July 23, 2024

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Linkage #008 — 1963/1964

The eighth issue of Linkage is now off the press and on its way to subscribers. Here’s a look at what you’ll find inside:

Donald Osborne looks back at a pivotal year in the car world — and his own life.

Simon Kidston captures the essence of Ferrari’s world-beating GTO and LM, both then and now.

Jay Leno finds an untouched ’63 E-type time machine, all wrapped up in unobtanium.

Zak Brown shares his passion for running vintage racers, and for living the memories. 

Michael Strahan explains what’s special to him about Monterey Car Week.

Jackie Stewart looks back at the era that shaped him as a racer: 1963 and 1964.

Stephen Harris and Prescott Kelly dive into the development of Porsche’s 911 — a key moment for the company, and for the car industry.

Ed Welburn shares what he loves about the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, and Stephen Serio makes a case for the supremacy of the Corvette-powered competition from Italy.

Danny Thompson talks about his father’s influence on the racing world in the era, and in his own life.

Paul Hardiman dives deep into Colin Chapman’s 1963 elegance of physics — a dynamic that changed the Indy 500 forever.

And we take a look at the auction world leading into Monterey, including the world record 300 SLR sale at RM Sotheby’s, the $1.6m Superbird at Barrett-Jackson, Mecum’s $124m Spring Classic, RM Sotheby’s $32m Monaco sale and Bonhams’ $9.6m Goodwood Festival of Speed event

Read those stories, and a lot more, in Linkage #008.