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

1968 Jaguar XKE

1968 Jaguar XKE

1963 Ferrari 330

1963 Ferrari 330

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1962 Jaguar XKE Series I

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600

1965 Alfa Romeo GTA 1600 "Corsa"

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1952 Cooper Bristol T20 Mk1

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1959 Norton Manx 30M

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1969 Aston Martin DBS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1966 Triumph TR4 A IRS

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1964 Maserati Sebring Series I 2+2 coupe

1995 Ferrari F50

1995 Ferrari F50

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1928 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 spider Zagato Tre Posti

1968 Volvo

1968 Volvo

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge

2004 Ferrari F430 Challenge "GT3"

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1956 Volkswagen Oval Window Beetle

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 E Coupé

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1983 Ferrari BB 512i

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 ALPINE A310 POISSON DIEPPOIS

1977 Aston Martin V8

1977 Aston Martin V8

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

2006 Aston Martin 4.3 V8 Vantage

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1967 Shelby Cobra 427

1951 Jaguar XK

1951 Jaguar XK

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1953 Fiat 1100 tipo 103 ex-Mille Miglia

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Lamborghini Countach LP 5000 S

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1984 Ferrari 512 BBi

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

1965 SUNBEAM TIGER MARK I

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

2018 Ferrari 812 SuperFast

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1977 Porsche 2700 Coupe

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1964 Mercedes 220 SE Convertible

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S spider

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

2011 PORSCHE GT3 RS 4.0

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

1965 FORD GT40 Mk1

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2015 Porsche 991 GT3 RS

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

2008 Ferrari 599 HGTE

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1936 Riley 9/16 HP ´Big Four Special´

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1965 Jaguar E-Type SI 4.2 Roadster LHD

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1984 Porsche 911 Cabrio 3.2

1966 McLaren M1B

1966 McLaren M1B

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1934 MG PA Single Seater Racer

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1961 Chevrolet Corvette C1 Roadster Restoration

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

1959 Aston Martin DB MKIII

2007 Aston Martin N24

2007 Aston Martin N24

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1967 Ford GT40 Mk III

1989 BMW M3

1989 BMW M3

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1988 TIGA GC288/9

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1966 FERRARI 330 GTC

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1993 PORSCHE 911 AMERICAN ROADSTER

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1983 Porsche 911 SC / RS 3.0

1958 AC ACECA

1958 AC ACECA

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1931 BUGATTI TYPE 50

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1990 SPICE SE 90C

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1964 Aston Martin DB5

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1959 Aston Martin DB4 Series 1

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

1980 Porsche 911SC Coupe

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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