|50 YEARS AFTER STUNNING VICTORY, ICONIC CHAPARRAL 2 RETURNS TO MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING|
| ||◾Jim Hall II To Drive His Father's Winning Car
◾Revolutionary Chevrolet-Powered Racer Defeated World's Best
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 5, 2015) – Fans at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida will take a trip down memory lane when the famed Chaparral 2 turns exhibition laps around the historic Sebring International Raceway on the 50th anniversary of its 1965 victory, prior to the 63rd running of the classic on Saturday, March 21.
With the publicized battl...[Read more...]|
|Auburn Spring Brings National Spotlight Back to Classic Car Capital of America.|
|• Final preparations underway for Auctions America's largest Auburn Spring sale to date, May 8 – 10 at the historic Auburn Auction Park
• NBCSN (NBC Sports Network) to carry exclusive, in-depth programming of the sale, May 8 - 10
• Latest auction highlights range from a highly original 1939 Packard Twelve Touring Cabriolet to a 2006 Dodge Viper SRT-10 VOI.9 Edition Coupe
• Event weekend also features a car corral and swap meet, along with the AACA's Special National Spring Meet
• Digita...[Read more...]|
|Norra Names Mark Mcmillin Grand Marshal For 2013 General Tire Mexican 1000|
|Legendary Baja racing champion and San Diego-based homebuilder Mark McMillin has been named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as the honorary Grand Marshal for this year's upcoming General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. The unique fourth annual on and off-road rally is set to kick off this Saturday, April 27th in Mexicali, Baja, Mexico and will conclude at lands-end in San Jose Del Cabo on May 1.
Mark McMillin's Grand Marshal role places him in an elite group of previous icons ...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|
|'Burt's Bandit' Heads the Star Cast of Automotive Icons to be Auctioned in Houston on May 2nd|
| ||Worldwide Auctioneers, responsible for the sale of some of the world's greatest collector cars, has confirmed today that a 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am ‘Bandit' Sports Coupe, currently the property of Mr. Burt Reynolds, will go under the hammer at its fifth annual Houston Classic Auction on May 2nd.
Immortalized in the 1970's movie Smokey and the Bandit, the Trans Am became a screen legend in its own right, starring alongside Burt Reynolds, Sally Fields and Jackie Gleason in the cops and ro...[Read more...]|