|SILVERSTONE CLASSIC ROARS FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH|
|◾Full preview to the world's biggest classic motor racing festival
◾Special 40th anniversary James Hunt celebrations
◾World Champions and Grand Prix winners in legendary line-up
◾HSCC, Viper and Porsche top milestone track parades
◾Sir Geoff Hurst's Ferrari auctioned on 50th anniversary of his World Cup winning hat-trick
◾All tickets must be purchased in advance
Next week's Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) will build on the enormous success of last year's Silver Jubilee festival. Twe...[Read more...]|
|MORE STANDS FOR BARGAINS AT BEAULIEU'S SPRING AUTOJUMBLE|
|Hundreds of autojumblers jostled for the best finds as they packed Beaulieu's 23rd Spring Autojumble in spite of the weather. As many as 14,735 event-goers visited the show, an unmissable highlight of the classic events calendar in the Beaulieu parkland on May 21st and 22nd. The number of stands was up to 1,236 from 1,176 last year, including 48 club stands.
Saturday's rain gave way to sunshine for Sunday as enthusiasts hunted down bargains and elusive spares, to barter, buy and swap everythi...[Read more...]|
|JOHN SURTEES CBE ANNOUNCES AUCTION LOTS FOR THE 2016 HENRY SURTEES FOUNDATION TEAM KARTING CHALLENGE|
|• Tuesday 5 July 2016 – Mercedes-Benz World Circuit, Brooklands|
Team entries are shaping up well for the hotly contested Henry Surtees Foundation Team Karting Challenge, which will take place on Tuesday 5 July 2016. The event organised by John Surtees CBE, in co-operation with Brooklands Museum and Mercedes-Benz World will be staged once again at the iconic Mercedes-Benz World, Surrey and is free to spectate.
Each year the Brooklands Team Challenge receives tremendous support from t...[Read more...]
|ECURIE ECOSSE GLORIES AGAIN AS BONHAMS SELLS SCOTTISH TEAM COLLECTION FOR £8.8M|
|All eight cars in British connoisseur Dick Skipworth's collection from the legendary Scottish team that won two consecutive Le Mans 24-Hour races in 1956 and 1957, sold at Bonhams today (1 December) for record prices.
Just as they did in the 1950s, four of the Ecurie Ecosse Jaguars raced ahead of their rivals.
The team's 1952 Jaguar C-Type sold for no less than £2,900,000, amid auction-room applause, while their 1956 Jaguar 'Shortnose' D-Type sold for £2,600,000. Both went to a buyer in th...[Read more...]|
|Dennis Hopper and Steve McQueen Motorcycles Added to Mecum Celebrity Items Auction|
|Rare and Vintage Motorcycles Join a Growing List of Collectible Vehicles Set to Hit the Auction Block This Summer
Walworth, WI - June 20, 2013 -- Mecum has announced the addition of two vintage, celebrity motorcycles to the upcoming Celebrity Items Auction taking place July 26-27 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. A 1968 Husqvarna 250T Commando previously owned by actor Dennis Hopper and a 1971 Husqvarna 400 Cross previously owned and raced by actor Steve McQueen join a growi...[Read more...]|