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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

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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

The book on the 2019 Tour Auto Optic 2000

Re-experience the key moments of the 2019 event in a book that highlights photos. With this book relive the journey of 240 collector cars that left the Grand Palais to go to Deauville along the most beautiful roads in France. The Tour Auto Optic 2000 is based on a unique principle that combines circuit races, rally-style special stages and ... Read more

Peter Auto Magazine #09 – 2019 Rallye des Légendes Richard Mille

This is the most exclusive event of the Peter Auto calendar. The place and the date were a secret, so it is nearly impossible to find photos on the internet. Fortunately, Mylène and B-Side Production were there! Magazine #01 ☛ https://youtu.be/tleAvNymgq4 Magazine #02 ☛ https://youtu.be/g_axPMvghVA Magazine #03 ☛ https://youtu... Read more

2020 Le Mans Classic – ticket office open

Le Mans Classic, episode 10, will be held from July 2 to 5, 2020. Le Mans Classic 2020 will once again be the opportunity to escape in another motor sport era: 550 racing cars on track, more than 8,500 vintage club cars, numerous animations, an auction… without forgetting Little Big Mans.   Read more

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Peter Auto Magazine #08 – 2019 Dix Mille Tours

The Peter Auto teams headed off to Provence for the Dix Mille Tours du Castellet, the final round of the series by Peter Auto. On the programme, more than 350 cars in the races and almost 450 automobiles from clubs on show! A record for this meeting that has brought the curtain down on the 2019 season in a blaze of glory! Magazine #01 ... Read more

Dix Mille Tours brings down the curtain on the 2019 series

For two days (19 - 20 October) the Paul Ricard circuit hosted the Dix Mille Tours, the last round of the Series by Peter Auto. This timeless meeting paid homage the halcyon days of motor sport with more than 350 historic cars in action on the track, a record for the tenth staging of this event that brought down the curtain on the 2019 season. ... Read more