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Eye Candy: Mille Miglia 2015

Eye Candy: Mille Miglia 2015

Photography by Dirk De Jager Mille Miglia. Those two words are for any classic car fanatic some of the most magical in our vocabulary. Mille Miglia, or a thousand miles in Italian, was from 1927 to 1957 a race starting in Brescia toward Rome and back, looping across the beautiful Italian landscape on public roads […]

By May 23, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Mecum auction at Indy

Eye Candy: Mecum auction at Indy

Photography by Michael Trace Mecum’s Original Spring Classic at the Indiana State Fairgrounds reached a total of nearly $43 million in collector-car sales, with 916 of the 1,404 vehicles offered finding new owners. The auction, held May 12-16, gained $2 million over last year’s Indianapolis sale, according to Mecum. The top-selling vehicle, a restored 1967 […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 3rd Vintage Racing Revival at Monthléry, France

Eye Candy: 3rd Vintage Racing Revival at Monthléry, France

  Photography by Dirk de Jager It comes down to famous French racetracks, Montlhéry is certainly high up on the list. Yet for the most of ClassicCars.com readers, this 9.3-mile race track — complete with a high-banked oval — might not be so well known. After The Great War (World War I), France, being at […]

By May 17, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Auctions America Spring Auction, Auburn, Indiana

Eye Candy: Auctions America Spring Auction, Auburn, Indiana

Photos by Steve Purdy We drove through a few sprinkles on our way to Auburn, Indiana, for the Spring Collector Car Auction & Swap Meet put on by Auctions America, a subsidiary of the RM Sotheby’s. Some of you older folks will remember this as the Kruse Spring Auction formerly hosted on Memorial Day. The […]

By May 16, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 6th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance

Eye Candy: 6th annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance

Photography by Howard Koby Hollywood movies such as Star Trek 2, The Muppets, Spiderman III, Batman & Robin, The Body Guard, Ghostbuster II, The Witches of Eastwick and many more were filmed at the Greystone Mansion, former home of the Doheny family and built by Ned Doheny, heir to one of the nation’s great oil […]

By May 10, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: 10th annual Edelbrock Car Show

Eye Candy: 10th annual Edelbrock Car Show

  Photography by Howard Koby In 1938, Vic Edelbrock Sr. bought his first project car — a 1932 Ford roadster. It was the turning point in Edelbrock family history, perhaps in American automotive cultural history. Otis Victor Edelbrock Sr. would become an American automotive aftermarket performance-parts engineer, racer and would be considered one of the […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance

Eye Candy: Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance

Photos by Andy Reid Last weekend I had the opportunity to be one of the judges at the third Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance in Pinehurst, North Carolina, an event that has been a hidden gem in the concours world. However, Pinehurst Concours president Jay Howard has done something amazing and has brought event-planning expertise to help […]

By May 8, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Hot Import Nights at Las Vegas

Eye Candy: Hot Import Nights at Las Vegas

Photography by Matthew Fink Founded in 1998, Hot Import Nights has become the car show event series for the younger generation of enthusiasts. Events are well produced and take place around the world. They are designed to make car culture alluring by placing a focus on not just the cars but the lifestyle that comes […]

By May 7, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Le Premiere Mai à Cassel, a different style of garden party picnic

Eye Candy: Le Premiere Mai à Cassel, a different style of garden party picnic

Photography by Dirk de Jager Since most of Europe is on holiday May 1 (International Workers Day), French classic car dealer Christophe Pund from the Galerie Des Damiers decided a few years ago to throw an informal picnic party in his garden for friends and clients. Although still an invitation-only affair, the event has grown […]

By May 6, 2015 Read More →
Eye Candy: Concorso Ferrari on Old Pasadena’s Colorado Boulevard

Eye Candy: Concorso Ferrari on Old Pasadena’s Colorado Boulevard

Photography by Howard Koby The Ferrari Club of America’s Southwest Region staged its seventh Concorso Ferrari last sunday on historic Old Pasadena’s Colorado Boulevard. More than 140 of the finest classic and contemporary Ferraris adorned the trendy boulevard. Marv Landon, event organizer and board member of FCA SW said, “The event is the ultimate convergence […]

By May 2, 2015 Read More →