Archive for Sports Car Spotlight

Mecum Auctions Tops $18.6 Million In Chicago

Harley Earl Corvette leads all Sales at $1.5 Million Walworth, Wis. – The windy city welcomed Mecum Auctions with an exceptional sale and enormous crowds at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend. With 965 cars crossing the block throughout the three-day event, 615 hammered sold for a 64 percent sell-through rate […]

Highly Original 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Headlines RM’s Exclusive Art of the Automobile New York Sale

- RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, secures one of the world’s greatest Ferrari road racing cars for its exclusive Art of the Automobile auction, November 21 in New York City – Considered one of the most original and highly prized of all Ferraris, this multi-million-dollar 250 LM emerges for sale following long-term private ownership […]

Aston Martin GT4 Wins at Nürburgring

Gaydon – Aston Martin’s Nürburgring Test Centre team has won its class in the seventh round of the 2013 VLN series having qualified on pole position. Running in the highly competitive SP10 category for GT4-specification cars, the #186 V8 Vantage set a qualifying time of 8:50.830 with Andy Gülden – chief instructor of Aston Martin’s […]

Aston Martin Wins Both Classes in Austin

Austin – Aston Martin Racing has won both GTE classes at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas and has also finished second in the GTE Am class. It is now leading the GTE Am championship with the #96 Vantage GTE thanks to this win and the win in […]

Mecum Will Offer One-Of-A-Kind Personal Driver Of Corvette’s Original Designer

Harley J. Earl Corvette will Cross Mecum’s Block at Chicago Auction Oct. 10-12 Walworth, Wis. – The factory-styling Sting Ray gifted to the father of the Corvette – Harley J. Earl – will cross the block at Mecum’s Chicago auction this Oct. 10-12 at the Schaumburg Convention Center. Among an anticipated 1,000-car lineup, this car […]

Chevrolet Begins Shipping 2014 Corvette Stingray

All-new Stingray Coupes rolling out of Bowling Green plant for dealers nationwide BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet began shipping the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to dealers. “It’s an amazing sight to see the transporters filled with Stingrays heading to customers in all corners of the country,” said Dave Tatman, plant manager of General Motors’ […]

Mecum Auctions: Crowd-Shakers And History-Makers At Mecum’s Chicago Auction This Oct. 10-12

Hemi Under Glass Collection and Harley J. Earl Corvette Part of 1,000-Car Lineup Walworth, Wis. – Mecum Auctions is taking the gavel to Chicagoland this Oct. 10-12 with 1,000 vehicles expected to cross the block at the breathtaking Schaumburg Convention Center. The lineup is already fraught with headline-worthy consignments including the most famous wheel-standers in […]

Aston Martin Celebrates its Centenary at the Goodwood Revival

Aston Martin continues its year-long centenary party in the appropriately historic surroundings of The Goodwood Revival this weekend. The luxury British sports car maker is a main sponsor of this year’s meeting at the famous old English race circuit where examples of some of Aston Martin’s rarest and most highly-prized sports cars of the revival […]

Auctions America Continues Successful 2013 Season with its Annual Fall Carlisle Sale

· Auctions America rounds out its 2013 auction season in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, October 3-4 · Two-day Fall Carlisle sale, held in conjunction with the Carlisle Events Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, features a diverse roster of 300 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods, and customs · Auction highlights include a desirable 1967 Chevrolet Corvette […]

1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Tops Mecum’s Record-Setting Dallas Auction

1,400-Car Lineup Achieves 70 Percent Sell-Through and $38 Million in Sales Walworth, Wis. – Some things are just meant to be, and Mecum and Dallas are like engines and horsepower. As an event that began with an anticipated 1,000-vehicle lineup, the third annual Dallas auction exploded with 1,432 classic and collector cars crossing the Mecum […]