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

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1964 Jaguar E-type 3.8 Series 1

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1953 Aston Martin DB2

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

1970 PORSCHE 911S COUPE

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

2016 Mercedes Benz G550 Gwagen

1956 Porsche 356

1956 Porsche 356 "Pre-A" Speedster

1976 LANCIA STRATOS

1976 LANCIA STRATOS "STRADALE"

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1956 PORSCHE 356 A SPEEDSTER

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1962 LOTUS ELITE

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1920 Buick K Six Series

1920 Buick K Six Series

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series 2

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

1928 Mercedes-Benz SS Cabriolet

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2005 Ferrari 575 Superamerica

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

2000 Land Rover Defender 90TD5 2000

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1983 Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo Red '83

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1958 AC Aceca - LHD

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Innocenti 950 Spider by Ghia

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE Zagato

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1962 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder LHD

1957 Jaguar XKSS

1957 Jaguar XKSS

2009 Range Rover 3.6

2009 Range Rover 3.6

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1958 Jaguar XK150 DHC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1968 Ferrari 330 GTS

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1980 BMW M1

1980 BMW M1

1961 Cooper T53

1961 Cooper T53

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1988 Lamborghini LM002

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1985 Ferrari 288 GTO

1965 Ford Fairlane

1965 Ford Fairlane

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1948 Ermini-Gilco Gran Premio

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

1976 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

2016 Porsche 991 GT3

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1959 Porsche 356A

1959 Porsche 356A

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

2002 ASTON MARTIN DB7

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1989 Porsche 930 Turbo S

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Touring Spider

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1962 Maserati 3500GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 3.8S Drop Head Coupe

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1950 Jaguar Gomm

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1930 Bentley 4.5 Litre

1970 Lola T210

1970 Lola T210

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1960 Maserati 3500 GT Vignale Spyder

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1970 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

2017 Mercedes Benz AMG GT R

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1969  Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1969 Lola T70 Mk3B Continuation

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1965 Porsche 911 coupe 2.0

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1955 Messerschmitt KR175

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

1974 Porsche 911 RSR/B Production SCCA Historic Race Car

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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