Featured Listing – 1972 Porsche 914 IMSA Racer

1972 Porsche 914/4 IMSA Racer Only four-cylinder 914 to earn an IMSA GTU victory and compete in the 24 Hours of Daytona Earned the last major victory for a 914 in professional motorsport Recipient of a faithful restoration and recent mechanical rehabilitation Giant killer 914 with excellent provenance and endless eligibility into vintage racing events Offered at $140,000 $129,000 USD There's something inherently cool about an … [Read more...]

Low Cost Racer – 1982 Royale RP31 Formula Ford

1982 Royale RP31 Formula Ford One of the preferred devices for open-wheel, Formula Ford racing Described as a strong running, turn-key racer Few cheaper ways of getting into motorsport Offered privately at $10,500 USD While there aren't many forms of motorsport that could realistically be looked at as a 'good investment', there are certain series that are more value-conscious than others. Near the top of the list has to be … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1956 Arnolt-Bristol Roadster

1956 Arnolt-Bristol Roadster One of less than 150 Arnolt-Bristols constructed Distinctive Bertone styling with robust American power plant Period racing history with West Coast SCCA participation Recipient of high-quality restoration Highly eligible for elite historic races and rallying events Offered at $349,000 USD Stanley Harold Arnolt is one of the curious personalities to emerge from the 1950s automotive world. Changing his … [Read more...]

Endless Eligibility – Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica

While many likely don’t realize it, if you’ve attended any of the major historic racing events across the globe, chances are strong that you've witnessed a Frazer Nash driven in anger. And even fewer likely realized they were looking at something special. With an interesting story that began before World War II, Archibald Frazer-Nash made his start in the motoring industry building automobiles that famously used a chain drive-style … [Read more...]

Say Nota Ordinary – 1959 Nota KM-200 Prototype

Update, August 6th, 2015:  The 1959 Nota KM-200 has undergone a price adjustment. There are many forgotten machines that could easily go missing off the radar of enthusiasts, and many times these types of cars provide some of the most intriguing stories. The sporting cars that English aircraft engineer Guy Buckingham of Nota Engineering brought to the table in the 1950s and ‘60s fit this criteria to a tee and deserve some extra … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1997 Renault Sport Spider Trophy

1997 Renault Sport Spider Trophy Striking French design with interesting Renault Sport connection One of the rare examples to escape unscathed from popular single-marque racing series Sequential gearbox, lightweight aluminum space frame, carbon honeycomb floor and composite bodywork Highly original and well maintained, turn-key condition Offered at $50,000 USD The Renault story is one of triumph, but not without its share of … [Read more...]

1952 MG “KT” Vintage Racing Special

This MG "KT" Vintage Racing Special is being offered due to the owner's health problems. The seller explains it here: "This beautiful car was built on a TF chassis in 1977 from mostly TD parts by renowned MG expert, Lawrie Alexander. Registered as a 1952 MG TD, the “KT” nickname came about because the aluminum bodywork was styled to resemble a K3. It was used for vintage racing from 1978 through the mid-80’s, competing very successfully at … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1998 Ferrari F355 Challenge

Update, November 10, 2014: The F355 Challenge has been sold to a longtime Sports Car Digest reader in Europe. Hope you enjoy it! Single-marque motorsports have always represented a powerful means of advertising to the motoring enthusiast, as it displays that a nearly showroom stock production car can compete in the heat of competition. The idea has been borrowed by nearly every manufacturer imaginable; from BMW to Porsche, and even Toyota. … [Read more...]

First Batch – 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

California dealer and racer Paul Reinhart had proven his skill behind the wheel of a Corvette ably enough by 1962 to be one of the names on the list of six recipient's for the all new Sting Ray Z06. The Z06 package was distinguished from other 1963 Corvettes by heavy duty suspension, power-assisted brakes with a dual-circuit master cylinder, a 36-gallon fuel tank and finned cast aluminum knock-off wheels. Of course, the cars also had the 360 … [Read more...]

Jim Russell Junior – 1961 Lotus 20/22

Designed to replace the 18, the Lotus 20 was lower, sleeker, shorter, wider and more aerodynamic than its predecessor. It dominated Formula Junior in 1961 with both factory drivers and privateers finding success, and in 1962 it was further improved with the 22, which had a stiffer chassis and Girling disc brakes up front. 1962 saw even more victories with Peter Arundell taking 18 victories in 25 starts. … [Read more...]