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Undoubtedly one of its most prestigious and most memorable victory came in 1949 when it took first place at Watkins Glen. The win at Watkins Glen was very memorable, beating out the famous American sportsman, Briggs Cunningham, who was piloting a Ferrary 166 Spyder. The Riley proved it was quick and reliable, lasting the 99 laps at an impressive speed of 68.46 mph on this difficult and challenging track.
It has been campaigned in modern times by Pete and Joanne McManus. It is an amazing vehicle with much potential and an excellent history.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2012
|1963 Andre Simon/Lloyd Casner Maserati Tipo 151/2|
|At a time when Maserati's financial picture couldn't have looked more bleak, it would be enticed to build what many would end up considering to be one of their finest sportscars ever. It would even be suggested it could have been one of the greatest of all time if Maserati had had the money to develop it. Unfortunately, the Maserati Tipo 151 forever lives in relative obscurity when it truly deserves to be remembered as much more. It is often remarked that for a race team to win a championship...[Read more...]|
|Historic Aston Martin DB3S Sports Racing Car Joins RM's Monterey Sale|
|A rare and spectacular 1955 Aston Martin DB3S Sports Racing Car, chassis DB3S/118, is the latest multi-million-dollar entry to join RM's highly anticipated Monterey sale, August 17–18 in California. Noteworthy for its outstanding provenance, rarity, and trendsetting Aston Martin design, the DB3S is widely considered one of the most attractive and elegantly designed sports racing cars of the post war period—a masterpiece of David Brown's vision, executed stunningly in aluminum from the charact...[Read more...]|
|Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Introduces Its First Sport Customs Class|
|One-off Sport Customs designed to turn heads while tooling down Main Street USA will roll onto the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 19. This year, for the very first time, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is hosting an entire class dedicated to Sport Customs. 'These are one-of-a-kind cars built in the US, on modified American production chassis with American engines by individuals, designers and craftsmen,' explains auto...[Read more...]|
|Off to Le Mans with 'Le Monstre' for First Time in 62 Years|
|The Collier Collections' 1950 Cadillacs Invited to 'Americans in Le Mans' Celebration Two very significant Cadillac motorcars from The Revs Institute for Automotive Research at the Collier Collection are crated up and on their way to France this week, to be featured at the Le Mans Classic, July 6 – 8th, as part of this year's salute to 'Americans in Le Mans'. The famous 1950 Cadillac Series 61 Le Mans, dubbed 'Le Monstre', with its custom alloy envelope body heavily influenced by airc...[Read more...]|
|RM Auctions Lifts Gavel On Charlie Thomas' Texas-Sized Collection of Automobiles|
|• RM Auctions further expands its 2012 calendar with the addition of 'The Charlie Thomas Collection', a single-day, single-vendor sale to be held in Dallas, Texas, October 20, 2012 • Auction features a superb assortment of more than 150 collector cars, all offered without reserve • Sale further consolidates RM's reputation as the specialist for private and estate collection auctions RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted...[Read more...]|
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