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1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

A Film Star Ferrari with Racing History: 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

Images: Fiskens
One of the kings of early-’50s international racing, this 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta was owned by a motor racing Italian Count, became a star of the silver screen and more throughout its colourful and exciting history. Today, …

1955 Jaguar D-Type

For sale: 1955 Jaguar D-Type


Images thanks to RM Sotheby’s, by Patrick Ernzen
This jaw-droppingly beautiful 1955 Jaguar D-Type is one of just fifty-four and has a history that includes period racing success in Finland including.. ice racing? It’s heading to auction at RM …

1953 Ferrari Hydroplane 'Arno XI'

For Auction: 1953 Ferrari Hydroplane ‘Arno XI’

One of the things I love most about the golden years of motorsport are their penchant for the quirky, beautiful and experimental. I love that fearless, visionary people could have an idea, turn it into reality …

Ferrari Tipo 500

Ferrari Tipo 500 Heading to 2012 Phillip Island Classic

Ferrari’s Tipo 500 – the car which Alberto Ascari used to win his, and Ferrari’s, first Formula One World Championship – is on its way to Melbourne to star at the 2012 Phillip Island Classic.

Coys Spring Classics

Auction Preview: Coys Spring Classics

Car culture in the summer time is a wonderful thing. Whether you’re cruisin’ in your classic, hangin’ at a historic motorsport event or both, the sunny skies, warm wind in your hair and summer atmosphere …

HSRCA Historics at Wakefield Park

Photo Gallery: A Historic Summer with the HSRCA

The Historic Sports and Racing Car Association of NSW had a glorious collection of historic racing and sports cars out on the circuit at Wakefield Park this past weekend for their first historic motorsport outing of the …

Historica Race Wear

Groovy Gear: Historica Classic Race Wear

One of the joys of historic motorsport is really getting in to the theme of it all by going a bit retro and rekindling the warm, friendly atmosphere of the golden eras of motorsport. It’s …

Tyrrell 006

Photo Gallery: The Most Beautiful Formula One Cars

1991 Jordan 191 driven by Andrea de Cesaris at Monaco
We’d like to take your mind off the naff noses of the recently unveiled 2012 Formula One cars, so we asked around the office and, with the …