Who Needs Forward Visibility When Driving 200MPH at the Rolex 24?
We had the pleasure of returning to the Rolex 24 again this year for the fine folks at Top Gear. Despite some less than ideal (read downright unpleasant) weather for much of the race, spirits were high and the Rolex 24 was as action-packed as ever – and with record crowds to boot! With the introduction of a new prototype series, including entrants from the likes of Cadillac, Mazda, and Nissan, anticipation was high as the crowd anxiously awaited the green flag. Now endurance races are always a grueling Continue reading →
With Pebble Beach just around the corner and the 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance quickly approaching, we wanted to begin sharing some of our favorite cars from the 2104 Amelia Concours. This month we’re featuring the stunning 1914 Mercedes 115HP Grand Prix racer. The car was brought to Amelia to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mercedes’ 1-2-3 victory at the 1914 French Grand Prix held in Lyons. The very next year, Ralph de Palma won the Indy 500 in the #2 115HP. The #28 was raced by the Mercedes factory until sold to Count Louis Zborowski who continued competing in the car until 1922. For more information and photos of this great series of racers, visit conceptcarz.com.