|Vintage Maserati Race Car Transporter Being Transported Across Country to Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|MONTEREY, Calif., August 6, 2014 – To support the 100th anniversary celebration of Maserati at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 14-17, noted Italian car collector Lawrence Auriana is sending not only key race and passenger cars to Monterey, but also a vintage 1952 Fiat 642 Maserati race car transporter.
The factory transporter, which was used during the pinnacle of Maserati's racing efforts in the 1950s, left Stamford, Conn. on August 1 and is due to arrive at Mazda Racew...[Read more...]|
|1958 Cuban Grand Prix: Political Intrigue and Personal Tragedy|
|The race would be long past its scheduled starting time. What happened? How long to wait? What if the race takes place without him? In so many ways, this aura of uncertainty surrounding a motor race would be a microcosm of what was happening in the country at large. However, in just a few moments, all of that would not matter at all. And, the cause for the unfortunate events would be a certain Ferrari 500TR, chassis 0690 MDTR.
The scene in and around the island nation of Cuba in 1958 would be...[Read more...]|
|Bonhams unveils exceptional auction line-up for 20th anniversary Goodwood Festival of Speed|
|Highlights among the 63 motor cars and more than 250 lots of automobilia on offer include the ex-Juan Manuel Fangio Mercedes-Benz W196 and a Ferrari 330GT first owned by John Lennon
The Bonhams Motoring Department is pleased to unveil the line-up for its annual auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, UK, which will take place on Friday 12th July.
Leading the way is the 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 in which five-time Formula 1 World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio won two grands pri...[Read more...]|
|KARL LUDVIGSEN SPEAKING IN WATKINS GLEN ON APRIL 13|
|Automobile industry insider and author/historian Karl Ludvigsen will speak about his experiences in the worlds of cars and racing on April 13 at the International Motor Racing Research Center.
The free talk, part of the on-going Center Conversations speaker series, will be at 1 p.m. at the Center located at 610 S. Decatur St., Watkins Glen, N.Y. It is open to all.
'A Lifetime on Wheels' will be an illustrated presentation based on Ludvigsen's careers as an executive in the motor industry...[Read more...]|
|Chinese Grand Prix: Race|
|Nico Rosberg took a commanding victory at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today. Starting from pole position, he took the chequered flag with a 20s margin over the second placed car, achieving his first win in Formula One.
• Nico ran a two-stop option/prime/prime strategy to win by 20.626 seconds over Jenson Button's McLaren-Mercedes
• Michael was forced to retire on lap 13 after his right front wheel was not properly attached at his first pit stop
• This was Nico's 111th Formula On...[Read more...]|