|MULTIPLE WORLD AUCTION RECORDS SET AS BONHAMS TWO-DAY QUAIL LODGE SALE MAKES HISTORY|
|Ferrari charges to the forefront as Bonhams sets nine new model records for the legendary Italian marque
The second day of Bonhams highly anticipated Quail Lodge auction saw many world records set for Maserati, Mini, Napier, Rolls-Royce, Speedwell and, most famously, Ferrari.
With 117 cars on offer and a 92% sell-through rate, the two-day auction, which many were dubbing the 'sale of the year', brought a total sales figure of $108,000,000 (£64,578,327 or €80,628,104).
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|Following 65 Years in One of America's Original Collections, the 'Austie' Clark 1911 Mercer Type 35R Raceabout Prepares for Auction Debut|
|• RM Auctions secures one of the 'Great Mercers,' the 'Austie' Clark 1911 Mercer Type 35R Raceabout, for its flagship Monterey sale, August 15–16 in California
• Boasting an outstanding provenance, the Mercer is offered fresh to the market following single-family ownership since 1949
• Additional recent highlights for RM's Monterey sale include a selection of 18 vehicles from the former Bob Pond Collection
• Frequently updated list of entries available online at www.rmauctions.com
|Sonoma Historics' Racing Seminar to discuss Can-Am and Shadow Race Cars|
| ||Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival's Racing Seminar to discuss early Can-Am years and the radical Shadow Race Cars
SONOMA, Calif. (May 12, 2014) - For the third straight year, the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival (May 17-18) will host one of its popular racing seminars at Sonoma Raceway. This year's seminar will celebrate the early years of the iconic SCCA Can-Am Series, which ran from 1966 to 1974, with a focus on the unique Shadow race cars that competed in the Series f...[Read more...]|
|NEW YORK AUTO SHOW AND WORLD CAR AWARDS AGREE TO 5-YEAR ALLIANCE|
| ||The New York International Automobile Show (NYIAS) and World Car Awards (WCA) are pleased to announce a five-year alliance that will keep the prestigious Awards program in New York City through 2018.
The agreement marks the formalizing of an eight-year relationship between WCA and NYIAS that has seen the program grow to become the premier global automotive award of its kind. Under the new agreement, the groups will continue to co-sponsor and co-host the World Car Awards. The new deal ensures t...[Read more...]|
|New York Auto Show Launches Photo Contest|
|Winner Receives All-Expenses Paid Trip to NYC Including Exclusive Press Day Access
The New York International Automobile Show is looking for budding shutterbugs to send in their best automobile photographs for the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to visit the Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Launched in connection with Snap MyLife, Inc., the official Photo Sponsor of the Show, car lovers can visit www.snapmylife.com/autoshowcontest for competition info...[Read more...]|