|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...]|
|Postwar Ferrari Named Best of Show at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
| ||1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe Named 'Best of Show'
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2014) -- Excited cheers echoed across the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links Sunday when a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was named Best of Show at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington, was the first postwar car to take the top award at the prestigious event in nearly five decades. It was also the first Ferrari to win.
|RM Auctions Amelia Island Preview - 2014|
RM Auctions, the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, will hold its Amelia Island, Florida, sale on March 8th at the Ritz-Carlton.
As the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, RM's Amelia Island sale will feature a magnificent selection of more than 80 handpicked automobiles, with an emphasis on important and historic sports and racing cars, along with elegant coachbuilt classics. Full events details, including a frequently ...[Read more...]|
|The Most Expensive Road Car Ever Sold at Auction: 275 GTB/4*S N.A.R.T. Spider Smashes Multiple Records Selling for $27.5 Million at RM's Saturday Sale in Monterey|
|• RM's Saturday sale session was topped by a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S N.A.R.T Spider which sold for an incredible $27,500,000 making it the most valuable Ferrari and most expensive road-going car of any kind ever sold at auction as well as the second most expensive car to ever be sold at auction, with all proceeds being donated to charitable causes
• Additionally, the stunning 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Torpedo Roadster sold for $8,250,000
• Overall, a record-breaking night of sales in Monterey w...[Read more...]|
|Sold! Barrett-Jackson's 5000 Series Generates More Than $29.2 Million In Scottsdale|
|Original 1966 TV Batmobile Sells for $4.62 Million at The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ and New World Records are Set January 19, 2013
•LOT #5037 The Original Batmobile is the highest selling car at the company's annual Scottsdale Auction
•LOT #5019 1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport sets a new world record for the model
•LOT #5034 1956 Chrysler Diablo Concept Convertible sets a new world record for Chrysler concept cars
Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jan. 20, 2013) – Barr...[Read more...]|