Bonhams’ annual summer sale at Quail Lodge will be held August 12-13, 2010 at the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California. Now in its 13th year, Bonhams’ auction held during the Monterey Peninsula Car Week will once again prominently feature sporting cars.
With many of Bonhams’ specialists competing regularly in racing events, and the firm’s recent appointment as the official partner of the Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA), it should come as no surprise that Bonhams is regarded as experts when it comes to competition machines.
Competion and sports car highlights include the following consignments from the renowned collection of Michael Amalfitano:
1967 Porsche 910 Works Prototype Coupe, ex-Mitter/Bianchi Nurburgring 1000km
1970 Porsche Type 917 Interserie Spyder, ex-Hailwood/Hobbs Le Mans 24 Hours
1975 Porsche Carrera RSR
1988 Porsche 962 Group C Works Prototype
1991 Porsche 964 Carrera 4 Lightweight
Not to mention a plethora of other Porsche-related items, such as bodywork for a 908/02 Flounder and a Type 917K, injection pumps, steering racks, transmissions, windscreens, wheels, even a 1950 Porsche Diesel Standard J Tractor.
Other competitions cars from around the world include:
1932 Lucenti Special, ex-Herb Ardinger Indianapolis 500
1961 Abarth 1000 GT Bialbero, ex-McLaren Team Cunningham Sebring 3 Hours
1963 Jaguar E-Type Competition Roadster
1967 FIAT Abarth TC/R
1971 Lotus Type 69 Formula Ford
Sports cars on offer include:
1937 BMW 328
1953 Jaguar XK120 Roadster
1958 Jaguar XK150 Roadster
1959 Austin-Healey 3000 MkI
1990 Ferrari F40
These and many more automobiles from all eras, including tourers, sedans, convertibles and coupes, will be auctioned on August 12-13 at Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California.