|The Trident is Raised|
One of Italy's most famous marks, and perhaps most troubled, the trident-bearing automaker continues to provoke passion through its search of excellence.
Five brothers would come together in December of 1914 to found a motor company bearing their name—Maserati. Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto had all demonstrated a passion for automobiles, particularly racing, during those early years at the turn of the 20th century.
The foundations of the company would actually begin ...[Read more...]|
|THE CHOICE OF CHAMPIONS' WITH 23 OVERALL WINS IN 26 YEARS|
| ||• Supplying 90% of Teams, Brembo Triumphs in LMP1 & GTE-PRO|
LE MANS, France, June 15, 2014 – In the world of motorsports, this weekend's 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the ultimate bench test for automotive development…always evolving, sometimes revolutionary, almost always changing…except for the teams' choice of Brembo brakes – the 'Choice of Champions!'
This year's evolution was based on new regulations requiring the Le Mans LMP1 prototypes to get the most spee...[Read more...]
|Extensive Partnership Between Volkswagen Group Of America, The Museum Of Modern Art And Moma Ps1 Renewed Through 2015|
| ||New York City/Wolfsburg - The opening of EXPO 1: New York on May 12 marks the apex of the long-term partnership between Volkswagen Group of America, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1. On the occasion of EXPO's opening, Hans Dieter Pötsch, Member of the Board of Directors Volkswagen Group of America; Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art; and Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1, and Chief Curator at Large at MoMA, have announced that the partnership will be extended ...[Read more...]|
|A Piece of Hollywood and Jaguar History|
|Clark Gable's 'Best in Class' 1949 XK120
This weekend, a very special XK120 graced the judging field at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance. This particular XK120 is significant, not only because it was named 'Best in Class,' but because its first owner was none other than Hollywood icon Clark Gable, a devoted Jaguar enthusiast.
Gable's XK120, chassis No. 670003, was judged 'Best in Class' in the 'Postwar Sports Open' category. The car is owned by Mr. Jeff Lotman, of Los Ang...[Read more...]|
|1963 24 Hours of Le Mans: Cut but Still Fighting|
|Andre Simon's experiences at Le Mans were absolutely heart-wrenching. Consistently fast every time he took part in the famed race, he always seemed to come away bloodied, beaten and bitterly disappointed. Still, he would always come back for more, never letting the infamous race get the better of him. But after a while, one would have to ask whether or not it was worth it. Well, right from the start of the 1963 24 Hours of Le Mans Simon would face that question and would provide a resounding ans...[Read more...]|