January 2009 Blog Posts (30)

1954 Jaguar XK120SE for sale

Matching numbers, two owner California car.

Though not a Concours Class wining car, the car is in far better than "driver" condition. The second owner of the car had it from 1961 to 2006. Recently stored in a climate controlled dry enviornment. 92 miles on complete engine overhaul.

Lots of documentation.

Asking $83,000 but open to close reasonable… Continue

Added by klaus Kindor on January 28, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

1952 Aardvark


The Aardvark was hand built in Southern California during '51 & '52 by John Porter. All the mechanical components are from a "Panhard Junior" while the body is built of hand roller aluminum and a fiberglass nose panel.

The Aardvark is a front engine, front wheel drive car that weights less than a 1,000 pounds with the entire engine and tranny in front of the front wheels.

The engine is a Panhard 850cc, opposed flat 2 cylinder with a… Continue

Added by Don Racine on January 28, 2009 at 8:10am — No Comments

Tribute To Corvette Racing Coverage in Vette Magazine

On October 23rd, The Petersen Automotive Museum hosted "A Tribute to Corvette Racing: From Fitch to Fehan". Pick up the March 2009 issue of Vetteto see pictures of Corvette racing legends and the cars that they drove.

Added by Petersen Automotive Museum on January 27, 2009 at 11:16am — No Comments

Is the Collector Car Market Up or Down??

Just started a new discussion on the Vintage Racecar Group about the current state of the collector car market. Have made some observations based on recent sales and discussions with a number of brokers, but would love to hear others views on this.
All the best,
Casey Annis, Editor

Added by Casey Annis on January 26, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments


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Added by JP Saleeby, MD on January 22, 2009 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Canepa Design Museum and Shop Tours

For those of you who have not been to the new Canepa Design facility in Scotts Valley, CA. Check out their web site and take the virtual tour of the shop, museum. They even post a weekly "Shop Walk" gallery!.

They specialize in collector car sales, vintage race prep and support and full concours level restorations.

Added by Llew Kinst on January 21, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

"Rare" PORSCHE 911/964 C4 RS Lightweight on Ebay

I have a very rare PORSCHE 911/964 C4 RS Lightweight up for auction on Ebay on its final hours.

It needs a good home its one of the very best of the handful… Continue

Added by David Moore on January 20, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

f1-67 uk launch - us opinions sought

i have recently completed a new replica project , see www.f1-67.com , interested in feedback from the us regarding possibilities in the us racing scene - all feedback appreciated ! many thanks

Added by IAN GRAY on January 20, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

Cavallino Classic - Anyone Going?

Is anyone going to the Cavallino Classic down in Palm Beach this weekend? I will be there, my first time attending. Any tips on what I should see/do?

Added by Renea Topp on January 19, 2009 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

Original Lamborghini Miura Turin Salon Chassis found!

Original Lamborghini Miura Turin Salon Chassis found! 43 years after its Turin Show debut the one-and-only 1965 Turin Salon Lamborghini Miura chassis, designed by chassis genius Gian Paolo Dallara, and the raging bull company's first-ever transverse mid-mounted V12 engine (0293) has been acquired by Los Angeles based collectors.

The iconic show chassis had been stored for the past 30 years in Cyprus by that country's original Lamborghini concessionaire, Marios Kritikos. While visiting the… Continue

Added by Veloce Publishing on January 19, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments



Added by Rod Grainger on January 19, 2009 at 4:45am — No Comments

Hi For all of you going to the Goodwood revival this year or any other Revival to that matter I am offering 10% Discount to VRL Members who order over £50 Just enter VRL in the Discount box at the ch…


For all of you going to the Goodwood revival this year or any other Revival to that matter I am offering 10% Discount to VRL Members who order over £50 Just enter VRL in the Discount box at the checkout - We also have a news letter which will include updates to our range as well as EXCLUSIVE Reader offers. You can join here and just enter your email in the… Continue

Added by Pandora on January 17, 2009 at 8:28am — 1 Comment

HANS Devices to Be Required by some Clubs

We just put out our annual Safety Gear issue that takes a fresh look at the SFI-certified HANS devices on the market. I was interested to learn that a number of US clubs are going to start requiring some form of SFI-certified HANS device. HSR/SVRA, VSCDA and HSR-West, will start requiring them towards the end of 09, and fully requiring them in 2010.

What do people generally think about this? I've started a discussion on this on the Vintage Racecar Group page… Continue

Added by Casey Annis on January 16, 2009 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

Petrolhead Heaven January DVD Sale: GT Racer:The Series/Rendevous/Snake& Stallion

JANUARY SALE - Petrolhead Heaven

A very Happy New Year to you. For just this weekend we're having a massive sale on our motoring titles - in particular the Petrolhead Heaven Boxset saves you £35 on all the DVDs. The sale ends Monday 19th - don't say we didn't tell you :-)

GTRacer: The Series & Shaken and Stirred - Alexander Davidis' epic TV series now available on DVD

Normally £34.98, Save £15 BUY NOW… Continue

Added by Spirit Level Film on January 15, 2009 at 10:48am — No Comments

Check out www.etceterini.com if you like 1950's racing cars

Hi All,
I just joined after being invited. Check out my site if you have not
seen it.


Cliff Reuter

Added by Cliff Reuter on January 14, 2009 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Pandoraschoice vintage and retro lingerie shop

Hi everyone, I have just joined the group and I am thrilled to be amongst such enthusiasts of the vintage era. I look forward to chatting and no doubt meeting a lot of you at events. Feel free to visit my retro lingerie shop . If you can't find what you are looking for let us know and we may know who can… Continue

Added by Pandora on January 14, 2009 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Pete Hylton releases new book on racing history

Pete Hylton, SCCA historian and archivist, has just released his second book on racing history. “The Gentlemen’s Club: The Growth and Transition of American Sports Car Racing” tells of the historic establishment of the SCCA as an elite organization of “gentlemen” who drove cars “made for sport” in events on estates and country clubs. “Gentlemen’s Club” traces the evolution of the SCCA from an exclusive club to the premiere sanctioning organization… Continue

Added by Marsha on January 13, 2009 at 8:23pm — No Comments

classic coach for hire

20 seat bedford plaxton embassy coach for hire . pcv'd
located near junction 11 , m25
07782 152181 - paul

Added by paul field on January 13, 2009 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

Bolwell sports cars

have a look at my blogsite http://wwwbollyblog.blogspot.com/ if you would like to know more about the Australian Bolwell.

Added by John Low on January 11, 2009 at 10:39pm — No Comments

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