Monterey Week Isn’t Just About the Money

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The pundits didn’t wait for the Monterey Car Week auctions to end before weighing in with banshee-like wails of market distress.

“Saturday night auctions fail to meet 2015 levels” The Los Angeles Times headlined before the Gooding auction on Sunday.

Bloomberg weighed in on Monday, “Monterey Auctions Continue to Slide after 2014 Peak.”

“Next month, if these trends continue, Cobras will be free!” (Okay, I made that one up.)

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Why We Do the Things We Do

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According to Jerry Tilley, captain of the Aleutian Ballad, a crab boat featured in TV’s “The Deadliest Catch,” the scene in which a 60-foot rogue wave catches his 107-foot boat broadsides and flips it onto its beam end is one of the most-watched excerpts of the hit show on YouTube, with more than 1.45 million views.

Yes, the captain and crew do it for the money — a $1 million payday is not unusual for a good haul — but Read More

Buy Laguna Seca Tickets and Get Free BMW CCA Membership

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BMW Car Club of America offers Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Tickets/Membership deal

If you buy a three-day Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion ticket from the BMW Car Club of America you will automatically get a free one-year membership.

This is a savings of $48, which makes it one of the screaming deals of this year’s Monterey Car Week. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Read More