Early Offerings at Gooding Scottsdale 2015

1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato (photo: Gooding)

A trio of collector cars are among the early offerings at the Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2015 auction, to be held January 16-17 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square in Scottsdale, Arizona. An original 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato, a 1988 Porsche 959 Sport and a 1990 Ferrari 641/2 Formula 1 will be featured at Gooding's 8th annual two-day Scottsdale sale. The 1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato (SZ) … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 – Masters Historic F1 Photo Gallery

Lotus 76/1

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 was held 8-10 August at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany. This year's Oldtimer featured the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship for Formula 1 cars of a golden age. Catering to 3-litre engined Formula 1 cars from 1966 through to 1985, FIA Masters Historic Formula One took the Nurburgring spectators back to an era in which Cosworth DFV power and a creative car designer could … [Read more...]

Mecum Anaheim 2014 – Auction Results

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB short nose

The Mecum Auctions Anaheim 2014 sale was held November 13-15 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, resulting in $15,238,429 in total sales. The results represented the top-grossing Mecum auction in that locale since the event's inception in 2012. With 758 cars offered during the three-day event, the top sale at the Mecum Anaheim 2014 auction went to a 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB (Lot S166.1) that hammered at … [Read more...]

Andrews Collection Offered by RM Auctions

Paul Andrews Car Collection

RM Auctions will offer the Paul and Chris Andrews Car Collection during a single-vendor sale on April 30th to May 2nd, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. A total of 75 automobiles will cross the auction block, all offered without reserve. The Andrews Collection represents years of acquisition by lifelong enthusiast and successful entrepreneur, Paul Andrews, and his son Chris, an accomplished artist and businessman in his … [Read more...]

Porsche 908/02 Flunder – Car Profile

1969 Porsche 908-02 Period Race Photo

Amongst all the long litany of pure-bred competition Porsches manufactured and campaigned at premier-level throughout the 1950s and '60s into the 1970s, the lean, lightweight, handsome and sophisticated 3-litre flat-8 engined Typ 908 cars have special significance. They are the design that first elevated Porsche from being consistent class winners in FIA World Championship of Makes endurance racing to becoming … [Read more...]

Pinehurst Concours 2015 Information

1931 Cadillac 452A

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 will be held Saturday, May 2nd on the fairways of the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The third annual event will move from the more traditional Sunday date to a Saturday. In its first two years, the Pinehurst Concours became an innovator in the industry by implementing an electronic judging component, creating a student judging program for local high school … [Read more...]

RM Auctions Sam Pack Collection 2014 – Auction Results

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra

The RM Auctions Sam Pack Collection 2014 sale was held Saturday, November 15th at the Pack Automotive Museum in Dallas, Texas, resulting in $11,543,400 in total sales with 100 percent of all lots sold. The result of more than a decade of acquisition by Sam Pack, the collection presented a series of fifties and sixties icons, a collection of Detroit muscle and a series of concepts, customs and modern collectibles. … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes at 2014 Goodwood Revival – Picture Gallery

Behind the Scenes at 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival 2014 was held September 12-14 at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Circuit opened its gates in 1948 following the closure in 1946 of the then RAF Westhampnett, a wartime fighter base. This year, alongside the usual roster of historic car races, the Revival celebrated a select group of anniversaries including the 75th anniversary of the airfield and Jackie Stewart's … [Read more...]

Record Giving at 2014 Pebble Concours

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider

Charities were the big winner at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014, as this year's event raised $1.9 million -- a record amount of giving -- for charity. This was the ninth year in a row charitable donations have topped $1 million. "We're proud to host an event that strives to set the bar for excellence in the automotive world while also doing all that it can to help people in need in our local community," … [Read more...]

Jaguar Heritage Challenge 2015 Information

Jaguar D-Type

A new historic race series dedicated to pre-1966 Jaguar models will be staged during the 2015 vintage car racing season. The Jaguar Heritage Challenge 2015 aims to build on the success of the Jaguar E-type Challenge that ran for a number of racing seasons. As with the Jaguar E-type Challenge, this new race series for pre-1966 models will be administered by the Silverstone-based Historic Sports Car Club (HSCC). … [Read more...]

Concours of Elegance UK 2015 Announced

1938 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante

The organisers of the first three Concours of Elegance events -- held at Windsor Castle in 2012, at St James’s Palace in 2013 and Hampton Court Palace in 2014 -- announced the Royal venue and dates for the 2015 edition of the event. With the permission of Her Majesty The Queen, the 2015 Concours of Elegance will be held at the Royal Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 4-6 September, with a … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at RM Auctions Arizona 2015

1990 Ferrari F40

The RM Auctions Arizona 2015 sale returns January 15-16 to the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix. A selection of 120 automobiles will cross the block at RM's 16th annual Arizona auction, including a 1988 Porsche 959, 1990 Ferrari F40 and 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT, among others. “We’re excited to return to the Arizona Biltmore for our 16th consecutive year. Our Arizona sale consistently kicks off the season on … [Read more...]

BMW M1 Procar Restored by BMW Classic

Masakuni Hosobuchi is driving the BMW M1 Procar at BMW Welt

It was a rare sight on the BMW Welt “Premiere”: On this platform, where customers from all over the globe usually collect their new model vehicles, a 1979 BMW M1 Procar was recently presented to its owner. The unique car had been restored over the years by the BMW Group Classic customer shop and BMW M GmbH, and is now virtually as good as new. Proud owner of the historic race car is Masakuni Hosobuchi of Japan. … [Read more...]

Wellborn Muscle Car Collection at Mecum Kissimmee 2015

1970 Buick GSX Stage 1

The Wellborn Muscle Car Museum Collection will headline the Mecum Kissimmee 2015 auction, scheduled for January 16-25 in Kissimmee, Florida. Nearly half of Tim Wellborn's muscle car collection will cross the block in Kissimmee, a featured offering among the approximately 3,000 cars at the world’s largest collector car auction. Tim Wellborn is recognized as one of the top muscle car and Mopar collectors, and while … [Read more...]