Dragone Auctions’ 2015 Fall Auction is Saturday at the company’s headquarters in Westport, Connecticut, where the docket includes 60 vehicles, several of which have been tucked away for nearly half a century.
The World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville, Oregon, features its next movie night tonight, October 16, with a screening of Bullitt. Movies on the big screen in the main indoor gallery and start at 7 p.m. Prices are $2.50 for members and $8 for non-members. Movies are: October 30, Christine; November 20, Cars; and December 11, Talladega Nights.
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance begins October 22 just across the state line from South Carolina on Hutchinson Island in Savannah, Georgia, where the Savannah Speed Classic vintage sports car races run for three days (October 23-25).
For those of us with never-ending restoration projects stacked up in the garage, Hagerty’s “Swap Meet to Street” challenge of building a drivable vintage truck in 95 hours from a pile of parts and auto-shop supplies is doubly impressive. Continue reading
Mecum sold more than $13 million worth of collector cars during its three-day Chicago auction, held October 8-10, as 494 vehicles went to new owners. Continue reading
The objective news is that the 1929 Duesenberg Model J convertible coupe offered up for bidding this week at Morphy Auction’s 46-lot Premier Automobile Auction in Denver, Pennsylvania, sold for a strong $2.53 million.
Indented to remind race fans of the early days of open-wheel racing, the Western Racing Association will show eight vintage sprint cars and eight vintage midget racers November 21 at the Irwindale Event Center as part of Davey Hamilton’s King of the Wing sprint car series.
Designers at the renowned Carrozzeria Zagato of Italy were no doubt on top of their game when they created the Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato, widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful grand-touring cars.
Just 19 of the aluminum-bodied DB4s were built, and RM Sotheby’s auction will offer No. 14 during its New York collector-car auction December 10. Considered to be the most desirable GT model of the storied Aston Martin marque, the coachbuilt car is expected to achieve a result in the high seven figures. Continue reading
The Branson Collector Car Auction is one of the longest-running vintage car sales in the U.S., with its 37th annual fall auction taking place October 16-17 at the Branson (Missouri) Convention Center. The Hollister, Missouri, auction company owned by Jim and Kathy Cox holds two sales in beautiful downtown Branson, with the other one taking place in the spring. Continue reading
The Great Race, a competitive but speed-controlled road rally on public highways for classic and collector vehicles, has announced its 2016 route and city stops for its race, which includes the historic Lincoln Highway and stops at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Mount Rushmore and the Badlands.