Record Number of Original Shelby Cobra Competition Cars Accepted at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

When Carroll Shelby, along with chief engineer Phil Remington, finished the very first Cobra, neither imagined that history was being written. Shelby just wanted to go race and win…right away, but Shelby American’s incredible efforts between 1962 and 1967 resulted in 998 Shelby Cobras being constructed. It’s estimated that 120 of these Shelby Cobras were competition cars, and they forever changed sports car racing.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, honors the 50th anniversary of the iconic Read More

Dana Mecum’s 25th Original Spring Classic Auction Ramps Up

The World’s Largest Collector Car Auction Kicks Off On Super Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The excitement and buzz continues to build as Dana Mecum’s 25th Original Spring Classic Auction is fast approaching. More than 2,000 vehicles and over 1,200 pieces of Road Art will take over the Indiana State Fairgrounds May 15-20, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mecum’s famous annual Spring Classic auction has long been known as the collector car auction epicenter, and this year is no exception, Read More

Bloomington Gold Announces 2012 Great Hall – Cars

The 50 people and 50 cars that played the most significant roles in the Corvette phenomenon are being selected for induction into The Great Hall between 2010 – 2014.

Each year 10 people and 10 Corvettes are featured at the annual Bloomington Gold event in June.

Cars to be Inducted in 2012

1. 1953 Corvette s/n 003
2. 1956 Corvette “Real McCoy”
3. CERV I
4. 1961 Mako Shark
5. Original Read More

Duesenbergs and Packards Mix with Corvettes and Mustangs at Auctions America by RM’s 2012 Auburn Spring Auction

“Variety” is the buzzword for this year’s Auctions America by RM June 1-3 Auburn Spring auction, which will offer a huge range of collector vehicles and an enormous private collection of automotive memorabilia. More than 600 American muscle cars, Classics, foreign sports cars and hot rods will cross the block at the historic Auburn Auction Park, the company’s national headquarters in Auburn, Indiana.

“Last year was our first spring event at the park,” said Auctions America by Read More

Pontiac Convertible, owned by Keith Richards and used by the Rolling Stones, to sell at Bonhams

A 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak Convertible, which was owned by Keith Richards while The Rolling Stones were based on the Cote d’Azur in the 1970s, is to be sold in Bonhams Sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at the RAF Museum, Hendon on 30 April 2012. The car has attracted a pre-sale estimate of $22,000.

The Rolling Stones arrived on the Cote d’Azur in 1971. They were joined by a steady stream of visitors, from William Read More

Something for Everyone at 2012 Spring Carlisle Auction

Auctions America by RM will celebrate its second annual Spring Carlisle auction, April 26-27, 2012, offering a huge variety of collector cars and trucks during the Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral, April 25-29, in Pennsylvania. More than 300 American muscle cars, classics and hot rods will cross the block at the Carlisle Expo Center, located adjacent to the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds.

“Countless automotive aficionados flock to Carlisle each year to purchase and sell cars they Read More