|RM Monaco catalogues now online|
| RM Auctions returns to Monaco next month, May 11 – 12 for its biennial sale at the Grimaldi Forum. Coinciding with the 8th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the upcoming sale follows a record-setting debut performance in 2010 which saw the company achieve over €33 million in sales. Next month's sale - one of the most important collector car events to be held in Europe this year - is set to continue the momentum, presenting an elite, handpicked selection of more than 90 blue-chip automobiles along with approximately 100 motorcycles from the acclaimed Saltarelli Ducati Collection. The sale will further cater to discerning motorcycle collectors with the exclusive offering of two Ducati Desmosedici GP machines, a GP10 raced by Casey Stoner and a GP11 raced by Valentino Rossi, presented directly from the Ducati Corse racing department within the Ducati factory in Bologna, Italy.
Notable sale highlights include a superb roster of Ferraris, including one of two 1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spiders ever built; a 1966 Ferrari 206 S Dino Spyder, offered for the first time in 40 years; and the world-famous Ferrari-engined Hydroplane racing boat, ARNO XI. Also on offer, a pair of Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 sports racing cars; a beautiful, ex-Fangio 1950 Talbot-Lago T26 GS with one of the most complete racing histories in the world; the 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I 'Honeymoon Express' Two-Seater Drophead Coupe, one of the rarest and most important post-war coach built Rolls-Royces in existence; and the 1968 Rondeau M378 which has taken more 24 Hours of Le Mans starts than any other in history.
The digital catalogues for the sale is now available online via the following links:
|RM-Automobiles of Arizona|
RM Auctions kicked off its 2012 calendar on a positive note in Arizona last week, posting over $25.5 million* in sales with a strong 89 percent sell-through at its annual Arizona Biltmore sale in Phoenix.
Now in its 13th year, the well-established auction presented a magnificent roster of 140 blue-chip motor cars – spanning the spectrum of the collector car market – before a standing-room only crowd. Illustrating RM's global clientele, bidders represented 21 countries around the world, with a strong showing of European enthusiasts.
'Our Arizona sale proved to be a great kick start to wh....
|JD CLASSICS AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC◾JD Classics entered four cars into the Silverstone Classic, one of the world's biggest classic motor racing festivals|
◾The line-up featured JD Classics' 1974 Cologne Capri Works, 1959 Costin Lister and 1954 Cooper T33 Jaguar
◾There were class wins for the Cologne Capri Works plus an excellent second place for the Costin Lister
◾In 2014, JD Classics has now scored victories at the Monaco Historique, Goodwood 72nd Members' Meeting, Donington Historic Festival and Snetterton Autosport Three Hou....
|AUDI STARTS SECOND HALF OF DTM SEASON WITH BIG AIMS◾Sights set on clinching first win of the season at Spielberg (Austria)|
◾Audi driver Mattias Ekström in striking distance of top of the standings
◾Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: 'In good position to attack'
Ingolstadt, July 28, 2014 – In the DTM, Spielberg stands for thrilling races and enthusiastic fans in a beautiful setting. Next weekend (August 1 to 3) the circuit in Styria is to become the venue of the Audi squad's first victory this season. Motorsport fans will get to watch the qual....
|VETTEL AND RICCIARDO PREVIEW THE HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIXSebastian Vettel|
I like the race and atmosphere at the Hungaroring and have good memories of the races there. Even though I have never won in Budapest, it is still on my to do list. It is quite a slow track but also one that can catch you out. It has some tight, twisty corners and is quite a bumpy track, so you cannot underestimate it. It is normally hot in Hungary for the race, which makes it a challenge to drive, but also makes a nice weekend for the fans watching. I really like the s....
|SRT MOTORSPORTS PRE-RACE REPORT - BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX AT INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAYJuly 22, 2014 , Indianapolis - The SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Motorsports Dodge Viper SRT GTS-Rs visit historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway hunting their first victory of the season in Friday's Brickyard Grand Prix after posting consecutive double podium finishes in the previous two events.|
As SRT Motorsports makes its first appearance at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the team enters the track with confidence coming off its best-ever, two-race span – results of second....
|THE CLASSIC CAR SHOWALL NEW 13 x ONE-HOUR GLOBAL TV SERIES CELEBRATING THE CULT OF CLASSIC CARS|
◾A ground-breaking global TV series that provides unprecedented access to the iconic cars, personalities and glamorous events that underpin the classic car world
◾Distributed for broadcast globally by Sony Pictures Television
◾13 x one-hour episodes presented by Jodie Kidd and Quentin Willson with a supporting cast of global A-list celebrities
◾Tapping into a multi-billion dollar industry ....
|FORMULA E PARTNERS WITH PRINCE ALBERT II OF MONACO FOUNDATIONMONACO (July 8 2014) – Organisers of the FIA Formula E Championship have today announced a joint partnership with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, showing their support for the environmental actions led by the Foundation and helping to raise funds for future projects.|
The Foundation, created by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco in 2006, is dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development. The Foundation's efforts focus on three main sec....
|AUDI IN THE DTM: AIMING FOR FIRST PLACE AT MOSCOWFive Audi drivers hunting leader of the standings Marco Wittmann|
◾Audi at the top of the teams' and manufacturers' classifications
◾Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: 'First victory of the season is overdue'
Ingolstadt, July 7, 2014 – The Audi squad is traveling to the DTM's second round in Russia with a clear aim: After seven podium places in the first four races, the first victory of the season is to follow at Moscow next weekend (July 11 to 13). The event marks the season's midpoint and wi....
|DANIEL RICCIARDO REFLECTS ON THE AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIXSPIELBERG, Styria, Austria – After the high of a debut victory in Canada, Daniel Ricciardo landed with a bump at the Red Bull Ring, starting fifth and finishing eighth. He spoke to us afterwards.|
Q1: Daniel, not quite the same experience as Montreal…
Ricciardo: Not quite! But that's racing: You have highs and lows. I've enjoyed the last fortnight having been on top of the pile, but nothing lasts forever. We expected to be quicker here this weekend and were optimistic about be....