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

1979 Porsche 930 Turbo

1979 Porsche 930 Turbo

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dana

1967 Chevrolet Camaro Dana

1967 Alfa Spider, one California owner for 40 years!

1967 Alfa Spider, one California owner for 40 years!

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC

1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

1991 Porsche 911 Turbo

1952 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1952 Jaguar XK120 OTS

1961 Jensen 541 S

1961 Jensen 541 S

1995 Porsche 911

1995 Porsche 911

1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A

1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A

1974 BMW 2500 CS

1974 BMW 2500 CS

1972 FIAT DINO 2400

1972 FIAT DINO 2400

1972 Ferrari 246GT Dino

1972 Ferrari 246GT Dino

1989 Lamborghini Countach

1989 Lamborghini Countach

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante

1989 Aston Martin V8 Volante

1977 Ensign N177

1977 Ensign N177

1987 MARCH LEYTON HOUSE F1

1987 MARCH LEYTON HOUSE F1

1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SALOON

1967 ASTON MARTIN DB6 SALOON

1966 SHELBY GT350 RACECAR

1966 SHELBY GT350 RACECAR

1995 Porsche 911 ( 993 ) Cabriolet

1995 Porsche 911 ( 993 ) Cabriolet

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT M-Series

1970 Ferrari Dino 246 GT M-Series

1997 Porsche 993 Turbo

1997 Porsche 993 Turbo

1963 Porsche 356 BT6 1600S

1963 Porsche 356 BT6 1600S

2003 Porsche 996 Carrera 2 coupe

2003 Porsche 996 Carrera 2 coupe

1955 Messerschmitt KR200

1955 Messerschmitt KR200

1993 Bugatti EB110GT

1993 Bugatti EB110GT

1993 DE TOMASO PANTERA GT5-S

1993 DE TOMASO PANTERA GT5-S

1971 PORSCHE 911 ‘S/T’

1971 PORSCHE 911 ‘S/T’

1952 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A 1500 COUPE

1952 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A 1500 COUPE

1967 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV

1967 LAMBORGHINI MIURA SV

1968 Porsche 911 2.0

1968 Porsche 911 2.0

1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS 'Sprint Speciale'

1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS 'Sprint Speciale'

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

1973 Iso Grifo Series II 7L LHD

1973 Iso Grifo Series II 7L LHD

1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A SPEEDSTER

1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A SPEEDSTER

1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

1974 Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2l

1985 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2l

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1957 Porsche 356 A Coupe

1961 AC ACE BRISTOL

1961 AC ACE BRISTOL

1958 BRM TYPE 25

1958 BRM TYPE 25

1982 BRABHAM BT49/D

1982 BRABHAM BT49/D

1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX LE MANS

1929 BENTLEY SPEED SIX LE MANS

1962 Triumph TR3 A

1962 Triumph TR3 A

1957 AC BRISTOL

1957 AC BRISTOL

1983 Lancia 037 Group B EVO 2

1983 Lancia 037 Group B EVO 2

2002 PORSCHE 996 GT3 RS

2002 PORSCHE 996 GT3 RS

1938 Jaguar SS100

1938 Jaguar SS100

1961 Porsche 356B Coupe Super 90

1961 Porsche 356B Coupe Super 90

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage Drophead Coupe

1953 Aston Martin DB2 Vantage Drophead Coupe

1962 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Roadster

1962 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Roadster

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster Super

1958 Porsche 356 Speedster Super

1992 Ferrari F40

1992 Ferrari F40

1976 March 761

1976 March 761

1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 YELLOW

1970 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 YELLOW

1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster

1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 LHD

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 LHD

1972 Datsun 240Z Super Samuri 'Big Sam'

1972 Datsun 240Z Super Samuri 'Big Sam'

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1964 Shelby Cobra 289

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder

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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