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Grand National Roadster Show 2017

A Different Kind of Hot Rod There is a Jay Leno Big Dog Garage segment about him, and the Petersen Museum is blessed to have his “Rusty One” in its Vault, but Gary Wales is always looking for another project. … Continue reading

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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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Another Kind of Art of the Automobile

Another Local Resource With all the hooplah over the reopening of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles it’s good to remember that the edifice is founded in a hobby. Robert Petersen’s fortune, and the collection that it allowed him … 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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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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