|Dario Resta: A Man of Many Nations|
|Dario Resta would be born in August of 1882 in the Italian town of Faenza, not far from Imola. But though he would be Italian by birth, Resta would race under the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes. It would not matter for what nation he drove, for his true nationality would be racing driver.
An early pioneer within the motor racing scene, Dario Resta would either establish, or be around, motor racing Meccas all throughout his career. He would not only win races; he would also own a number ...[Read more...]|
|Resta-ssured: 1916 Indianapolis 300|
| ||The moment Dario Resta arrived in the United States from England he would be immediately successful in such races as the Vanderbilt Cup and other regional events. At the time, the sport of motor racing would be a fledgling proposition that would rely upon Resta's fame to help propel it forward into the consciousness of the public. He was one of the first great drivers, but there was one race that eluded him. That would change in 1916.
He had come oh so close the previous year. Starting the ra...[Read more...]|
|MECUM KANSAS CITY AUCTION RETURNS TO CONVENTION CENTER DECEMBER 4-6|
|• Event to Feature 750 American Muscle Cars, Classics, Hot Rods and More|
Walworth, Wis. – November 24, 2014 – Mecum Auctions returns to the Kansas City Convention Center Dec. 4-6 with an estimated 750 classic and collector cars expected to cross the auction block. The consignment list of cars, representing 15 states, includes a selection of American muscle cars, classics, hot rods, Resto Mods and more.
'We look forward to returning to Kansas City next month,' said...[Read more...]
|1956 Sebring 12 Hours: Musso Impresses on American Soil|
| ||Having more than proven himself within the 2.0-liter category with the factory Maserati team, Luigi Musso makes the short trip west from Modena to Maranello to drive for Ferrari. This would be a big step up in performance, for car and driver. Here Musso's real talent would need to be realized. Otherwise, the Italian would find himself an estranged patriot without a home. But, on American soil, the young Italian would find his place.
The Roman Musso had had an impressive run with Maserati. Af...[Read more...]|
|United States Postal Service Puts Its Stamp On Mecum In Indy|
|Muscle Car Stamps Dedication Tour Continues at Original Spring Classic May 14-19
As the original, largest and best muscle car auction in the world, Dana Mecum's 26th Original Spring Classic has established itself as the premier venue for all things muscle and consequently the perfect place for the U.S. Postal Service to highlight its five new limited edition stamps featuring iconic muscle cars. The stamps will be featured on display and be available for purchase throughout the entirety...[Read more...]|