EDITORIAL

Oldest Historic Racing Event

Grand Prix De L’Age D’Or

Oldest Historic Racing Event

The Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or is the oldest historic event for racing cars on the calendar and in June it will celebrate its 53rd anniversary and its 13th on the famous Dijon-Prenois circuit, which has been given a major revamp. Photo by Jean-Marie Biadatti Thus for the last half-century this great classic has survived and its name is now …

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TOP NEWS

Celebrating 110 Years Of Brooklands

Celebrating 110 Years Of Brooklands

At Goodwood FoS

To celebrate 110 years since the opening of Brooklands, the birthplace of British motorsport, the Goodwood Festival of Speed, which takes place from June 29th to July 2nd, will play host to an incredible array of cars and motorcycles from the Surrey circuit’s history. #75MM Goodwood Members Meeting, Chichester, UK, on March 18, 2017. Dominic James Photography The brainchild of …

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Rare & Important Pre-War Cars

Rare & Important Pre-War Cars

At Bonhams’ Greenwich Auction

Bonhams has just announced that it has been selected to offer several early automobiles of significance at its Greenwich, Connecticut auction on June 4th. Unheard of by many is a rare Rickenbacker. Produced in Detroit during the 1920s by the Great War's top flying ace, racecar driver and, later, Indianapolis Speedway and Eastern Airlines owner Eddie Rickenbacker, the 1923 Rickenbacker …

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Magnificent Four

Magnificent Four

At The Targa Florio

Imagine you’re at the Targa Florio. And imagine the heroes of yore – Elford, Linge, van Lennep and Steckkönig – were driving once more. In a Porsche, of course. In 2016 they did it again.   Herbert Linge At 88 years of age, it is not everyone who can still change their shoes standing up. Herbert Linge can. With one …

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Hunting Ridge Motors

Hunting Ridge Motors

New On Collectorscarworld

Mark Starr has been buying and selling European and collectable cars since 1970. That was before he even had a drivers license.  The love and passion for automotive design has been there since his early roots in Brooklyn starting with with MGs, Austin Healeys, Alfa Romeos and Porsches.  He would search for cars through the Buy Lines and instead of …

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Lancia Racing History

Lancia Racing History

In John Campion’s LC2

As a young racing fan in 1970s Ireland, John Campion developed an early affinity for the Lancia rally cars that periodically tore through his region. Memories of muddy Fulvias and Stratoses cranked sideways through the air, engines at full song, were still fresh on his mind three decades later when he started collecting race cars. Today, Campion is known in …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Alloy-Bodied Rarity

Alloy-Bodied Rarity

250 GT SWB BC By Talacrest

After much competition success with their long wheelbase Berlinettas in the Grand Touring category from 1956 to 1959, Ferrari engineers Bizzarini, Chiti and Forghieri designed the replacement, the SWB Berlinetta, with the prototype chassis, no. 1539 GT, being introduced at the Paris Auto Salon in October 1959. In addition to the new wheelbase, improved three-liter Colombo V-12 engine and sensuous …

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Super Bee

Super Bee

Dodge Coronet A12 By RK Motors

RK Motors Charlotte is home to some of the coolest muscle cars on the planet, and we’ve built our reputation on bringing you the best MoPars money can buy. Over the last eight years we’ve sold more Chrysler A12s than anyone, and when we tell you this Coronet is one of the finest A12s we’ve ever seen, it’s coming from …

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Most Successful Racing Jaguar

Most Successful Racing Jaguar

XJR-10 By Taylor & Crawley

In spite of winning both the World Championship and the Le Mans 24 hours in 1998 Jaguarsport, a collaboration between Tom Walkinshaw’s TWR and Jaguar, decided that there was little potential for development left in the large and heavy production based V12 engine and so started development of a V6 turbo for 1989. This was particularly needed for the shorter …

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MARKET TRENDS

Affordable Classics

Affordable Classics

Leading The Market

The Arizona, Retromobile, and Amelia Island auctions all aligned with signals from the private market, the emergent theme being “affordability.” 1995 Ferrari F50 (RM Sothebys) Recently published Hagerty Price Guide (HPG) values, reflecting this pattern, show that collector car demand has moved down-market. The only one of Hagerty’s collector car indices to increase in value since January was the Affordable …

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TOP CARS

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1965 Mini Cooper S MK I '65

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1988 Ferrari Turbo GTB

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1950 Ferrari 195 Inter Coupé

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1976 Ferrari 512 BBi

1960 Sebring Sprite

1960 Sebring Sprite

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

2015 Land Rover Defender 110

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1979 De Tomaso Longchamp GTS

1964 Porsche 356SC

1964 Porsche 356SC

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1958 Facel Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1981 Aston Martin V8 Volante series 1

1973 Ford Mustang

1973 Ford Mustang

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Coup 1600S

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 Grey '87

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupe

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1959 Maserati 3500 GT

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1955 Alfa Romeo 1900cSS Touring Berlinetta

1992 Ferrari F40

1992 Ferrari F40

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1954 Bentley R type Continental Special Factory Order

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1967 Lamborghini 400 GT

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1953 Jaguar C-Type

1949 Maserati 4CLT

1949 Maserati 4CLT

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

2009 Land Rover Defender 90 Heritage edition

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1968 Chevron B8

1968 Chevron B8

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1953 Hudson Italia prototype

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1997 Porsche 911 Type 993 Cup 3.8 RSR

1970 Plymouth GTX

1970 Plymouth GTX

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1982 Volkswagen Golf I C

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1983 Ram F1 HART Turbo

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1984 De Tomaso Longchamp

1929 Delage D6

1929 Delage D6

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Straman spyder

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1974 Porsche Carrera 2.7 MFI

1965 Ford Mustang

1965 Ford Mustang

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo Cabrio WLS

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1930 Bentley Speed Six Gurney Nutting Weymann Saloon

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1985 Porsche 930 Turbo

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1994 Porsche 993 “Outlaw”

1979 Range Rover 3-drs

1979 Range Rover 3-drs "Suffix G"

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1965 Pontiac Le Mans GTO

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1973 Alfa Romeo 1600 Junior Zagato

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1939 Horch 930 V Cabriolet

1977 Toyota FJ40

1977 Toyota FJ40

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 MKI

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Gr-2

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

1973 Porsche 911E Sun Roof Coupe

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1969 Daytona, 24 Hours of Daytona – the Porsches 908L of Porsche System Engineering in the pit lane; photographed by Louis Galanos, USA - Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls

Coys: The Royal Horticultural Halls


An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles www.coys.co.uk

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Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia


For 30 years, Mille Miglia has been bringing together exeptional personalities to the world of sport. Today, the reenactment of the Mille Miglia is an event in a class of its own. www.1000miglia.it

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Spa-Classic

Spa-Classic


www.peterauto.peter.fr

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Bonhams: The Spa Classic Sale
Concorso D'Eleganza Villa D'Este

Concorso D'Eleganza Villa D'Este


The grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este, the world’s most iconic Hotel on Lake Como, offer guests and visitors the opportunity to admire about 50 Historic Cars built between the 1920s and 1980s, organised by different categories. www.concorsodeleganzavilladeste.com

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1000 KM GT - Versailles > Geneva
Modena Cento Ore

Modena Cento Ore


Born at the dawn of the new Millennium, the Modena Cento Ore is a great combination of wonderful cars and gentlemen drivers, classic motorsport and tourism, exciting roads and breath-taking landscapes, culinary delights and great wines. www.modenacentooreclassic.it

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City Concours

City Concours


www.cityconcours.co.uk

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PROFILE

In Its Own League

Already an accomplished and hugely successful driver, Gordon Spice established Spice Engineering in the early 1980s. Initially, the Silverstone based company focused on preparing and developing existing sports racers. Ahead of the 1986 season, however, Spice was tasked by Geneva Motors with the construction of a new Pontiac IMSA GTP racer. In addition to the cars headed Stateside, Spice also …

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