|Le Mans Winning Ex-Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type and Works Ferrari 268 SP Headline RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction|
|• Le Mans heritage: historic 1955 Jaguar D-Type—overall winner of the 1956 24 Hours of Le Mans—announced as latest headline attraction for RM Sotheby's Monterey, California sale, August 19-20
• Chassis no. XKD 501 was the first D-Type supplied by Jaguar to a privateer team
• RM Monterey sale also features rare 1962 Ferrari 268 SP, one of just five extant and one of only two fitted with an eight-cylinder engine
• Another automobile of incredible historical significance, chassis no. 0798 was ...[Read more...]|
|HILTON HEAD ISLAND MOTORING FESTIVAL & CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE PRESENTS 2015 PINNACLE AND HONORED COLLECTORS|
| ||• Fred Guyton collection to feature 2014 Pebble Beach Concours Best in Class winner;|
• William 'Tom' Gerrard recognized for Post-War collection and key Concours contributions
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Each year, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance features leading automotive collectors from around the world and the 14th annual edition of this celebration follows suit. Among the notable names visitors and enthusiasts will encounter at the 2015...[Read more...]
|GT40 ONE-TWO AT LE MANS LEGEND|
|A day after making the headlines with their return to Le Mans, Ford grabbed the limelight in the Le Mans Legend as well, as a pair of GT40s that competed at La Sarthe in the 1960s finished one-two.
Bernard Thuner, a veteran of three Le Mans 24 Hours races, was dominant in Claude Nahum's GT40, Nahum having bowed out of sharing the car in the race subsequent to a hairy spin in Thursday's qualifying. The 1994 Swiss Touring Car Champion only lost the lead temporarily during the pitstop phase, whi...[Read more...]|
|SEVEN GT40S AMONGST LE MANS LEGENDS LINING UP FOR LE MANS LEGEND|
|The extended age range for this year's Le Mans Legend race (Saturday 13th June) has allowed seven Ford GT40s to join the spectacular, packed historic grid that will race on the full Le Mans circuit just a few hours before the start of the modern 24 Hours endurance event.
61 iconic cars, dating from 1949 to 1968 and representing 26 different marques, will take to the track in an outstanding live-action showcase covering two decades of motor racing history. 14 of the cars entered actually raced...[Read more...]|
|BUICK TURNS 110: MOST SIGNIFICANT BUICK OF EACH DECADE|
|DETROIT – Remaining in business for 11 decades requires constant innovation, so choosing one model to represent a decade of significance can be a catalyst for debate. Among the hundreds of models designed and engineered for Buick, the 11 below stand out as the most significant for their respective decades since May 17, 1903. Let the debate begin.
◾1903-1912: The first Buick ever is quite significant, so Buick's first decade honor goes to the 1904 Model B. The first one of the line was so...[Read more...]|