile Races, held August 12-15, 2010 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The featured Bugatti Grand Prix is the centerpiece for the American Bugatti Club’s 50th anniversary, which will culminate with an International Bugatti Rally following the races. “The Bugatti Grand Prix that will be held at the prestigious … [Read more...]

2010 Vintage Racers Group Racing Schedule

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

Vintage Racers Group (VRG) released their 2010 vintage car race schedule, with a few calendar moves but no major changes. VRG returns to Summit Point the first weekend of May for the Jefferson 500 after its successful revival in 2009, in addition to being the only fall event at New Jersey Motorsports Park. For more information, visit www.vrgonline.org. 2010 Vintage Racers Group Race Schedule … [Read more...]

Aston Martin DB4 GT – Car Profile

Aston Martin DB4 GT Featured Photo

This 1963 Aston Martin DB4 GT (0175/L) will be offered for sale at RM Auctions' Automobiles of Arizona auction to be held January 21-22, 2010 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. Its pre-sale estimate is $950,000 - $1,000,000. The Aston Martin DB4 was unveiled at the 1958 Paris Salon. A totally new car, the introduction of the DB4 was a significant achievement for a small British manufacturer. … [Read more...]

Inaugural CTS Auction Results

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series III

The inaugural CTS Auctions event was held December 5th, 2009 in Sydney, Australia at their Sydney Harbour Bridge showroom, with a strong catalog of cars and healthy crowd present. A number of factors, including the strength of the Aussie dollar, meant few cars found new homes at the auction, although a number of post-auction sales boosted the overall results. Highlights included a restored … [Read more...]

Gooding Adds Second Day to 2010 Scottsdale Auction

1927 Bentley Speed 6 Coupe side

Gooding & Company announced that, for the first time, it will be hosting a two-day auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Preceding the scheduled Saturday, January 23, 2010 sale, Gooding & Company will host an additional auction on Friday, January 22, 2010 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall starting at 11 a.m. As a special highlight for enthusiasts, the sale of the previously-announced 1956 Jaguar D-Type will be featured … [Read more...]

2010 Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique Information

Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique 2010

The 2010 Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique will take place January 28th to February 3rd with a strong field of 340 cars and many star drivers and teams. The winter historic rally organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) looks set for another successful year and appears not to have been affected by the credit crunch, with 380 applications received by the ACM. … [Read more...]

Reno Air Races 2009 – Results and Photo Gallery

Reno Air Races Featured Photo

The Reno Air Races, also known as the National Championship Air Races, take place each September at the Reno Stead Airport in Nevada. Started in 1964, the Reno Air Races feature multi-lap, multi-aircraft races between extremely high performance aircraft on closed ovoid courses which range between about 3 miles (Bi-Planes and Formula One) and about 8 miles (Jet, Unlimited) in length per lap. … [Read more...]

Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta Bespoke

Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta Fiorano Track

The first shake-down has been held at Fiorano of a very special one-off, the P540 Superfast Aperta, built for an American client. The car, the second in a new Special Projects programme created by Ferrari to meet requests from the most discerning clients and collectors to create truly unique models, is based on the 599 GTB Fiorano and was inspired by a Carrozzeria Fantuzzi-designed Ferrari built specifically for the … [Read more...]