Find out Keith Martin’s secrets to buying high, spending too much and selling low in this 30-minute exclusive interview with Mark Greene of CarsYeah.com. Martin talks about Sports Car Market was founded, how at its darkest moment he tried to sell it for $1,500 with no takers, and how the company grew into what it is today. Click here to start listening, or get it from iTunes here.
Leake Auction Company will sell a 1934 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix at their November 22 sale in Dallas, TX. The car was consigned from the John Ridings Lee collection and will be a part of Leake’s Platinum Series of cars.
People have had a fascination with the Bugatti brand since 1901. Only 40 Type 51’s were manufactured between 1931 and 1934, making this Bugatti extremely rare. Carrying chassis number 51153, the Bugatti was purchased by Mr. Lee Read More
An AC-engined 1951 Frazer Nash known as “Toad” and a 1963 AC Greyhound will cross the block at Branson‘s Fall auction. The sale takes place October 17-18 at the Hilton-Branson Convention Center in Branson, MO. View an up-to-date list of the current consignments here.
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance returns to South Carolina October 24-November 2. SCM Publisher Keith Martin will serve as a concours judge and participate in Friday’s Motoring Festival Driving Tour. View the full event details here. Get tickets here.
Barrett-Jackson rocked Las Vegas with another record-setting auction at the Mandalay Bay Event Center on September 25-26. During the three-day event, Barrett-Jackson hosted the largest number of consigned vehicles in the auction’s Las Vegas history with more than 700 vehicles and more than 339 collectible automobilia pieces crossing the block for more than $33m in sales.
“Our Las Vegas auction continues to grow in popularity as a world-class destination experience, offering a truly electric atmosphere only found in the Read More
A 1989 Ferrari F40 once owned by Formula One star Nigel Mansell (estimated at $760k-$1m) headlines Bonhams’ Zoute Grand Prix sale on October 10. The sale will take place in the picturesque Belgian seaside resort of Knokke-Le-Zoute in conjunction with the Zoute Grand Prix Rally and Concours d’Elegance, October 9-13. Read more at www.bonhams.com.
The Rally on the Roof Car Show will take place Saturday, October 11 in downtown Houston at the Toyota Tundra Parking Garage. There is room for 200 cars on the open-air roof of the parking garage, which is located next to the Toyota Center. The purpose of the event is to introduce and serve as a fund raiser for a new non-profit organization which has been formed to create and build the Houston Automobile and Transportation Museum. This is an Read More