August 2012 Blog Posts (11)

CarFest South

 

CarFest South

Bank Holiday weekend saw the event CarFest South kick off at Laverstone Park. Laverstone Park was founded in 1996 by former Formula 1 driver Jody Scheckter. Today the farm covers approximately 2,500 acres in size.

CarFest is the brainchild of Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans. The festival features a mixture of fast cars, food, live music and…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 31, 2012 at 9:09am — No Comments

2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Article on Redlne Review

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2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

August 27, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm

Redline Review covered the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Here's a link to the article:…

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Added by D. Brian Smith on August 27, 2012 at 5:53pm — No Comments

FERRARI CLUB OF AMERICA-SOUTHWEST REGION HOSTS INTERNATIONAL MEET IN PALM SPRINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ferrari Club of America – Southwest Region

4358 Nogales Drive

Tarzana, California 91356

Contact: Deb Pollack

Ferrari Club of America-Southwest Region

[email protected] or 805-320-9248

FERRARI CLUB OF AMERICA-SOUTHWEST REGION HOSTS INTERNATIONAL MEET IN PALM SPRINGS

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Added by Stephen Page on August 24, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Gooding & Company breaks world record for the highest sale total of in automotive auction history with $113.7 million in two days

 

Gooding & Company breaks world record for the highest sale total of in

automotive auction history with $113.7 million in two days

Top two sales of the concours week over $11 million each

Average price per car sold is $1,033,966

110 of 123 lots sold resulting in a 89% sale rate

This…

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Added by Stephen Page on August 22, 2012 at 10:19am — No Comments

62nd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Names 1928 Mercedes-Benz "Best of Show"

The competition showcased 220 cars from 33 states and 15 countries.

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 19, 2012) - A 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo owned by Paul & Judy Andrews of White Settlement, Texas, was named Best of Show at the 62nd Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held Sunday on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. The event showcased 220 cars from 33 states and 15 countries and raised $1,077,220 for charity.

"I'm not sure I can put into words how I…

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Added by Stephen Page on August 20, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Russo and Steele Sports and Muscle Monterey Auction Event

Russo and Steele’s 12th Annual Sports and Muscle auction event in beautiful Monterey, CA is among an elite list of events that contribute to Monterey’s Historic Car Week, and holds the hottest ticket to Monterey’s Race Weekend, billed as the “Mecca of Collector Automobiles”. Russo and Steele continues to offer a collection of the highest quality, most luxurious and collectable European sports, American muscle, hot rods and custom automobiles suitable to satisfy any…

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Added by Stephen Page on August 15, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Mecum To Offer Several Significant Porsche Racing Cars at Monterey



1986 Porsche 962. Photos courtesy of Mecum Auctions.

Along with the stunning and all-conquering 1972 Porsche 917/10 we previously told you about, Mecum Auctions is set to send six other…

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Added by Stephen Page on August 15, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Revington TR and the TR4 Works Rally Car 6VC

 

 

Revington TR

 

Neil Revington has owned a TR car since 1970, having bought the car as an apprentice for £70. He set up TR Revington, originally named TR Spares South West back in 1981. The company is situated in the heart of the Somerset levels in the South West England between Taunton and Bridgewater.

 

TR Revington…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Red Victor - Worlds Fastest Street Legal Drag Racer

 

Andy Frost has owned Red Victor since 1982 and started drag racing in 1988. Red Victor started life originally as a Vauxhall Victor which Andy purchased for around £60. His aim was to turn the old 1972 Victor in to one of the fastest street legal cars,…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 9, 2012 at 5:50am — No Comments

Dino Kart World 24 Hour Record Attempt

 

On July 9-10th two teams made an attempt at the outdoors world karting record over a 24 hour period. In association with Dino Karts the attempt took place at Teesside Karting Track in Middlesbrough. The current record is held by Simon Nicholson and Alan…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 8, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Paul Anderson & the Porsche 928

Paul Anderson & the Porsche 928

928 Spares is based in Stroud, Gloustershire and is managed by Paul Anderson. Paul is considered as one of the UK’s leading experts on the Porsche 928.  928 Spares carry out a range of services which includes modifications, servicing, and part…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 8, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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