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Algarve Classic Festival: O’Connell & Lafargue

Last weekend, the entrants in CER 1 (26 starters) and CER 2 (20 starters) raced in the sixth and last round of their season on the Portimao circuit which hosted the Algarve Classic Festival.* The meeting provided an opportunity for everybody to try and end the 12th year of Classic Endurance Racing on a high note. On the very first lap the ... Read more

Dix Mille Tours: meetings of all kinds

The sixth Dix Mille Tours took place this weekend on the Paul Ricard circuit. Despite the uncertain weather, which turned out fine on Sunday, 10 000 spectators came to meet the drivers and collectors to share their common passion. 10 000 spectators at the Dix Mille Tours. A mathematical nod and a wink to this meeting which has become a ... Read more

A more successful second event!

The 2nd Chantilly Arts & Elégance Richard Mille, which took place on Sunday 6th September, confirmed the success of last year’s event. The Chantilly domain, an exceptional idyllic setting just right for such a concours, welcomed 13 500 visitors, a 35per cent increase compared to the first running in 2014. Motor car fans and families ... Read more

Bonhams sale at Chantilly : a success

Rare and unusual motor cars lead Bonhams inaugural sale at the Chantilly Arts & Elegance Concours d’Elegance, with the unique Maserati Boomerang sold for €3.3 million. The only example of its kind, the Maserati Boomerang was the signature concept car of the 1970s. Designer Giorgetto Giugiaro used geometric shapes and ruler straight ... Read more

Group C Racing and Peter Auto join forces!

The Group C Racing Association and Peter Auto are combining their know-how. In 2016, the grid will be present at each of the circuits on the French organiser’s calendar. Peter Auto, which already has four remarkable historic racing grids, Classic Endurance Racing, Sixties’ Endurance, Trofeo Nastro Rosso and the Heritage Touring Cup, is ... Read more

Monza-historic: results

This weekend historic car fans met up for the first Monza Historic. Over three days the sun blazed down on the fabled Monza Autodromo on which a selection of the iconic cars that had written some of the greatest pages in its history were back in action: Ferrari 250 LM, Alfa Romeo 33/3, Maserati 300 S and many others. The on-track show was ... Read more

A 51st event crowned with success

The 51st Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or (the second organized by Peter Auto) took place in glorious weather: it was a true festival in every sense of the word. The marvellous on-track spectacle was assured by nine grids of exceptional historic cars in the competitions section: Classic Endurance Racing 1 & 2, Sixties’ Endurance, Trofeo ... Read more

Spa-Classic: a record event

Throughout the weekend the glorious sounds of historic racing cars resounded all round the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit. On the track and off the fifth running of Spa-Classic fulfilled all its promises setting new records for spectators, 20 000, and cars with 1500 historic vehicles (clubs and racing) gathered together. For once, all ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Lajournade win!

The 24th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo finished in the sun in the Cité de l’Océan in Biarritz. The 233 drivers, who had left the Grand Palais in Paris five days earlier, will have unforgettable memories of this itinerary that took them through the stop-over towns of Vichy, Clermont-Ferrand, Toulouse and Pau before they arrived on the Basque ... Read more

Vvallelunga-Classic kicks off the season!

Last weekend the first rendezvous of the 2015 season of historic races organised by Peter Auto got under way on the Piero Taruffi autodromo. The French organiser’s five major grids were all on the programme. Italy, home of grand prix, rallies and great road-racing events as well as the cradle of some of the legendary names in the ... Read more