Old School Race Cars

The roots of race car heritage in its purest form and race car drivers who dared to explore extreme automotive engineering while exposed to the elements.
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Dale Earnhardt 1984 Monte Carlo SS @ Daytona

Dale Earnhardt, driving the 1984 Wrangler Jeans Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS owned by Richard Childress Racing

Hexotics on Twitter: "Too cool! 1976 #Porsche 914/6 GTU IMSA Good morning family! http://t.co/1khWNR94aQ"

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"Fully restored Altec Lansing Porsche Owned by vintage Porsche restorer…

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Vintage MG in an off road race flying through the air. I imagine the drivers talking to each other mid flight in British accents and sipping tea.

Jaguar XJ220 Race Car Martini Racing livery 1993

Jaguar XJ220 Race Car Martini Racing livery 1993

Before the Indy 500, there was the Vanderbilt Cup, the first car race in America to pull in major international competitors. Around the turn of the century, it was one of the most prestigious races in the world. What’s more, it took place on public roads in Long Island, New York, roads that are still open today.

America’s First Great Car Race Happened On Roads People Still Use Every Day

Vanderbilt Cup Races - Promoting the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race Victory by a Marmon.

37 vind-ik-leuks, 1 reacties - Take to the Road (@taketotheroaduk) op Instagram: 'The awesome Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Testa Fissa. This raced at Brooklands in the 1930s.  #alfaromeo…'

37 vind-ik-leuks, 1 reacties - Take to the Road (@taketotheroaduk) op Instagram: 'The awesome Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Testa Fissa. This raced at Brooklands in the 1930s. #alfaromeo…'

Rondeau M379 Cosworth (Chassis M379-003 - 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed) High Resolution Image

Rondeau Cosworth (Chassis - 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed) High Resolution Image

Described by the Canadian auction house as including “some of the most desirable and iconic racing cars ever made”, the Harburg collection boasts no fewer than five Porsche competition cars. Among them are not only a pair of sports-racing prototypes in the form of a 917/30 (estimate: 2.2m euros plus) and a 956 (estimate: 2.2m euros plus), but also a 1964 904 Carrera GTS (estimate: 1.1m euros plus).

RM has announced some significant entries to its inaugural Paris sale – taking place during Rétromobile week 2014 – including a bevy of competition cars from the famous Harburg collection…

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