This 1967 McLaren M1C has chassis #40/04 and is one of about 24 cars built to compete in the Can-Am Series. The car was delivered new to Skip Scott/Carl Haas and was sponsored by Drummond Racing. Scott's teammate for that year was Charlie Parson.
The car is powered by a 355 cubic inch Chevy small block engine with 4 48 IDA Weber carburetors on a McKay magnesium manifold, with Crower roller cam/rockers, aluminum flywheel with Tilton metallic clutch, Carrello rods, reworked 202 heads, Mallory dual point distributor, Hewland LG500 transaxle and was dynoed at 520 horsepower. A two-year restoration was completed in 2000.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 4, 2013) – Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, will be hosting the 10th Anniversary sale of the Pebble Beach Auctions on August 17 and 18. This year Gooding & Company offers an early preview of some of the most highly sought after and rapidly amassing value collectible – the distinguished Italian race car. Auction highlights include a...[Read more...]
◾Ford has now been a key part of the Mid America event for a decade
◾The action-packed event includes instruction from the Ford driving school, along with open track and drag racing experiences
◾Ride-and-drives will be offered in Ford's elite stable of vehicles at Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills
◾Ford photographer and archivist Dean Weber will be a guest speaker at the event's banquet
TULSA, Okla., June 7, 2013 – This year marks an important milestone for Ford Motor Company with the ...[Read more...]
Scottsdale, Arizona – With his AC Ace-derived, Ford-powered Cobra, Carroll Shelby and his racing team spearheaded Ford's 'Total Performance' campaign of the 1960s on the world stage and ended Ferrari's dominance of the World Sportscar Championship for GT cars by 1965. This stellar example, CSX2012, is particularly significant as the first Cobra sold to the public from Shelby American's West Coast operations in Venice, California.
With highly documented and fascinating history including its...[Read more...]
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...]
RM Auctions, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, has announced more star consignments for its highly anticipated Monterey sale, August 17–18, in California, this time a remarkable group of Porsches. Comprising twelve examples in total and spanning 48 years of production, the offering is headlined by an exceptional group of racing greats from the sixties, seventies, and eighties. Continuing RM's commitment to present the world's finest automobiles, ...[Read more...]