Highlights from the Circuito Citta di Collecchio 2018

Italy is the spiritual home of the automobile. It is the one country in the world that has managed to combine automotive passion, design, beauty and ingenuity, creating some of the finest cars of all time. And when it comes to historic car shows, the romantic views of the Italian countryside provide the perfect backdrop. One such event is the Circuito Citta di Collecchio, or Track of Collecchio’s Village. The…

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2018 Goodwood Revival Honours Two Decades of Motoring Heritage and Culture

As the curtain fell on the 2018 Goodwood Revival Meeting, the gentle hum, resounding from the blend of roaring engines, brass bands and laughter from the crowds, gradually dissipated and a hush descended on the 20th anniversary celebrations at the hallowed Goodwood Motor Circuit. Every year, the Revival continues to grow in stature, with historic automobiles and glamorous spectators in period dress making the journey to the world’s most revered…

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Take to the Road’s Bertone x19 Gran Finale set for Sundays Shere Hill Climb

Tomorrow Take to the Road’s Bertone x19 Gran Finale will be taking part in the Shere Hill Climb which is on tomorrow. This is my first time taking the little wedge to a hill climb event and I can’t wait! Shere Hill Climb takes place on Sunday 2nd September on Staple Lane, just off the A246 near Guildford. It is one of the UKs fastest growing hill climb events and…

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO breaks world record with RM Sotheby’s in Monterey

RM Sotheby’s celebrated an historic weekend in Monterey (24-25 August) with a new record for the most valuable car ever sold at auction, selling a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $48,405,000. The 250 GTO championed RM Sotheby’s most historic Monterey offering to date. Which resulted in an overall total of $157,931,940 – one of the company’s all-time top performances, the highest grossing auction of Monterey Car Week, and a near…

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One of a kind Simca 8 Gordini heads French sale

French auction house Leclere Motorcars is offering for sale on Sunday 16th September 2018, a unique and one of a kind 1937 Simca 8 Gordini. Conceived by Amédée Gordini, this historic racer will be sold at an event represented by the Aventure Peugeot Citroen DS (Citroën, Matra, Panhard, Peugeot, Simca, Talbot). This special auction will be held at the PSA Group Archives in Hérimoncourt, France. The 1937 Simca 8 Gordini, from…

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Two-Time Le Mans Winning 1963 Ferrari 275 P offered for Private Sale

RM Sotheby’s has revealed that it will present one of the most historically important Scuderia Ferrari sports racing cars, a 1963 Ferrari 275 P. This unique racing Ferrari, , chassis no. 0816, will be presented on RM Sotheby’s Monterey Private Sales stand from 22-25 August. One of just four Scuderia Ferrari works cars built to contest the World Sports Car Championship in 1963, the Ferrari 275 P, saw incredible success for…

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5 Things You Should Know Before Restoring A Classic Car

When you’re a classic car enthusiast, there are few things more exciting or fulfilling than restoring one yourself. That being said, you shouldn’t dive head first into a project of your own without thinking things through properly. Restoring a classic car can be an amazing experience, but only if you’ve planned it properly and have the tools, knowledge, and willpower to get the results you want. Keeping that in mind,…

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