Ralph Lauren Car Collection – Photo Gallery

Ralph Lauren Car Collection

The Ralph Lauren Car Collection was featured at the 2014 Lime Rock Historic Festival, held August 29th to September 1st at Lime Rock Park. Among the Lauren automotive treasures on display at the picturesque road course in Connecticut were a 1929 Birkin Blower Bentley; 1964 Ferrari 250 LM; 1956 Jaguar XKSS; 1953 Morgan Flat Rad and 1959 Porsche RSK. … [Read more...]

Headline Offerings at Bonhams Bond Street 2014

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy

An alloy-bodied 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB from the Maranello Rosso Collection will be among the highlighted offerings at the Bonhams Bond Street 2014 auction, scheduled for 30th November at Bonhams' London headquarters on Bond Street. James Knight, Bonhams International Motoring Director, said, "This is a wonderfully original, long-term preserved, Ferrari 275 'Longnose' Berlinetta offered from the Maranello Rosso … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 – BMW Race Photo Gallery

BMW 635 CSI

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 was held 8-10 August at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany. This year’s Oldtimer featured a race exclusively for BMW automobiles, putting the focus on nearly 20 years of touring car history from the German company 'Bayerische Motoren Werke' headquartered in Munich. The BMW race highlighted several exceptional Bavarian participants. BMW Group Classic brought an array of fantastic … [Read more...]

Formula 1 Cars at 2015 Goodwood Members Meeting

Lotus 72

Grand Prix racing’s most visually distinctive period will be featured at the 73rd Goodwood Members Meeting, scheduled for 21-22 March 2015 at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. From 1971 until early 1976, Formula 1 cars were fitted with increasingly outlandish airboxes, towering high above the drivers’ heads, and more than 25 models from this innovative and extravagant era will grace the Goodwood … [Read more...]

Mecum Anaheim Auction 2014 Information

1957 Pontiac Bonneville Convertible

The Mecum Anaheim Auction 2014 will be held November 13-15 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Mecum’s 3rd annual Southern California sale will feature 750 classic and collector cars crossing the block during the three-day event. Among the headline consignments at Mecum's 2014 Southern California auction is a red 1970 Plymouth Superbird (Lot S96) that is one of 308 six-barrel, four-speed Superbirds … [Read more...]

SVRA Vintage Car Racing Schedule 2015

1970 Brabham B17b.

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) released their 2015 vintage race calendar, with 18 race events, five more races than in 2014. The SVRA schedule for 2015 reflects significant growth on the West Coast, with the addition of the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival at Sonoma Raceway, the Portland Vintage Racing Festival at Portland International Raceway and the Coronado Speed Festival on Coronado Island … [Read more...]

Le Mans Class Winning Ferrari at Bonhams Scottsdale 2015

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione

A competition Ferrari with a great race history will headline the Bonhams Scottsdale 2015 auction, to be held Thursday, January 15th at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. On offer at Bonhams' 4th annual Scottsdale auction, the 1966 Ferrari 275 Gran Turismo Berlinetta (GTB) Competizione Scaglietti won its class at the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours, 1969 Spa-Francorchamps 1000KM and 1969 Imola 500KM under … [Read more...]

Bund Classic Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

Bund Classic Concours 2014

The Bund Classic Concours 2014 was staged October 17-19 in Shanghai, China. Held on the lawn of the iconic villa of Waitanyuan No.1 in Shanghai's Huangpu district and organized by China Rendez-Vous Ltd., the second annual event entertained nearly 10,000 Chinese automobile enthusiasts with the spirit of the classic car world. The Concours d'Elegance started on the afternoon of October 17th. On the afternoon of … [Read more...]

Bonhams Zoute Grand Prix 2014 – Auction Results

1989 Ferrari F40

The Bonhams Zoute Grand Prix 2014 sale was held 10th October at the Belgian seaside resort of Knokke-Le-Zoute, resulting in €3.8 million in total sales. The auction was staged alongside the Zoute Grand Prix Rally and Concours d'Elegance, and attracted a strong audience turnout with some keen bidding. Philip Kantor, Head of the Continental European Motoring department, said, "We've enjoyed another great sale at … [Read more...]

The Longest Day Book Project

The Longest Day Dunlop Bridge

Do you remember the moment when you fell in love with cars and racing? For Chris Workman, the author / illustrator of a new children's book project called The Longest Day, his passion for racing was born when he attended his first live race event. “I kept thinking about the excitement I felt when I went that first IndyCar race at Road America with my father and older brother, and how I fell in love with racing … [Read more...]

1964 Argentine Touring Car GP – Profile

The Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix, 28 October to 7 November 1964: one-two-three victory for Mercedes-Benz. The perilous fords, known as vados, were popular places for spectators to gather. The water sprayed high in the air as Eugen Böhringer and Klaus Kaiser, the eventual winning team, drove through one in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SE (W 112).

Fifty years ago Mercedes-Benz dominated the 8th Argentine Touring Car Grand Prix -- VIII Gran Premio Internacional de Turismo Super Nafta YPF -- with yet another sparkling performance. At the end of the race, which ran from 28 October to 7 November 1964, the model 300 SE 'Tailfin' Saloons (W 112) occupied the first three places in the overall rankings. It was the fourth win in a row for the Stuttgart-based brand in … [Read more...]

Goodwood Schedule of Events 2015

Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta of Sally Mason-Styrron

The Goodwood schedule of events 2015 were announced for both the Festival of Speed and Revival meeting. The dates are subject to change, pending ratification by the FIA of the 2015 Formula 1 calendar in December. All of the Goodwood events promise an array of cars and motorcycles, plus star drivers and riders, and plenty of other attractions for spectators of all ages. … [Read more...]

Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience Launched

Jaguar Heritage D-Type 1955

Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations recently introduced the Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience, which will give participants the opportunity to take the wheel of cars including Le Mans-racing legend Jaguar D-type, E-type up to the latest F-Type R Coupe. Starting November 2014, the Jaguar Heritage Driving Experience will open at an established 200-acre testing facility, Fen End, in Warwickshire, England, where … [Read more...]

Featured Classes at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015

Formula 1 featured at 2015 Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Formula 1 cars from 1967 to 1984, Formula 5000 car from 1968 to 1976 and Trans-Am cars from the pony war era of 1966 to 1972 will be among the featured classes at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015, scheduled for August 13-16 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. … [Read more...]

Ferrari 60th Anniversary Gathering – Report and Photos

1964 250 GTO/64 Seriess II NART - 5571 GT

Ferrari Marks 60 Years in the United States with a Celebration on Rodeo Drive Report and photos by Victor Varela The city of Beverly Hills loves Ferrari. The Italian marque feels right at home cruising Santa Monica Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard and of course, Rodeo Drive. What better place for Ferrari to celebrate its 60th anniversary in the United States, than in this Southern California city best know for … [Read more...]