|THE 2016 BONHAMS LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN WILL MARK THE 130TH BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD'S FIRST AUTOMOBILE|
|The 'Benz Patent Motorwagen' took its first, faltering, steps in 1886… but the rest is history
The 2016 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run – the world's longest running motoring event – will celebrate inventor Karl Benz's 130-year old patent, granted on January 29th 1886, and the early days of German motoring when the annual pilgrimage of veteran cars makes its way to the south coast in November.
The Benz Patent Motorwagen (patent number 37435) was a two-seater, three-wheele...[Read more...]|
|OGIER EXTENDS HIS LEAD AT THE RALLY MONTE CARLO, MIKKELSEN SECOND|
|◾Extremely varied, awkward conditions at the Rally Monte Carlo
◾Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia lead by almost two minutes
◾Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger second thanks to clever tyre selection and good fortune
Wolfsburg (23 January 2016). Volkswagen one-two at the Rally Monte Carlo: Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) were in a league of their own in the Polo R WRC on day two of the classic rally, extending their lead in extremely difficult and varied conditions at the opening ...[Read more...]|
|GOODYEAR NAMES 31ST HIGHWAY HERO|
| ||• Truck Driver Rescues Fellow Trucker Who Fell From Burning Rig|
• That Was Suspended Over Freeway Overpass
AKRON, Ohio, March 27, 2014 – A truck driver who rescued another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass has been named the 31stGoodyear Highway Hero.
Chosen from four finalists, Ivan Vasovic of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., today accepted the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid...[Read more...]
|MASERATI AND RUXTON AMONG FEATURED MARQUES AT 2014 PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (February 20, 2014) -- Maserati, a marque renowned for its racing greats as well as road cars offering both elegance and sporting performance, takes center stage at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The event, often said to be the most intense collector car competition in the world, will be held on Sunday, August 17, at The Lodge at Pebble Beach.
Additional 2014 features range from rainbow-hued Ruxtons and antique steamers to the elegant coachwork...[Read more...]|
|FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR HISTORICS|
|• Stanley Steamer takes centre stage for spring sale|
Brooklands will provide the backdrop for the ultimate MPV – built long before the category was even invented – when a 1917 20hp Stanley Mountain Wagon crosses the 'block' on Saturday March 9th for Historics' spring sale.
Having sold their dry plate photographic business to Eastman Kodak, twin brothers Francis E. Stanley and Freelan O. Stanley decided to set up the Stanley Motor Carriage Company in order to manufacture steam powe...[Read more...]