|FACTS ON THE 13TH LE MANS VICTORY OF AUDI|
|◾Audi with over 80-percent win rate at Le Mans
◾Audi's hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans
◾263,300 spectators attend the greatest endurance race
Ingolstadt, June 26, 2014 – The current Audi R18 e-tron quattro on clinching its Le Mans victory consumed 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. With that, Audi has again raised the benchmark.
The regulations allow the Audi R18 e-tron quattro to use clearly less fuel than last year. Audi saved energy through the use of u...[Read more...]|
|PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE ADDS TO LEGENDARY TRADITION OF GIVING IN 2013|
| ||Celebration Raises More than $1.45 Million for Charity
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2013) -- In 2013, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance lived up to its historic reputation of exemplary automobiles, stunning scenery and unprecedented charitable giving. Before the final awards were presented on Concours Sunday, organizers announced the 2013 event had once again raised more than $1 million for charity. Final donations now total $1,458,000 for this year's show, exceeding early ...[Read more...]|
|50 ANNI DI PASSIONE FERRARI CLUB OF AMERICA RETURNS TO ROAD AMERICA FOR 50th ANNIVERSARY|
|ELKHART LAKE, Wis., June 11, 2013 - This summer the Ferrari Club of America is returning to Elkhart Lake, Wis., and Road America to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a special International Meet. From July 30 to August 4 the club will honor its heritage as the oldest recognized and, by magnitudes, the largest Ferrari club in the world with over 5,200 members from across all of Canada and the US.
50 Anni di Passione, 50 years of passion, is the year long theme for the Ferrari Club ...[Read more...]|
|1965 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Cool Head in the Face of a New Threat|
|Heading into the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans it had become clear Ford was intent on taking the fight to Ferrari. Ford would spare no expense to take the fight to the company it had intended to buy. Ironically, the North American Racing Team would enter a Ferrari that would include the talented Jochen Rindt to help quell the storm. It would prove to be the wall necessary to provide Ferrari its last victory at Le Mans.
Ford had made his declaration of intent to remove Ferrari from its throne as th...[Read more...]|
|RM Enjoys Strong Results In The Auction Room and On The Show Field At Amelia Island|
|• RM Auctions 14th annual Amelia Island sale generates more than $23 million with 88 percent of all lots sold
• Top-seller: one-off 1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe attracts spirited bidding, garnering $2,420,000
• Six automobiles fetch individual sale prices over $1,000,000; new auction records established for a DB5 Vantage Convertible, 300SL Roadster and Dino 246 GTS
• Ferrari GTO Sculpture and Ultimate Bugatti Driving Experience sold to benefit the Spina Bifida Association of Jacksonville; proc...[Read more...]|