|CARS FROM THE DU PONT COLLECTION, INCLUDING TWO COOPER F3 RACERS, TO BE OFFERED AT OCTOBER'S PRESERVING THE AUTOMOBILE AUCTION|
|Consignments are now invited for the fourth annual autumn sale at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia
From the prominent American family du Pont, a name synonymous with a chemical empire, a luxury automobile manufacturer, and America's first motorcycle company, is a private collection of original racing, experimental, hot rod and stock automobiles.
The property of Alexis 'Lex' du Pont, son of motoring magnate E. Paul du Pont, the collection consists of cars from Cooper, Ford and Morgan and ...[Read more...]|
|1954 Carrera Panamericana: Courage to Go On|
|Suddenly the Ferrari 340 Mexico would break loose on Hill. Careening down over the ledge, the car would be battered and bruised, coming to a rest finally with its occupants none the worse for wear. It would be a scary moment and the mangled bodywork would suggest it would be wise never to take part in the event ever again.
Richie Ginther's own racing career had only just got underway when he was approached by a well known friend. Richie had met Phil Hill a couple of years before and would dev...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[Read more...]|
|Inaugural Concours d'Elegance of Texas deemed a massive success|
|Houston, Texas. May 15, 2012. Last weekend, the award winning La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa in Montgomery played host to the biggest and most prestigious classic car weekend in Texas, welcoming thousands of visitors through its gates for the inaugural Concours d'Elegance of Texas, a highlight of The Houston Classic Weekend. Concours organizers had promised a spectacular gathering of world class cars at a world class venue, and they definitely delivered, assembling a superb selection of ra...[Read more...]|
|Renowned Dingman Collection Joins RM's Expanding 2012 Calendar|
|Building on its reputation as the specialists for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions is delighted to announce the addition of The Dingman Collection to its expanding 2012 calendar. Scheduled June 8 – 9 in Hampton, New Hampshire, just 50 miles from Boston, Massachusetts, the upcoming sale is a continuation of RM's highly successful Dingman auction in 2006.
The result of many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael...[Read more...]|