EDITORIAL

Rennsport Reunion VI

This is Porsche. This is Rennsport. The passion. The brand. The motorsport. Rennsport Reunion VI is the world’s largest gathering of vintage and recent Porsche race cars. Rennsport Reunion VI will be held from September 27 through 30, 2018 at the famed California racetrack WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Last held at the famed Monterey Peninsula racetrack in 2015 and drawing …

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TOP NEWS

Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2018

Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2018

The 9th staging of the Dix Mille Tours du Castellet is being held earlier than usual (Circuit Paul Ricard, 31 August - 2 September 2018), and it will take full advantage of the summer weather reigning in Provence on a track that hosted the French Formula 1 Grand Prix a few weeks earlier. The Dix Mille Tours event traditionally brings down …

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Winning Car of the 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500 at Mecum Monterey 2018

Winning Car of the 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500 at Mecum Monterey 2018

Mecum Monterey 2018 will feature the Dallara DW12 Honda IndyCar that rookie driver Alexander Rossi raced to a stirring victory at the Indianapolis 500 in front of an estimated crowd of more than 350,000 people on May 29, 2016. The distinctive blue and yellow Andretti Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian machine is scheduled to cross the auction block at The …

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018

Held on a vast West-Sussex private estate, there were never really humble beginnings for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Nevertheless, few people in June of 1993 will have imagined to what scale and importance the event would grow out to. Today, the Festival of Speed is one of the absolute highlights on the motoring calendar and consists of four action …

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Dealer Profile: Symbolic International

Dealer Profile: Symbolic International

Symbolic International is a world renowned dealership with a impressive inventory of Classic & Competition Automobiles ranging from Ferrari, to Lamborghini, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. "We just love cars. Come visit us and our knowledgeable team, with over 100 years of combined experience can help you find the perfect sports car or vintage race car for your collection." Current Inventory - Click here …

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Silverstone Classic 2018 with J.D Classics

Silverstone Classic 2018 with J.D Classics

Fresh from a busy Le Mans Classic at the beginning of the month, the JD Classics team readied themselves for another weekend of high octane action preparing and campaigning three customer cars at the weekend’s Silverstone Classic. Friday morning and the second session of the day saw the 39 Stirling Moss Trophy cars depart from the National (old Formula One) …

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Collector Cars Videos: New Value Add Service By collectorscarworld

Collector Cars Videos: New Value Add Service By collectorscarworld

collectorscarworld in partnership with DF Media offers an incredibly innovative service package to its clients that cuts down the sales cycle for collector car inventory through video collectorscarworld offers now to distribute creative car sales-videos produced by DF Media exclusively for collectorscarsworld’s clients, on our flagship website www.collectorscarworld.com, as well as on our associated social media assets. With this exclusive …

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FEATURED CLASSICS

1962 Aston Martin DB4C Convertible Series IV SS Vantage by Gullwing Motor Cars

1962 Aston Martin DB4C Convertible Series IV SS Vantage by Gullwing Motor Cars

This 1962 Aston Martin DB4C Convertible Series IV SS Vantage with Factory Overdrive is one of just 70 drop-heads made in total and one of only a handful made with an SS engine. It's almost impossible to find a DB4 drop-head with an SS engine and factory overdrive. This incredibly rare and highly coveted DB4 wears a 25 year old …

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1988 Porsche 959 by Morris And Welford

1988 Porsche 959 by Morris And Welford

This iconic Porsche has spent most of its 30 years in just two homes, one in Germany and one in Italy. It came to California in mid 2018. The first owner drove it about ~8,000klms and the second drove it about 4,000klms, the odometer now shows 12,567 klms. Finished in its debut color of silver with a 3-tone leather interior …

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1971 Surtees TS9B Formula One #TS9-005 at Ascott Collection

1971 Surtees TS9B Formula One #TS9-005 at Ascott Collection

John Surtees: Seven World Champion titles on two wheels and a Formula One World Champion title in 1964 with Ferrari John Surtees, already a seven-time motorcycle World Champion in the 350cc and 500cc classes, became the only man to win world titles both on two and four wheels when he won the 1964 Formula 1 World Championship. He secured that …

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MARKET TRENDS

The Game Changers: Cars That Rewrite the Rules

The Game Changers: Cars That Rewrite the Rules

With values of over 40,000 classic car variants, the UK Hagerty Price Guide requires teams dedicated to maintaining accurate data. Insured values and dealer prices are all taken into consideration, but it is auction values that make up a great deal of the data that is analysed to ensure the Guide is correct.   Every now and again, a car …

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TOP CARS

ONE MOMENT IN TIME

1965 Pomona, Road Races - Lothar Motschenbacher in the AC Cobra. He won Saturday's ABC Production Race; photographed by Luke Lundquist, USA – Thomas Horat Collection

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UPCOMING EVENTS & AUCTIONS

Prescott Vintage Speed Hill Climb

Prescott Vintage Speed Hill Climb

The undoubted ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Vintage Sports-Car Club year, our long-established Prescott Speed Hill Climb takes its traditional slot on the first weekend in August, with 250 Pre-war Racing and Sports-Cars taking on the challenge of the traditional 880 yard course – first established by the VSCC in 1938. www.vscc.co.uk

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Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Join us for the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on the 4th-5th August; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world’s most exclusive and desirable motors to Beaulieu. www.beaulieu.co.uk

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New England Auto Auction

New England Auto Auction

Founded in 1974, The Owls Head Transportation Museum is an operating, nonprofit museum with a strong focus on educational initiatives. Located on the Maine coast near the Knox County Regional Airport, the Museum is a place where machines of a bygone era are celebrated through conservation, preservation and demonstration www.owlshead.org

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6 Hours of Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Silverstone at a later date of 17-19 August 2018 for its festival of sports car racing, and there’s more entertainment than ever on offer to keep the whole family occupied. www.silverstone.co.uk

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Mecum: Monterey

Mecum: Monterey

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa - Del Monte Golf Course 1 Old Golf Course Road Monterey, CA 93940 www.mecum.com

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Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams: Quail Lodge

Bonhams returns to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula for its 21st annual Quail Lodge Auction, featuring the world's finest and most exclusive collectors' motorcars displayed in a stunning setting on the grounds of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club. www.bonhams.com

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Where else can you see and hear historic race cars at full speed doing what they were originally intended to do … and that’s race. The annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a celebration of motorsport history that brings approximately 550 race cars together in one open paddock for everyone to enjoy. Each accepted car, from more than 1,000 entry …

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Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach

Car collectors worldwide dream of competing at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where the famed 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links is the stage and the rolling Pacific Ocean serves as backdrop. www.pebblebeachconcours.net

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PROFILE

1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione

Alfa Romeo scrambled to rebuild its Portello factory after WW2 and adjust to a new world without German competition or its own racing department Scuderia Ferrari, which would soon become an archrival. Aerodynamic advances meant that closed Berlinettas were superseding open Spiders and the result was the aggressive Tipo 46 6C 2500 Competizione, which pointed the way to the future. …

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