Tag Archives: Vintage Auto Racing

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 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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Shelby’s Step-child

Ford Mustang GT 350 50th Anniversary Celebration The first serial-numbered Mustang was a convertible. The first Mustang notchback to carry a serial number was this car, assembled from miscellaneous sources at a pre-production facility in February 1964, and originally shipped … Continue reading

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On the Road with the Petersen Automotive Museum

Getting the Word Out Monterey – Car Nut Nirvana If you can get to the Monterey peninsula during the August Automotive Extravaganza (not its official title) and perhaps more important, find parking there, you don’t have to pay to see … 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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