Tag Archives: Le Mans

Pebble Beach Concours 2017

Third Sunday in August Any car buff worth his or her Bonneville Salt has few items on a bucket list more important, and if done right more enjoyable, than at least one chance to attend the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. … 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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Sixty Years of Ferrari – Los Angeles Connection

Ferraris Invade Beverly Hills Ferrari California T with wind-swept spatter paint greets spectators at the Santa Monica Boulevard end of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, where the marque’s 60th year in the U.S. was celebrated. Ferrari 166 MM Number 0008, the … Continue reading

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Monterey 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 5

Sunday – Concours d’Elegance Jon Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM with Coupe body designed and built for Roberto Rossellini by Scaglietti. It placed 1st in Class M1 (Postwar Preservation), and also won the Most Elegant Sports Car Award and Art … Continue reading

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Monterey in August – The Big Show

The Best of the Best Three days before the Big Event, Joseph & Margie Cassini’s 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria stages in perfect weather for the start of the Tour d’Elegance at Monterey. It went on to win its … Continue reading

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Monterey in August – Sensory Overload for Car Freaks

Smorgasbord for Car Lovers Getting the Full Effect – Or Not Back when construction was roaring along in California (My day job was managing school construction.) I took the whole family to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, paying full freight, including … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

It’s a Really Big Country! The Road Trip Itch Just under four hours will get you to Detroit from Los Angeles on Delta non-stop. If you need to drive a car you found in Meadville, Pennsylvania, from Detroit to Gig … Continue reading

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