16 results for tag: Historic Racing

Le Mans Classic awarded!

Le Mans Classic given an International Motoring Award for the second time! The 2016 International Historic Motoring Awards ceremony sponsored by the private bank EFG and Octane magazine was held in the prestigious Guildhall in London on Thursday 17th November. Since 2011 prizes have been awarded to prominent figures and ... Read more

Imola-Classic: full of last-minute twists!

Peter Auto’s final event of the 2016 season took place on the weekend of 22-23 October on the Enzo & Dino Ferrari circuit. It gave the drivers in five of the Parisian organiser’s grids the opportunity to go head-to-head one last time before the winter break. And for some the aim was to score the points necessary to ... Read more

Peter Auto 2017 calendar

Even though the 2016 season isn’t over yet Peter Auto is already announcing its 2017 calendar, which contains a certain number of well-known and eagerly-awaited events like the 26th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo and the 4th Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille - and a newcomer! These reflect Peter Auto’s determination to ... Read more

Dix Mille Tours and twelve thousand spectators!

This weekend the Paul Ricard circuit resounded to the music of historic cars. It was a real treat for the crowd of almost 12 000 spectators who flocked to the track in sunny weather to reopen a chapter or two in the history of the motor car. The Dix Mille Tours has been on the Peter Auto calendar of events since 2010. It is ... Read more

Le Mans Classic: 123.000 spectators

At 16:00 today Sunday the flag came down on the 8th staging of Le Mans Classic organised jointly by Peter Auto and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. This biennial event celebrating the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours has became a real crowd-puller over the years as it offers an increasingly appealing and successful festival ... Read more

Ten former winners will be competing!

Le Mans Classic gives spectators a unique opportunity to see the cars that took part in the Le Mans 24 Hours between 1923 and 1993. And not only that, as many drivers use the event to get back behind the wheel. Of the nine former winners down to drive, the man with the highest number of victories is Emanuele Pirro, five-time ... Read more

Spa-classic: make way for the golden oldies!

A week after the Spa-Francorchamps 6 hours it was the turn of the former golden oldies in the world of endurance racing to take possession of the legendary Belgian circuit for a weekend for the 6th Spa-Classic, which attracted 17 000 spectators. The spectators formed a guard of honour around the lines of cars about to go out ... Read more

A successful launch!!

The new control tower at the circuit – worthy an airport - is the symbol of the success of Jarama-Classic this weekend. Like the circuit itself, a mixture of classic and modern, the historic event looks to have a great future ahead of it as proved by the 10 000 spectators who flocked to the opening meeting. What better ... Read more

International Historic Motoring Awards 2015

On Thursday 19th November the 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards ceremony took place in the prestigious St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London. The International Historic Motoring Awards were created in 2011 and every year they reward people and events that have marked the international historic motor car year. The ... Read more

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 ... Read more