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The Italians Again

Seaside, California Hosts the Concorso Italiano Even at a time when many young people are more interested in having the latest electronic teat to latch onto than they are in getting a driver’s license, you might be surprised how many … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach Favorites

Ground Hog Day for Auto Journalists Like Phil Conner (Bill Murray) at the beginning of Groundhog Day, in August when writers for all the mainstream car magazines gather to cover the events at Monterey, they must get a bit jaded. Every year they … Continue reading

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Italian Gems

2016 at Concorso Italiano It may be unwise to begin a story about beautiful cars with pictures of an ugly one. Nevertheless yes, there are ugly Italian cars. There. I said it. This one was at the Concorso Italiano three years ago and … Continue reading

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Duesenberg; Pinnacle of the Classic Era

The Art of Performance By 1928, Fred and Augie Duesenberg had already established themselves as a force in racing. The only Americans to win the French Grand Prix in their own car, they had set a land speed record on … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 4

Saturday – Concorso Italiano Approached from the public parking area, starting at the tee of a long fairway flanked by tall old Monterey pines and spilling down the hill, a flood of red (with a scattering of other colors for … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – Five Days of Automotive Porn – Day One

Wednesday Little Cars, Big Deal There are events at Monterey as early as Monday, but for those who don’t have a car that qualifies for the Quail Tour, your best bet is to arrive before noon Wednesday for the Little … Continue reading

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Exotic (or not) Rides at 2013 L A Auto Show

On the Road One of the features of the Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days that we look forward to every year is the opportunity to drive or be driven in, however briefly, some of the latest in new green technology. … Continue reading

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