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 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1964 MGB Roadster Overdrive with wire wheels

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1997 Porsche 993 Carrera S Coupe Aero Sports

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS Coupe

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1974 Alfa Romeo 2000

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1977 BMW 5 Serie

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1975 TOJ Formula 2

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1977 Maserati Kyalami

1973 Sauber C3

1973 Sauber C3

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1974 Volkswagen T1 Kombi '74

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1971 Alfa Romeo GTV 1750

1972 Jaguar XKE

1972 Jaguar XKE

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1964 Triumph TR4 roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1997 BMW Z3M Roadster

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1986 Austin Mini Cooper Rally outfit

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1981 Delorean DMC-12

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1943 Willys Jeep MB43 '43

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1960 Jaguar XK150 S 3.8 Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1959 Jaguar XK150 LHD 3.4 SE Drophead Coupe

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1957 Austin Healey 100-6

1992 Porsche 964 RS

1992 Porsche 964 RS

2005 Ford GT

2005 Ford GT

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

2000 Arrows A21 – F1

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1956 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1960 Mercedes Benz 300 SL Roadster

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

1955 Studebaker Conestoga

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S 2+2

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

2007 Porsche GT3 RS

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1987 Renault R5 GT Turbo

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1995 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 Porsche 907-1

1967 Porsche 907-1

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1955 MG TF 1500

1955 MG TF 1500

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

2007 Aston Martin DBR9

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1966 Ford Mustang GT

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series III Saloon

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio "41.000 Miles"

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

1934 Talbot AV105

1934 Talbot AV105

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1959 Lister Costin Chevrolet

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1979 Rolls Royce Corniche I Cabrio - Restoration

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Ferrari 599 GTO

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1955 Lancia Aurelia B55 Beutler

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1973 Fiat 130 Coup

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1965 Ford Mustang 289 V8 Convertible

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II DHC (Drop Head Coupe)

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1987 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3

1972 Range Rover Classic

1972 Range Rover Classic "Suffix A"

1970 Ford Transit

1970 Ford Transit

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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