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Pre-War Raiders in Oulton Park

Cheshire’s popular Oulton Park circuit hosts the second race meeting of 2014 organized by Aston Club Racing in just a few weeks time and with the addition of a Pre-War sports car race to the varied schedule, it is set to be another spectacular day of club racing.

A mass of sports cars hailing from the carefree era of the 1920s and 1930s will take to the track o...

New Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

The new Morgan Plus 8 Speedster embodies all of Morgan’s core values and has been commissioned as part of a special line of vehicles to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at Pickersleigh Road. The Speedster, the latest evolution of the Plus 8, offers an even more invigorating driving experience inspired by a bygone era of stripped back, road going race cars. A 3...

‘Spring Start’ Race Meeting at Silverstone

A wave of nostalgia and celebration spread through Silverstone’s National Circuit this past weekend as enthusiasts of Pre-war and Historic Motor Racing flocked to the home of British Motor Sport for the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s ‘Spring Start’ Race Meeting. The traditional Historic Racing Season opener attracted good crowds over the two days to watch over 300 competi...

Pebble Beach winners at Hilton Head '14

The 2014 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance will include major international names in automotive collecting and racing when the event returns for its 13th annual celebration Oct. 24 – Nov. 2. Among those names are esteemed collectors Joseph and Margie Cassini and William and Christine Snyder, selected respect...

Downside Concours d'Elegance


Downside Concours d'Elegance
One of the many bicentenary events at Downside in Somerset, is a Concours d’Elégance on the sports fields of Downside School on Sunday 4th May.
Vintage and classic cars will be grouped into three classes:
- Pre-war
- 1945-1967
- 1968-1984

There will be a 1934 Aston Martin Ulster Le Mans Team Car, a 19...
Cox Collection at Bonhams

Bonhams international auctioneers today announced the addition of the Dr. Ralph W.E. Cox Jr. Collection auction to be held on May 10th, in Cape May, New Jersey, hot on the heels of the firm’s recent Scottsdale Auction, where two of Dr. Ralph W. E. Cox Jr.'s most famed automobiles, his 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Tourenwagen and 1932 Auburn Twelve Speedster realized close to $2...

Italians at RM’s Monaco Sale

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, continues to attract incredible, historically significant cars to its forthcoming Monaco sale at Le Sporting on 10 May. Staged during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend, the single-day sale will present a superb roster of more than 80 handpicked, blue-chip automobiles, including ...
National Oldtimerday The Netherlands

Expected pre 1940 cars for the National Oldtimerday in Lelystad (The Netherlands): 

Update 1 april: Marmon Straight Six E75 Sedan (1927) / Lagonda 16/80 Tourer (1934) / Wolseley 14/56 (1937) / Talbot Lago T23 Cabriolet (1937) Citroën A 1919 / Bugatti T38 Tourer 1926 / Citroën C4F Torpedo 1931 /...

FIVA launches new European historic vehicle survey

FIVA, the global historic vehicle interest organisation, today started a new international survey. It focuses on the three pillars of the historic vehicle world: the owners, the owner clubs, and the businesses offering services and products to the owners. The survey will run simultaneously in 15 European Union member countries. FIVA wants to collect fresh data on ownership, ...

The Basque Rolls-Royce Museum

A report by Patricia Palacios from Eusko Guide Blog 

Unknown to most of the world, including many Basques, is the existence of one of the best collections of Rolls-Royces in the world that is located deep within the Biscay province of the Spanish Basque Country. We first heard o...

AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix gibt Vollgas für Aktive

- Attraktives Programm der Vorkriegsfahrzeuge erhält erstmals mit der „Vintage Sports Car Trophy“ eine Gesamtwertung
- AvD-Historic-Marathon: Reduziertes Nenngeld bei Mehrfachnennungen
- NürburgringTrophy: Baujahrsgrenze bis 1976 erweitert- Markenclubtreffen wird noch attraktiver gestaltet 

Die Veranstalter des AvD-...

Harry Hickling's Merc offered by Bonhams


The Mercedes of Harry Hickling with the mystery wire wheels as we told you about is up for auction!

Bonhams reports: 
A 1909 35hp Mercedes with a rugged past, estimated at €480,000-680,000, is being offered on 12 July as part of Bonhams' Mercedes-Benz Sale at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. The Sale will feature a choice selection of some 40...
Gran Turismo Ferrari at Goodwood


One of the earliest Ferrari Coupes ever built - an example which has participated in three Mille Miglia retrospectives– is to be offered for sale by auction in the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on June 27. While the very first prototype sports car ever to wear the Ferrari marque’s illustrious Prancing Horse badge emerged in 1947, and only a handful of developed variants ...
Spring Start at Silverstone

The Vintage Sports-Car Club will welcome a number of established Historic Race Series to their Silverstone ‘Spring Start’ Race Meeting on the weekend of 12-13 April. The Club’s own programme of races for Pre- and Post-war Racing and Sports-Cars will be complemented by invited grids from some of the most popular Associations of the Historic Racing fraternity.

Horch and Scarab win at Amelia

A 1937 Horch 853 and 1958 Scarab won the Best In Show honors on Sunday, March 9, at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, which attracted approximately 29,000 spectators throughout the weekend. The Horch 853, owned by Bob and Anne Brockinton Lee of Sparks, Nevada, took home one of the most sought-after trophies in classic car pageantry, the prestigious Concours d’Elegan...
British sporting cars at Theodore’s

Theodore Bruce, Australia’s oldest auction house established in 1878 has an exciting day of auction action planned for its Sydney showrooms on Sunday March 30th. Starting at 11am proceedings commence with the sale of 100 lots of important motoring memorabilia from the world famous collection of Peter Briggs of Western Australia, to be followed by the sale of a selection of...

Cars of the “Lightning Z” honored

The cars wearing Zagato’s “lightning Z” badge have become classics and icons. On March 9, 2014 the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will honor the brilliance and creativity of Ugo Zagato and his heirs with a class of Zagato-bodied cars from the likes of Ferrari, Maserati, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Hispano-Suiza, FIAT, Rolls-Royce, Lancia, Lambor...

120 Jahre Daimler-Motorsport
Vorhang auf für Daimler und Porsche: Die beiden großen Marken der Region präsentieren sich auf der RETRO CLASSICS 2014 im Zeichen des Motorsports. Von Nizza über Le Mans bis zur DTM: Bei der RETRO CLASSICS 2014 legen die schwäbischen Autobauer Daimler und Porsche einen wichtigen Schwerpunkt auf den Motorsport. Jede der beiden Unternehmensgeschichten ist von den Namen großer Rennen und b...
‘Purple People Eater’ at Amelia Island

The annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance event, March 7-9 at the Ritz-Carlton and Golf Club of Amelia Island (Florida), historically hosts some of the most high-end cars in the country and also helps contribute millions annually to local First Coast charities.  For many of the cars, the following words may apply:  historic, unique, rare, one-of-a-kind,...

Carriages to Cars

HITCHIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY presents:

The story of a Hitchin business - that flourished in the town for over 80 years - unfolds with tales of the Sanders family who started and worked in the business, about their employees, their workshops and garages and the changing trends in transport from the horse drawn vehicles of Victorian times to the mass produced...

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