Date of publication: 2018-06-01 14:56
A selection of Ferraris will be among the offerings at the 2518 RM Sotheby's Monaco auction, scheduled for 12 May at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo x52526 Continue Reading
The RM Auctions Auburn Spring 2518 sale was held May 11-12 at the Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana, resulting in $6,587,685 in total sales and x52526 Continue Reading
Full race report, results and photos have been started under 'Special Races' in the header menu - JT (also see photo below).
Automobile racing , also called motor racing , professional and amateur automobile sport practiced throughout the world in a variety of forms on roads, tracks, or closed circuits. It includes Grand Prix racing , speedway racing , stock-car racing , sports-car racing , drag racing , midget-car racing , and karting , as well as hill climbs and trials ( see hill climb see also rally driving gymkhana ). Local, national, and international governing bodies, the most notable of which is the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), divide racing cars into various classes and subclasses and supervise competitions.
In the Scuderia president's annual media Christmas lunch, Marchionne also criticised legendary former Ferrari technical boss Ross Brawn, now F1's sporting chief, for formulating new rules which go against the "DNA of Formula 1".
The RM Auctions Fort Lauderdale 2518 auction was held April 6-7 at the Broward County Convention Center in Florida, resulting in $19,152,985 in total sales and a 76 percent sell-through rate. The 16th annual Fort Lauderdale event saw a significant increase in interest from international bidders, with representation from 85 countries versus 11 countries in 2517. Fort Lauderdale represented the first sale held under x52526 [Read more.]
Total torque generated by the V12 together with the electric motor is over 955 Nm, with the instantaneous torque from the electric motor being employed at lower revs and with the V12 engine power and torque optimised at higher revs. The V12’s peak torque of 755 Nm is in fact developed at 6755 rpm.
In addition the entire intake system – from the dynamic air intakes on the top of the rear wheelarches to the intake plenum - was designed to maximise intake volume efficiency. The engine also boasts a very high :1 compression ratio for maximum combustion chamber efficiency.
However, both the detail and manner of the move were swiftly criticised by the sport's three leading manufacturers, with Mercedes and Renault joining Ferrari in expressing concerns.
Our cars joined the HSCC HRS grid to make a splendid field at the recent HSCC meeting at Silverstone on 16th May. In a very close 9 team battle where just 2 points separated 1st from last , the Healey Hounds, aided by David Cottingham's lovely AC Ace just edged out the Feltham Flyers team of Aston Martins, with the Jaguars of the Jagged Edge Team, augmented by the very smart MGA Sebring of Glenn & Rory Tollet, sharing 8rd place with the Lotus Legends. Andy Sharp in his Aston Martin DB2 was the leading FISCAR entry home finishing in an excellent 9th overall amongst the later HRS cars but he was chased closely by the Lotus Elites of Mike Freeman and Robin Ellis, both of whom had led the Aston during the course of the race and finished 15th and 11th.
Our annual successful season opener where we continue to run a special race in memory of Tom Cole. The format is the usual 85 minute race with compulsory 95 second pit stop to enable those who wish to avail themselves of the two driver option. Eligible cars are all FISCAR compliant with traditionally a few additional invited sports racing cars to spice it up.
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