|Sir Henry Ralph Stanley Birkin: No Christmas Tiger|
| ||Remembered as one of the most influential of the famous 'Bentley Boys', Henry 'Tim' Birkin was anything but a mere member of Britain's upper crust. Head-strong, courageous and unyielding, Birkin would often be challenged to mix it up with the 'aces' of the day. When it was all said and done, he would more than prove he was no honorary stooge.
Sir Henry Ralph Stanley Birkin would be born in Nottingham in 1896. He was not some common boy born to some unknown parents. Birkin's family was quite w...[Read more...]|
|CLASSIC BENTLEYS READY FOR ACTION-PACKED SUMMER SEASON|
|•Famous heritage models hit international classic show circuit
•95 years of history to tour from Goodwood to Pebble Beach
•85th anniversary of 'Blue Train' race and 1930 Le Mans win
(Crewe, 21 May 2015) Legendary cars from Bentley's past are embarking on a tour of the world's premier heritage and historical automotive events this summer.
The 'Blue Train' car that famously raced the Calais-Mediterranée Express and the Team Blower that entered Le Mans in 1930 – the race ultimately w...[Read more...]|
|BENTLEY GREATS READY FOR 2014 CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE|
|• Beautiful Bentleys from past and present at Hampton Court Palace
• Bentley key sponsor of 5-7 September Concours
• Luxury and performance from across the eras
(Crewe, 18 July 2014) Some of the finest examples of the Bentley marque are set to shine at the 2014 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace this September. Five Bentleys will feature in the 60 exceptional cars chosen for this year's Concours, with owners from around the world displaying their cars in the Fountain Garden...[Read more...]|
|MIAMI AUTO MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SPECIAL COLLECTION LIMITED DISPLAY|
|MIAMI, Florida-- The Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection has created a special exhibition to share their latest acquisition. Nearly 50 classic cars were obtained from a private collector and are now on public display. Highlights from this new exhibit include:
1910 Ford Model T roadster
1924 Packard Single Six series 233 sedan
1929 LaSalle Series 328, 134'-inch wheelbase rumble seat convertible coupe
1930 Citroen C6 torpedo
1935 Cadillac Series 370E Fleetwood cabriolet
|LE MANS WINNER JOCHEN MASS NAMED 2014 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS HONOREE|
|There are scores of victories on Jochen Mass' hefty racing resume, but the one that stands out in bold print is the win in France on a June weekend a quarter century ago.
Mass shared one of the mighty Mercedes-Benz powered Sauber C9 Silver Arrows in the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans. Mass, co-drivers Stanley Dickens and Manuel Reuter led a Mercedes sweep of the classic enduro with a 1-2-5 Mercedes-Benz powered finish. Mass & Co. were the slowest of the three Silver Arrow C9s in qualifying. Despit...[Read more...]|