Vintage News

7/16/2014 - Keeneland Concours d'Elegance to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Lexington, KY –– Winners from the previous Keeneland Concours d'Elegance will return to celebrate the event's 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 19.

Launched in 2004, the Keeneland Concours has become a highlight of the summer season in Lexington, and has been recognized as one of America's premiere concours. The event is consistently ranked as a... Read more...

7/11/2014 - Sign Up Now! FREE Monterey Auction Preview & Tour For Vintage Motorsport Subscribers!

Veteran collector car analyst Andy Reid (in blue blazer) leads an auction tour and preview for bidders and non-bidders alike.

Monterey, CA -- For those lucky Vintage Motorsport subscribers planning to attend Monterey Collector Car Week next month, the magazine is offering current subscribers a FREE tour and preview of the Bonhams, RM and Rick Cole auctions le... Read more...

7/11/2014 - Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix's 10-Day Festival Kicks Off Saturday

1912 Mercedes Grand Prix car negotiates Schenley Park's twisty, forested byways (photo: conceptcarz.com

Pittsburgh, PA -- Monterey may lay claim to the best cars, and Indianapolis can now boast the most entries (700), but the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, which kicks off its 32nd annual extravaganza this weekend, has regularly had by far the largest spectato... Read more...

7/2/2014 - Goodwood's Crowd Sets a Record

Chichester, UK -Goodwood announced that the 2014 Festival of Speed, held on June 26-29, was the largest and most successful in the event's history, attracting 200,000 highly-enthusiastic visitors to West Sussex.

With superstar names from the world of motorsport, including John Surtees, Sir Jackie Stewart, Sir Stirling Moss, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Seb... Read more...

6/30/2014 - Chuck Tatum 1926-2014

Stockton, CA - Chuck Tatum, whose "Tatum Special" sports car was among an early breed of home-built racing specials to challenge import marques on SCCA West Coast circuits in the early ’50s, died here June 22, 2014. He was 87. His life was chronicled in Sept/Oct 2013 issue of Vintage Motorsport.

A restless innovator who caught motor racing fever at a pr... Read more...

6/30/2014 - Happy Birthday to the Corvette!

On this day in 1953, the FIRST Corvette rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan. Happy 61st Birthday Corvette! Read more...

6/29/2014 - Surtees and Raikkonen Create Magic Moments at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Chichester, UK - The final day of the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed more than lived up to its theme of Addicted to Winning as two Ferrari Formula 1 legends, John Surtees and Kimi Raikkonen, were united for a unique moment on the iconic 1.16-mile Hillclimb on Sunday.

The 50th anniversary of Surtees' 1964 F1 title was marked with a special run up the hill in... Read more...

6/27/2014 - Bondurant Returns To Site Of His 1967 Watkins Glen Crash

Rescuers tend to Bob Bondurant in the aftermath of his crash in a McLaren at the Glen in '67 (photo: courtesy Bondurant.com)

150mph into Turn 4 -- something doesn't feel right -- off track -- no steering, can't turn -- SLAM into the embankment, lifting off the ground -- this could be bad -- shut off the fuel pumps, don't want to burn -- where's the bottom of... Read more...

6/21/2014 - Knoop-Mann Special to Take On Unlimited Division at Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs, CO – Veteran road racer Rick Knoop will “climb to the clouds” again at the 92nd edition of the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the Knoop-Mann Special on June 29. Blending classic looks with true ability, the Knoop-Mann Special was developed from a 1958 Jaguar Lister frame as a tribute to the ‘Can-... Read more...

6/20/2014 - Maserati Centennial Exhibit Opens At Enzo Ferrari Museum in Italy

Maserati racing legends take the front row; from left: Tipo 60 "Birdcage," Grand Prix racer 250F and 300S sports racer(photo: courtesy Maserati N.A.)

Modena, Italy - If you're headed to Italy in the next six months, you may want to plan a side excursion to Modena's futuristic Enzo Ferrari Museum, where a century of Maserati race and road cars will be on displ... Read more...