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The Quail: A feast for the eyes and the belly

The Quail: A feast for the eyes and the belly

Where else can you listen to triple F1 world champion Jackie Stewart and race car driver and TV host Alain de Cadenet casually chat about racing in front of 3,000 car enthusiast with some of the finest vintage and classic cars and motorcycles as a backdrop in an elegant garden party setting against the Santa […]

By August 17, 2014 Read More →
Tour d’Elegance completed, it’s time to head to the fairway at Pebble Beach

Tour d’Elegance completed, it’s time to head to the fairway at Pebble Beach

As first time entrants at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, this week has delivered a bounty of wonderful experiences, and a few nervous moments. We pulled the 1909 Pierce-Arrow off the truck Wednesday and made sure everything was in order by driving around the corner to the Lodge at Pebble Beach. Thursday started early as […]

By August 16, 2014 Read More →
The Tour takes Pebble Beach concours on the road

The Tour takes Pebble Beach concours on the road

The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance is a testament to “elegance in motion,” a multi-million-dollar cavalcade of the finest vintage and classic cars in the world that undertake a scenic 75-mile cruise around the Monterey Peninsula in their participation in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Tour started in 1998 to showcase the beauty and elegance […]

By August 16, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
McCall’s Jet Center soiree launches Monterey activities

McCall’s Jet Center soiree launches Monterey activities

Gordon McCall’s Motorworks Revival is the “unofficial” event to kick off Monterey Classic Car Week. The event, held at the Monterey Jet Center, is a fabulous gathering of exotic automotive machines on the tarmac alongside private aircraft and historic World War II-era fighter planes with VIP guests hobnobbing with the likes of Jay Leno and […]

By August 15, 2014 Read More →
Pick of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet 210 wagon with 1950 teardrop trailer

Pick of the Week: 1956 Chevrolet 210 wagon with 1950 teardrop trailer

So Bob Golfen heads off to cover Monterey Classic Car Week, which leaves me to select the Pick of the Week. While it seems to me that just about any car Bob sees on that California peninsula would make an excellent Pick of the Week, I’ve nonetheless gone through the latest additions to the ClassicCars.com […]

By August 15, 2014 Read More →
At 74, Steve Earle isn’t quite retired, but he finally may have time to play some racing

At 74, Steve Earle isn’t quite retired, but he finally may have time to play some racing

Steve Earle remembers the days when he and some of his fellow Southern California sports car enthusiasts used to drive up to Antelope Valley, “sneak onto Willow Springs and play for a while, then slide out and go home.” While folks with fancy older cars could “fix them up for a concours or car show, […]

By August 13, 2014 Read More →
The Interview: Max Girardo

The Interview: Max Girardo

Max Girardo joined RM Auctions in 2006 to launch the company’s European headquarters in London. Still a few years shy of his 40th birthday, he’s a multi-lingual native of Melbourne, Australia, who already has lived in Italy, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Monaco and London. In addition to being a car specialist for Brooks […]

By August 12, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Junior Journalist Report: Beauties in Beverly

Junior Journalist Report: Beauties in Beverly

Editor’s note: This is our first Junior Journalist Report, the first in a series of stories about classic cars written for ClassicCars.com by a group of young reporters. This first one is by Christopher DeMarey, 13, who, along with his father, attends several car shows each summer in the Northeast. This is Christopher’s report on […]

By August 11, 2014 Read More →
Pick of the Week: 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

Pick of the Week: 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

The Chevrolet Vega is a much maligned little car (with good reason), but there was one bright spot: the remarkable Cosworth Vega, a limited-edition model that boasted a British-made performance engine. I never expected to have a Vega for Pick of the Week, but the 1976 Cosworth Vega advertised in ClassicCars.com for sale in Deltona, […]

Classic Profile: 1913 Mercer, a car to be admired

Classic Profile: 1913 Mercer, a car to be admired

From the day the first Mercer raceabout was sold in 1910, these have been cars to be admired. The Mercer Automobile Company was founded by the Roebling and Kuser families in Mercer County, New Jersey – thus the company’s name. Both families were wealthy and prominent with extensive manufacturing experience, and they wanted to build […]

By August 7, 2014 Read More →