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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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Ferrari Maserati Register

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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Maserati Centennial Exhibition

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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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Motorsport at the Palace

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.

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.

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.

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.


Wrap-Up of the 1st Swiss Concours d'Elegance

The 1st Swiss Concours d'Elégance attracted over 2’300 visitors this week-end at the Château de Coppet. On Sunday, a large audience came to assist to the spectacular arrival of 14 racing Bugattis and the award ceremony, with the spectacular Lamborghini Miura P400 SV being awarded the prestigious Best of Show Trophy. The works of six young artists seduced the jury within the context of the drawing contest sponsored by Caran d'Ache. The next edition is already scheduled on 17 & 18 June 2017.

Historic Porsches on Offer at The Pebble Beach Auctions Presented by Gooding & Company

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, announces a thrilling spectrum of important Porsches for The Pebble Beach Auctions on August 20 and August 21 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. The auction house welcomes Porsche connoisseurs and racing enthusiasts to witness these historic and limited production cars as they grace the auction block this summer.

The first photographs of the drop-top LaFerrari

These are the first photographs of the convertible version of the LaFerrari, the new limited edition special series aimed at clients and collectors that refuse to compromise on the joy of drop-top driving even when at the wheel of a supercar. The name and technical characteristics of the new car will be announced at the Paris International Motor Show as will the number Ferrari proposes to build.

Schloss Bensberg Classics 2016 ... Ferrari 340 America Touring Berlinetta named Best of Show

For the 8th time the Bensberg Classics were held in the name giving Barock Castle, the Althoff Grand Hotel in Bensberg. Invented in 2009 to counter the BMW Villa d´Este Concorso d´Eleganza by Volkswagen in association with the Althoff hotel group the annual event again drew about 50 cars in 8 different classes to the lawn to be judged by the international jury.

Schloss Bensberg Classics 2016 ... Ferrari 340 America Touring Berlinetta named Best of Show

For the 8th time the Bensberg Classics were held in the name giving Barock Castle, the Althoff Grand Hotel in Bensberg. Invented in 2009 to counter the BMW Villa d´Este Concorso d´Eleganza by Volkswagen in association with the Althoff hotel group the annual event again drew about 50 cars in 8 different classes to the lawn to be judged by the international jury.

Rick Cole Auctions offers rare Ferrari 330 LMB, chassis 4381SA, for Private Treaty at 2016 Monterey Auction

Even in the realms of classic Ferraris there are few cars as exclusive as this one. At its 2016 Monterey event, held on August 18-22, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Monterey, Rick Cole Auctions will be offering one of the best-known Ferraris of all time for a Private Treaty Sale – the 1963 Ferrari 330 LMB, s/n 4381SA.

Le Mans Winning Ex-Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type and Works Ferrari 268 SP Headline RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction

Offered for public sale for the first time in nearly two decades, RM Sotheby’s has announced that one of the most important and original Jaguar D-Types in existence will headline its flagship Monterey sale, August 19–20 in California. The first D-Type supplied by Jaguar to a privateer team, chassis no. XKD 501 heads to the auction block as a permanent part of Le Mans lore, having claimed the overall victory at the grueling 24-hour race in 1956.

Le Mans Winning Ex-Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type and Works Ferrari 268 SP Headline RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction

Offered for public sale for the first time in nearly two decades, RM Sotheby’s has announced that one of the most important and original Jaguar D-Types in existence will headline its flagship Monterey sale, August 19–20 in California. The first D-Type supplied by Jaguar to a privateer team, chassis no. XKD 501 heads to the auction block as a permanent part of Le Mans lore, having claimed the overall victory at the grueling 24-hour race in 1956.

Rick Cole Auctions offers rare Ferrari 330 LMB, chassis 4381SA, for Private Treaty at 2016 Monterey Auction

Even in the realms of classic Ferraris there are few cars as exclusive as this one. At its 2016 Monterey event, held on August 18-22, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Monterey, Rick Cole Auctions will be offering one of the best-known Ferraris of all time for a Private Treaty Sale – the 1963 Ferrari 330 LMB, s/n 4381SA.

Refined Maseratis Add Italian Flair to The Pebble Beach Auctions Presented by Gooding & Company

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, is pleased to announce an outstanding array of Maseratis for The Pebble Beach Auctions on August 20 and August 21 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. These postwar classics offer exclusivity, Italian artistry, as well as historic and Hollywood provenance that is enticing to the collecting spirit.

Refined Maseratis Add Italian Flair to The Pebble Beach Auctions Presented by Gooding & Company

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, is pleased to announce an outstanding array of Maseratis for The Pebble Beach Auctions on August 20 and August 21 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. These postwar classics offer exclusivity, Italian artistry, as well as historic and Hollywood provenance that is enticing to the collecting spirit.

2017 Ferrari Contract for Kimi Raikkonen

Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has renewed its technical and racing agreement with Kimi Raikkonen. The driver line-up for the 2017 racing season will still consist of the Finnish driver and Sebastian Vettel.

Ferrari Owners’ Club National Event at Stapleford Park

The premier national event on the Ferrari Owners’ Club calendar, the annual concours, sponsored by EFG International, took place over the weekend of 9-10 July, at Stapleford Park close to Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, with participants enjoying fine weather throughout the weekend, despite forecasts to the contrary. This was the second consecutive year that this venue hosted the event, and the architecture of the Grade 1 listed country house formed a fine backdrop to the proceedings.

Ferrari Owners’ Club National Event at Stapleford Park

The premier national event on the Ferrari Owners’ Club calendar, the annual concours, sponsored by EFG International, took place over the weekend of 9-10 July, at Stapleford Park close to Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, with participants enjoying fine weather throughout the weekend, despite forecasts to the contrary. This was the second consecutive year that this venue hosted the event, and the architecture of the Grade 1 listed country house formed a fine backdrop to the proceedings.

Le Mans Classic ... one of the events one should not miss at all

Since the very first edition of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923 the long distance race is one of the most important races in the world and just like the Monaco GP or the Indy 500 the 24h became more important than their race series they are associated with. Winning one of these three races gives the drivers a certain entry in the list of the true greats.

Le Mans Classic ... one of the events one should not miss at all

Since the very first edition of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1923 the long distance race is one of the most important races in the world and just like the Monaco GP or the Indy 500 the 24h became more important than their race series they are associated with. Winning one of these three races gives the drivers a certain entry in the list of the true greats.

Artcurial Le Mans Classic Auction 2016 ... €9,0mio / $9,9mio to Celebrate Collector Cars

Since 2010 Artcurial Motorcars has been attracting French and international collectors to the highly prestigious Le Mans Classic, held on one of the most famous circuits in the world. The fourth edition of this biennial sale, taken by Maitre Hervé Poulain, and aided by Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff, realised €9,007,016 / $9,907,718, with 73 % selling, including the collectors’ cars section which accounted for €8,717,752 / $9,589,567.

Artcurial Le Mans Classic Auction 2016 ... €9,0mio / $9,9mio to Celebrate Collector Cars

Since 2010 Artcurial Motorcars has been attracting French and international collectors to the highly prestigious Le Mans Classic, held on one of the most famous circuits in the world. The fourth edition of this biennial sale, taken by Maitre Hervé Poulain, and aided by Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff, realised €9,007,016 / $9,907,718, with 73 % selling, including the collectors’ cars section which accounted for €8,717,752 / $9,589,567.