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...]

Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale at RM Auctions Monterey 2014

1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale (photo: Darin Schnabel)

A 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale will be featured at the 2014 RM Auctions Monterey sale, scheduled for August 15-16 in downtown Monterey, California. The headline attraction for RM Auctions’ Pebble Beach Classic Car Week auction will comfortably achieve eight-figures when it crosses the podium in California next month. The first of three 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciales, chassis 0670 was built by Ferrari for FIA … [Read more...]

Auctions America Littlefield Collection – Auction Results

8-ton Half-Track Sd.Kfz. 7

The Auctions America Littlefield Collection sale was staged July 11-12, 2014 in Portola Valley, California, resulting in $10.24 million in total sales and a 98 percent sell-through rate. The two-day auction of military vehicles and accessories enticed bidders from 10 countries, including as far away as Germany, Belgium and Australia. One of the world’s largest private collections of armored vehicles, the … [Read more...]

Le Mans Classic 2014 – Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery

Behind the Scenes at Le Mans Classic 2014

The 2014 edition of Le Mans Classic was a wonderful display of reuniting many historic race cars with the tracks that made the famous. One of the top vintage car racing events worldwide, this year's event hosted 450 historic cars and more than 1000 drivers at the venue of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. The biennial Le Mans Classic is much more than a simple historic race, as the more than … [Read more...]

New Mecum Auctions Event in Harrisburg

1970 Dodge Hemi Coronet R/T

Mecum Auctions will conduct its first-ever auction in Harrisburg on July 24-27, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center with an estimated 1,000 collector cars expected to cross the auction block Thursday through Saturday and 200 motorcycles on Sunday. Featured consignments at the debut Mecum Harrisburg sale include a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible (Lot S145), a selection of more than a … [Read more...]

Le Mans Classic 2014 – 1972 to 1979 Race Report and Photos

1978 Porsche 935

The 2014 Le Mans Classic was held 4-6 July at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. Staged by Peter Auto in association with Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the seventh running of the biennial event battled on the same 13.629 kilometer Le Mans circuit run in the modern 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Plateau Six race -- the most modern grid at Le Mans Classic 2014 -- was held for race cars that left their mark … [Read more...]

Further Offerings at 2014 Gooding Pebble Beach

1955 Aston Martin DB3S (photo: Brian Henniker)

A selection of consignments with strong provenance will be offered at the 2014 Gooding and Company Pebble Beach Auction, scheduled for August 16-17 at the Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. These entries at Gooding's 11th annual Pebble Beach sale include a 1939 Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Cabriolet with one-off Pinin Farina coachwork (estimate: $5,000,000 - $7,000,000), the first production 1954 Mercedes-Benz … [Read more...]

Le Mans Classic 2014 – 1966 to 1971 Race Report and Photos

1969 Ferrari 312 P

The 2014 Le Mans Classic was held 4-6 July at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. Staged by Peter Auto in association with Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the seventh running of the biennial event battled on the same 13.629 kilometer Le Mans circuit run in the modern 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Plateau Five race for competition cars that competed at Le Mans from 1966 to 1971 included a mouth-watering … [Read more...]

Le Mans Classic 2014 – 1962 to 1965 Race Report and Photos

Race winning 1965 Ford GT40 of Hans Hugenholtz

The 2014 Le Mans Classic was held 4-6 July at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. Staged by Peter Auto in association with Automobile Club de l'Ouest, the seventh running of the biennial event battled on the same 13.629 kilometer Le Mans circuit run in the modern 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Plateau Four race for sports racing cars that competed at Le Mans from 1962 to 1965 saw an interesting and … [Read more...]

Jaguar Featured at Hilton Head Motoring Festival 2014

1963 Jaguar E-Type, Richard Maury

The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance selected Jaguar as the Honored Marque for the 2014 Festival, scheduled for October 24 to November 2 in the low country of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. Both Motoring Festival venues will honor the contributions Jaguar has made to the automotive industry -- Hutchinson Island’s the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort … [Read more...]

Le Mans Classic 2014 – 1957 to 1961 Race Report and Photos

1957 Porsche 550 A 1500 RS

The 2014 Le Mans Classic was held 4-6 July at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. The Plateau Three race for sports racing cars that competed at Le Mans from 1957 to 1961 saw an interesting and varied field of 75 entrants, including a selection from Jaguar, Ferrari, Lotus, Aston Martin, Maserati, Porsche, Alfa Romeo and Austin-Healey, among others. Abarth Simcas, AC Ace Bristols, Alfa Romeo … [Read more...]

Rise and Drive Chicago Information

Rise and Drive Chicago

The great city of Chicago is one of the best places to spend the summer. Packed with music festivals, neighborhood block parties, food fairs, and beach activities, Chicagoans make the most of their short summertime. However, downtown Chicago lacks opportunities for the local car community to take advantage of the beautiful summer season. A new monthly event Rise & Drive has been created to remedy that situation. … [Read more...]