Legend Boucles de Bastogne Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

Toyota Celica ST 165

The Legend Boucles de Bastogne 2015 was held 20-21 February outside the town of Bastogne in Belgium. The field of participants in the 9th annual regularity rally was again greeted with demanding conditions that made navigating the Belgian Ardennes countryside even more difficult. The famed Boucles de Spa Rally was held between 1953 and 1990, known for its snowy weather and a landscape that challenged the world’s … [Read more...]

Sebring Saga – 1965 Sebring 12 Hours Profile

Bizzarrini Iso Grifo A3C

Sebring Saga - The Story of Two Bizzarrini Iso Grifos at the 1965 Sebring 12 Hour Grand Prix By Louis Galanos | Photos as credited In March the Sebring International Raceway (SIR) will celebrate a couple of anniversaries that are part of the significant motorsports history of that legendary track. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first win by BMW with the overall honors going to British driver … [Read more...]

Kuwait Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe

The Kuwait Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held February 11-14 at Marina Crescent by the Arabian Gulf in Kuwait City. After a brief hiatus, the Kuwait Concours returned in 2015 under the patronage of the His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah and organized by the Kuwait Historical, Vintage and Classic Cars Museum. This year's Concours saw a field of approximately 100 classic cars from the … [Read more...]

Spa Six Hours 2014 – U2TC Photo Gallery

Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA

The Spa Six Hours 2014 was held September 19-21 at the 4.352-mile Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. This year's historic races featured Under Two-Litre Touring Cars (U2TC), a series for pre-1966 Touring Cars with engines less than two-litres in displacement. A field primarily consisting of Alfa Romeo GTA, Ford Lotus Cortina and Mini Cooper S models celebrated the bygone era of the European Touring Car … [Read more...]

Salon Retromobile 2015 – Report and Photos

Fiskens Stand at 2015 Salon Retromobile

Report and photos by Csaba Kiss The Salon Retromobile 2015 was held 4-8 February at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center in Paris, France. Retromobile celebrated the 40th anniversary of one of the biggest indoor classic car events in the world in a truly royal way. The Parisian show and trade is the traditional season opener of the European classic automotive scene and the nearly 100,000 visitors of the … [Read more...]

Spa Six Hours 2014 – Woodcote Trophy Picture Gallery

Jaguar D-Type at Spa Six Hours 2014

The Spa Six Hours 2014 was held September 19-21 at the 4.352-mile Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. This year's battle in the Ardennes featured a combined Woodcote Trophy and Stirling Moss Trophy race that saw a spectacular 53-car field, with 16 car marques spanning Aston Martin to Jowett. Chris Ward's Lister-Jaguar Costin and the Cooper-Jaguar T38 driven by Andrew Hall and Patrick Blakeney-Edwards were the … [Read more...]

1973 Canadian Grand Prix – Race Profile

Jackie Stewart’s Tyrrell at speed

1973 Canadian Grand Prix - A Study in Firsts and Lasts Report and photos by Al Wolford The Canadian Grand Prix for 1973, held at the Mosport circuit on September 23, involved a number of firsts and last involving the Grand Prix circus and my photojournalism career. I'll start by saying that the event was my first Formula One race and my first attempt -- albeit with a used, off-brand 35mm camera -- at … [Read more...]

Winter Marathon Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Porsche 356 A Coupe

The Winter Marathon Rally 2015 was held 22-25 January at Madonna di Campiglio in the Dolomite Mountains of Italy. A field of 120 historic car teams challenged this year's reliability trial that once again proved to be an exciting combination of cold weather, snowy conditions and lots of curves. This year's Winter Marathon covered 427 kilometers, from the most beautiful streets of Trentino Alto Adige to the most … [Read more...]

Cavallino Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

1958 Ferrari 412 MI Serial No. 0744.

The Cavallino Classic 2015 was held January 21-25 at the Breakers Resort Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. Celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2015, this five-day gathering for Ferrari owners and enthusiasts saw participants and their 400 exotic and classic cars attending from the United States and Europe. The first event of the gathering was the Cavallino Classic Competition, a two-day track meet at Palm Beach … [Read more...]

Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona 2015 – Report and Photos

Daytona 24 Hours 2015

The Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona 2015 was held January 24-25 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The 12-turn, 3.56-mile track is made up of portions of the NASCAR tri-oval and an infield road course. Excitement at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona went down to the wire. An engaging battle between the leading Prototypes was kept alive to the last by an incident bringing the safety car onto the … [Read more...]

Spa Six Hours 2014 – Racing in the Rain Photo Gallery

Spa Six Hours Endurance Race 2014

The Spa Six Hours 2014 was held September 19-21 at the 4.352-mile, 20-turn Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. In addition to the competitive field of more than 600 historic racing cars, rain was a frequent guest at the 2014 edition of the Spa Six Hours. The heavens opened up intermittently throughout the event, making the legendary track in the Ardennes countryside even more challenging. … [Read more...]

Zandvoort Grand Prix 2014 – Pre-1966 GT Photo Gallery

AC Cobra of Giedo van der Garde and Hans Hugenholtz

The Zandvoort Grand Prix 2014 was held 29-31 August at the seaside Circuit Park Zandvoort in the Netherlands. This year’s Zandvoort GP featured the Gentlemen Drivers Pre-1966 GT race, a Masters Historic Racing series that offered a wonderful spectacle as pace and team strategy unfolded towards the chequered flag. Frank Stippler was inspired in the Gentlemen Drivers Pre-'66 GT race, handling Georg Nolte's … [Read more...]

Best Vintage Car Racing Photo of 2014

Start of the Moss Trophy at the 2014 Goodwood Members' Meeting

Starting with the Winter Marathon Rally in January and ending with the Sebring Historic Races in December, Sports Car Digest covered a diverse range of 90 historic car races and rallies in 2014. Our award-winning team of photographers took tens of thousands of pictures, spending hours post-event analyzing and choosing the best ones in an effort to wow our readers. To celebrate the effect that these photographs have … [Read more...]

Top 20 Most Popular Stories of 2014

1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL W 194 Carrera Panamericana

This was another powerful year for Sports Car Digest. There was rarely a dull moment in 2014 as we covered hundreds of historic rallies, vintage races, classic car auctions and events around the world. And we offer sincere thanks to our audience of historic car enthusiasts for actually reading them! Leading the way in popularity for 2014 was the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, followed by the photo galleries … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 – Maserati Photo Gallery

Maserati 300S

Maserati showcased its largest ever collection of cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 as part of the Italian brand’s 100 year celebrations. Maserati took over the Stable Yard at the Goodwood estate for the duration of this year’s event with its past and present cars – including some of the rarest models from its 100 year history and its current range. On the Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance lawn … [Read more...]