December 2011 Blog Posts (13)

RM to offer Corvette #005 in Scottsdale Auction - January 20, 2012



Photos courtesy RM Auctions

Six years ago, the oldest production Corvette in existence, Corvette #003, sold for $1,080,000 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale sale. RM Auctions is not expecting a repeat of that sale when the…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 30, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

GOODWOOD REVIVAL 2011

Sorry it's taken such a long, long time, (well, only a couple of months), - however, my photo's of this fantastic three day event are now posted on flickr so if you'd like to see a load of colourful & exciting shots depicting every aspect of the Goodwood Revival, take a peek at www.flickr.com/ianmacfadyen

There's also a hard-back photo-book depicting the Revivals 2006-2009 available through Photobox, so if you like my images,…

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Added by Ian MacFadyen on December 13, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Building the Global Archive of Automotive History - VRL member call to action!

Building the Global Archive of Automotive History - VRL member call to action! Become one of 100 VIP  “VRL Historic Archive Ambassadors”.

We are building a global archive of automotive and motorsport history on the VRL community platform – www.thevrl.com and we need your help. Since 1900, there…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 12, 2011 at 2:14pm — 1 Comment

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Added by Octagon Fox on December 11, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments

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Added by Octagon Fox on December 11, 2011 at 6:28am — No Comments

Experimental rear-engined Corvette to appear at Amelia Island

The story of XP-819, the one-off rear-engine experimental Corvette that Chevrolet built in 1964, begins not with Zora Arkus-Duntov, the famed godfather of the Corvette whom…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 7, 2011 at 10:16am — No Comments

Motor Club Events, LLC latest Blog post - "My Hobby Shop"......Part 3



Hello to our Friends and Teammates,

The  following is another of those stories from along the way....if you have the time, we hope you'll enjoy reading it!

Please continue to consider "Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours On The Avenue" when making your plans for August 2012.

Our Application for Entry 2012 is attached and available for your use!

"My Hobby Shop"......Part 3

 

1983 was an interesting year for…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 5, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Ferrari 500 TR expected to make $2.1 million at Gooding auction in Arizona January 20 and 21 at the Scottsdale Fashion Square

Images copyright and courtesy Gooding & Company. Photo by Pawel Litwinski.

Though Ferrari in the 1950s is usually associated with sophisticated V-12 engines, it was a straight-four that…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 5, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Newman/Haas Racing to close

Newman/Haas Racing to close

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Added by Stephen Page on December 3, 2011 at 12:31pm — No Comments

The Wanderer Puppchen Story from Serbia

We received this message from a VRL member in Serbia:

From: Slobodan Sekulic a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]>

Date: Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Subject: Wanderer…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 2, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Owner reunited with the first commercially sold Tucker, won in a raffle, after 63 years

Editor’s Note: M. Schutta, the historian for the Tucker Foundation, recently let us know about the reunion of Rudy Schroeder, who won a Tucker in a raffle in 1949, with the very same car. Mike sent along these photos and the story of the…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 2, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

1960 Indy 500 winner Jim Rathmann - perhaps the most nail-biting 500 ever contested



Photos courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway

As the obituaries about his life flowed in, Jim Rathmann, who died November 23 at the age of 83, was remembered most of all for winning perhaps the 1960 Indianapolis 500, the most nail-biting 500 ever contested. That race…

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Added by Stephen Page on December 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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