Vintage News

2/21/2014 - AZ Concours in the Hills Raises $25K For Charity

1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1.5 coupe and a Devin model D racer (#29) were on display at Concours in the Hills (photo: Mike Silverman 2014 Vintage Motorsport)

Fountain Hills, Ariz. -- The inaugural Concours in the Hills held here on Saturday, February 15, 2014 drew 188 vehicle entries, 2400 spectators and raised $25,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sc... Read more...

2/14/2014 - The Gaping Maw: Corvettes Consumed By Sinkhole

Photo: The sinkhole that swallowed eight significant Corvettes. Courtesy Corvette Museum

Bowling Green, KY -- At 5:44 a.m. last Wednesday, Feb. 12, the manager of the National Corvette Museum received a call from the organization's security company, alerting him that the motion detectors were going off in the original section of the museum, the Skydome. A sin... Read more...

2/7/2014 - Bonhams Paris Sets Record

Paris, France -- The Grand Palais Sale is one of the Bonhams's Blue Riband auctions and this week a 1929 Bugatti Type 35B sold for $2,200,000.

Photo: 1968 Ferrari 275GTB/4 Berlinetta that achieved a new world auction record for the model, $3,000,000.

Crowds flocked to the Grand Palais to witness many bidding battles, including one for the Grand Prix Bugatti pr... Read more...

1/24/2014 - Hurley Haywood Honored With RRDC's 2014 Phil Hill Award

Right: Hurley Haywood (left) and Bobby Rahal. Photo by Brian Cleary

Daytona Beach, FL -- A trio of motorsport veterans received awards last week during the annual dinner of the Road Racing Drivers Club traditionally held here at Daytona International Speedway prior to the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

"When Bobby (RRDC President Rahal) called me up and told me I was go... Read more...

1/24/2014 - With Post-Sales, AZ Auctions Crack The $250 Million Mark

Right: Top-selling race car at AZ auction week, the '97 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail (photo: ©Tom Stahler 2014 Vintage Motorsport)

Scottsdale, AZ -- With a few days of give and take in the post-sale lots, the final tally of Arizona auction week has crept past the $256 million mark, a 14.3% gain over last year's $224 million total, to a new record. While impre... Read more...

1/18/2014 - Ferrari At RM Sets AZ Price Record of $8.8 Million

Photo: Record-setting 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider (Patrick Ernzen 2013 courtesy RM Auctions)

Phoenix, AZ -- For the second year in a row, a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider has set the record price paid for a car at the Arizona collector car auctions. Friday night at a packed Arizona Biltmore ballroom, RM Auctions sold the red droptop f... Read more...

1/17/2014 - Peter Brock Captures 2013 Dean Batchelor Award

LOS ANGELES, CA - At the Motor Press Guild's 19th Annual awards banquet, held at the Petersen Automotive Museum, automotive designer, racer and author, Peter Brock, took home the big prize, capturing the Dean Batchelor Award for his new book, "Corvette Sting Ray: Genesis of an American Icon." Brock's latest work also won MPG Best Book of the Year. Read more...

12/4/2013 - Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial Postponed

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. - The Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial, a Formula One World Championship race slated for June 2014 on the streets of Weehawken and West New York, N.J., has been postponed. GP America executive chairman and promoter Leo Hindery, Jr., and his team are working on restructured financial arrangements for a 2015 race. Read more...

12/3/2013 - Lime Rock 2014 Schedule Includes Historic Festival 32

Lime Rock Park’s 2014 Spectator Event ScheduleTickets on sale now, including special pricing for Christmas and the holidays

LAKEVILLE, CT - Lime Rock Park’s 2014 spectator-event schedule opens with its traditional Memorial Day weekend, this year featuring the IMSA-sanctioned Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series Friday and Saturday, May 23-... Read more...

11/22/2013 - Marking 50 Years of Mustang with Twin Birthday Celebrations

DEARBORN, MI - The celebration of 50 years of Ford Mustang will be so large Ford Motor Company and the Mustang Club of America plan to simultaneously hold it at two locations from April 16 through April 20, 2014. Open to everyone, not just Mustang owners and MCA members, the event will be held at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. and at Las Vegas Mot... Read more...