EDITORIAL

John Surtees (1934-2017)

Winner Of Both Motorcycle GP & F1 Titles
John Surtees (1934-2017)

Tributes have been paid to John Surtees, who died on Friday. He was an acknowledged great of the motor sport world and the only racer to have won world championships on motorbikes and in Formula One. Surtees, who was 83 years old, was admitted to hospital in February with an existing respiratory condition and after a short period in intensive …

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TOP NEWS

Amelia’s Pricewinner

Amelia’s Pricewinner

Duesenberg & Alfa Romeo

A pair of gleaming black pre-war classics were selected as best of show Saturday at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which was moved up a day on short notice because of stormy weather expected Sunday on the Florida coast. The Amelia Island Concours customarily awards two top winners – Best of Show Elegance and Best of Show Sport – that …

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Goodwood Members' Meeting

Goodwood Members' Meeting

Bonhams Auction Highlights

World-Famous auction house Bonhams will once again head to Goodwood for its annual Member's Meeting Sale on March 19. An outstanding range of motor cars will be offered, covering more than 100 years of motor racing history and some of the sport's biggest names. Here are some of the highlights:   _ The 1961 Aston Martin DP214 Replica GT Competition Coupé …

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Celebrations Ahead

Celebrations Ahead

Ferrari Turns 70

It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years later, Ferrari kicked off its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary with a reenactment of that historic day. Ferrari’s first car was the 125 S bearing …

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1,000 Vehicles For Sale

1,000 Vehicles For Sale

Mecum’s Houston Auction

Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will stage its sixth consecutive Mecum Houston collector-car auction April 6-8 at NRG Arena with an estimated 1,000 American muscle cars, Corvettes, classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more to cross the auction block. This year’s event will be a true auto-enthusiast’s paradise with the Houston Auto Show setting up shop just …

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First Time In Brittany

First Time In Brittany

Tour Auto 2017

The 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will take place from 24th to 30th April 2017 and Peter Auto has come up with a new route for the 230 entrants. After the traditional exhibition under the glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, the cars will set off for Brittany for the first time in the history of the event. …

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Turning Seven

Turning Seven

Terre di Canossa 2017

April 20th – 23rd, 2017: these are the dates not to be missed for the seventh edition of the Gran Premio Terre di Canossa, a veritable ‘must’ among classic car rallies. The 2017 edition takes place along the charming roads of Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany, featuring its unique combination of sport, passion, landscapes, culture and unforgettable evenings. As usual, and …

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The Unbeatable Nurbürgring Record

The Unbeatable Nurbürgring Record

Why Bellof’s 6:11.13 Is Unchallenged

On May 28, 1983, a lucky confluence of events allowed for one of the greatest driving performances we'll ever see. Stefan Bellof, a 25-year-old racer from Germany, drove a Porsche 956 around the Nürburgring Nordschliefe in 6:11.13, a record that stands to this day, and one that doesn't look like it'll ever be topped. via GTSpirit.com Owing to construction of …

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CLASSIC INVEST

Most Desirable Series 1

Most Desirable Series 1

By Aston Workshop

The earliest model of Land Rover Series 1 with their “Lights behind the grille” are without doubt the most desirable of all Land Rovers. Further details that denote this as a rare model from the beginning of production are the bulkhead mounted sidelights and spade-shaped seats, plus this particular example also features the popular period option of semaphore indicators. With …

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One Of Only 100

One Of Only 100

Lamborghini Islero By Lex Classics

For sale, very unique Lamborghini Islero 400 GTS of this type only 100 cars were produced. This Islero is performed in the beautiful color dark gray metallic combined with a two-tone leather / alcantara interior. This car has demonstrably “Matching Numbers” a birth certificate from Lamborghini is present in our sales file. This Lamborghini Islero was completely restored in Belgium …

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Porsche 911 S Targa

Porsche 911 S Targa

By Heideveld Classics

This superb 1976 Porsche 911 S Targa is a beauty in white, coming directly from the US. It sports new brakes, new tires and a new tank. see more details Report by fordmustangclassics.com

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MARKET TRENDS

Amelia Island

Amelia Island

Auctions Total $121 Million

Thunder banged and rain poured Sunday on Amelia Island, Florida. Good thing Bill Warner decided mid-week to move the concours d’elegance up to Saturday. But not necessarily a great thing for the collector car auctions taking place in and around that event. Not only was there confusion, but unexpected competition as the concours and accompanying cars and coffee car show …

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TOP CARS

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

1987 Porsche 959

1987 Porsche 959

1972 Dodge Challenger

1972 Dodge Challenger

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1968 Austin A35 Van LHD restored in topcondition.

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - 4.2 Litre Fixed Head Coupe

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

2017 Porsche 911 GT 3

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1994 Porsche 911 Turbo

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1974 Jaguar E-Type SIII

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1998 BMW Z3 M Roadster

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1995 Mercedes Benz E 220 Cabrio

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1968 Aston Martin DB6 MK1

1967 Porsche 911 L

1967 Porsche 911 L

1955 Volkswagen T1

1955 Volkswagen T1

2013 Pagani Huayra

2013 Pagani Huayra

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1959 Lister Chevrolet-Costin Prototype

1961 Jensen 541S

1961 Jensen 541S

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1999 Dodge Viper RT/10

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1981 De Lorean Delorean

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1972 Lamborghini Espada Series II

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Pinin Farina cabriolet

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1993 Porsche 964 speedster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagode

1988 Argo JM

1988 Argo JM

1987 Porsche

1987 Porsche

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1967 Aston Martin DB6 MK1 Volante

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1977 Porsche 934.5 IMSA

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1968 Aston Martin DB6

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1974 Lancia Stratos

1974 Lancia Stratos

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

1965 Lola T70 Spyder Mk1

2002 Land Rover D90

2002 Land Rover D90

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

1971 VW T2a Campmobile

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

2007 Porsche 911 ( 997.1 ) GT3 RS

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1988 Porsche 959 KOMFORT

1969 Porsche 911T

1969 Porsche 911T

1979 BMW M1 E26

1979 BMW M1 E26

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 – Daytona

1994 Land Rover D90

1994 Land Rover D90

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 T Targa Ölklappe White '72

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1951 Jaguar XK 120

1967 McLaren M1C

1967 McLaren M1C

1973 Chevron B26

1973 Chevron B26

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1988 Audi Turbo quattro-Edition Spéciale 150/200

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1965 Mercedes Benz 22O SE

1946 Siata 500 Record

1946 Siata 500 Record

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray

1967 Porsche 912

1967 Porsche 912

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1894 Peugeot Type 5

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1955 Ferrari 250 GT Competition Berlinetta Sport Speciale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

1951 Aston Martin DB2 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

Aston Martin DB6 For Sale

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1963 Jaguar E-Type 3,8 Litre OTS

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1971 Edmonton, Can-Am Challenge – private entrant Jo Siffert with mechanics Hugo Schibler and Edi Wyss posing behind the successful Porsche 917/10 who finished 4th; archive Edi Wyss, CH – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

29th Techno-Classica Essen

29th Techno-Classica Essen

World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles, Motorsport, Motorcycles, Spare Parts, Restauration and World Club Meeting www.siha.de  

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Mecum: Kansas City
Terre di Canossa

Terre di Canossa

We are delighted to announce the 7th edition of the GP Terre di Canossa, which will take place from April 20th to 23th 2017,  across Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany. www.granpremioterredicanossa.it

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Tour Auto Optic 2000

Tour Auto Optic 2000

The 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will take place from 24th to 30th April 2017 and Peter Auto has come up with a new route for the 230 entrants. After the traditional exhibition under the glass dome of the Grand Palais in Paris, the cars will set off for Brittany for the first time in the history of the event. …

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Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels

Keels & Wheels established itself among the nations top concours events while in pursuit of multiple goals. www.keels-wheels.com

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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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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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PROFILE

Driven By John Surtees

During the first season of the 1.5 litre Formula 1 regulations the Ferrari 156 'Sharknose' was virtually unbeatable thanks to its very powerful V6 engine. Internal turmoil and rapid development of the competition left the reigning champion outclassed in the following season. Both the British engines and chassis were superior to the barely developed 156 and the reigning champions failed …

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