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September 19, 2014

Racecar Blog

All Race Cars Should Be This Beautiful

Maserati 200SI

by Mike - I believe that all successful race cars are probably beautiful. I don't know for sure if this is true but it should be true because in order to be a successful race car it requires proper aerodynamics and that almost always leads to an … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222 – Update

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222

by Mike - Bruce Meyer, the new owner of Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222 sent this note to me recently with the attached photos. Hi Mike, Stopped by to see my car on way to Goodwood...looking good!!! We repaired a couple of body flaws and … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 LM Sells For 67% More Than The Ford GT40 Roadster – Is That A Surprise?

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

by Mike - These two very interesting cars were auctioned by RM recently in Monterey. The Ferrari 250 LM sold for 67% more than the Ford GT40 Roadster. Below are the summaries from the RM catalog of each car, the photos are mine from the RM … [Read more...]

This Iso Rivolta GT Races At Laguna Seca

Iso Rivolta GT Race Car

by Mike - Pete Whitehead has been historic racing his Iso Rivolta GT for many years. He loves it even though he is always in a class that includes Cobras and Corvettes, cars that are lighter and faster than his four seat Iso Rivolta GT. This … [Read more...]

Do Eight More Cylinders Really Make A Big Difference In The Value Of A Classic Car?

Ferrari 250 Europa Coupe by Pinin Farina

by Michael Gulett - These two cars look a lot alike but when you lift the hood one has 4 cylinders and the other has 12 cylinders. And oh yeah, one is a Ferrari and the other is a Fiat-Siata. From a distance it is hard to tell them apart. The … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part Two

Iso Grifo A3/C Art by Giugiaro

by Mike - At the Turin Show in 1963 the Iso Grifo A3/L was the main attraction at the Bertone stand and the new Iso Grifo A3/C was on the Iso stand. Iso introduced two great cars at the same show! The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part One is … [Read more...]

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