Pinehurst Concours 2015 Update

1931 Cadillac 452A

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be held Saturday, May 2nd at the Pinehurst Resort and Golf Club in North Carolina. The 3rd annual event will see twelve classes judged for Best in Show with up to 300 cars and motorcycles displayed on the first holes of courses #3 and #5 at the famed golf resort. This year's Pinehurst Concours will feature the previous Best of Show winners – a 1938 Steyr 220 Glaser … [Read more...]

Masters Historic F1 at US Grand Prix 2015

1978 Lotus 79

The Masters Historic Formula One series will provide a support race during the 2015 running of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, scheduled for October 23-25 at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Entries will be invited from the Masters Historic Formula One series’ in the USA and Europe and it is sure to be a strong array of historic F1 cars. … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Picture Gallery

Start of the Bruce McLaren race for Pre-1966 CanAm and Group 7 Prototypes - Goodwood Members Meeting 2015

The 73rd Goodwood Members' Meeting was held March 20-22, 2015 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Members' Meeting was revived in 2014 for Members of the Goodwood Road Racing Club to continue the tradition of the 71 club motor sport events held at Goodwood from 1948-66. The Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 featured twelve races, including the Gerry Marshall Trophy for Group 1 … [Read more...]

Bugatti Type 57C at Bonhams Greenwich 2015 Auction

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Gangloff Cabriolet

A supercharged 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet with coachwork by Gangloff will headline the Bonhams Greenwich 2015 auction, scheduled for May 31 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. Introduced in 1934, the Type 57 represented a new era for the company under the direction of Jean Bugatti, son of “Le Patron,” Ettore Bugatti. … [Read more...]

Flywheel Festival – New Motoring, Aviation and Military Event

Tiger Moths and GP Sunbeam

A new event aims to capture the spirit of all things great and British in the world of historic motoring, aviation and military endeavour. Scheduled for 20-21 June 2015, the 'Flywheel' festival will be the first major public event to be held at the UK’s best preserved Second World War bomber station - Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire. “Flywheel will celebrate the three parallel themes of motoring, aviation and … [Read more...]

Revs Institute Adds Tom Burnside Collection

Ferrari and NART garage at Sebring, 1962 (photo:

The Revs Institute for Automotive Research acquired famed automotive photographer Tom Burnside's collection of images chronicling decades of automotive racing, personalities and car collections. The collection, which numbers some 40,000 negatives and prints, will become part of the ever-growing archive at the Institute’s research center in Naples, Florida. “Tom Burnside’s work has been highly regarded for decades … [Read more...]

Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Auction Results

1959 Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe sold for £470,000

The Bonhams Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 was staged 21st March at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, England, resulting in total sales of £4,311,722 and a 75% sell-through rate. The ex-Kitty Maurice 1959 Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe was the top result, selling for £470,000. Bonhams debut sale at the 73rd Goodwood Members’ Meeting also showed a trend for 1980s sports cars, achieving a new world auction record … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2015 – Graham Hill Trophy

Graham Hill Trophy Race - Goodwood Members Meeting 2015

The Graham Hill Trophy at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2015 was held March 20-22 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The race for closed-cockpit Grand Touring cars from the golden era of 1960 to 1966 was named in honor of great Graham Hill. A magnificent grid full of AC Cobras, Jaguar E-Types, Aston Martins and more powering around the circuit with their lights ablaze highlighted the … [Read more...]

Famed Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR at Lime Rock Historics 2015

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

The historic Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR that Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson piloted to victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia will be featured at the Lime Rock Historics 2015, scheduled for September 3-7 at the 7-turn, 1.5 mile Lime Rock Park road course in Connecticut. Wearing number 722 indicating a 7:22am start time in the Mille Miglia, the famed 300 SLR will be joined at Lime Rock with a Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula One … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015 Information

1936 Lancia Astura Type 233 Pinin Farina Cabriolet

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 will be staged on the weekend of 22-24 May on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and neighboring Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. The 2015 edition will again see an intimate selection of 50 historic automobiles displayed against the incomparable backdrop of Lake Como. First held at the same location in 1929, this year's Villa d'Este Concours d'Elegance … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Best of Show Winners

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider and 1930 Cord L29 Brooks Stevens Speedster (photo: Neil Rashba)

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, March 15th on the fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida. With more than 315 cars and motorcycles in attendance, the judges at the 20th annual Amelia Island Concours were tasked with a difficult job of not only picking class winners, but also awarding the Best of Show Winners. The Concours awards Best of … [Read more...]

Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 sold for $3,300,000

The Gooding and Company Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Friday, March 13th at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Florida, resulting in $26,967,150 in total sales and an 89% sell-through rate. The top result at Gooding's 2015 Amelia Island Concours auction went to the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 that sold for $3,300,000, followed by the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Cabriolet that brought $2,090,000. Out … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Amelia Island 2015 – Auction Results

1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet sold for $6,380,000

The RM Sotheby's Amelia Island 2015 auction was held Saturday, March 14th on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Amelia Island, Florida, resulting in $60,360,050 in total sales and an updated (see below) 100 percent sell-through rate. This result represents not only the highest total ever for a sale held during the Amelia Island week, but also exceeds the combined total of all other auctions this week. The … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

The Legend with his Race Cars - Stirling Moss with a a selection of his finest race cars at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015

The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held March 12-15th on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida. The event attracted a crowd of over 32,000 and more than 315 cars and motorcycles on display. With fantastic weather and friendly Sports Car Digest fans at every turn the Amelia Island Concours weekend couldn’t have been better. This … [Read more...]

Cars and Coffee at Amelia Island Concours 2015 – Photos

Cars and Coffee at 2015 Amelia Island Concours

The Cars and Coffee at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours was held Saturday, March 14th on Amelia Island, Florida. Blue skies greeted the full field of more than 250 classic and exotic cars on display well before the official 9:00am start time. The 3rd annual event was staged on the 10th and 18th fairways of the Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton, the same show field for the headline Concours d'Elegance. Similar to the … [Read more...]