|PORSCHE'S 914 HONORED AT 20TH AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will honor the first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants.
At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914's seemingly humble origins. They whispered the 'V-Word' . . . Volkswagen. The reality was that the 914 is a blood descendant of the seminal Gmund Porsche, the first car to wear the family name and the crest, a pure sports car designed around a Volkswagen-sourced air-cooled flat-four and a mid-engine con...[Read more...]|
|Audi shows real champions at the Techno Classica|
|• More than 18,000 visitors expected at the world's largest oldtimer show |
• Jubilee classics from company history on the Audi stand
• In the limelight: Auto Union Type A race car, Audi Type C Alpine Rally winner and Audi Rallye quattro A2 world rally champion
Audi Tradition has assembled a true winning team of race and rally vehicles for this year's Techno Classica in Essen, Germany, the world's largest oldtimer show. From March 26 to 30, 2014 the company will have fo...[Read more...]
|1958 Monaco Grand Prix: An Unlikely Frenchman Steals the Show…Again|
|In 1955, perhaps the most unlikely of drivers would survive the attrition and the beckoning Monaco harbor to claim his only victory in Formula One. Some three years later, and more unlikely than ever to even win a second race at any circuit, the same Frenchman would steal the crown jewel to become just the second man in Formula One history to earn two or more victories on the streets of the principality.
Maurice Trintignant's victory in the chaotic and drama-filled 1955 Monaco Grand Prix was...[Read more...]|
|Oracle Finance To Display Ultra Rare 1978 BMW M1 At Salon Privé|
|Salon Privé 2013 - 4th to 6th September
Syon Park, London, 19 August 2013 – Oracle Finance will be attending Salon Privé and will exhibit the vintage BMW M1 at Syon Park this September.
Not to be confused with the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, the BMW M1 was the result of an agreement to build a production racing car in sufficient quantity for homologation in 1978 to rule sports car racing. It was the only mid-engine BMW to ever be mass produced. Only 456 M1s were built from 1978 to 1981, making ...[Read more...]|
|Norra 'Forges The Future' This Week Via First All-Electric Off-Road Race Car To Challenge The Legendary Baja Penninsula|
|Since 1967, the National Off Road Racing Association's (NORRA) Mexican 1000 has been asignificant environment for creativity and innovation in off-road motorsports. Thanks to the technical and industry credibility of hot rod pioneer and NORRA executive Don Francisco, the unique Baja competition quickly rose to prominence via the participation of stars like of Parnelli Jones, James Garner and Steve McQueen. Why? From its inception desert racing's wide-open environment gave the automotive industry...[Read more...]|