Missouri’s newest Route 66 attraction, Guy Mace’s Route 66 Car Museum, opened its doors to the public on June 15. The Museum is located at 1634 West College in Springfield, Missouri, and will be open Wednesday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. It’s near both the city’s Route 66 Roadside Park and the Route 66 Mosaic Wall, other commemorations of the fabled Mother Road highway that helped settle the American West. For complete information please contact Guy Mace at (417) 861-8004 or via email at [email protected]
In a world first, England’s Concours of Elegance this September 2-4, will gather cars from the grid of the inaugural British Grand Prix, held at Brooklands in 1926. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to see the beginnings of top level British motorsport, as a Delage 155B, a Talbot 700, a Thomas Special and a Halford Special are expected to be among the 1,000 cars lining up on the grounds of Windsor Castle to help celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. For more information please visit www.concoursofelegance.co.uk
Sunday July 31, will see over 740 vintage cars, motorcycles, busses, tractors and bicycles make a 30-kilometer tour through the streets of Paris as part of the 9th annual Traversée de Paris. The route will take the participants from Vincennes to Meudon, with a huge picnic on the Terrace of the Meudon Observatory. For more information visit www.vincennesenanciennes.com
Bonhams’ 9th annual Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Auction generated strong prices for several notable models with an overall sell-through rate of 80 percent. One notable lot was a 1966 Shelby 350 GT “carry over” which sold to an American collector for $159,500.