Barcelona: latest news!

The Peter Auto season of historic car races kicks off on 6-7-8 April on the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. More than 200 racing cars including some exceptional machines are expected at the Spanish track. Once again the season will kick off on the circuit in Montmélo where seven of the eight Peter Auto grids will do battle. Just a reminder ... Read more

Boutique open: posters, programmes, key rings

A large number of people have asked us how to obtain an official poster or programme outside our events. It’s now possible through the on-line boutique! The derived products from Peter Auto events withstand the test of time even if they are witnesses of fleeting moments. When the posters that are real works of art are hung on the walls of ... Read more

Le Mans Classic pays tribute to Jaguar

Two motorbike enthusiasts, William Lyons and William Walmsley, were the men behind Jaguar, one of the most prestigious car makes in the world.    In 1922, the two men joined forces and founded the Swallow Sidecar Company that specialised in the production of sidecars. Encouraged by the success of the firm they started to make bodywork ... Read more

1st staging of the Rallye des Pionniers

On 9th February 2019 Peter Auto will bring back to life the early days of the first motor car races with the 1st Rallye des Pionniers reserved for pre-1919 historic cars. They will depart from Paris. It’s time to begin practising winding the starting handles! France was where the first working automobile, Cugnot’s steam wagon invented ... Read more

Rétromobile kicks off the season

The curtain fell on the 43rd Rétromobile Show on Sunday 11th February.  Over five days historic car fans strolled through the alleys in the Parc des Exhibitions at the Porte de Versailles in Paris to feast their eyes on some of the most beautiful marvels in the world of the motor car.  There were many outstanding exhibits at this ... Read more

A Matra 650 in the Tour Auto

The 2018 Tour Auto Optic 2000 is about to make the French relive one of the greatest pages in the history of the country’s motor sport achievements. A Matra is going to take part in the event recalling the victory of this extraordinary car in the Tour de France Automobile in 1970 and 1971. In 1970, Jean-Luc Lagardère decided to enter ... Read more

Gaspard Ulliel at the start of the Tour Auto Optic 2000

Gaspard Ulliel will be having his maiden outing in this year’s Tour Auto Optic 2000. This historic rally between Paris and Nice organised by Peter Auto will take place from 23rd to 28th April. In 2016, Gaspard Ulliel was a low profile visitor at the exhibition of the cars in the Grand Palais the day before the Tour Auto Optic 2000 ... Read more

Peter Auto honoured at the Peninsula Classics Best of the Best

The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best prize, which was awarded on Thursday 8th February at a ceremony in Paris, went to a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic. The same car won the Best of Show at Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille Concours d’Etat last September. The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best prize designates the most ... Read more

1st staging of the Rallye des Pionniers

On 9th February 2019 Peter Auto will bring back to life the early days of the first motor car races with the 1st Rallye des Pionniers reserved for pre-1919 historic cars. They will depart from Paris. It’s time to begin practising winding the starting handles! France was where the first working automobile, Cugnot’s steam wagon invented in ... Read more

The Trofeo Nastro Rosso renamed The Greatest’s Trophy

Since 2015, Peter Auto has sought to make the Trofeo Nastro Rosso a more attractive proposition, so it decided to accept some beautiful models built by other famous makes (Aston Martin DB4 GTs, Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs, Porsche 550s). Given this increase in diversity the grid, originally created for prestigious Italian makes, needed a name ... Read more