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...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 – Top 25 Cars of Interest

Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta of Sally Mason-Styrron

The 2014 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed featured a great selection of cars, motorcycles, drivers and riders taking to the 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb. With a theme 'Addicted to Winning - The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport', this year's event was the largest and most successful in history, attracting 200,000 highly-enthusiastic visitors to West Sussex. Highlights at the Goodwood Festival of Speed … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 – Pre-1966 GT Photo Gallery

Jaguar E-Type and Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competition

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 was held 8-10 August at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany. This year's Oldtimer featured the Gentlemen Drivers Pre-66 GT, a Masters Historic Racing series for pre-1966 GT cars. With a class structure split by year and engine capacity, Aston Martin, Jaguar, AC Cobra, Porsche, Ferrari, MG, Morgan and TVR entrants race against Chevrolet, Ford, Austin-Healey, Alfa Romeo, Triumph and … [Read more...]

HSR Sebring Historic Races 2014 – Report and Photos

1966 Ford GT40

The Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Sebring Historic Races took place December 4-7, 2014 at the 17-turn, 3.74-mile Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida. The final event of HSR's racing season brought some interesting entries and generally good racing weather for the four-day event. The weekend action was devised as usual at an HSR event into feature races for the different groups, several one-hour … [Read more...]

Le Jog Rally 2014 – Report and Photos

1962 Triumph TR4

The 20th running of the Land's End to John O'Groats Classic Reliability Trial and Tour (Le Jog) was staged 6-9 December 2014 in the United Kingdom. Starting in Land's End, the most westerly point of mainland England, the 4-day Le Jog rally open to cars built before 1986 ended in John O'Groats, the northeastern tip of Scotland. The Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO) event known as the toughest classic … [Read more...]

Jaguars Sold at Auction in 2014

1955 Jaguar D-Type

Jaguar, the brand known for its leaping feline mascot, enjoyed plenty of air time this year within the collector car auction world. Well represented at nearly every single collector car auction in 2014, Auction Editor Rick Carey witnessed the good, bad and the ugly from the Coventry-based car firm. Not surprisingly, the Jaguar E-Type made up a majority of the Jaguar offerings at auction in 2014. After a … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Sold at Auction in 2014

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster at RM Amelia Island

Mercedes-Benz has long represented a great choice for enthusiasts that want a beautiful, well-engineered automobile that will actually crank on a cold morning. As the world's oldest automaker, the brand's history is littered with numerous important open and sporting cars like the famed White Knights, the dominating Silver Arrows, the elegant 540K series and the blue-chip 300 SL Gullwing and Roadster. The level of … [Read more...]

Porsches Sold at Auction in 2014

1968 Porsche 907 Longtail (photo: Eric Fairchild / Gooding)

Porsche products resonate with enthusiasts. Whether it's the remarkable story involving a seemingly perpetual product that's enjoyed over a half century of development or their deep motorsport heritage, the iconic brand has cemented itself as one most enthusiasts aspire to experience at one point in their life. For some, they need more than one taste of the brand, evidenced in 2014 by what seemed like an endless … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2014 – Picture Gallery

1971 Porsche 917 Langheck

The debut Goodwood Members' Meeting was staged March 29-30, 2014 at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Members’ Meeting was revived in 2014 for Members of the Goodwood Road Racing Club to continue the tradition of the 71 club motor sport events held at Goodwood from 1948-66. Star names at the Goodwood Members' Meeting 2014 including grand prix winner Jochen Mass, Le Mans 24 hours … [Read more...]