Maserati 250F at Goodwood Revival 2014

1957 Maserati 250F at Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival 2014 will celebrate 60 years of one of Formula 1’s most iconic machines, the Maserati 250F, with one of the largest ever on-track collections of the legend at the September 12-14 historic car races. As many as 16 examples of the 250F will take part in the Richmond Trophy, which in 2014 will feature 2.5-litre, front-engined grand prix cars of a kind that raced from 1954 to 1960. Among them is … [Read more...]

Jaguar Buys British Classic Car Collection

James Hull Collection

Jaguar Land Rover purchased the largest privately owned collection of British cars, which was assembled over many years by British enthusiast James Hull. The Hull Collection includes 543 mostly British classic cars and features many significant Jaguar models including XK SS, C-, D- and E-types. The cars in the collection will be actively used to support Jaguar brand and experiential marketing to develop the brands … [Read more...]

Maserati Parade at 2014 Silverstone Classic

Stirling Moss and Maserati 250F

The 100th Anniversary of Maserati was honored at the 2014 Silverstone Classic, held 25-27 July at the Silverstone Circuit in England. As the Silverstone Classic’s official Celebration Marque, Maserati celebrated its centenary in style with hundreds of cars taking part at the Northamptonshire circuit. Racing legend Stirling Moss OBE led out the largest collection of Grand Prix cars ever assembled to mark the … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Motor City 2014 – Auction Results

1911 Mercedes 38-70HP Seven-Passenger Touring

RM Auctions staged its Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John’s sale on July 26, 2014 in Plymouth, Michigan, resulting in more than $7.4 million in total sales and a 77% sell-through rate. The single-day sale at the Inn at St. John's lifted the gavel on an eclectic mix of 77 vehicles and one classic boat. RM Auctions celebrated 20 years of auctions in the Detroit area at its annual Motor City sale in Michigan. … [Read more...]

Bonhams Mercedes-Benz 2014 – Auction Results

1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special Roadster sold for €3.1 million

The debut Bonhams Mercedes-Benz auction was held 12th July 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, resulting in €11,855,925 in total sales. The sale included nearly 50 Mercedes-Benz cars, with models of the marque spanning over 100 years. Malcolm Barber, Bonhams Co-Chairman and auctioneer on the day, said, "Today's sale demonstrated the fantastic diversity and engineering excellence available from … [Read more...]

Silverstone Classic 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 512M

The Silverstone Classic 2014 was held 25-27 July at the historic 3.6 mile Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in Northamptonshire, England. The 24th annual vintage car races featured a field of more than 1100 classic race cars covering the full spectrum of motorsport greats. The wonderful line-up of 24 grids at the 2014 Silverstone Classic showcased more than eight decades of mouth-watering motorsport history featuring … [Read more...]

Jaguar D-Type Race at 2014 Goodwood Revival

Jaguar D-Type

The 2014 Goodwood Revival will celebrate the 60th anniversary of arguably Britain’s most iconic sports car, the Jaguar D-type, with a special race for examples of the legendary machine at the September 12-14 event. As many as 30 D-types, invited from across the globe, will take part in the Lavant Cup, which will be held on the Saturday of the Revival. … [Read more...]

Paris-Madrid Rally 2014 – Report and Photos

2014 Paris-Madrid Rally

The Paris-Madrid Rally 2014 was staged 22-25 May on the back roads of France and Spain. Launched last year on the 110th anniversary of the infamous 1903 Paris-Madrid road race, this year's three-day, 1,424km (885-mile) rally was judged a great success by participants, despite less than glorious weather. The overall winner of the Charles Jarrott Trophy for the second successive year, in his 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C SS … [Read more...]

MG Featured at 2014 U.S. Vintage Grand Prix

1934 MG-NE.

The cars of MG will be the honored marque at the 2014 U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen, scheduled for September 5-7 at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. MG Vintage racers have designated this event as their “Focus Event” for 2014, according to the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), which sanctions this event each year. The MG shares a rich history with Watkins Glen and 2014 marks … [Read more...]

Portland Historic Races 2014 – Report and Photos

Mark Sorsdahl's 1964 Sunbeam Tiger powering through Turn 12

Report and photos by Bill Wagenblatt The Portland Historic Races 2014 were held July 11-13 at the 12-turn, 1.967 mile Portland International Raceway in Oregon. Staged by the Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA), the 38th annual Portland Historics included a tribute to Datsun and featured over twenty 240Z and 510 sedans. John Morton, the Sports Car Club of America’s 1970 and '71 National Champion and the … [Read more...]

Streamlined Tatras at 2014 Pebble Concours

Tatra T77

Pavel Kasik recently bid farewell to his beloved Tatra T77 only days after completing its 20-year restoration. The Tatra started its overseas journey of 4,279 miles from the Czech Republic to the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which will host an exclusive feature of streamlined Tatra automobiles for the first time. A passionate car enthusiast, Kasik will join his automobile on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach … [Read more...]

Maserati Tipo 151 at 2014 Monterey Reunion

1962 Maserati Tipo 151 - Joe Colasacco and Derek Hill

American race driver Derek Hill, son of World Champion Phil Hill, will strap himself behind the wheel of the lone surviving Maserati Tipo 151, of which only three were ever constructed, to race in the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, to be held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Maserati is this year’s featured marque and will officially celebrate its 100th anniversary at the … [Read more...]

Le Mans Nissan 300ZX at Monterey Reunion 2014

Steve Millen (front left) is pictured with the 1994 Le Mans winning CCR Team.

The 1994 season racing season saw Steve Millen and the No. 75 Nissan 300ZX win the IMSA GTS class at the 24 Hour of Le Mans (including 5th place overall) and the 12 Hours of Sebring, along with the 1994 IMSA GTS Drivers' and Manufacturers' Championship. Millen also won the 1994 24 Hours of Daytona behind the wheel of the No. 76 Nissan 300ZX. To commemorate that championship season, Nissan and Millen are bringing … [Read more...]

Ferraris at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach Sale

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

The 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction will be held August 16-17 at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The official auction of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will feature a selection of Ferrari street and race cars, including a 1961 250 GT SWB California Spider, a 1962 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, a 1969 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione, a 1959 250 GT Series I Cabriolet, a 1964 250 GT Lusso … [Read more...]

McLaren F1 Owners Club Tour 2014 – Photo Gallery

1995 McLaren F1 GTR chassis 02R leads the 1996 McLaren F1 GTR chassis 13R, 1995 McLaren F1 GTR chassis 06R and and 1996 McLaren F1 GTR chassis 12R

The McLaren F1 Owners Club held a rally May 30th to June 1st, 2014 in the Tuscany region of Italy. A total of 18 McLaren F1 models participated in the three-day tour, of which six were the GTR racing variant and 12 were road cars. In addition, the Tour was supported by McLaren P1, 12C and 650S road cars. The McLaren F1 is considered by many to be one of the greatest cars of all time. Launched at a price of … [Read more...]