|ICONIC RACING NAMES TO BE HONOURED ON TRACK AT DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL|
|Two fascinating characters from the early days of motor racing will be honoured at this year's Donington Historic Festival (30th April, 1st & 2nd May). Tazio Nuvolari will be celebrated in the HGPCA's Nuvolari Trophy for pre-1950 Grand Prix cars, while tribute will be paid to Richard 'Mad Jack' Shuttleworth in Motor Racing Legends' 'Mad Jack' race for pre-War sports cars.
Italy's Tazio Nuvolari was arguably the greatest driver of all time. The 'Flying Mantuan' was a motorcycle racing champion...[Read more...]|
|Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show|
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s.
Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]|
|Thomas Scott Collection of Classic American Automobiles to be On Offer at No Reserve at Russo and Steele's 2015 Monterey Collector Automobile Auction Event|
Scottsdale, Arizona (July 18th, 2015) – Thomas Scott is an accountant and entrepreneur from Athens, Georgia who has had a love for all things automotive for as long as he can remember. He possesses a lifetime of passion for buying, selling and working on classic American cars.
'I started out with the muscle cars — the Mopars, the Cobra Jet Mustang, the Chevelle,' Scott says. 'Those are cars that everybody recognizes — they're widely popular and very tradeable.' However, as S...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET CRUZE NAMED DIESEL CAR OF THE YEAR|
|The Diesel Driver also names brand Diesel Manufacturer of the Year
NEW YORK – Diesel enthusiasts around the world have determined the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is the top diesel car of the year and Chevrolet is the top diesel manufacturer of 2014.
'The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, with a market-leading 46 mpg highway (5.11 L/ 100 km) is clearly setting the pace for diesel-powered cars in the United States,' said Jonathan Spira, editorial director of The Diesel Driver. 'The messa...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams Banbury Run sale tops last year at £1.5 million|
|Motoring department's second visit of 2013 to Oxford saw strong prices achieved, with many lots selling well above estimate
Auction total of £1.5 million topped 2012's £1.15 million achieved
The Bonhams sale of Collectors' Motorcycles and Motor Cars held in association with the Vintage Motor Cycle Club's Banbury Run on Saturday 15th June saw some 100 lots sold for a combined total of £1.51 million.
Strong prices were achieved for many of the vehicles on offer, with a number sold well ab...[Read more...]|