Speaking to: Xavier Micheron

Racing cars are much more a passion than they are an investment

The market for classic road cars is going down in several areas – but there’s a big difference with racing cars, because the people who want them are not buying them speculatively, they are buying because they want to race them – be that at Goodwood, Monaco or anywhere else. Paradoxically, many road cars have become so valuable that their owners don’t actually want to drive them on public roads. I think people who are interested in buying competition cars are more passionate than those who buy classic road cars. There is more to be passionate about too since each car has its own history, the races it has run and the victories it has achieved. As a result, every racing car is truly unique.​