Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2015 – Report and Photos

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider, 1931 OM Superba 665 SSM, 1930 Mercedes-Benz 710 SS Tourer and

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2015 took place May 22-24 on the grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este and Villa Erba on Lake Como in Cernobbio, Italy. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Como, the 2015 Villa d’Este Concours presented the chance to not only admire about 50 historic cars, but also take in the myriad of sights off the show field. First held at the same location in 1929, the Villa … [Read more...]

HMSA Barber Historics 2015 – Report and Photos

Chris MacAllister's Lotus 49

The inaugural Barber Historics was staged May 15-17, 2015 at the 15-turn, 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Lotus was the featured marque of the event staged by Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) in association with ZOOM Motorsports and Barber Motorsports Park. The Barber Historics 2015 was patterned after the peerless Barber Vintage Festival, now in its 10th year, held each fall for … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2015 – Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider Scaglietti

The Mille Miglia 2015 took place 14-17 May in Italy on the historic roads from Brescia to Rome and back to Brescia. This year's 1000 Miglia featured a wonderful selection of 438 entrants built between 1927 and 1957 challenging each other and themselves in the modern revival. Far more than a historic car rally, the Mille Miglia Storica is a virtual step back to the era of 1927 to 1957 when these racing cars roared … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2015 – Report and Photos

1937 BMW 328

The Mille Miglia 2015 was held 14-17 May over 1,600 km (1,000 miles) of Italy’s most beautiful regions, starting and ending in Brescia. This year's 1000 Miglia – the 60th event to be held under this name since 1927 – took participants along a ride between historic villages, following an itinerary which although featuring some variations with respect to the previous editions, kept with the tracks of the twenty-four … [Read more...]

Donington Historic Festival 2015 – Report and Photos

JD Classics’ Cooper T33, Woodcote Trophy (photo: John Retter)

The Donington Historic Festival 2015 was held 2-4 May at the 11-turn, 1.979-mile Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. The 5th annual event staged near Castle Donington was home to a motorsport nostalgia-fest, as this year's Festival unleashed the sights, sounds and smells of over 400 historic racing cars dating from the 1990s back to the 1920s. The nostalgic element was further strengthened by the presence of … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Concorso Villa d’Este 2015 – Auction Preview

1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta by Touring

The RM Sotheby's Villa d'Este 2015 sale will be held 23rd May at Villa Erba on the shores of Lake Como, Italy, as part of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este weekend. A roster of 37 of cars, along with two vintage Riva boats, will be featured at RM's biennial Concorso Villa d'Este auction. A 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider will headline the RM Sotheby's Concorso Villa d'Este 2015 auction. Chassis number … [Read more...]

HSR Mitty Speedfest 2015 – Photo Gallery

Jim Stengel, 72 McLaren M8F

The 38th Speedfest at the Classic Motorsports Mitty was held on April 24-26, 2015 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. The event, commonly called the "Mitty", was sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) and presented by Hagerty. The HSR Mitty Speedfest 2015 drew over 350 entries to race on the challenging 12-turn, 2.54 mile road course. They were divided into 10 groups, with groups 2 and 3 having the … [Read more...]

Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferrari Class at Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015

The Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held Saturday, May 2nd at the Pinehurst Resort and Golf Club in North Carolina. Warm spring weather and Carolina blue skies greeted the field of classic automobiles displayed on the first holes of courses #3 and #5 at the famed golf resort. In addition to the traditional Concours classes, the third annual event featured Ferrari; Mercedes-Benz; Porsche; Corvette; Orphan Cars; … [Read more...]

California Mille 2015 – Report and Photos

Steve and Dannielle Schmidt's 1957 Porsche 356 GT.

The California Mille 2015 was staged April 26-30 on the challenging back roads of Northern California. The 25th annual rally saw 67 historic cars from all over the world come to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. The California Mille was founded by Martin Swig, who after driving the Mille Miglia from Brescia to Rome to Brescia, decided that Northern California “Looked … [Read more...]

Tour Auto Rally 2015 – Photo Gallery

1975 Ligier JS 2 DFV

The Tour Auto Rally 2015 was staged 20-25 April on the back roads and racing circuits of France. Over 230 cars gathered at the Grand Palais in Paris for the start of the 24th historical Tour de France rally, a multi-day event that combined 1,907 km of road driving with multiple circuit and hillclimb stages. After leaving the Grand Palais at dawn on the 21st of April, the field in the 24th running of the Tour Auto … [Read more...]

Holy Land 1000 Tour 2015 – Report and Photos

1952 OSCA MT4

The inaugural Holy Land 1000 Tour was staged March 22-27, 2015 through Israel. The reliability trial for sports and race cars at least 50 years old took place over a historically fascinating route of approximately 1,000 miles through the stunning landscapes of the Holy Land. The Holy Land 1000 Tour was the dream of a group of Israeli vintage car aficionados. After spending many years participating in classic car … [Read more...]

HSR Mitty Speedfest 2015 – Report and Photos

Delane, 71 Tyrrell 002

The Mitty Speedfest 2015 was held April 24-26 at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. Sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) and featuring the BMW marque, the 38th running of the Mitty saw nearly 400 entrants enjoy the demanding 12-turn, 2.54 mile road course. The rolling hills of the fantastic Road Atlanta road course were the perfect setting for the diverse field of historic cars including Formula 1, GTP … [Read more...]

Tour Auto Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

Ford GT 40

The Tour Auto Rally 2015 was held April 20-25 on the secondary roads and race circuits of France. Since 1992, the retrospective of the Tour de France Automobile race followed the French secondary roads along a handpicked itinerary. Renewed each year, the route for the 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo finished in the sun in the Cite de l'Ocean in Biarritz. The 233 drivers, who had left the Grand Palais in Paris five days … [Read more...]

Flying Scotsman Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

The Flying Scotsman Rally 2015 was staged 17-19 April, starting in England and finishing in Scotland. The sun shined on this year's event as the 110-strong field of pre-war cars battled it out over 750 miles from Leeds to Scotland’s Gleneagles in three days. It was William Medcalf, last year’s winner, with navigator Tony Brooks in the 1925 Bentley Super Sports that raised the winner’s cup at the finish line of what … [Read more...]

CSRG David Love Memorial 2015 – Report and Photos

Tom Price in his Ferrari 250TR leads Spencer Trenery in his Ferrari 250TRI 61 R.

The Classic Sports Racing Group (CSRG) kicked off its 48th season at Sonoma Raceway Sears Point in Sonoma, California on April 10-12, 2015. The event featured testing on Friday, with vintage racing on the 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course on Saturday and Sunday. Each race group competed in three races each over the two days for more than 20 races over the course of the weekend. The 2015 CSRG season opener was held in … [Read more...]