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Focus – Ferrari 550 Prodrive 🔊

6-litre V12, 600 bhp at 6 400 rpm, music to the ears! The Prodrive Ferrari 550 is a regular entry for Peter Auto events in the Endurance Racing Legends series. Here it is seen in 2020 at the Dix Mille Tours du Castellet on the Paul Ricard circuit. It all began in 1999 when French driver, Frédéric Dor, sought a car that could take the ... Read more

FAQ – Exhibitors

I bought an exhibition space for Le Mans Classic 2020, what happens with the postponement in 2021? If your participation in the 2020 edition has been confirmed by the exhibitors department, you will keep your exhibition space for 2021 at the 2020 rate, provided that your file is fully paid (confirmed or reservists). In addition, the amounts ... Read more

FAQ- Drivers

I have registered a car or several cars at Le Mans Classic 2020, what's going on for the 2021 edition? If your participation in the 2020 edition has been confirmed by the competition department, you will remain eligible in 2021, provided that your file(s) are fully paid and in the same provisions as today (confirmed or reservists). You will ... Read more

FAQ – Hospitalies

I bought a privilege or panoramic pack for Le Mans Classic 2020, what happens with the postponement to 2021? If your participation in the 2020 edition has been confirmed, you will keep your participation for 2021 at the 2020 rate, provided that your file is fully paid. In addition, the amounts paid for the 2020 edition will be placed in a ... Read more

FAQ – Spectators

I bought tickets to attend Le Mans Classic in 2020, what is planned for the spectators? Two options: You decide to attend Le Mans Classic 2021 on the new dates (July 1 to 4): your tickets will be valid for these new dates. Thus, you are guaranteed not to suffer a 2021 potential rate increase. The amounts paid for the 2020 edition will ... Read more

The Marcos Mantara LM600, Marcos’s swansong!

Marcos was founded in Wales in 1959 and it has a very special place among the small independent British manufacturers because of the originality of its cars.   Marcos is the acronym of the first three letters of the family names of its two founders, Jem Marsh and Frank Costin. Their first cars stood out because of their plywood ... Read more

The Trans-Am Ford Mustang Cobra

22This Ford Mustang Cobra is one of the emblematic cars that raced in an American series which is little known in Europe – the Trans-Am Championship.   It was created in 1966 by the SCCA (Sports Car Club of America), and was first of all called the Trans-American Sedan Championship, then christened the Trans-American Championship ... Read more

McLaren, king of the Can-Am

The McLaren M8C is the third generation of a car that dominated the Can-Am Challenge at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s in several iterations: M8A, M8B, M8C, M8D, M8E, M8F and M8FP. Originally the McLaren M8A was introduced in 1968 for the Can-Am Challenge run in the United States and Canada. The aluminium chassis housed mainly 7 ... Read more

Marc Nicolosi has died

The whole Peter Auto team is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Marc Nicolosi without whom the historic car world would not be what it is today. Marc Nicolosi forged his reputation in the 1960s by restoring historic cars in the "garage du collectionneur" installed on the “nationale” 6 near Avallon. In 1974, thanks to his great ... Read more

lotus eleven ; lotus 11 ; lotus xi

Lotus Eleven: 11 a golden number for Lotus

From 1956 to 1958, the Lotus Eleven (also spelled Lotus XI or Lotus 11) was one of the first technical and sporting successes of the make founded by Colin Chapman in 1952. Designed by Colin Chapman and Frank Costin, the XI was the perfect expression of the main principles that would guide the Lotus adventure in motor racing: aerodynamic ... Read more