|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...]|
|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...]
|BARRETT-JACKSON'S SCOTTSDALE 2014 SALON COLLECTION TO OFFER DIVERSE DOCKET OF WORLD'S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER COLLECTIBLES|
|Rare and Desirable Vehicles Plus One Fully-Operational Carousel Will Cross the Auction Block at Company's Monumental Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, 2014
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (Dec. 18, 2013) – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today a group of exceptional vehicles representing 85 years of automotive history will cross the auction block as part of the world-renowned Salon Collection. The collection will be offered during the company's 43rd Ann...[Read more...]|
|POTEET, CIZEK EARN TOP AWARDS AT GOODGUYS 16TH PPG NATIONALS|
|Columbus, OH – Tennessee's George Poteet and Nebraska's Ron Cizek collected the top two awards at the Goodguys 16th PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio last weekend. Under brilliant sunshine and in front of record crowds, Poteet's vintage NASCAR-inspired '69 Torino won the Goodguys 2013 Optima Batteries Street Machine of the Year while Cizek's popular Ridler award-winning '40 Ford coupe collected the Goodguys 2013 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year title. For Cizek, it's the second ma...[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...]