EDITORIAL

Celebrating Zandvoort With Porsche Historic Motorsport

Due west of Amsterdam lies the coastal resort of Zandvoort, famous for its long sandy beaches, miles of grassy dunes and the improbable presence of a once-world-class racing circuit. Officially opened in 1948, Circuit Park Zandvoort hosted its first Formula 1 Grand Prix in 1955, witnessing another virtuoso performance from Juan Manuel Fangio on his way to yet another world …

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TOP NEWS

Why The Hungaroring Classic Was Simply Historic

Why The Hungaroring Classic Was Simply Historic

The Hungaroring left its mark in the history of Formula 1 by opening the gates of Iron Curtain 31 years ago, and this weekend the circuit was again at its best as it hosted the first event for historic cars in Central Europe. Hungarian spectators flocked to the track in large numbers and a total of more than 20 000 …

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This $1-Million Rolls-Royce Topped Bonhams’ Simeone Auction

This $1-Million Rolls-Royce Topped Bonhams’ Simeone Auction

Bonhams’ classic motorcar auction in Philadelphia yesterday was a resounding success, exceeding expectations and achieving strong results. Hosted at the prestigious, award-winning Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, the annual event blew past numerous low estimates for multiple lots, saw automobilia 100% sold, and achieved an impressive 86% sell-through rate for automobiles. The rare, exquisitely restored 1913 Rolls-Royce “London-to-Edinburgh” Silver Ghost – …

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What The Anniversary Rally Celebrating The Iconic 250 GTO Looked Like

What The Anniversary Rally Celebrating The Iconic 250 GTO Looked Like

The 250 GTO rally has arrived at Maranello. Fifty-five years down the line this venerable road and racing car is still one of the most famous and admired Ferraris of all time. Over the last week 20 specimens of the 36 built since 1962, drove through Tuscany. Based in Florence, the 250 GTOs crossed the hills of Chianti and, in …

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Wallace Wyss About The Daytona

Wallace Wyss About The Daytona

By the time Ferrari was still selling the 275 GTB, the concept of a front engine GT car being top dog was getting a little old. Why? Because that damned Ferrucio Lamborghini had introduced the Lamborghini Miura which was mid-engined. Doubly embarrassing for Ferrari because he had been fielding mid-engined racing cars for years, just never figured the public would …

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Motorworld Plans Permanent Schumacher Exhibition In Cologne

Motorworld Plans Permanent Schumacher Exhibition In Cologne

Motorworld Köln–Rheinland will be opening its doors in the spring of 2018. At the same time, a permanent exhibition eagerly awaited by many fans the world over will also become accessible to the public for the very first time: the Michael Schumacher Private Collection. This unique assemblage, comprising outstanding automotive gems and memorabilia from the unparalleled career of the seven-time …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1970 Porsche 914/6

1970 Porsche 914/6

Offered By Springbok Sportwagen

Wonderful and untouched Porsche 914/6, American delivery from first owner with original 43,460 miles in canary yellow with beige-colored synthetic leather trim. Engine and gearbox is matching numbers …

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1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

1972 Ferrari 365GTC/4

Offered By Speed 8 Classics

Ferrari 365GTC/4 coupe by Pininfarina, very rare only 505 ever built ! Real 70's 12 cyl. Ferrari 2+2 Gran Turismo ! European specs car with all history, long time ownership and serviced by a well know specialist.

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1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

1955 Lancia B24S Spyder America

Offered By Hamann Classic Cars

As Lancia’s notoriety spread stateside following World War II, the time came for the company to offer an open sports car to the boom market in the United States. This model would have to have more power …

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MARKET TRENDS

Truck Analysis: Buy, Sell Or Hold

Truck Analysis: Buy, Sell Or Hold

Many of the market’s hottest vehicles right now are trucks, and because trucks are particularly popular among younger buyers, the long-term outlook for their values is pretty rosy. Not all trucks are created equal though. You can't buy just any old pickup and expect to flip it for profit. Different models are gaining or losing momentum in the market, as …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1982 Indianapolis, Indy 500 – Desiré Wilson climbs out of the Eagle-Cosworth 81 (DNQ). Desiré participated in other disciplines including Formula One, Cart and Sports Cars; photographed by Jim Cutler, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

Bonhams: The Zoute Sale

www.bonhams.com/auctions/24130/

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Coys: Motorworld Berlin
Classic Safari Challenge

Classic Safari Challenge

Particpants on the The 6th Classic Safari Challenge will be exploring some totally new territory within South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe and travelling through some stunning terrain. www.endurorally.com

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Motorclassica

Motorclassica

Motorclassica will continue to showcase the very best of Australasia’s classic and collectable cars and motorcycles as it returns once again, to the majestic Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, from 21 – 23 October. www.motorclassica.com.au

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Classic Expo Salzburg
Bonhams: The Padua Auction
RAC Rally of the Tests

RAC Rally of the Tests

From its inception in 1932, the RAC Rally has been at the pinnacle and forefront of motor sport worldwide, it has attracted many of the leading lights to compete in what has always been regarded as one of the toughest and challenging events ever. www.heroevents.eu/event-type/rac-rally-of-the-tests/  

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Mecum: Las Vegas

Mecum: Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109 www.mecum.com

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PROFILE

Porsche 962 Dauer Le Mans GT

The prototype era in endurance motorsport comes to an end in the early nineties, paving the way for near-series GT5.  This is also the case for the most important race of the year in Le Mans, where sportscars in the categories Le Mans GT1 and Le Mans GT2 start for the first time in 1994.For the new regulations, Porsche modernises …

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