Vintage News

2/6/2016 - Available Inventory and Economic Climate Affect Arizona Auction Results

Historically significant and beautiful (and expensive) was this 1950 Ferrari 166MM sold by Gooding (photo: Gooding & Co.).

Scottsdale, AZ -- The Arizona collector car auctions concluded last weekend, and while Chamber of Commerce weather gave attendees a welcome break from winter, there appear to be clouds on the horizon for vintage car prices. Read more...

1/30/2016 - Arizona Auction Week Rolling at Full Chat With Sales Down

Right: 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K sold last night at RM Sotheby's for $9.9 million

Scottsdale AZ -- At the midway point Friday afternoon, Arizona auction week was rolling at full chat, albeit with a loose plug wire. With Bonhams' Thursday sale complete, Barrett-Jackson, RM Sotheby's, Gooding & Co. Russo and Steele and Silver we're doing their best to find new ho... Read more...

1/21/2016 - Utah Motorsports Campus Announces 2016 Schedule

Tooele Valley, UT -- Tooele County and Utah Motorsports Campusare pleased to announce their schedule of events for the 2016 season, with a full slate of professional and amateur races.

Utah Motorsports Campus, which is managing the facility on behalf of Tooele County while the procedures to sell the former Miller Motorsports Park take place, has been able to... Read more...

1/18/2016 - Kastner Cup Headed for CSRG and Sonoma Raceway April 1-3

Sonoma, CA -- The 14th Annual Kastner Cup will be hosted by Classic Sports Racing Group (CSRG) as a part of the David Love Memorial Races April 1-3, 2016 at Sonoma Raceway. All TRIUMPH-POWERED race cars with a current racing log book are eligible.

The Kastner Cup race honors the legendary, R.W. Kas Kastner, a championship winning driver and team manager who... Read more...

12/31/2015 - Marvin Panch 1926-2015

The family of Marvin Panch is saddened to announce the passing of NASCAR Legend Marvin E. Panch earlier today in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Panch was 89 and died of natural causes. He was a pioneer in NASCAR racing winning 17 NASCAR sanctioned events including the 1961 Daytona 500 driving for top car builders such as Pete DePaulo, Smokey Yunick, Ray Fox, Holman-... Read more...

10/16/2015 - Classic 24 at Daytona presented by IMSA Entry List Announced for November 12 - 15 Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Race at Daytona International Speedway

Clearwater, FL -- The entry list for the 2015 Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic 24 Hour at Daytona presented by IMSA, November 12 - 15, was officially announced and features 174 race cars and a current tally of 300 drivers from around the world. "We have gone on record recently in saying that the entry list for the second edition of the Classic 24 H... Read more...

9/27/2015 - Concours on Pit Lane Highlights Saturday at Porsche Rennsport Reunion V

Monterey, CA -- One of the high points of a weekend packed full of highlights during Porsche Rennsport Reunion V at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was Saturday afternoon's Concours on Pit Lane where thousands of Porsche race fans and enthusiasts gathered on the pit lane after the day's on-track activities concluded to take in the sights of the more than 100 Pors... Read more...

9/17/2015 - ISC Opts Out On Bid To Operate Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Salinas, CA -- After more than a year of closed-door discussions between the Monterey County Board of Supervisors and International Speedway Corp. (ISC), the NASCAR track operator has declined to submit a formal proposal to assume operations and management of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The track, part of the Monterey County Parks system, has been hampered f... Read more...

9/12/2015 - Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes Headline Goodwood Revival

Chichester, UK -- An evocative line up of Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupes headlined an outstanding opening day at the 2015 Goodwood Revival.

It is believed to be the first time that all six original examples of Carroll Shelbys creation have been brought together, including the prototype, plus veterans of races at Le Mans and Goodwood.

The six, aggressive Kamm-tail... Read more...

8/22/2015 - Post Sales Push Monterey Auction Results Past $400 Million

Hold Your Breath/Make a wish/Count to three;

Come with me and you'll beIn a world of pure imaginationTake a look and you'll seeInto your imagination

These lyrics from the film "Wily Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" pretty much sum up what attending this year's auctions in Monterey was like this time around.

Just walking into the RM Sotheby's auction preview was... Read more...