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Galleria Ferrari "Non Solo Rosse" Exhibition

Until 30 April 2010, the Galleria Ferrari is staging an exhibition titled “Non Solo Rosse”, which is dedicated to the part that colour has played in the company's products and history. The central core of the exhibition, centred in the Galleria's temporary exhibition room, is a range of paintings by the renowned Italian artist Enzo Naso, whose works are held in high regard by automobile art connoisseurs worldwide, and have appeared in numerous official Ferrari publications over the years, including the logo

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RM Monaco ... Important Ferrari Collection

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, is delighted to announce the consignment of a single-owner collection of five significant Ferraris to its Sporting Classics of Monaco sale, taking place on 1st May, 2010. “RM has quickly established itself as Europe’s leading seller of vintage Ferraris

Gooding & Co. More Than 100 Cars Will be Sold

Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, is thrilled to announce that, for the first time, it will be hosting a two-day auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Preceding the scheduled Saturday, January 23 sale, Gooding & Company will host an additional auction on Friday, January 22 at the

RM Auctions ... Billed ‘The British Are Coming’

Preeminent international auction house, RM Auctions, is delighted to announce the addition of an evening auction to its highly anticipated 2010 Automobiles of Arizona event. Returning to the prestigious Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, the additional sale date will see RM kick off its 2010 auction calendar in grand style on the evening of January 21, followed by its traditional Arizona auction on January 22. Billed ‘The British Are Coming’, the exclusive evening auction will celebrate a host of great British marques

The new Ferrari P540 Superfast Aperta one-off

The first shake-down has been held at Fiorano of a very special one-off, the P540 Superfast Aperta, built for an American client. The car, the second in a new Special Projects programme created by Ferrari to meet requests from the most discerning clients and collectors to create truly unique models, is based on the 599 GTB Fiorano and was inspired by a Carrozzeria Fantuzzi-designed Ferrari built specifically for the 1968 Fellini film, Toby Dammit, itself inspired by one of the tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3) Register

The Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3) Monoposto was the first genuine single-seat racing car in Grand Prix racing. It was powered by an eight-cylinder engine built around two four-cylinder blocks, each fed by its own Roots supercharger. One of the engines major strengths was its low-speed torque. Power to

"Prototyp-Museum" - Le Mans 24/77 Exhibition

On Saturday the 28th of November we had the opportunity to visit the "Prototyp-Museum" in Hamburg for the opening of their special exhibition dedicated to the legendary 24 hours at Le Sarthe. This small gem is located in an old redbrick building in the Hafencity listed for preservation. After a complete

Essen Motor Show "Cars as an Experience"

The Essen Motor Show is on the right track: At the opening weekend, the reorientation of the concept already met with a great deal of approval amongst experts from the automobile industry, motor sport and associations. The stronger focusing back on its beginnings as the "International Sports and Racing Car Exhibition" concentrating on motor sport, tuning, sporty series vehicles and classic cars is going down well. "I am particularly pleased that it is returning more to its roots and I can only welcome this development,"

Fuel Your Ferrari Passion for 2010

Feed your Ferrari passion during the cold winter months, and be reminded of important Ferrari dates during the warmer parts of the year with the pair of official Ferrari calendars by Gunther Raupp. For over twenty five years he has been producing large format (50cms x 70cms) high quality artistic Ferrari calendars, which are renowned worldwide for their inspiring photography and fascinating subjects.

Airfield Schleissheim 1962: The German race ace Peter Nöcker (1963 European Touring Car Champion) won with his 250 GT SWB s/n 1917GT

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta "passo corto" – 50 Anni

The 1960 version of the 250 GT berlinetta was designed by Pininfarina and built at the Scaglietti works in Modena. It was first presented to the public at the 1959 Paris Salon, thus the autumn of 2009 marks the model’s 50th anniversary. It was also the first Ferrari model imported to the UK by the newly founded Maranello Concessionaires Ltd in 1960.

Ferrari World Finals in Valencia

The engines of the fabulous historical cars participating in the Ferrari Historic Challenge woke the Circuito di Cheste this morning in Valencia, where the temperatures continue to be extremely mild under a sunny sky. In the morning the F1 Clienti drivers went onto the track for a 40-minute double-

Gooding & Company Announces its First-Ever Amelia Island

Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, is thrilled to announce that it will be hosting its first-ever auction at Amelia Island, Florida. Already starring a number of exceptional consignments including the Best of Show-winning 1931 Voisin C20 “Mylord” Demi-Berline, Gooding & Company’s one-day auction will take place on Friday, March 12, 2010 at 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Amelia Island Plantation. “The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has become one of the preeminent

Gooding Announces Five European Automobiles for Scottsdale Auction

Gooding & Company, the internationally-recognized auction house, is proud to announce five exceptional collector cars available for sale at its annual Scottsdale Auction this January. Each bestowed with a distinctive pedigree, Gooding & Company’s headline European consignments include a winning 1956 Jaguar D-Type, a rare Pinin Farina 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet

The 2010 Mille Miglia goes new routes

Eighty-two years after it began, the Mille Miglia continues to grow. After the extraordinary success of this year’s event (which attracted four million spectators along its route, a result in the balance right up to the end, press coverage throughout the world) the 2010 race officially started today

Auto Moto d'Epoca

The Auto Moto d'Epoca show, held in the Fiera complex close to Padova's main railway station, is one of the highlights of Italy's annual classic car and motorcycle gatherings. Now in its 26th year, the show had 90000 square metres of exhibition space, filling eleven halls, with further parts sellers

Palm Beach Cavallino Classic XIX – Preview

The 19th Cavallino Classic will take place between 19 – 24 January 2010, so book your place in the sun now! This event is the traditional Ferrari season opener in the warm climes of Florida, while the northern states and Europe are in the depths of winter. Here one can enjoy summer like temperatures and brilliant sunshine to sweep away those winter blues, together with a spectacular and eclectic array of Ferraris, plus great social events like the Jet Aviation reception at Palm Beach International Airport, and the ShowBoats Yacht Hop at

RM Automobiles of London

RM Auctions, concluded its 2009 auction season on a high note in London last night, posting £10.9 million in total sales with a strong 87% of all lots sold at the third-annual ‘Automobiles of London’ event. Held in association with Sotheby’s, the single-day auction presented some 84 motor cars, consigned from 11 countries around the world, and 40 lots of automobilia, attracting strong international interest from bidders in the room, on the phone and over  ... Results  >>>

RM Expands European Presence in 2010 with Addition of Monaco Sale

RM Auctions announced the addition of a new sale in Monaco on 1st May, 2010. Held at the Grimaldi Forum and during the same weekend as the 7th Grand Prix Historique de Monaco, the Sporting Classics of Monaco event will present 80 of the world’s finest motor cars to an elite assemblage of automotive enthusiasts and collectors. “Since hosting our first European event in 2007, RM has experienced immense growth in the investment-grade segment of the market and rapidly increased its global client base,” said Max Girardo, Managing Director, RM Europe.

Sport & Collection, XVth Edition

The 15th edition of “Sport & Collection” event was held last June on the track of Le Vigeant, near Poitiers, France. Over the years, this event has become the biggest Ferrari meeting in France. This year, the slogan “500 Ferrari contre le cancer” (“500 Ferraris against cancer”) was validated by the presence of around 530 Ferrari from all eras, making it probably the biggest Ferrari meeting in the world in 2009!

8C´s in Europe - Tuscany

After the International Bugatti Meeting in May we headed once more for the Maremma area following the invitation of the organisation crew of 2fast4you ( The classic car dealers Klaus Werner and Jack Braam Ruben used their numerous contacts to initiate the second

Goodwood Revival Meeting

The Goodwood Revival Meeting is THE place to be for classic motoring enthusiasts in September, and the 12th edition only served to confirm this with numerous celebrations and anniversaries being featured, together with some fantastic racing activity on the track and spectacular air displays in the sky above. As always period dress is an important ingredient to the overall atmosphere of the gathering, and year on year the number of attendees who go to great length to look the part seems to grow, ... Part II  >>>

Bugatti Centenary Meeting Molsheim 2009

Normally there is every year a weekend meeting organized by the Enthusiasts Bugatti Alsace (EBA) in Molsheim but 2009 was a special year for the Bugattisti as Bugatti is celebrating its centenary. This was the reason why the EBA and the Bugatti Club France joint their forces to organize an 8-day meeting. The first part of the meeting (11.09-16.09.2009) organized by the EBA was dedicated to the history of the Company and its founder Ettore Bugatti in the Molsheim region. The second part (16.09-20.09)

Alonso 2010 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro driver

Fernando Alonso, just announced as the new official Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro driver, who will drive next to Felipe Massa as of the 2010 season, spoke to "I’m very happy and very proud to become a Ferrari driver. Driving a single-seater from the Prancing Horse is everybody’s dream

GP Suisse 2009

The historic GP of Bern was a major race between 1931 and 1954. After the crash in Le Mans 1955 and the ban of racing in Switzerland Bern lost one of its international attractions. As the name Bremgarten is ever since linked with the great battles of the Silver Arrows and names like Caracciola (who had his last race in Bern 1952), Ascari and Fangio, it is no surprise that there was always a revival intended.

100 Miglia sulla strada del Prosecco

Danilie Salatin covered the 100 Miglia sulla strada del Prosecco in Northern Italy 's wine region for the anamera and barchetta readers, an lovely event which you should bookmark. Events in Italy are very special, the home of "Rolling Art" no where else you can discover so many sculptures on wheels then here, this is the place to meet friends and enjoy cars and Italian lifestyle.

Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti

The Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti always takes place on the first weekend of September. Thursday is dedicated to technical checks carried out in Corso Italia right in the center of Cortina d’Ampezzo. In the old days it was one of the most important road races in Italy, today it is aregularity rallye, spread over 2 days. The route starts and ends always in Cortina, the “ The Pearl of the Dolomites”.

FCA Pacific Region Concours

The Ferrari Club of America Pacific Region has normally held its annual concours in conjunction with Concorso Italiano, on the Friday of the Monterey week. However, after the disappointment with last year's venue at Marina Airport, and the uncertainty as to whether Concorso Italiano would happen this year (it did), they organised a stand-alone event at the Chateau Julien Winery in Carmel Valley, on Thursday 14 August.

Ferrari Club of America National Meet & Concours ... Road America

Sunshine and showers were the story of the 2009 Ferrari Club of America National Meet & Concours, which this year was based at the elegant Ostoff Resort & Spa and the picturesque undulating Road America track in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Fortunately the showers were of short duration, with the first arriving just as the concours judging finished on the Thursday morning, thus all entrants were judged evenly.

Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance

The thirtieth anniversary running of the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance once again graced the lawns of Meadow Brook Hall, a 1920s built Tudor style mansion, constructed for the widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge. The hall is one of the main historical features of the sprawling Oakland University campus in the town of Rochester to the north of Detroit in Michigan.

The Masterpiece – Style & Speed Showcase

The town of Milwaukee in Wisconsin is probably most famous for its brewing industry, which evolved from German immigrants and their penchant for beer in the mid nineteenth century, and today it still has many beer halls and taverns within its boundaries. The town was once the home of the four largest breweries in the world, and the number one beer producer worldwide, although today only one of these remains, Millers, which is the second largest producer in the USA.

"Monterey Week"

Anamera's coverage of the numerous activities during the annual "Monterey Week" runs to 8 events, 4 auctions, with all lots and results noted, plus from several thousand images received there are 1300 on line for your delectation - enjoy the highlights of the spectacular selection of automobiles shown during this year's "Monterey Happening".

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Classic Days Schloss Dyck

The 4th Classic Days were held at Schloss Dyck on Saturday and Sunday 1st & 2nd August. The event has always attracted a wide variety of historic competition and road cars and the 2009 edition was no exception. The weather offered an unexpected mix for August, a beautiful sunny day was followed by a rainy Sundays spoiling the demo runs. The charity event offered a Concours d'Elegance, quarter mile sprints and circuit races for the 35.4000 vistors at the 1000 year old moated castle near Juechen.

Ferrari 250 TR 59-60 Fantuzzi Spider s/n 0774TR

Monterey Preview - Too Much of Everything?

Every year the activities during the Monterey historic week seem to multiply, such that you almost need to cut yourself into pieces to get every bit of the action going on. If one looks at the schedule of events, one can see that there are now three concours on the Friday alone, how does one do

Ferrari 400 Superamerica s/n 3221SA

Bonhams Chosen to Represent Siata Factory Racer at Quail Lodge Sale

Bonhams is delighted to announce their having been entrusted to offer the ex-works 1952 Siata 208 CS Berlinetta at their renowned annual Quail Lodge auction on August 14th. This ultra rare Italian racer, with gorgeous coachwork by Stabilimenti Farina in Torino, is powered by a Siata-modified Fiat 8V, 2 liter, alloy engine with dual twin downdraft Weber carbs, and a 3-point suspended

Retro Classics meets Barock

The 5th Retro Classics meets Barock took place from June 12th to 13th in the Gardens of the Castle Ludwigsburg


The first days were simply superb. Friday the thunderstorms moved in, conditions were really not easy to drive at all, but when lightening stopped it was great for the photographers to shoot the cars on the wet roads with the reflections of the lights. On Saturday most of the Chopard-Grand

24h Spa: Victory for Corvette; 2 Ferraris on the GT2 Podium

The highlight of the FIA GT season is always the 24 Hours of Spa, which is the tenth time the series has visited the daunting circuit in the Belgian Ardennes region, with nine of them being 24 Hour races. This year there was a change to the regulations, in as much as there were no points awarded at the 6 and 12 hour marks, with only the standard points on offer at the finish.

More positive signs for Felipe ... he could leave hospital next week

More good news as far as the condition of Felipe Massa, recovering at Budapest's AEK hospital since 25 July after the accident during the Hungarian GP's qualifying, is concerned.

Ferrari’s innovative new V8  ... Ferrari 458 ITALIA

While it’s true that every Ferrari is innovative by definition, it’s equally true that in the course of the Prancing Horse’s history, certain cars have marked a genuine departure from the current range. This is very much the case with the Ferrari 458 Italia, which is a massive leap forward from the company’s previous mid-rear engined sports cars.

Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction

Every year the activities during the Monterey historic week seem to multiply, such that you almost need to cut yourself into pieces to get every bit of the action going on. If one looks at the schedule of events, one can see that there are now three concours on the Friday alone, how does one do justice in visiting all of them in a an eight hour period, especially when you take into account the travelling time between them. Also this year, the Ferrari Club of America Pacific Region have moved their concours from

Ferrari 250 TR 59-60 Fantuzzi Spider s/n 0774TR

Monterey 2009 Preview – Too Much of Everything?

Every year the activities during the Monterey historic week seem to multiply, such that you almost need to cut yourself into pieces to get every bit of the action going on. If one looks at the schedule of events, one can see that there are now three concours on the Friday alone, how does one do justice in visiting all of them in a an eight hour period, especially when you take into account the travelling time between them.

RM Auction “Sports & Classics of Monterey”

The 2009 edition of RMs “Sports & Classics of Monterey” auction has been extended by a day to incorporate the amazing selection of over fifty cars from the Nick Alexander Woodie Collection, which will be auctioned without reserve during the evening of Thursday 13 August. The venue will

Fuchs, Giddings, Stroll top FSH at Road America

Family vacations, other conflicts, and mechanical problems left a small field for the Shell Historics’ appearance at the historic Road America track last weekend, but the racing more than made up for the small grids. In qualifying for the Disc Brake Group’s Saturday race Lawrence Stroll, driving

Modena Motorsport Track Days

Uwe Meissner’s Modena Motorsport Track Days were held on the full Grand Prix circuit at the Nurburgring on Monday and Tuesday, 29th & 30th June. The event has always attracted a wide variety of Ferrari competition and road cars, along with an eclectic mix of other makes, and the 2009 edition was

Goodwood Festival of Speed

Where to begin? The spectrum of cars, bikes, personalities, air displays, road and rally track action, auction and all the other peripheral activities is so great at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, that it is difficult to know where to be and what aspect to cover first! Add in a decent spell of weather, with only one brief shower on Saturday morning, and you had Nirvana for the petrol head.

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Oldtimer Meeting Baden-Baden

Die Veranstaltung startete am Donnerstag mit einer Ausfahrt von rund 60 Oldtimern über die Schwarzwaldhochstraße und die Badische Weinstraße.
Freitag war das benachbarte Elsass das Ausflugsziel für die Oldtimer. Das Oldtimer-Meeting im Kurpark Baden-Baden begann am Freitagabend mit der großen „Audi und Horch Nacht“ und Präsentation der ganze Fahrzeugpalette

Annual Ferrari Owners’ Club Concours at Boughton House

As I set off from a sunny central London early on the 28th June to the Ferrari Owners’ Club 2009 annual concours at Boughton House, near Kettering in Northamptonshire, it seemed as though it was going to a good weather day to hold the annual meet. A little way up the M11 I realised that I could have been a little premature with my thoughts, as thick mist covered the motorway like a London fog in the 50’s.

The Lion defeats the Lord of the Rings!

In the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hour Race, it was third time lucky for the Lion of Peugeot, when they finally overcame the dominance of the four rings of Audi, to take a strong 1-2 win in the epic endurance race battle at La Sarthe. In their previous two encounters, in 2007 and 2008, Peugeot have proved to have the edge in terms of speed, but have lacked in luck and reliability

International Bugatti Meeting 2009 Maremma

Once in a year the international Bugatti community comes together to celebrate their marque. In this special year with Bugatti celebrating their centenary it was the Italian Bugatti Club together with the crew of 2fast4you (including former Mille Miglia organizer Constantino Franchi) who invited

La Vie en Bleu

The Bugatti Owners’ Club hosted their third annual “La Vie en Bleu” meeting at the Prescott Hillclimb course to the north of Cheltenham, over the weekend of 23 – 24 May. As befits the name of the event it was essentially a celebration of French racing blue, with a definite Gallic atmosphere, from Legionnaires

World Record at Leggenda e Passione ... Ferrari 250 TR sold for $12mio

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, made history at the Ferrari factory in Maranello today as a 1957 Ferrari 250 TR, chassis no. 0714TR sold for €9,020,000 at the third annual Ferrari Leggenda e Passione event to set a new world record for the most expensive motor car ever to be sold at auction. Returning to its Maranello birthplace for its auction debut, the €9,020,000 sale price for 0714TR represents €1,980,000 more than the previous auction world record which was set at the same sale last  ... Gallery >>>

1000 Miglia won by Carlo and Bruno Ferrari

The winners of the XXVII revival of the Mille Miglia are Carlo and Bruno Ferrari in a Bugatti Type 37 from 1927 who triumphed over their Argentine rivals- Carlos Sielecki and Juan Hervas in Bugatti Type 35 A from 1926-with only a two point lead.  Coming in third were the winners     ... entry list >>>

The new Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena

With a simple ceremony, the construction work of the new Enzo Ferrari Museum has started on April 20, 2009 at his birthplace in Modena. Mr. Piero Ferrari, Enzo’s son, Mr. Giorgio Pighi, mayor of Modena, Mr. Mauro Tedeschini, president of the

Auto Italia's Spring Day at Brooksland

A warm and bright Spring day greeted the thousands of visitors to the annual Auto Italia Italian Car Day, held amidst the historic buildings and aircraft at the Brooklands Museum near Weybridge in Surrey. Apart from the spectacular array of a diverse selection of Italian machinery, ranging from scooters to supercars, there is the always popular feature of the runs up the test hill, which is always lined with a deep cordon of spectators whenever cars attempt the climb up the steep gradient.

Sir Stirling Moss reunited with Ferrari

On 30 April 2009 Sir Stirling Moss was reunited with the Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, chassis # 2735GT, at the Ferrari factory in Maranello. This was the car in which he won his seventh Tourist Trophy race, at Goodwood in 1961, having also won it in a 250 GT SWB, chassis # 2119GT,

Official Opening – Ferrari Store, London

The latest in the worldwide chain of Ferrari Stores was officially opened by Ferrari F1 team driver Kimi Raikkonen on 06 May 2009, who cut the ribbon at 11.00am. The ribbon cutting ceremony was preceded by a parade of a dozen Ferraris through the streets to the store, ranging from a 250 GT LWB

A Sensational Car Made for a Sensation

During this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d´Este, an Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta (s/n 412035) of U.S. collector Jon Shirley gathered all three major awards! On Saturday, a beautiful spring day in the gardens of Hotel Villa d´Este, the car earned the “Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este”.

Tour Auto ... Scruteneering & Day 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (600+ images)

Day 1 - first start at 6:45 from Paris Jardins Des Tuileries via Montlhery, for breakfast in Chateau de Montjalin to Circuit Dijon Prenois and the first car can arrive at 18:00 at Beaune - Palais Des Congres. the day is not over, now it is time for the teams to service the cars and for the teams it is tale time.
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Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competizione Series II s/n 15373

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione

The "Competizione" versions of the 365 GTB/4 "Daytona" model were developed from the standard road cars. There were three series of five client competition examples built at the factory's "Assistenza Clienti" department in Modena, along with an earlier one-off all aluminium bodied car for Luigi Chinetti's North American Racing Team. The first series of five competition examples, built in 1971, had all aluminium bodies. They featured slightly flared wheel arches with wider wheels, aerodynamic "fences"

Ferrari 330 P4 @ RM's Leggenda e Passione

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, will lift the gavel on an exceptional, race-bred 1967 Ferrari 330 P4 (s/n 0858) when the highly anticipated Ferrari Leggenda e Passione event returns to Maranello, Italy next month.Regarded as one of the greatest sports-racing prototypes

Nürburgring 1000 km 1966: The 2nd place was a great result for the Dino 206 S s/n 004 of Lorenzo Bandini and Ludovico Scarfiotti

Dino 166 P, 206 P and 206 S

The Dino name was first used on Ferrari cars with V engines in the late fifties on Formula One and sports racing models. Dino was the nickname from birth of Alfredo, Enzo Ferrari’s son, who had died in 1956, after suffering from ill health for most of his life. It was used in his memory, as he was reportedly working on a V6 engine project prior to his death. It continued to be used to designate any V6 or V8 engine through the early sixties, and then again in 1965, with the surprise announcement at the December

20th Techno Classica ... 165,800 Visitors

The International Trade in Classic Vehicles is Booming. The world's largest vintages and classics fair ended with a record result: 165,800 visitors showed their enthusiasm for the noble range on offer at the 20th Techno-Classica Essen which, in the anniversary year, was able to further

Ferrari 512 M Berlinetta s/n 1040

Ferrari 512 S & 512 M & 712 CanAm Register

During 1969 Ferrari developed a sports racing model to compete in the 1970 Group 5 Sports Car Championship, this was the 512 S model, built to do battle with the Porsche 917. The regulations required that twenty five examples of the model had to be built to achieve homologation, and in January 1970 Ferrari presented the requisite number of cars to FIA officials in Maranello for inspection. The motive power was a mid-mounted 5 litre V12 engine with Lucas indirect fuel injection, producing a claimed

25 years Ferrari photography by Guenther Raupp

Advantage by Design ... Guenther Raupp is celebrating 25 years of Ferrari photography with a fantastic exhibition at Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft from 2nd to 29th April, 2009. Raupp's Ferrari calendars are all pieces of art and collector's items but to look at the exhibition's

Goodwood Festival of Speed Press Day

On a glorious bright and sunny spring day, Lord March unveiled the plans and themes for this year's Festival of Speed at a special press preview day at Goodwood House. Amongst those in attendance were ex-F1 legends Damon Hill, Jacky Ickx and Jochen Mass, together with rally aces Rauno Aaltonen and Russell Brookes plus Le Mans drivers Richard

Ferrari F2008 Register

If you collect Ferrari Formula 1 cars, here are the 5 cars from the 2008 season you are looking for. Only five F2008 F1 cars participated in races

Perfect debut for the Audi R15 TDI ... “Vorsprung durch Technik”

The story of the 2009 edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring was the historic ninth consecutive Audi victory, this year with a brand new car, the R15 TDI, which had only completed a very limited testing programme. The trio of Allan McNish, Tom Kristensen and “Dindo” Capello, won the race at a record speed and distance covered, with the sister car of Lucas Luhr, Mike Rockenfeller and Marco Werner finishing 3rd, to also win the team a 1-2 in the newly inaugurated “Michelin Green X Challenge”, which relates

12h Sebring Qualifying

After the practice and qualifying sessions, the grid is set for Saturday’s race. In the P1 class, it was the # 66 Acura ARX 02a of de Ferran/Pagenaud/Dixon which stole the pole position from the # 2 diesel powered Audi R15 of Capello/McNish/Kristensen and the Peugeot 908 of Minassian/Lamy/Klein. Scott Dixon set the fastest time in the Acura, with a 1min 45.278secs, but that was only 0.082sec quicker than the Audi, and only 0.184sec quicker than the Peugeot, so all things being equal it should

35 Car Ferrari Special at Retro Classics

The display covers most of the Ferrari models ever produced, some of the cars were raced with great success, the 225 S won in 1952 the Italian hill climb championship, the 375 MM finished 6th OA and 4th IC the longest endurance race the 1954 Carrera Panamericana with Luigi Chinetti at the wheel, the 250 GT LWB Berlinetta finished 5th OA and 1st IC in the 12h Sebring race in 1958 and the 250 TR is the most raced testa rossa and finished the 12h Sebring race 7th OA and 4th IC in the hands

RM Auctions - "Automobiles of Amelia Island"

Since 1999, the RM Auction has been a prelude to the famed Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel on Amelia Island, thus making for a packed classic car weekend for motoring enthusiasts. The auction normally has a “drive across the block” for the lots on offer, but this year they had to remain in the display area, as the space

 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Peering out of the hotel window as dawn broke on 15 March, it looked as though I was back in “foggy London town”, as a heavy mist shrouded the landscape. Oh well, no need for sun block today and no point in rushing to the concours, as dew covered cars are not at their most attractive. So a leisurely few .....
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35 Car Ferrari Special at Retro Classics - Preview

The victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours race in 1949 heralded the start of an entire racing era: up until its withdrawal from sports car racing, Ferrari achieved countless successes, especially in the 1950s and 1960s. From 1973 onwards, the Italian company from Maranello concentrated totally on Formula 1 where it ultimately became a legend on account of a multiple world champion from Germany called Michael Schumacher. A special show in Hall 4 at Retro Classics will present the eventful history

Geneva Motor Show

The 79th Geneva Motor Show opened its doors to the press on 03 March, and despite the perilous state of the motor industry worldwide, there was virtually no sign of this on the surface. Maybe some of the stands weren’t quite as exotically decorated as in previous years, and the press material in many cases was compressed to memory sticks, a far cry from the days of lavish press kits. However, the latter has been a technological trend in recent years, moving from glossy photos, through


The 2009 Retromobile classic motor show was the 34th running of this annual event at the Porte de Versailles in Paris, its longevity is a testimony to its tremendous popularity. It attracts enthusiasts and collectors from all parts of the globe, and has established itself as the European

FXX - South African weekend and Ferrari FXX Register

This past weekend, the South African circuit at Kyalami hosted the fifth round of the A1GP championship and also saw four cars entered in the prestigious FXX Programme take to the track. Canadian owner Lorne Leibel along with fellow American owner-test drivers Philip and Phil III Bachman, taking turns at the wheel of car 22, Germany's Eberhard Jung and Aaron Kwok from Hong Kong, took part in five timed sessions

Ferraris and Exotics on St. Armands Circle

Ferraris and Exotics on St. Armands is an event organized by the Ferrari Owners Club Florida Region benefiting the Child Protection Center. The event started on Friday eve with a luxury lifestyle reception at the Jet Port, an evening filled with classic imported and exotic cars, new luxury cars

Porsche Museum

One of the greatest and most spectacular building projects in the history of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG was completed in December 2008: the new

Exceptional Automobiles - Artcurial, Paris

A “can’t miss” meetingplace for collectors from around the world for more of 30 years, the 2009 event will be without precedent due to the exceptional cars, as

The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic XVIII - Track Day at the new Palm Beach International Raceway

Every January for the past seventeen years, Palm Beach in Florida has been the venue of the now renowned Cavallino Classic Ferrari gathering. It is almost certainly the most prestigious regular all Ferrari gathering in the world, and draws a fantastic array of classic and modern Ferraris from all parts of the USA and frequently beyond.
The seventeenth running of the event takes place between 20 – 25 January 2009, and apart from providing Ferrari enthusiasts with a spectacular
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Legendary Ferrari at Leggenda e Passione

RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, will present one of the most historically significant and valuable Ferrari racing cars ever offered at auction, the legendary 1957 Ferrari 250 TR (chassis no. 0714TR), when the famed Ferrari Leggenda e Passione event returns to Maranello, May 17, 2009

Strength and Stability of Collector Car Market evident at RM's Arizona Biltmore Auction

The recent Automobiles of Arizona event illustrated the continued strength and stability of the global collector car market as RM Auctions presented its 10th annual auction event in Phoenix last week. Held January 16th at the prestigious Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, it was standing room-only during the single-day event as 122 investment-quality motor cars were presented for auction. The eight-hour sale attracted a record number of bidders from around the world to illustrate continued enthusiasm

Preview – Gooding & Company Auction, Scottsdale

Gooding & Company will hold their 2009 Scottsdale auction on Saturday 17 January, adjacent to the Scottsdale Fashion Square on the corner of East Camelback Road and North 68th Street in the centre of town. They have 100 lots on offer, ranging from Antiques & Classics, through American & European Collectibles to Sports & Racing Cars. Browsing through the sales catalogue, one finds a truly wide variety of some exceptional vehicles, such that it is difficult to choose the star lots from the above three categories

Sleeping Beauty at Bonhams

The 1937 Bugatti Type 57S originally owned by Earl Howe, whose existence has only been known to a handful of people during the last 50 years will be sold at Bonhams’ Retromobile sale in Paris. This highly significant motor car is conservatively estimated to realise in excess of €3,000,000.

Gooding & Company impresses with $32.4

Gooding & Company once again delivered the top sale of Arizona Auction Week during their highly anticipated Scottsdale Auction on January 17, 2009. The extremely rare 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider from the newly-discovered VanKregten Estate sold for $4.95 million setting the record for