Archive for July, 2013

Stephen Cox: 10 Great Race Tracks You’ve Never Seen – Part 2 The Milwaukee Mile

Okay, I’m bending the rules on this one. Most of you have seen the Milwaukee Mile on TV, even if you haven’t been there in person. But The Mile deserves a spot on this list because there’s just something special about driving on a racetrack that has hosted every great American driver in history. The […]

Historical Car Museum Hosts the Bugatti Type 57 Aerolithe – For the First Time in the World and Middle East

The Historical, Vintage & Classic Cars Museum in Kuwait revealed one of the rarest historic classic cars, a remake of the 1935 “Bugatti Type 57 Aerolithe” in a special exhibition that is available to public viewing, giving them an interesting opportunity to visit this special car for the first time in the Middle East. Under […]

Aston Martin Celebrates Centenary in Style at Pebble Beach® Automotive Week

• Three new car debuts including Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S • First appearance on US soil of the CC100 Speedster Concept • Aston Martin featured marque at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® Irvine CA – Aston Martin’s new Vanquish Volante and V12 Vantage S are set for premieres at the 2013 Pebble Beach® Automotive […]

Stephen Cox: Vintage Racing – Driving a 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Have you ever wondered what it was like to drive a production-based sportscar in the golden era of American road racing? Me too. And now I know. “I don’t want to retire and sit around a golf course,” Rick Baldick said to me, leaning over the balcony and looking down at his team’s car screaming […]

Chevrolet’s Iconic Bowtie Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Origin still uncertain, but 215 million cars and trucks have worn the badge since 1913 DETROIT – Chevrolet’s globally recognized bowtie celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with 25 product launches helping the symbol find new roads around the world despite an origin that is still uncertain. In 1913, Chevrolet co-founder William C. Durant introduced […]

More Than 40 Porsches To Choose From At Mecum In Monterey

1955 550/1500 RS Spyder Chassis No. 550-0077 to Headline Record Offering Walworth, Wis.– The Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey will present an incredible assemblage of more than 40 Porsches headlined by one of the rarest and most desirable of them all – the 1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder (Lot S134), Chassis No. 550-0077. The several […]

Final Countdown Underway to RM’s Annual Michigan Sale

· Exceptional 1932 Packard Twin Six Sport Phaeton and 1933 Marmon Sixteen Five-Passenger Sedan with Michigan collector heritage lead RM’s sale at the Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth, Michigan, on July 27 · As the official auction of the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s, the single-day sale features a superb roster of […]