Going To The Sun Rally, the Montana-based vintage car rally, hosts its 12th annual event September 6–11, 2016. The five-day drive will start and finish in Whitefish, MT, and travel more than 1,200 miles through Idaho and British Columbia. The rally will visit the B.C. towns of Revelstoke and Nelson, and spend two nights in the stunning Okanagan Valley wine region, often referred to as “The Napa of the North.”
The deadline for submitting applications is January 31, 2016. Learn more Read More
Sales totaled $8.3m at the Keno Brothers’ debut classic car auction on November 18 in New York City. Out of 40 lots offered, a 1968 Bizzarrini Strada 5300 earned top money at $1,010,800. Rounding out the top five were a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S at $974,400, a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 at $950,000, a 1968 Toyota 2000GT at $683,200 and a 1999 Lamborghini Diablo GT at $616,000. View all the sold prices here.
Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin attended the sale Read More
This 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial retains its original chassis, engine, coachwork, paint and interior. It is Ferrari Classiche certified, and the engine was recently rebuilt. RM Sotheby’s estimates the car will bring $5m–$7m when it comes to market on December 10 in New York City.
View all the consignments here. View the digital catalog here.
Bonhams expects a 1962 Ferrari 250 GT Series II cabriolet to fetch $1.5m–$1.8m when it comes to market in London on December 6. Other heavy hitters on offer include a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing ($1.5m–$2m), a 1929 Bentley 4 1/2 Litre tourer ($610k–$760k) and a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 coupe ($610k–$690k).
View all the consignments here.
The 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance raised $1,900,461 for charity. The amount was announced at a luncheon honoring the charitable partners of the Concours.
“While we strive to set the bar high for concours everywhere, celebrating great automobiles and the people behind them, we also want to do our best for the local community,” said Bill Perocchi, CEO of Pebble Beach Company. “Our goal each year is to raise a substantial sum of money to help people in need, and Read More
Silverstone predicts a 1991 Jaguar XJ 220 showing just 5,782 miles will bring between $455k and $530k at the NEC Classic Motor Show Sale. The auction takes place November 14–15 in Birmingham, U.K.
Other notable lots include a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR, a 1956 Porsche 356A cabriolet and a 1979 Aston Martin V8 Volante with manual transmission. View all the consignments here.
No fewer than 100 cars will sell without reserve at Leake’s Dallas sale, taking place November 20–22. No-reserve highlights include a 1963 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint, a 1967 Bentley T1 and a 1967 Nissan Patrol.
View all the no-reserve lots here. View the full run list here.
SCM Publisher Keith Martin is going to New York City for The Keno Brothers‘ “Rolling Sculpture” auction. Martin will attend the preview and symposium on Wednesday, November 18, and the auction on Thursday, November 19. The symposium is titled “At the Crossroads of Art, Engineering and Technology, the Many Facets of Historic Automobiles.” Panelists include SCM Contributors Murray Smith and Archie Urciuoli. (Urciuoli’s “Collecting Thoughts” appears in the December issue of SCM.) Find the detailed schedule at the bottom of Read More
Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin and Editor at Large Donald Osborne return to Desert Concorso as co-emcees on November 15. The sale takes place in Palm Springs, CA. To learn more, buy tickets or register your car, visit www.desertconcorso.com.
The award classes for Desert Concorso 2015 are:
- Best All-around Sport GT Car
- Gianni Agnelli Award, presented to the car with the best Fiat-derived engine
- Best Mid-engine Ferrari V8
- Best Front-engine V12
- Best Mid-engine V12
- Enzo Ferrari Award, presented Read More
Simon Hope, founder and managing director of H&H Classics — a long-established U.K. classic car auction house — will headline a new concept in classic and luxury car auctions in a landmark partnership with the Keno Brothers in New York.
“We needed to assemble a world class team,” said Keno Brothers COO Bradley Farrell. “I was put in charge of assembling that team and there was no question in my mind that Simon Hope should be the Read More