Amelia Island Concours Named Motoring Event of the Year

The annual International Historic Motoring Awards, in association with EFG International and Octane magazine, announced this week that the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has been named the 2013 Motoring Event of the Year.

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is the third winner of the Motoring Event of the Year Award, which honors automotive celebrations from Australia, Germany, Italy, the United States and the United Read More

Announcing the First Annual Sports Car Market Scottsdale Insider’s Seminar

Sports Car Market will host the first annual Scottsdale Insider’s Seminar on Thursday, January 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The seminar will take place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent.

SCM “Legal Files” columnist John Draneas will deliver the keynote presentation, titled “The Taxman and Your Collector Cars — How Do You Keep Them Apart?”

Keith Martin will lead a group of SCM experts in a panel discussion. The panelists will each share their Read More

Final Countdown to RM and Sotheby’s “Art of the Automobile” Sale

This Thursday, November 21, RM and Sotheby’s “Art of the Automobile” sale takes place in Manhattan, NY. The headliners at this highly anticipated event include a 1964 Ferrari 250 LM by Scaglietti (RM estimate: $12m-$15m), a 1955 Maserati A6G/2000 Spyder by Zagato ($3.5m-$4.5m) and a  1956 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk II “Supersonic” by Ghia ($1.8m-$2.4m).

View the complete consignment list here.

1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America at Gooding Scottsdale

Gooding & Company have just announced a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B24 S Spider America for their upcoming Scottsdale sale. The Spider features coachwork by Pinin Farina and is equipped with factory Nardi kit and rare optional hard top. Gooding’s auction takes place January 17-18 at the Fashion Square Mall in Old Town Scottsdale. Visit www.goodingco.com for more information.

Sports and Racing Rarities Lead Early Highlights for RM’s Two-Day Arizona Sale

RM’s 2014 Arizona sale will now span two days, offering a handpicked selection of approximately 120 blue-chip motor cars.

“After what has been a record-setting and ground-breaking 2013 for RM, we’re already looking forward to continuing the momentum in the new year,” says Ian Kelleher, Car Specialist, RM Auctions. “The Arizona auctions have a history of providing a strong barometer for the season ahead, and RM’s 2014 Arizona sale is set to present a Read More

Acclaimed Artist Ed Mell Creating Trophies For Inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance

Ed Mell, the renowned Arizona landscape painter and sculptor, has agreed to create the trophies for the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance. The concours will take place at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on Jan. 12, 2014.

An Arizona native whose distinctive modernist style and vision have made him one of the state’s most beloved artists, Mell is creating the trophies for the Arizona Concours using a Read More

RM and Sotheby’s Offer a Century of Automotive History and Design in New York City

Excitement is mounting for RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Art of the Automobile sale and exhibition, November 18–21, at Sotheby’s New York. This will be the first major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over a decade. The sale will lift the gavel on an elite roster of 34 of the world’s finest vehicles, 18 of which are expected to garner in excess of $1 million. The catalogue spans over a century of Read More

Announcing the 13th Modena Cento Ore Classic

The 13th Modena Cento Ore Classic will be held from June 3-8, 2014, in Italy.

The program includes circuit races in Mugello and Imola, a dozen hillclimbs and a 1,000-km route through the heart of the Italian “Motor Valley.” Participants will enjoy the best hotels of Modena and Florence, evening entertainment, lunches and dinners in unique locations, great chefs and the best Italian wines.

Entry is limited to 60 selected competitors. Read More

Register Now for the 2014 Orange Blossom Tour

Our friends Tim and Margie Suddard of Classic Motorsports magazine have organized another classic car tour in Florida.
 
The unusual driving tour starts and ends in Amelia Island, FL, as an official part of the 2014 Amelia Island Concours weekend. The tour runs March 2-6, with concours festivities taking place March 7-9. 
 
The route covers some great roads and charming sights. From a nature Read More