|Tim Richmond: Passion, Controversy, Tragedy|
|It would be hard to imagine, in today's world of celebrity athletes, that even a single one could slip into obscurity, especially if he or she had been a rather controversial figure while a part of their sport. Sadly, it seems even more unlikely for such an athlete to enjoy peace and tranquility when he or she was going through one of the worse moments of their life. Instead of being able to face the situation calmly and methodically, each moment is played out for the world to see, every decisio...[Read more...]|
|Jacques Vaucher from l'art et l'automobile consults with Heritage Auctions on inaugural Automobilia Auction|
|Longtime auctioneer and collectibles expert advises World's Largest Collectibles Auctioneer
DALLAS – Longtime auctioneer and collectibles expert Jacques Vaucher has been retained by Heritage Auctions as a special consultant as it launches its inaugural Automobilia Signature® Auction May 29 in Dallas. The nearly 300-lot auction spans high-grade scale models, porcelain signs, and rare original art relating to the world's love affair with the automobile.
'Jacques brings more th...[Read more...]|
|The Snake and Mongoose Cars Appearing at Pinehurst Concours|
|VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (April 24, 2014) – Hot Wheels kids who have grown into nostalgic adults are in for a treat at the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance.
The Hot Wheels-branded Snake and Mongoose Funny Cars, purchased in January by legendary NASCAR car owner Rick Hendrick, will be a part of the Race Cars class presented by Virginia International Raceway at the second annual vintage auto showcase at Pinehurst Resort on Sunday, May 4.
The yellow Snake (1972 Plymouth Barracuda) ...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE MOTORSPORT NORTH AMERICA PURCHASES HISTORIC ANDIAL NAME|
|Santa Ana, Calif. - February 14 - With the last active owner Dieter Inzenhofer retiring later this month, the legendary ANDIAL name will stay in the Porsche family as Porsche Motorsports North America, Inc. (PMNA) announced it has purchased the brand for future use.
ANDIAL is an anagram made from the names of the founding members - the late Arnold Wagner AN; Dieter Inzenhofer DI; and former PMNA president and current consultant Alwin Springer AL. From the company's formation in 1975, ...[Read more...]|
|2013: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF McLAREN|
|'Life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.'
When a 27-year-old Bruce McLaren penned those words in 1964, his new company, Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd, was less than a year old.
In those days, Bruce's vision was shared by fewer than half a dozen loyal souls, who slogged across the world to race his self-made cars. Nowadays, the McLaren Group employs more than 2000 people, all of whom still share Bruce's ideals of combining sportsmanship with solid engineering practice ...[Read more...]|