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Auto Union Type 52: A Quirky Dream of Ferdinand Porsche Comes to Life 90 Years Later image

20/07/2024

Auto Union Type 52: A Quirky Dream of Ferdinand Porsche Comes to Life 90 Years Later

The Auto Union Type 52, a never-realized design by Ferdinand Porsche, was showcased at Goodwood Festival of Speed. Built with period-accurate plans, it features a rear-mounted 16-cylinder engine and was driven by Tom Kristensen and Hans-Joachim Stuck.
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024: The Success Continues image

20/07/2024

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024: The Success Continues

The Festival of Speed 2024 at Goodwood showcased the enduring passion for automobiles with modern and classic car exhibitions, highlighted by the unveiling of Red Bull Racing's RB17 supercar.
Mercedes-Benz Steals the Show at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024 image

20/07/2024

Mercedes-Benz Steals the Show at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024

Mercedes-Benz celebrated "130 years of motorsport" with a spectacular historic parade at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2024, showcasing iconic racing vehicles that captivated attendees and highlighted the brand's unmatched legacy in motorsport.
Impressive Results at Bonhams Goodwood Auction image

20/07/2024

Impressive Results at Bonhams Goodwood Auction

Bonhams' auction at Goodwood FOS saw impressive results, particularly for Mercedes-Benz, with higher turnover and average prices. Noteworthy sales included a 1928 Mercedes-Benz S-Type and a 1932 Alfa Romeo replica.
European Hill Climb Championship: Maserati's 1957 Triumph image

20/07/2024

European Hill Climb Championship: Maserati's 1957 Triumph

In 1957, private driver Willy Daetwyler won the European Hill Climb Championship with a Maserati 200 SI. Despite limited manufacturer involvement, Maserati's innovative design and lightweight build proved victorious.
The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Tatra, Czech Republic, 1897 image

14/07/2024

The Nostalgia of Forgotten Gods: Tatra, Czech Republic, 1897

Few car manufacturers have a history as rich and varied as Tatra, one full of real innovation, sophisticated technology, strongly characterized design.
Drivers Becoming Constructors: Dan Gurney image

13/07/2024

Drivers Becoming Constructors: Dan Gurney

American Dan Gurney was a famous driver and passionate technician who founded the AAR – All American Racers in 1965 with Carroll Shelby. Gurney's goal was to be an American driver behind the wheel of an American single-seater car.
The History of the European Hill Climb Championship image

13/07/2024

The History of the European Hill Climb Championship

The European Hill Climb Championship, initiated in 1930, is a historic racing series on closed public roads, demanding high preparation and caution due to the dangerous courses. Revived in 1957, it features top manufacturers and drivers.
Artcurial Auction in St. Tropez: Creativity, Luck and Curiosity image

13/07/2024

Artcurial Auction in St. Tropez: Creativity, Luck and Curiosity

Artcurial's St. Tropez auction saw impressive results with 66 cars sold, totaling €10.86M. Highlights include a 1958 Mercedes 300 SL Roadster for €905,920 and a 1997 Mercedes SL70 AMG for €226,480.
Hamilton’s Silverstone Victory: A Nod to Legends image

13/07/2024

Hamilton’s Silverstone Victory: A Nod to Legends

Lewis Hamilton’s triumph at Silverstone highlights the enduring passion for cars, fueled by legendary drivers like Fangio, Senna, and Schumacher. Hamilton continues this legacy, showcasing both technical prowess and human emotion.

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