Concours d’Elegance of America Names New Chairman

Larry Moss has been appointed Chairman of the Board and Event Chairman for the 2014 Concours d’Elegance of America.

Moss has a long history with the Concours. He served as Event Chairman of the Meadow Brook Concours in 1999 and 2000. He was Chairman of the Car Selection Committee from 2007 to 2010 and was a board member from 2008 to 2010. After the event was moved to The Inn at St. John’s in 2011, Moss remained active on Read More

Arizona Countdown: The Catalog Roundup

The final countdown to Arzona Auction Week has begun. We’ve rounded up the consignments lists from all the auction houses. Here they are, along with a few star cars:

Among the heavy-hitters at RM is a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4. View all the consignments here.

Gooding & Company’s run list includes a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB “Long Nose.” View all the consignments here.

A matching-numbers 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing will cross Bonhams’ auction block. Read More

The Modeno Cento Ore: Last Days for Early Booking

Early booking for the Modena Cento Ore ends December 31.

The Modena Cento Ore is the only event in Italy, and one of the few in the world, where crews can compete in circuit races and hillclimbs. Along with the Competition section, the Regularity section offers the same route, with time trials in circuits and roads closed to traffic.

The program includes races in Mugello and Imola, a dozen hillclimbs and a 1,000-km route on exciting roads across wonderful landscapes Read More

Keith Martin Joins Phoenix Automotive Press Association’s “Arizona Auction Week Preview”

A panel of classic car experts, including SCM Publisher Keith Martin, will share their perspectives on January 18 at the Arizona Classic Car Auction Week Preview, presented by the Phoenix Automotive Press Association.

Again this year, PAPA opens its Arizona Auction Week Preview to the public and the classic car community. A limited number of tickets are available here. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit projects supported by PAPA, a nonprofit organization. These include scholarship programs for college Read More

RM Group of Companies Celebrates Record-Setting $442m Year

The RM group of companies cemented realized an exceptional $442 million in auction sales and clinched a fifth Best of Show win at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2013. Representing an all-time high for the hobby at large, the impressive sales figures bested the companies’ 2012 performance by more than 20 percent, and included the presentation of 3,932 vehicles at 16 separate events on two continents.

“The RM group of companies enjoyed Read More

McLaren F1 GTR Longtail Leads Gooding & Company’s January Offerings

The most successful 1997 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail (Gooding estimate: $5m-$7m) will cross Gooding & Company’s auction stage in Scottsdale. The auction commences at 11 a.m. at Scottsdale Fashion Square on January 17 and 18.

Enthusiasts the world over recognize McLaren’s F1 GTR as a stunning example of racing technology and timeless design. Competition McLarens rarely appear for public sale and 021R is no exception. This car was the first GTR Longtail race winner, with accolades including wins at Hockenheim Read More

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB Cal Spyder at RM Arizona

A 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder, chassis 1055 GT, has been consigned for RM‘s 15th Arizona sale. The auction will take place January 16–17 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix. The well-established sale will feature more than 120 exceptional cars.

The 11th of only 50 long-wheelbase California Spyders ever constructed, this matching-numbers and factory covered-headlamp example was delivered new through famed importer Luigi Chinetti Motors and sold to Fawcett Motors in Lubbock, Texas, Read More

Star Cars in Arizona: First Look

Consignment lists for Arizona Auction Week are still being finalized, but the car selection already looks impressive. Here’s an early look at things to come:

An expertly restored 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing in black over red has just been consigned to the Gooding & Company Scottsdale auction. View the current consignment list here.

RM will offer a 1954 Fiat 8V Ghia coupe at their Phoenix sale. View the current consignment list Read More