October 2011 Blog Posts (18)

ALMS REWIND: Dyson Racing - Chris Dyson reviews a championship season

ALMS REWIND: Dyson Racing

Chris Dyson reviews a championship season

Dyson Racing delivered in the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. One of the ALMS’ pioneer teams, the Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based squad added to its impressive history in the form of LMP1 driver and team championships with its Mazda-powered Lola coupe – the first time Dyson…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 31, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Craig Breedlove announces plans to break the 800 MPH barrier

Craig Breedlove announces plans to break the 800 MPH barrier





Images courtesy Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Inset photo courtesy Greg…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1917

Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1917

The Hemmings Nation comes through yet again. We received a packet of ancient negatives from reader Gary E. Banas of Warren, Michigan, not long ago.…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 24, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

La Carrera Panamericana 2011

La Carrera Panamericana is entering its second day (Dias Dos) and the historic racecars are on the road through the Sierra Madres heading toward the…

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Added by mjb on October 22, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV: A Resounding Success

 

 

Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV: A Resounding Success

First-Ever West Coast Appearance Called “Unforgettable”



MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2011 — With nearly 35,000 spectators on hand over three days enjoying autograph sessions with 50-plus legendary Porsche drivers, German music and food in the Biergarten, museum quality display cars and plenty of on-track Porsche action – Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV is…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 19, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV

Here is a link to some photos I took at the recent Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV held at Laguna Seca in California, Oct 14,15 and 16th.
Hope you enjoy them.

Added by Kevin Driver on October 19, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Dan Wheldon 1978 - 2011 ----- Tribute Art from www.CarArt.us

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Added by Stephen Page on October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $131 Million and 37 World Records from its 2011 Automotive Auctions

Reflecting the Rising Currency of Collector Cars,



Gooding & Company Realizes More Than $131 Million and



37 World Records from its 2011 Automotive Auctions



 

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (October 13, 2011) – Gooding & Company is…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 19, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

One-owner Shelby Cobra highlights this weekend’s The Branson Auction

One-owner Shelby Cobra highlights this weekend’s The Branson Auction



Photos courtesy The Branson Auction

It’s one thing to hold on to any car for 47 years without…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 19, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

First Ford to climb Pikes Peak appears in Virginia - July 1st, 1916

First Ford to climb Pikes Peak appears in Virginia

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb started in 1916, and among the entrants that…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 18, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

DuPont’s DuPont takes Best in Show at Lake Mirror Classic

DuPont’s DuPont takes Best in Show at Lake Mirror Classic



Photos by Jim Menneto

He’s well known across Florida and the…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 18, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

Seventeen-year-old automotive student to lead London to Brighton Run

Seventeen-year-old automotive student to lead London to Brighton Run

Britain’s passage of the Locomotives on the Highway Act 115 years ago might have passed quietly into…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 17, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments

RIP Dan Wheldon - One of my favorite racers.......

The tragic death of Dan Wheldon at the IRL season end event in Las Vegas touched our hearts.

Mine is broken.

These photos are meant to highlight his massive professional and personal achievements while he was here.

RIP Dan.

Stephen Page

CEO

The VRL

Dan and Susie Wheldon

Susie Wheldon Dan Wheldon in the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car kisses his wife Susie as he celebrates his win during the the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at the Kansas Speedway on April 27, 2008 in Kansas City,Kansas on April 27, 2008.

Indy 500 Winner

 

Loved and admired by his peers…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

La Marquise” sells for $4.62 million - world’s oldest operating motor vehicle

La Marquise” sells for $4.62 million



Images courtesy RM Auctions.

In a way, it’s surprising that RM Auctions even bothered at all to put a pre-auction estimate…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 11, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Carrera News - October 2011

Carrera News

October 2011

 

**THE ENTRIES FOR 2011

**ISO DIVERSITY: SELECTING A CAR

**REVIVING ORIGINAL PAN AM

**CHIHUAHUA EXPRESS, March 23-25, 2012

**COYOTE CONVOY

**SHORT ITEMS

**PAN AM RULES ISSUED

**LEGAL MUMBO

**CONTACT INFORMATION

 

**THE ENTRIES FOR 2011

 

At last count, over…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 7, 2011 at 9:54am — No Comments

The day the $16 million Ferrari got a Ford V-8 - is this the Pebble Beach Goodings Auction car ???

The day the $16 million Ferrari got a Ford V-8 - is this the Pebble Beach Goodings Auction car ???

This photo of a Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa with its original yet broken 12-cylinder…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 7, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

The legacy of Suzy Dietrich - open wheel racing pioneer

The legacy of Suzy Dietrich - open wheel racing pioneer

Suzy Dietrich should be mentioned in the same breath with Donna Mae Mims and Janet Guthrie. Denise McLuggage called her an “enormously cute” librarian who was also hugely talented and drove a Porsche 550 to…

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Added by Stephen Page on October 5, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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