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Ferrari Superamerica

Already more then 690.000+ images from the barchetta / anamera image archive were published, the images contain chassis numbers,

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Ferrari Maserati Register

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."

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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.

Ferrari 250 GTO sold for $45mio in July

Ferrari 250 GTO s/n 3809GT sold for $45mio in July

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 Le Mans 24 h 1971: The 512M s/n 1002 of Escuderia Montjuich was driven by veteran Nino Vaccarella and José Maria Juncadella. They retired.

1970 Ferrari 512 M sold for €12,0mio in August

Ferrari 1970 Ferrari 512 M s/n 1002 sold for €12,0mio in August

Museo Lamborghini 2016

The Museo Lamborghini is situated to the right of the main entrance of the factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, which is a historic small town in the countryside, approximately mid way between Bologna and Modena. A bonus of its location right on the factory premises is that one will see cars being taken out on test, and maybe even spot the odd prototype. The factory is on the main SP 255, Via Modena, on the outskirts of the town, but within walking distance of the historic centre, and is still the site on which Ferruccio Lamborghini established the original factory in 1963.

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Where History and Future Meet ... Museo Storico Alfa Romeo

“La Macchina del tempo – Museo Storico Alfa Romeo” is the heart of a genuine “brand center”, with a bookshop, café, Documentation Center, test drive track, events venues and a show-room with a customer delivery area: it is the perfect bond between past, present and future. In Arese, next to Milan city center and the Expo area.

Impressive FXX K on Daytona’s banks

The Finali Mondiali at the Daytona International Speedway are in full swing. If the first day’s queen was Formula 1 – with ten cars running for the first time in public on Daytona’s 31° parabolic curves – today’s attention was all on FXX K.

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Klaus Wildbolz 1937 - 2017

Wien born famous actor, with a passion to Classic Car Races, will be missed.

Cavallino Classic 26 ... Concours at the Breakers ... Ferrari 212 Export Vignale Best of Show

The 26th edition of the Cavallino Classic today moved from the Palm Beach International Raceway into the Breakers for the annual Concours d´Elegance, the highlight of the Ferrari meeting in Florida. Well before sunrise the first Ferrari were lined up in the driveway of the luxurious hotel at the Beach. Just as in previous years this edition featured some rare examples of the history of the marque with the prancing horse although the jubilee edition in 2016 set the bar very high for all the coming years but even without the numerous Best of Show winners of the past this year’s line-up was again no disappointment.

The Retro Classics 2017 ... even bigger than the older and internationally better known Techno Classica

Just three weeks after the sensational Retromobile Show in Paris the German car show scene starts into the 2017 season with the Retro Classics in Stuttgart. Although Stuttgart is a beautiful city and famous for their local car manufacturers Porsche and Mercedes-Benz certainly the “Neckar-metropolis” is far less glamorous than the “City of Love” and so is the trade show in the modern trade centre near the airport. Ideally located and state-of-the-art built a few years ago the venue is the perfect location for an international show easy to reach both by car and plane.

Two shows for the price of one! ... The London Classic Car Show & Historic Motorsport International

Two shows for the price of one! As an entry ticket for one automatically gave you access to the other. Both interesting in their own rights, and both under one roof although in separate halls of the Excel exhibition centre in East London, with a bonus of plentiful visitor parking at a reasonable daily rate, good transport links via the Docklands Light Railway to the centre of London and transport link hubs, with London City Airport also close by for international visitors.

Two shows for the price of one! ... The London Classic Car Show & Historic Motorsport International

Two shows for the price of one! As an entry ticket for one automatically gave you access to the other. Both interesting in their own rights, and both under one roof although in separate halls of the Excel exhibition centre in East London, with a bonus of plentiful visitor parking at a reasonable daily rate, good transport links via the Docklands Light Railway to the centre of London and transport link hubs, with London City Airport also close by for international visitors.

Race Retro International Historic Motorsport Show ... presenting a new features was the Motor Sport Hall of Fame

The 15th edition of the Race Retro show was held at its regular venue at Stneleigh Park near Coventry, over the weekend of 24 – 26 February. A new organisation at the helm there was the promise of an even bigger and better show, and it didn’t disappoint. One of the new features was the Motor Sport Hall of Fame around the Live Stage in Hall 3, with one of the displays featuring the 50th Anniversary of the Cosworth DFV engine, with a selection of F1 cars that had used the ubiquitous V8 power plant over the years, including a Lotus 49, the car in which it made its maiden appearance.

Farewell John – The great Surtees, 1964 World Champion with Ferrari, has passed away

Ferrari has lost one of its greatest drivers. John Surtees has passed away in his native England at the age of 83. Born in Tatsfield on February 11 1934, Big John, as he was fondly known, won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1964 with Ferrari, becoming the only driver in history to claim both the F1 and motorcycle grand prix world titles.

Amelia Island Concours d´Elegance 2017 ... the rain sometimes gets out of control and from one second to the other the sky is opening for torrential showers

Extended to two days with the addition of Friday’s exclusive presentation of ‘A Gentleman’s Collection: The Pride and Passion of Orin Smith’, RM’s 2017 Amelia Island sale lifted the gavel on a carefully curated roster of 150 blue-chip vehicles and select automobilia, attracting a truly global audience with bidders from 25 countries. Significantly, 21 percent of bidders represented first time clients to RM Sotheby’s.

Techno Classica Essen – the whole classic world under one roof

With more than 200,000 visitors in the past year the Techno-Classica Essen is not only the classic fair with the most visitors worldwide but documents also the permanent increasing economic power of the vintage-car- and connoisseur-vehicle-scene with its popularity. The success of the Techno-Classica Essen is unattained till today and is based on the principle of the organiser S.I.H.A. to present the visitors from more than 40 nations a selection from the best of all fields of the classic hobby.

Tour Auto 2017 ... Leg 5 Toulouse - Biarritz

C´est fini! The 26th Tour Auto is in the history books as another memorable edition of the annual tour through the Grande Nation. Over 2500 km on five days including 11 special stages and an additional 4 races at the circuits of Le Mans, Val de Vienne, Albi and Pau made this one of the longest and most demanding editions for the cars and crews in recent history of the TAO. 242 teams started on Tuesday morning from the Grand Palais in Paris for the cruelling chase through the French country side and not few got a few scars on their alloy, steel or GFK body.

Auto Italia Italian Car Day

The annual Auto Italia magazine Italian Car Day at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey was held under rather grey skies, that brightened up as the day progressed, on Saturday 29 April. The museum complex is currently undergoing a major refurbishment, with the relocation of the main hangar and other building works, so it wasn’t looking at its best with a number of areas fenced off due to this, thus not providing the most elegant of backdrops to many of the car displays.

Auto Preston Henn

Preston Henn, one of America’s most colourful Ferrari characters passed away on 30 April 2017 at the age of 86. He founded his famous T-Bird Swap Shop in Fort Lauderdale in 1963, which initially was a drive-in movie theatre, and proved to be a huge success for him, making him a fortune, but he still went there every day at the crack of dawn. He has been quoted as saying “I could be anywhere I wanna be - I wanna be right here”, such was his passion for the empire that he had created.

2017 Cavalcade Classiche ... Seventy Ferraris from over 20 countries have taken part

The exclusive event has taken place from 5 to 9 May in Tuscany. It is based in Forte dei Marmi from where the cars set off to explore this wonderful region. Ferrari conceived the event in order to bring its customers from all over the world to famous places in Italy, promoting Italian excellence in art, history, and gastronomy together with local specialities.

90 years ago the Mille Miglia blasted the first time though the Italian countryside

90 years ago one of the most demanding road races was introduced with the 1000 Miles of the MM through Italy. With very bad roads as one could see in samples at the anniversary exhibition in the Museo Mille Miglia the blast though the Italian countryside was a torture both for cars and the drivers and unlike today winning or even just completing the MM certainly was a proof of quality for the manufacturers of a rising car market. Winning on Sunday and selling on Monday was still true as the wealthy gentlemen driving these sports cars did want to have competitive and reliable material.

Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este 2017 ... Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo from the year 1957 awarded as “Best of Show”

Since the beginning of the motorization an automobile was much more than just a machine bringing its passengers from one point to another, it was always an expression of the lifestyle of the owner and a status symbol, be it because of its speed or its design. Soon after Bertha Benz undertook the first tour with the Benz Patent Motorwagen the first races were introduced to compare drivers and cars in reliability and speed and it was just a question of time when they were competing in design as well.

Concorso d´Eleganza Villa d´Este 2017 ... Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo from the year 1957 awarded as “Best of Show”

Since the beginning of the motorization an automobile was much more than just a machine bringing its passengers from one point to another, it was always an expression of the lifestyle of the owner and a status symbol, be it because of its speed or its design. Soon after Bertha Benz undertook the first tour with the Benz Patent Motorwagen the first races were introduced to compare drivers and cars in reliability and speed and it was just a question of time when they were competing in design as well.

La Vie en Bleu & La Vita Rossa, Prescott Speed Hill Climb

The Prescott Speed Hill Climb, a fraction over a kilometre in length, near the village of Gotherington in Gloucestershire, home of the Bugatti Owners’ Club, hosted the annual La Vie en Bleu meeting incorporating La Vita Rossa, which they introduced in 2016. This was very apt in 2017, Ferrari’s 70th anniversary year, and also the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari Owners’ Club in the UK.

La Vie en Bleu & La Vita Rossa, Prescott Speed Hill Climb

The Prescott Speed Hill Climb, a fraction over a kilometre in length, near the village of Gotherington in Gloucestershire, home of the Bugatti Owners’ Club, hosted the annual La Vie en Bleu meeting incorporating La Vita Rossa, which they introduced in 2016. This was very apt in 2017, Ferrari’s 70th anniversary year, and also the 50th anniversary of the Ferrari Owners’ Club in the UK.

Prestige & Rarity - Artcurial's Befitting Monaco Sale

The Principality of Monaco is one of the most glamorous places in the world, complete with casino, chic neighbourhoods, elegant princesses and high profile motoring events. It was here that the legendary Monte Carlo Rally began in 1911. Today it showcases the best historic sporting machines. Monaco also provides a stunning backdrop for the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Prestige & Rarity - Artcurial's Befitting Monaco Sale

The Principality of Monaco is one of the most glamorous places in the world, complete with casino, chic neighbourhoods, elegant princesses and high profile motoring events. It was here that the legendary Monte Carlo Rally began in 1911. Today it showcases the best historic sporting machines. Monaco also provides a stunning backdrop for the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

International Bugatti Meeting Sardinia 2017

In the roaring twenties and the flamboyant years before WWII there were a lot of marques in the top market and international racing scene that did not make it into the times of mass production after the war. Some of them disappeared into the history books, others did leave such an impression that their name was revitalized some time later so when looking at today´s Bugatti Chiron as the status symbol of the Volkswagen group one is reminded at the glorious history of the cars from Molsheim.

International Bugatti Meeting Sardinia 2017

In the roaring twenties and the flamboyant years before WWII there were a lot of marques in the top market and international racing scene that did not make it into the times of mass production after the war. Some of them disappeared into the history books, others did leave such an impression that their name was revitalized some time later so when looking at today´s Bugatti Chiron as the status symbol of the Volkswagen group one is reminded at the glorious history of the cars from Molsheim.

Triad of Rare Italian-Coachbuilt Cars Added to Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Auction

Bonhams is delighted to make another exciting announcement about this summer’s forthcoming collector car auction: the addition of three rare and exquisite automobiles bodied by three famed Torinese coachbuilders.

Triad of Rare Italian-Coachbuilt Cars Added to Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Auction

Bonhams is delighted to make another exciting announcement about this summer’s forthcoming collector car auction: the addition of three rare and exquisite automobiles bodied by three famed Torinese coachbuilders.

The Most Important Aston Martin Ever Produced Comes to RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

RM Sotheby’s is thrilled to announce that it will bring a once-in-a-lifetime group of Aston Martins to its flagship Monterey sale, 18 -19 August during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week. The group is led by arguably the most important Aston Martin ever produced, the 1956 Aston Martin DBR1, chassis no. 1 (DBR1/1).

The Most Important Aston Martin Ever Produced Comes to RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

RM Sotheby’s is thrilled to announce that it will bring a once-in-a-lifetime group of Aston Martins to its flagship Monterey sale, 18 -19 August during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week. The group is led by arguably the most important Aston Martin ever produced, the 1956 Aston Martin DBR1, chassis no. 1 (DBR1/1).