|CHANNEL 4'S FOR THE LOVE OF CARS RESTORED, FIRST PRODUCTION, EARLS COURT SHOW CAR LOTUS ELITE FOR AUCTION|
|◾The 1958 Lotus Elite Series I, one of the most famous Elite's in the world, will be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at the Classic Motor Show Sale on 12th November.
◾Bought new by close friend of Colin Chapman, the Jazz Legend Chris Barber.
◾Extensively raced in top level, International Sports Car racing from 1958-1963.
◾Having been off road for decades, the car has undergone a top quality, exacting restoration by Ant Anstead and his team for Channel 4's 'For the Love of Cars' and the sale...[Read more...]|
|NISMO TURNS UP INTENSITY TO 11 AND VOWS TO EAT, SLEEP, RACE AND REPEAT THIS SUMMER|
|◾Nissan's performance arm, NISMO, asks fans to join them on a non-stop journey of #eatsleepRACErepeat
◾Intense summer of racing highlights the huge diversity of Nissan's global motorsport program and celebrates 30 years of NISMO
◾Nissan remixes famous dance tune to celebrate #eatsleepRACErepeat, to be released this Friday during major motorsport announcement
LONDON – On any given Sunday, NISMO competes across the globe in an intense schedule of events. The next six weeks turn that in...[Read more...]|
|LEXUS LFA NURBURGRING, NASCAR EDITION CAMRY, CORVETTES LEAD EXTENSIVE SELECTION OF ‘NO RESERVE' CARS AT RKMCCA|
|Charlotte, N.C. – October 29, 2013— An extremely rare Lexus LFA Nurburgring, a NASCAR Edition Toyota Camry fitted with a 600 hp engine and a quartet of rare Corvettes lead a list of 17 investment-grade vehicles that will be offered at No Reserve at the RK Motors Collector Car Auction (RKMCCA) in Charlotte next week.
Taking place October 31 to November 3 at the Charlotte Convention Center, the RK Motors Collector Car Auction will feature hundreds of rare musclecars, racer and European ...[Read more...]|
|1999 European Grand Prix: The First and Last|
|When Johnny Herbert signed with the brand new Stewart-Ford Racing team many believed Herbert to have missed out on his opportunity at success in Formula One. In fact, many would see a great divide between him and the obvious number one driver Rubens Barrichello. However, on the 26th of September Herbert would show he still had some fight within and would actually be the one to earn a very important first for the team.
Herbert's Formula One career would go through something of a renaissance af...[Read more...]|
|1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts|
|The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklin's Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large portions of the car flying through the air acting like guillotines to the record crowd crammed along the main straight. It would be estimated that more than eighty would lose their life as a result, scores more would be severely injured. Yet, despite the graphic horror of the event the race would co...[Read more...]|