Archive for January, 2012

Automotive Passion to Highlight Auctions America by RM’s Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale Auction

· 1935 Auburn 851 Cabriolet one of many exceptional cars offered during three-day sale, March 16-18, 2012 · More than 500 of American classics, European sports cars and late-model exotics to cross block · Established event attracts thousands of bidders and spectators to South Florida’s Gold Coast every year AUBURN, Indiana – Auctions America by […]

GRAND-AM Road Racing: 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona a Race for the Ages

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona was heralded as the most anticipated sports car race in North American motorsports history. If anything, the event even exceeded those lofty expectations. Daytona International Speedway looked to sports car racing in its bid to live up to “The World Center of Racing” when […]

American Le Mans Series: Winter Test Prepares Teams for Sebring

Entry list shows 23 cars headed to Sebring International Raceway The 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season will begin in earnest with the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on March 17, but teams will have an opportunity to get their equipment sorted at […]

Photo of the Day: 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 340 Six Pack

The engine actually made about 320 bhp. It breathed air through a suitcase sized air scoop molded into the pinned down, hinged matte-black fiberglass hood.

New Special Exhibition “911 Identity” in the Porsche Museum

Tradition meets Innovation Stuttgart – For more than four decades, the Porsche 911 has been deemed an automotive icon and the very epitome of the sports car. That means that the launch of the new Type 991 is an important event for the Porsche Museum Stuttgart as well. As a curtain raiser for 2012, the […]

Photos: The Aston Martin V12 Zagato to be Officially Unveiled at the 2012 Kuwait Concours

Aston Martin has announced that they will unveil the all new V12 Zagato production car at the third annual Kuwait Concours d’Elegance taking place February 15-18, 2012. “With its effortless beauty guaranteed to stir the senses, the V12 Zagato is destined to be one of the most highly coveted models in Aston Martin’s 98‑year history,” […]

Photo of the Day: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 #57

Along with the 500-plus horsepower ZL1 shoehorned beneath the Cowl Induction hood, the car was fitted with a four-core radiator, F41 suspension, M22 “Rock Crusher” wide-ratio Muncie 4-speed and a 12-bolt 4.10:1 Positraction rear end.

Daytona 24 Hours: Triple Victory for Porsche in Strongest GT Field in History

Stuttgart – The 24 hour race in Daytona remains Porsche territory: At the cliff-hanger 50th anniversary of the long distance classic in Florida/USA, the Zuffenhausen sports car manufacturer celebrated a convincing triple triumph in the GT class against strong opposition from the likes of Audi, BMW, Corvette and Ferrari. Victory went to Porsche works driver […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Leonardo Fioravanti – Italy

Head of 2012 Kuwait Concours d’Elegance Judging Team Leonardo Fioravanti, has been one of the most distinguished personalities of car design for the past three decades. Fioravanti worked at Pininfarina for 24 years as director of design where he enjoyed a prominent position and played a role at the top of the company directing some […]

2012 Kuwait Concours Judge Spotlight: Sandra Button – United States of America

Sandra Button has played a key role in orchestrating the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for over 25 years. After serving as the event’s first full-time Executive Director, she was named Concours Chairman in 2002. She has also been involved in the creation and growth of related events such as the Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance, Pebble […]