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1962 Marcos GT Xylon

It’s Not a Shoe: 1962 Marcos GT Xylon For Sale

Image: Silverstone Auctions
This unusual machine features a chassis made out of plywood, gull wing doors and a high cockpit designed for tall drivers. It seems a bit wacky, but it was plenty competitive and was the …

1966 AC Shelby 427 Cobra

A Classic Competition Cobra: 1966 AC Shelby 427 Cobra For Sale

Image: Fantasy Junction
This gorgeous ’66 427 Cobra has been stomping historic races for the past quarter century with its owner of 35 years, and is now up for sale at Fantasy Junction, ready to head to a …

Beast: The Top Secret Ilmor-Penske Engine that Shocked the Racing World at the Indy 500

Beast: The true story behind the creation of a legendary race engine

Image: Octane Press
In an era when race regulations left a little more room for a creative mind to do something completely different, Penske Racing, Ilmor and Mercedes-Benz found a way to build a one-of-a-kind beast …

Rondeau M382 Group C

A Classic to Rendezvous With: Rondeau M382 Group C For Sale

Image: Legends Automotive
This Group C classic from Jean Rondeau, the only man to ever win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a car of his own name and design, is up for sale at …

Matra MS630

A Matra Made in Heaven: MS630 For Sale

This stunning ‘one-off’ race car was built to add to just four Matra MS630s built, using original drawings from Matra designers with authorisation from Matra itself, and is now the only Matra MS630 in existence …

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For Sale: 1977 Shadow DN8

Image: Legends
Representing the only grand prix victory for the classic Shadow Formula 1 team, this 1977 Shadow DN8 is up for sale at Legends.

Steve McQueen 1961 Cooper T56 Mark II Formula Junior

A Seat in the King of Cool’s 1961 Cooper T56 Mark II Formula Junior

Image: Canepa
Not only did this machine win the Formula Junior European Championship and three SCCA Championships, it was also owned and raced by the King of Cool himself – Steve McQueen. It’s up for sale over …

Lister Chevrolet

For Sale: A Lister to Lust Over – Chevrolet ‘Knobbly’

Images: DK Engineering
Born in the wake of the legendary Lister Jaguars, which dominated late-’50s sportscar racing, this beautiful Lister is eligible for historic racing events around the world and up for sale at DK Engineering.

1961 Vanwall VW14

For Sale: Last of a Rare Breed – Vanwall VW14

They may have only contested 29 races, but Vanwall certainly left their mark on Formula 1. They won the first ever World Constructors’ Championship, built the first British car to win a World Championship race …

Dan Gurney 1967 Eagle MK1

Video: Dan Gurney returns to Spa

When Dan Gurney won the 1967 Belgian Grand Prix driving the Eagle MK1 it was a pretty big deal. It is still considered to be the first and only an American car to have won …

Jackie Stewart Matra 1969

French Flair: The Brief But Extraordinary History of Matra International

Image: Cahier Archive
It all began casually enough. Ken Tyrrell, whose eponymously named racing team would become a major force in 1970s Formula 1 competition, was in Paris attending the 1965 Trophees de France prize-giving ceremony. …

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The inside line: Can-Am Shadow DN4

In the 1960s to the early ’70s, the North American Can-Am series cars were a sight (and sound) to behold. Giving off up to 1500hp, they were basically monsters.