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The Petersen Automotive Museum – II

There is nothing permanent except change – Heraclitus Keep ’em Coming Back! When Board Co-Chairman Peter Mullen cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Petersen Automotive Museum back in December, 2014, one of his stated goals was to reverse the … 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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Ford, Ferrari, and Le Mans 2016

Can They Do It Again? It’s Not Bragging If You Can Do It There is a real risk in setting a goal and announcing it in advance. If you fall on your butt you do it in the full glare … Continue reading

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The Petersen Re-Imagined I

H Los Angeles’ Museum Row Gets New Landmark Look The exterior treatment of the new Petersen is stunning, especially at night. As media reaction to the new Petersen Automotive Museum exterior’s hot rod flame treatment rolls out it’s difficult not … Continue reading

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Monterey 2015 – II

Monterey 2015 – Good, Bad, Ugly II We’ve posted our take on the joys and frustrations of getting to Monterey, and what to watch out for if you attend Concorso Italiano. What about the rest? Here’s an abridged guide to how … 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 2014 – 5 Days of Automotive Porn – Day 2

Thursday – The Tour The Morning Mists of Monterey If, like your correspondent, your accommodations are outside the local (read: event-inflated) area, you have to get up pretty early to park within walking distance of the start of the Tour … Continue reading

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