|THE WORLD'S FINEST LONG-TERM PRESERVED JAGUAR C-TYPE|
|Bonhams forthcoming Monaco Sale on May 13 will feature the world's finest as-original, running, long-term preserved 'time-machine' Jaguar C-Type, UK road-registered 'POV 114'.
On January 14, 1955, this outstanding example of Jaguar's double-Le Mans-winning XK120C design was registered under chassis number 'XKC 011', and was sold ex-works to the Dunlop Rubber Company. It survives today in essentially identical specification.
The preceding history of Jaguar's works team car 'XKC 011' ...[Read more...]|
|Luigi Musso: Talented, Tempting and Troubled|
| ||Following Alberto Ascari's back-to-back titles in 1952 and 1953 there have been no Italian Formula One World Champions. While there has been a great amount of hope throughout the years, Italians have been left without a World Champion. Perhaps, it could be argued, all such hopes died with Luigi Musso on the 6th of July in 1958.
Since Ascari there have certainly been some notable Italian drivers within Formula One history books. Such names as Michele Alboreto, Elio de Angelis, Alex Zanardi, Ri...[Read more...]|
|ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION : LA DOLCE VITA|
|There is a direct translation for 'the good life' in just about every language, and today la dolce vita pervaded the air at practice sessions for the Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion where Italian car manufacturer Maserati, celebrating its 100th anniversary, is this year's distinguished marque. Nearly 550 authentic and historic race cars, split into 15 different competition groups, roared through the turns and straights of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, warming up for weekend racing that will dete...[Read more...]|
|NISMO TURNS UP INTENSITY TO 11 AND VOWS TO EAT, SLEEP, RACE AND REPEAT THIS SUMMER|
|◾Nissan's performance arm, NISMO, asks fans to join them on a non-stop journey of #eatsleepRACErepeat
◾Intense summer of racing highlights the huge diversity of Nissan's global motorsport program and celebrates 30 years of NISMO
◾Nissan remixes famous dance tune to celebrate #eatsleepRACErepeat, to be released this Friday during major motorsport announcement
LONDON – On any given Sunday, NISMO competes across the globe in an intense schedule of events. The next six weeks turn that in...[Read more...]|
|CREDIT SUISSE CREATES MEMORABLE MOMENTS AT THE 2014 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO HISTORIQUE|
|◾Credit Suisse celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Classic Car Program by creating many memorable moments at the 9th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique from May 9-11, 2014
◾A strongly attended 4th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum saw a star line-up of racing driver panelists – Sir Stirling Moss, Derek Bell, Jochen Mass and Romain Dumas – discussing the theme of 'Dream Circuits' in the Credit Suisse Drivers Club
◾Sir Stirling Moss also returned to Monaco with Credit Suisse to recall his memo...[Read more...]|