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Presenting Manifesto – The Ferrari of the future ... Winners of Top Design School Challenge announcedk

The Manifesto, the FL and the de Esfera are the three winning models in the third Top Design School Challenge, in which four prestige institutes submitted three designs each of the Ferraris of 2040.

Already more then 530.000+ images from the barchetta / anamera image archive were published, the images contain chassis numbers,

During the 2016 Brussels Motor Show, Ferrari unveiled the latest creation from the exclusive Tailor Made programme, a unique California T which pays homage to the Ferrari 458 GT3 which won the Pro-Am Cup class in the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Spa (with “Gimmi” Bruni, Alessandro Pier Guidi, Pasin Lathouras and Stephane Lemeret).

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Cavallino Classic 25 – Concours at the Breakers

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A unique exhibition dedicated to the Centennial of Maserati was inaugurated in Modena this morning. MASERATI 100 - A Century of Pure Italian Luxury Sports Cars retraces the story of the Italian car manufacturer through an exhibition

Information about each model and .... every single Ferrari build - up to chassis number 15499

Dave Nicholas has taken many shots of Ferrari's from Sebring 59-50-61-62 and some 64-65 and other major races in the North America. Latest updates ... "Results updates include complete nat'l races from Lime Rock and Marlboro 1957 to 1962.  Bud Hofer donated some great shots from the Glen GP in 1961.  Don Cooke gave us hundreds of shots and the first posted are a great glance at the very last Sunday race at Lime Rock in April 1959. These shots include the notorious Paul Richards trying to dry out the main straight in his Cessna !  A whole new look at Bridgehampton with shots from 1951, 1957, 1966, 1968."

A special California T in Brussels ... The Tailor Made car unveiled at the Motor Show in Belgium

"Museo Lamborghini"is something to add to your sight seeing lsit ... it offers the complete product line

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Cavallino Classic 25 – Classic Sports Sunday at Mar-a-Lago 2016

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After the two track days at the nearby Palm Beach International Raceway finally the engine quiet down for the cars to be shown on the lawn of the famous Breakers Hotel. For the 25th time the cars were lined up on the three lawns in front of the picturesque building sorted by age with the most popular vintage section on the upper lawn and the post-Enzo cars on the lower.

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Today the 25th Cavallino Classic came to an end with the multi-marque concours at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach. A memorable jubilee edition of the leading Ferrari Concours event saw another day full of highlights at the Classic Sports Sunday in a year of very changeable weather conditions. After heavy rain on Friday on the race track, heavy wind of the storm through at the Breakers on Saturday this morning saw some freezing temperatures very unusual for Florida.

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The London Classic Car Show

After the success of the inaugural London Classic Car Show in 2015, the organisers doubled the show area for the second edition, which was held between 18 – 21 February at London’s Excel Exhibition Centre. Their faith in expanding the show was well founded, as attendance was up by around 50% on the first show, and the expanded show area provided a wider variety of offerings for the visitors to enjoy. The show was officially opened by 2009 F1 World Drivers’ Champion and current McLaren F1 driver Jenson Button.

Amelia Island Concours d´Elegance ... honored driver was Hans-Joachim “Strietzel” Stuck

Over the last few days tension built up with some worrying observations of the weather forecast that said torrential rain and thunderstorms coming into north Florida on concours day, some rumors even mentioned the concours might be preponed to Saturday to avoid a cancellation but as the storm slowed down the goal was to finish the main event before the expected rain in the early afternoon.

A Ferrari rises from the ashes ... 225 S chassis no. 0178ED

After almost two years of work, restoration of the 225 S chassis no. 0178ED is finally complete and the car is back in its owner’s hands. The project was a huge challenge for the Ferrari Classiche department as the car, which belongs to an Argentinean collector, arrived in Maranello in a terrible state of repair, having been partly-destroyed in a fire.

Retro Classics 2016 ... With 90,000 visitors over the last weekend it certainly found its place within the premium trade shows

16 years ago the Retro Classic opened their doors for the first time at a then dated exhibition center within the Stuttgart housing area. Despite the restrictions both in size and the required infrastructure (especially accessibility and parking was a major problem) the Classic Car show soon became the biggest in south Germany and with it proximity both to Switzerland and the Alsace borders with a broader commuting area in the south.

The Ferrari GTC4Lusso and a 488 GTB Tailor Made for the departure of the Tour Auto Optic 2000

The departure of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 is the occasion for Ferrari to unveil for the first time in France the GTC4Lusso at the Grand Palais. This very important “rendez-vous” is also the occasion for Ferrari to present a unique version of its 488 GTB.
In association with its Parisian dealer Charles Pozzi, the very exclusive Tailor Made program imagined a car which pays homage to the 308 Gr4 Pioneer.

Max Girardo establishes exclusive London-based classic car brokerage

Max Girardo, internationally recognised as a leading expert on the global classic car market, and with an incredible track record in auctioning many of the world’s most valuable automobiles, has established Girardo & Co., an exclusive new London-based brokerage that deals in only the highest quality cars available to the market.

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 combines tradition and modernity

The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is the world’s most exclusive heritage event for historic automobiles and motorcycles. The event has a long tradition extending back to the year 1929, when the first exhibition entitled “Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este” was held in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, as a showcase for new launches in the automobile sector. This was followed by decades of changing fortunes.

Verona Legend Cars

The second edition of the Verona Legend Cars classic show was held in the Verona Fiere exhibition halls over the weekend of 13-15 10 May 2016, and as an aside provides a fine opportunity to visit the historic city, with its Roman amphitheatre and Shakespearian connection of Romeo & Juliet, amongst its many attributes. The city also has World Heritage Site status from UNESCO, due to its urban structure and architecture.

Superb 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 From Long-Term Ownership to be Offered at Bonhams’ Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction

Bonhams’ annual auction of collectors’ cars, held in conjunction with the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, is just around the corner and it’s a pleasure to announce a very special Ferrari leading an extensive and impressive list of consigned sportscars.
The Ferrari 275 GTB/4 is not just one of the most iconic and sought after mid-century V12 models from Maranello, but this particular 1967 car is an aficionado’s dream.

On Saturday, visitors to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 selected their first favourite. This year, the award Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este goes to the Lancia Astura Serie II from the year 1933. The owner of the winning vehicle, Antonius Meijer from the Netherlands, is therefore able to enjoy the first of the prestigious prizes to be awarded by public referendum at this year’s event. His vehicle captivated the spectators in the grounds of Villa d’Este with its flawless and spectacular styling and fascinating history.

Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix ... Lewis Hamilton wins chaotic race

The race was full of incident, after starting in heavy rain before drying out early on and staying that way to the chequered flag. The race was won by Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes, who finished ahead of Daniel Ricciardo for Red Bull and Sergio Perez in the Force India. Sebastian Vettel finished the Monaco Grand Prix in fourth place. Kimi Raikkonen retired after hitting the barriers on lap 10.

Monaco Historic GP 2016

Already for the 10th time the Automobile Club of Monaco organized the Historic Grand Prix on the most famous F1 track in the world. The very demanding non-permanent track through the Mediterranean principality is an institution since the early 1920s and one of the few tracks that will most likely never disappear from the modern F1 calendar.

The grounds of Crystal Palace Park in south east London, once again hosted the Motorsport at the Palace sprint meeting over the UK Bank Holiday weekend of 29-30 May. The event is organised by the Sevenoaks & District Motor Club, and run on a 740 metre long course using a section of the original Crystal Palace racing circuit around what was known as North Tower Corner.  The name North Tower Corner is a reference to the north tower of the old Crystal Palace building, which was destroyed by fire in 1936, whilst the two towers, which survived the fire, were subsequently demolished ...

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 ... The visitors award their first favourite – Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este for the Lancia Astura

Motorsport at the Palace

24h Le Mans Test Day

The annual Le Mans test day was held on Sunday 05 June as a prelude to the main event over the weekend of 18-19 June, with all the accepted entrants taking part in the two four hour sessions. One of the main concerns was the weather, as France had been battered by storms and torrential rain leading to flooding in many places, in the days preceding the test day, and the forecast for the weekend was more of the same. Fortunately, although it stayed overcast but warm, there was no precipitation, and thus the teams could get some meaningful running done during the course of the day.

Concours of Elegance, Windsor Castle, 02-04 September 2016

The organisers and steering committee of the Concours of Elegance held a preview of the upcoming event to be held at Windsor Castle between 02 – 04 September, at the host Coworth Park Hotel, on Thursday 02 June, to announce the list of entrants and peripheral attractions for visitors. The sixty cars chosen for the concours embrace an eclectic array of automobile history, ranging from the dawn of the horseless carriage with an 1895 Benz Velo “Comfortable”, to the 2016 Alfa Romeo Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyder presented at the Geneva Salon this year.

The 1954 Aston Martin DB3S … Car of the Silver Screen Raced by The Great Stirling Moss, Now Offered at Bonhams

A rare Aston Martin Works team car – chassis number DB3S/5 – which was campaigned in period by such legendary racing drivers as Sir Stirling Moss, Peter Collins and Roy Salvadori, and latterly went on to co-star with Terry-Thomas in 1960s movie classic ‘School for Scoundrels’, will be offered at Bonhams Aston Martin Works Sale on 21 May 2016. It is estimated at £6,000,000-7,000,000.

Mille Miglia 2016 ... The Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS crew of Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini led an all-Italian podium

Already three weeks ago the most famous Classic Car Rally in the world, the Mille Miglia took place on the historic roads between Brescia and Rome. Originally the most demanding road race of its time held between 1927 and 1957 a small enthusiastic group held the first reunion for the 50th anniversary in 1977. What was planned as a once in a lifetime opportunity for the drivers of the original entered cars became a regular event in the 1980s and iconic since.

Mille Miglia 2016 ... The Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS crew of Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini led an all-Italian podium

Already three weeks ago the most famous Classic Car Rally in the world, the Mille Miglia took place on the historic roads between Brescia and Rome. Originally the most demanding road race of its time held between 1927 and 1957 a small enthusiastic group held the first reunion for the 50th anniversary in 1977. What was planned as a once in a lifetime opportunity for the drivers of the original entered cars became a regular event in the 1980s and iconic since.

Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix ... Hamilton pitchforks Rosberg off the track

Lewis Hamilton won for Mercedes. Nico Rosberg recovered to P5 after an eventful race which saw him take to the grass at the first corner and pick up a puncture in the closing stages. Sebastian Vettel drove a great race this afternoon in Montreal. The German took the chequered flag in the runner-up spot, having led the early stages thanks to a brilliant getaway off the line. Raikkonen, also on a two stop strategy, came home sixth.

Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix ... Hamilton pitchforks Rosberg off the track

Lewis Hamilton won for Mercedes. Nico Rosberg recovered to P5 after an eventful race which saw him take to the grass at the first corner and pick up a puncture in the closing stages. Sebastian Vettel drove a great race this afternoon in Montreal. The German took the chequered flag in the runner-up spot, having led the early stages thanks to a brilliant getaway off the line. Raikkonen, also on a two stop strategy, came home sixth.

Barkaways Open Day 2016

The annual Barkaways Open Day was held on Saturday 06 June at their premises near Tonbridge in Kent, and attracted around 300 clients and friends on a warm and predominantly bright and sunny day, fortunately contrary to the weather that had been forecast. This ensured that many came in their Ferraris and a variety of other exotica, and were able to socialise in the large parking area enjoying the assembled machinery, in very amenable conditions.

Barkaways Open Day 2016

The annual Barkaways Open Day was held on Saturday 06 June at their premises near Tonbridge in Kent, and attracted around 300 clients and friends on a warm and predominantly bright and sunny day, fortunately contrary to the weather that had been forecast. This ensured that many came in their Ferraris and a variety of other exotica, and were able to socialise in the large parking area enjoying the assembled machinery, in very amenable conditions.

Ferrari 750 Monza and Ford GT40 MK i Street Car Join RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is thrilled to add two icons of competition and performance to its flagship Monterey sale, August 19-20 in California: the 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider, chassis no. 0510 M, and the 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I, chassis no. P/1057. Alongside the previously announced Jim Click Ford Performance Collection, these latest additions are part of a growing showcase set for this year’s RM sale dedicated to celebrating cars with significant American history.

Ferrari 750 Monza and Ford GT40 MK i Street Car Join RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is thrilled to add two icons of competition and performance to its flagship Monterey sale, August 19-20 in California: the 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider, chassis no. 0510 M, and the 1966 Ford GT40 Mk I, chassis no. P/1057. Alongside the previously announced Jim Click Ford Performance Collection, these latest additions are part of a growing showcase set for this year’s RM sale dedicated to celebrating cars with significant American history.

Gaisbergrennen ... Salzburg relives the historic hill climb in its 14th year

When looking into the classic car calendar the May is usually packed with many events, with only 4 weekends available lots of international and national events have to be coordinated. As we reported earlier the reschedule of the Monaco GP left a little bit of a mess in the calendar as several events were rescheduled to avoid a clash with the Historic GP, so the MM and the Villa d´Este were held the same weekend. Less flexible is the annual Gaisbergrennen in Salzburg (Austria) as it is bound to the Corpus Christi holiday as this is the only day in this time of the year where the organizers get permission to close the main road around the dome place for the city grand prix.

Gaisbergrennen ... Salzburg relives the historic hill climb in its 14th year

When looking into the classic car calendar the May is usually packed with many events, with only 4 weekends available lots of international and national events have to be coordinated. As we reported earlier the reschedule of the Monaco GP left a little bit of a mess in the calendar as several events were rescheduled to avoid a clash with the Historic GP, so the MM and the Villa d´Este were held the same weekend. Less flexible is the annual Gaisbergrennen in Salzburg (Austria) as it is bound to the Corpus Christi holiday as this is the only day in this time of the year where the organizers get permission to close the main road around the dome place for the city grand prix.

Aston Martin With a Troubled Past Becomes Bonhams Top Seller at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The incredibly rare 1949 Aston Martin DB Team Car, registered ‘UMC 65’, was left in a garden for decades before being stolen some 14 years ago. Now, finally returned to its rightful owners, it has sold at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale for £679,100.


Aston Martin With a Troubled Past Becomes Bonhams Top Seller at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The incredibly rare 1949 Aston Martin DB Team Car, registered ‘UMC 65’, was left in a garden for decades before being stolen some 14 years ago. Now, finally returned to its rightful owners, it has sold at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale for £679,100.