|Roadsters and Gullwings at the Mercedes-Benz Sale|
|The 300 SL - be it Roadster or Gullwing – is one of the most recognizable models in the history of Mercedes-Benz. On 28 March, four pristine examples of this motoring icon from the 1950s and 1960s will go under the hammer at the single-marque Mercedes-Benz Sale by Bonhams.
'First introduced with trademark 'Gullwing' doors, and often considered as the first real 'supercar', the 300 SL proved hugely popular and so was later developed as an open roadster,' said Philip Kantor, Head of European Mo...[Read more...]|
|Carrera Panamericana Team at IMRRC on Dec. 13|
| ||WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Dec. 2, 2014) – The challenge of 2,000 miles in seven days, across mountain ranges and along serpentine Mexican roads, has framed the resurrected Carrera Panamericana as the last great road rally.
On Dec. 13, New York state residents Tom Overbaugh and Paul Wendt will speak at the International Motor Racing Research Center about their five years of grueling competition in the Panamericana at the helm of a mint-green 1954 Lincoln.
The Center Conversations talk is...[Read more...]|
|IMRRC Nov. 8 Talk to Focus on USRRC Race Series|
| ||WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (October 29, 2014) - The USRRC lasted just six seasons, but its impact on racing was enormous, and now the series' history is reported in detail for the first time in 'USRRC, A record of the United States Road Racing Championship 1963-1968' by Mike Martin.
Martin of Seattle, Wash., will speak about the series and its crucial role in the development of professional road racing in America at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen on Nov. 8. Th...[Read more...]|
|SPIRIT OF THE 1920s AND 30s ARRIVES IN SEPTEMBER AS STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS HOSTS CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE|
|July 15, 2014 - Akron, Ohio—Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, one of the nation's most iconic residences arising from the American Country Estate movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, announces the Concours d'Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens to be held September 19-21, 2014 on the grounds of the 70-acre historic estate, which is located in Akron Ohio.
'Few settings equal the elegance of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens,' said David Schultz, concours executive director, who previou...[Read more...]|
|EPIC COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AUTOMOBILES AND MEMORABILIA EXEMPLIFIES CLASSIC ERA OF HOLLYWOOD STYLE|
| ||The curtain will rise on an epic collection of vintage automobiles and memorabilia, June 27th to 29th as RM Auctions presents the esteemed private collection of Mr. Art Astor.
A California native and 50 year broadcasting veteran, Astor is a renowned entrepreneur and passionate collector, having built one of the country's most impressive and diverse collections of vintage automobiles and pre and postwar memorabilia.
Encompassing over 250 vehicles, Astor's remarkable fleet of classic car...[Read more...]|