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  1. Sir Stirling Moss reunited with 1955 Mille Miglia-winning 300 SLR car at Mercedes-Benz WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Surrey Advertiser

    Sir Stirling Moss sped back in time 60 years this week and provided an insight into 1955 - the year that saw him win both the Mille Miglia and British Grand Prix - during a special event at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge on Monday . When Sir Stirling was signed to the Mercedes-Benz team and drove one of the 300SLRs entered for the 1955 Mille Miglia, only two non-Italian drivers had previously won the event.

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    Thursday Jun 25 | The Auto Channel

    June 25, 2015: Outstanding Mercedes-Benz sports cars of the 1950s from the corporate collection will be taking to the starting line at the Silvretta Classic 2015: models in the guise of the 300 SL racing sports car , 190 SL in racing trim and an exclusive 300 Sc Roadster will provide highlights at the 18th edition of the vintage car rally. The event, at which 150 classic vehicles will start, takes the competitors through the Montafon, Tyrol, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 2 to 5 July 2015.

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    Sunday Jun 21 | Art Daily

    A private automobile collection of unprecedented value will cross the auction podium this summer as part of RM Sotheby's flagship Monterey, California sale. Dubbed 'The Pinnacle Portfolio: A rare collective of automotive distinction', the collection of postwar sports cars comprises an exceptional series of approximately 30 automobiles, each of which represent key milestones in automotive design, engineering and performance.

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  4. An Icon Of The 1955 Motor Sport Season - New Book From Mercedes-Benz...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Paddock Talk

    An Icon Of The 1955 Motor Sport Season - New Book From Mercedes-Benz Classic: 'Milestones Of Motorsports - The Mercedes-Benz 300 Slr' 1955 was the golden year of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. It enjoyed an unprecedentedly successful run, comprising one-two or even one-two-three wins.

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  5. Pinnacle Portfolio - Most Valuable Car Collection Ever - Going To AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Super Street

    There's no mistaking the so-called Pinnacle Portfolio, a private collection secured by RM Sotheby's for sale at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance auction in Monterey, Calif., will fetch a pretty penny. And the auction house isn't exaggerating when they refer to the lot as a "superlative roster of the world's rarest and most important sports and super cars."

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  6. Milestones of Motorsports: the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Auto Channel

    June 10, 2015: 1955 was the golden year of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. It enjoyed an unprecedentedly successful run, comprising one-two or even one-two-three wins.

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  7. 'Unprecedented' car collection being soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Southland Times

    A stunning array of iconic classic cars and supercars are expected to fetch over NZ$100 million when they go under the hammer in August. RM Sotheby's is calling the auction "The Pinnacle Portfolio - an unrepeatable opportunity" and it is hard to argue against that claim.

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  8. Decisions, Decisions: The 1st Veyron, a Le Mans-Spec F1, or the Pope's Enzo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Car and Driver

    RM Sotheby's auction house is bringing one of the most expensive and eclectic car collections ever to Pebble Beach this August, the contents of which could make for some tough choices among the paddle-wavers in attendance. The famous Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance , which takes place every year in Monterey, California, is a car lover's delight.

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  9. Cuba and it's Classic Cars.....OpenRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Cigar aficionados weren't the only folks to rejoice at the prospect of an open Cuba. Classic car club members, gear heads, and retro ride lovers alike all had something to look forward to with the possibility of open relations with Cuba.

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  10. RM Sotheby's Motor City sale celebrates automotive design and engineering from across the decadesRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Art Daily

    RM Sotheby's , the official auction house of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's, returns to Michigan, July 25, for its annual Motor City sale. A longstanding summer tradition for collectors, the well-established Michigan auction has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one of the leading events honoring the American automobile.

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  11. VIDEO: The HERO Car Of Italy's Toughest Endurance Race, The Mille...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | AutoSpies

    For those of you that are not informed, this is essentially a tribute event held in honor of the original endurance race that spanned about 1,000 miles and took place 24 times between the 1920s through the 1950s. To show respect, the boys and girls at Petrolicious produced a, predictably, sensational clip devoted to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR that was piloted by the one and only Sir Stirling Moss.

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  12. 1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Returns to Roads of Mille MigliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Super Street

    Back in 1955, Sir Stirling Moss broke a record in the Mille Miglia race by driving 1,000 miles on public roads in just 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds. Now a new film gives us a closer glimpse at how Moss managed to achieve that record, which still stands today.

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  13. See a 360-Degree Video of Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    Sir Stirling Moss' stunning victory in a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR at the 1955 Mille Miglia race cemented both racer and car into legend. The famed race, which ran for 30 years from 1927 through 1957, spanned approximately 1,000 miles around the public roads of Italy.

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  14. Man Relives Mille Miglia Race He Won with 1955 Mercedes 300 SLRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Motor Trend

    Back in 1955, Sir Stirling Moss broke a record in the Mille Miglia race by driving 1,000 miles on public roads in just 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds. Now a new film gives us a closer glimpse at how Moss managed to achieve that record, which still stands today.

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  15. Catching Up with Auto Racing Legend Sir Stirling MossRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Men's Journal

    In the world of auto racing, Sir Stirling Moss is a mythical figure who pulled off a seemingly superhuman task: winning the Mille Miglia - a brutal, thousand-mile lap around the rural roads of Italy - in only 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds, averaging a staggering 97.96 mph. His record stands to this day, revealing the magnitude of Moss' pluck.

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  16. What a Car Can Be When Money Is No ObjectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | EMercedesBenz

    One of the most amazing road machines of all time, Mercedes-built the Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor without regard to cost. It was the best of everything.

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  17. Ferrari, Packard and Duesenberg top impressive $53.9 million Andrews Collection saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | AutoWeek

    It turns out that when you assemble a world-class collection of cars, you can expect to turn world-class numbers when you send all of it across the auction block at no reserve: The RM Sotheby's Andrews Collection auction , which was just held on May 2, saw $53.9 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold. For the record, that's within striking distance of the recent RM Sotheby's Amelia Island auction , which saw $60,360,050 back in March.

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  18. RM Sotheby's sells prized Andrews' Collection for record $53.9 millionRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    RM Sotheby's set a new record for a private automobile collection auction, the weekend of May 2, 2015, with the sale of the Paul and Chris Andrews Collection . The event generated an astonishing $53,887,585, with all lots being sold as no reserve.The result of more than 15 years of dedicated and meticulous acquisition by the father and son team, the Andrews Collection has been widely known and respected by the global collector community for its exceptional quality, diversity, presentation and historical significance.

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  19. Artist uses vintage Mercedes to paint the seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    For artist Tom Forrestall, buying a Mercedes-Benz 300 SD in 1980 was his most daunting purchase since he'd acquired a five-apartment building for its studio space, three years out of art college. "A gigantic amount of money at the time, $43,000, maybe $42,000 and change," Forrestall said.

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  20. Techno Classica highlights Original Range Rover Alfa Romeos 1900 Sport Spider and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Techno Classica regularly attracts between 100,000 and 200,000 visitors and all of the major storied car marques, from BMW to Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, making it the world's biggest event dedicated to classic and collectors' cars. Hosted in Essen, Germany, Techno Classica is used as much as a platform for launching new products and services for helping customers maintain classics as it is for carmakers to showcase their own historical collections and the models they believe are heading for future classic status.

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