|MULTIPLE WORLD AUCTION RECORDS SET AS BONHAMS TWO-DAY QUAIL LODGE SALE MAKES HISTORY|
|Ferrari charges to the forefront as Bonhams sets nine new model records for the legendary Italian marque
The second day of Bonhams highly anticipated Quail Lodge auction saw many world records set for Maserati, Mini, Napier, Rolls-Royce, Speedwell and, most famously, Ferrari.
With 117 cars on offer and a 92% sell-through rate, the two-day auction, which many were dubbing the 'sale of the year', brought a total sales figure of $108,000,000 (£64,578,327 or €80,628,104).
After Thurs...[Read more...]|
|Sonoma Historics' Racing Seminar to discuss Can-Am and Shadow Race Cars|
| ||Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival's Racing Seminar to discuss early Can-Am years and the radical Shadow Race Cars
SONOMA, Calif. (May 12, 2014) - For the third straight year, the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival (May 17-18) will host one of its popular racing seminars at Sonoma Raceway. This year's seminar will celebrate the early years of the iconic SCCA Can-Am Series, which ran from 1966 to 1974, with a focus on the unique Shadow race cars that competed in the Series f...[Read more...]|
|LD MOTORSPORTS SIGNS TOHILL AND SKORUPSKI FOR 2014|
|The LD Motorsports World RX Team has confirmed that double European Rallycross champion Derek Tohill and Polish national Super1600 Champion Krzysztof Skorupski will be joining its team for the 2014 season. Both Tohill and Skorupski will be driving LD Motorsports prepared Citroen DS3s, in the Supercar category, and racing for the LD Motorsports World RX Team.
LD Motorsports is based in the south-west of England and builds and prepares competition cars in-house to compete in the FIA World Rally...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO TRUCKS NAMES NACARATO VOLVO 2013 NORTH AMERICAN DEALER OF THE YEAR|
|Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn. has been named Volvo Trucks' 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo's organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck sales, market share, parts sales and parts sales growth, customer satisfaction, dealer operating standards and investment in facilities.
'The Nacarato family and their organization are outstanding V...[Read more...]|
|Last Mercer Will Compete At Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance|
|When the Pebble Beach Motoring Classic commences on August 7, Johnny Crowell will don his leather cap and goggles and settle in behind the wheel of his 1925 Mercer Series 6 Raceabout -- the last Mercer ever to exit the factory.
The Roebling family along with designer Finley Robertson Porter debuted the Mercer Raceabout Type 35R in 1911. The result was one of the most admired sports cars of the early era: a stripped-down, two-seat speedster designed to be driven fast. By 1925, they had perfec...[Read more...]|