|The Best of British|
|The 2015 Les Grandes Marques auction on 5 February at the Grand Palais in Paris will be the biggest to date, with around 130 motor cars on offer. The sale will be led by two fantastic vehicles from British luxury marque, Aston Martin.
Synonymous with Britain - and, of course, British movie heroes - Aston Martin has produced some truly iconic motor cars, and arguably none more so than those designed in the David Brown era: the DB4 and DB5. With only 70 produced, the 1962 DB4C is one of the rar...[Read more...]|
|Newey and Vettel: A Special Bond|
|The conversation, one imagines, would have gone a little like James Bond's briefing from Q, top mastermind of the British Secret Service, when Bond received his latest special order vehicle, complete with machine guns, bullet-proof screen and ejector seat...
Adrian Newey: 'Now pay attention Sebastian, you'll be using our new car, the RB9, with a few special modifications.'
Sebastian Vettel: 'What's wrong with the old one, she never let me down…?'
Newey: 'Boss's orders, I'm afraid. Now, ...[Read more...]|
|RRDC VOTES IN 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2013|
| ||HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013) - Thirty-seven race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2013. The group includes 13 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, 20 Associate Members and four Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 440. Voting was held among all current RRDC members.
'This year's crop of new Regular Members truly represents the spirit of the RRDC, as each driver has de...[Read more...]|
|ALMS INTERNATIONAL SPORTS CAR WEEKEND PRESENTED BY CONTINENTAL TIRE NEWS & NOTES|
| ||ALMS Makes First Visit To Circuit Of The Americas
The American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón makes its first visit to Austin's stunning Circuit of The Americas on Saturday, Sept. 21, part of the inaugural International Sports Car Weekend presented by Continental Tire.
With only three races remaining in the 2013 season, the championships are heating up in four divisions – P2, Prototype Challenge presented by Continental Tire, GT and GTC. Lucas Luhr and Klaus Graf capture...[Read more...]|
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|