Tag Archives: Travel

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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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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Monterey Week 2015

Monterey – Good, Bad, and Ugly – I It’s common knowledge that Monterey in mid-August is the time and place to slake your thirst for viewing, hearing and touching beautiful, exotic, fast, expensive and rare automobiles. If you have not actually attended … 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 – Auction Results

Saturday/Sunday – Auctions 2 You can go online and read the results of each auction, but it’s a hassle to work your way through all the individual menus, and anyway if a car did not sell, it won’t show up. … 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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