RM Auctions Hershey 2014 – Auction Preview

1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Dual-Windshield Phaeton by LeBaron

The RM Auctions Hershey 2014 sale will be held October 9-10 in Hershey, Pennsylvania during the AACA Eastern Division Fall Meet. The two-day auction will feature a selection of more than 160 automobiles, two boats and select memorabilia. The offering is headlined by two North American collections, the Cars of John Moir, featuring the A-to-Z Collection, and the Jeffrey Day Collection. The Cars of John Moir comprise … [Read more...]

Coronado Speed Festival 2014 – Report and Photos

Jeff Klein races towards turn 10 in his 1970 Chevron B16.

Report and photos by Victor Varela What a great way to end the summer of 2014 than to spend it outdoors with the sounds of thunderous vintage race cars! With the start of Fleet Week, the Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California, played host once again to the sights and sounds of vintage race cars at the 2014 Coronado Speed Festival on September 19-21. A wide variety of historic race cars … [Read more...]

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014 Information

1903 Autocar

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014 will be held Sunday, 2nd November in London. For only the second time in more than half a century, hundreds of veteran cars will start this year’s annual 60-mile adventure from London to Brighton by driving down The Mall, London’s ‘Red Carpet Drive’. Although a regular part of the route in earlier years, The Mall has only been used once since 1962 – that was in 1996 to … [Read more...]

Sam Pack Car Collection Offered at Auction

Sam Pack Car Collection

RM Auctions, in association with Auctions America, will offer the Sam Pack Car Collection on November 14-15, 2014 at the Pack Automotive Museum located near Dallas, Texas. The event will feature more than 130 of Pack's automobiles during the single-vendor auction. Sam Pack’s museum collection represents more than a dozen years of acquisition. It also reflects Pack’s lifelong love affair with the automobile, a … [Read more...]

Maserati Centennial Gathering 2014 – Report and Photos

Maserati Centennial International Gathering

The Maserati Centennial Gathering 2014 was staged September 18-20 in Italy, starting in Modena and ending in Turin. The three days saw a succession of exhibitions, parades, a regularity race, a track test, a visit to the two Maserati factories and a Concours d'Elegance. Cars and collectors from all over the world were in attendance to retrace the brand’s history and celebrate 100 years of the company. The first … [Read more...]

Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 Information

Porsche 908 at Daytona 24 Hours

The traditions of the 24 Hours of Daytona will be revived and relived at full speed on the high banks and infield road course of Daytona International Speedway from November 12-16, 2014 at Historic Sportscar Racing's inaugural Classic 24 race weekend. The inaugural HSR Classic 24 Hour Daytona vintage races are dedicated to cars and drivers that raced in Daytona's classic endurance races of the past. High speeds, … [Read more...]

Silverstone Classic 2015 Information

Ferrari 246S at Silverstone Classic

The Silverstone Classic 2015 will be staged 24-26 July at the historic 18-turn, 3.6 mile Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in Northamptonshire, England. Next year's vintage race car festival will celebrate 25 years of the Classic. The first International Historic Festival took place at Silverstone on 28-29 July 1990. The concept of a flagship race meeting dedicated entirely to historic motor sport was an instant … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Photo Gallery

Goodwood Revival 2014 - Freddie March Trophy

The 2014 running of the Goodwood Revival was held September 12-14 at the 7-turn, 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. This year’s weather was in stark contrast to last year’s wet and wild conditions. The crowds were rewarded with a feast of racing from stars of the past, present and future. The Goodwood Revival celebrates all things from 1948 to 1966, the active years of the circuit. This … [Read more...]

Mecum Dallas 2014 – Auction Results

1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Convertible

The Mecum Dallas 2014 Auction was held September 3-6 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, resulting in $31,428,039 in total sales and a 66.3% sell-through rate. In only its fourth year, Mecum's Dallas auction has become one of the largest sales on the Mecum Auctions’ calendar with 1,155 cars offered. The top seller at the 2014 Mecum Dallas sale went to a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 … [Read more...]

Bonhams Simeone 2014 – Auction Preview

1940 Alvis 12/70 Special

The Bonhams Simeone Museum 2014 auction will be held Monday, October 6th at the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia. Now in its third year, this auction, which is devoted to the hobby and specifically to "Preserving the Automobile", features important original, preserved and correctly restored historical automobiles as well as related spares and memorabilia. The headline offering at the Bonhams Simeone 2014 … [Read more...]

Porsche 914 at Amelia Island Concours 2015

Jacques Duval, Bob Bailey, and George Nichols drove this Porsche 914/6 GT to seventh overall and first in class in the 1971 Daytona 24 hours of endurance. (Photo: Bill Warner)

The Porsche 914 will be celebrated at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, scheduled for March 12-15 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach in Florida. The first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants, will be among the headline classes at the 20th annual Concours. At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914’s seemingly humble origins. They whispered the “V-Word” – … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Whitsun Trophy Report and Photos

Whitsun Trophy Race - 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Whitsun Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Saturday, September 13th at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Whitsun Trophy for sports-racing prototypes of a type that competed between 1961 and 1966 was the weekend’s fastest race and it provided breathtaking entertainment. Following last year’s spectacular one-make race to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40, … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Jaguar D-Type Report and Photos

Jaguar D-Type Race - 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Lavant Cup race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Saturday, September 13th at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. This year’s Saturday feature race showcased a grid exclusively made up of Jaguar D-Type variants, in celebration of the model’s 60th anniversary. The Jaguar D-type, a winner of the Le Mans 24-hours three years in a row in the 1950s, was celebrated at the Goodwood … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – RAC Tourist Trophy Report and Photos

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO/64

The Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Sunday, September 14th at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration, for closed-cockpit GT cars in the spirit of the RAC TT races of 1960-1964, is annually the most celebrated race at the Goodwood Revival. The one-hour, two-driver RAC TT Celebration 2014 … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Sussex Trophy Report and Photos

Start of the Sussex Trophy Race - Goodwood Revival 2014

The Sussex Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Friday, September 12th at the 2.4-mile, 7-turn Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. A sell-out crowd watched in awe as 30 stunning 1950s sports racing prototypes raced into dusk in the first race of the weekend. The 2014 Sussex Trophy race featured World Championship sports cars and production sports racing cars from 1955 to 1960. The likes of … [Read more...]