|The 1954 Aston Martin DB3S: Car Of The Silver Screen Raced By The Great Stirling Moss|
|A rare Aston Martin Works team car – chassis number DB3S/5 – which was campaigned in period by such legendary racing drivers as Sir Stirling Moss, Peter Collins and Roy Salvadori, and latterly went on to co-star with Terry-Thomas in 1960s movie classic School for Scoundrels, will be offered at Bonhams Aston Martin Works Sale on 21 May 2016. It is estimated at £6,000,000-7,000,000.
This historic Aston Martin began life as the personal road car of David Brown, the multi-millionaire industrialis...[Read more...]|
|Amelia Island Concours : Best in Show|
The 21st Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance showcased over 250 vehicles which bravely ventured onto the show field under weather reports that threatened heavy downpours. In an effort to avoid the inevitable rain, the awards ceremony was truncated and just the Best in Class and other major award winners were invited to drive in front of the judges to receive their award. This shortened scheduled worked perfectly, and the cars and spectators remained dry. At the end of the show, the tw...[Read more...]|
|Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival Celebrates Corvette'S 60 Years At Sonoma Raceway|
|• Fast cars, fine food and wine highlight May 18-19 weekend|
• Paul Reinhart is honored guest, popular racing seminar scheduled for second year
SONOMA, Calif. (April 27, 2013) - The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival returns to Sonoma Raceway on May 18-19 for the fourth straight year under that title. The program for the 27th annual historic-car event organized by General Racing Ltd. in Sonoma will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the popular Corvette, created by the ...[Read more...]
|1996 24 Hours of Le Mans: Finally a Victory, Still 2nd|
|Thierry Boutsen's first encounter with the 24 Hours of Le Mans would come only after a few years of his being involved in racing. In 1981, Boutsen would partner with Serge Saulnier and Michel Pignard to drive the WM P81. It would prove to be an introductory experience as the race would last just 15 laps before it would all come to an end. This would be just the first of three early retirements in the 1980s. The 1990s, however, would be an entirely different story altogether.
Boutsen's breakth...[Read more...]|
|Chinese Grand Prix: Race|
|Nico Rosberg took a commanding victory at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today. Starting from pole position, he took the chequered flag with a 20s margin over the second placed car, achieving his first win in Formula One.
• Nico ran a two-stop option/prime/prime strategy to win by 20.626 seconds over Jenson Button's McLaren-Mercedes
• Michael was forced to retire on lap 13 after his right front wheel was not properly attached at his first pit stop
• This was Nico's 111th Formula On...[Read more...]|