Month: April 2020

13: Craig Jackson

 Craig Jackson is the Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. Over the decades, Craig has earned the reputation as one of the world’s most respected automotive collectors and restoration experts. In addition to the numerous Barrett-Jackson Auctions that take place across the country, Craig is an avid automotive […]

Beware the Jabberwock

Way, way back in 1968, I suddenly found myself in a hospital bed. I was 7 years old, and my tonsils had to come out — right now. It was an emergency. I was forced to put on a smock that tied in the back. The room was cold, and […]

Concours Corner: Pebble Beach Concours Canceled for 2020

Pebble Beach Concours Canceled for 2020 The 70th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will take place on August 15, 2021. The 2020 Pebble Beach Concours is now canceled because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The cars and special classes recently selected for the 2020 Pebble Beach Concours will see the […]

Making Connections from a Distance

By all accounts, Dean S. Edmonds Jr. was quite a man. Briefly summarized, he earned his Ph.D. at MIT in 1958 for work on the cesium atomic clock, following his U.S. Army service from 1943 to 1947. He was a professor of physics at Boston University for 30 years until […]

Datsun 240z, Honda Civic del Sol, Toyota Supra

1971 Datsun 240Z #29039. S/N HLS3028680. 62k indicated miles. “Replacement 2.4-liter inline 6, 4-speed manual transmission, dark green over black vinyl, reupholstered seats, 15-inch Konig wheels, MSA exhaust system, adjustable coil-overs.” Condition: 2. SOLD AT $21,500. Bring a Trailer, 3/16/2020. Brian’s take: The developing coronavirus pandemic could well push down […]

2002 BMW M5

Chassis number: WBSDE93402CF91563 SCM Condition for this car: 2+ Over the past several years, we have seen BMW E39 M5 cars steadily rising in value. The price increase is valid and justified for many reasons — these are great cars to own, drive and enjoy. The E39 represents the end […]

A Young Man and His Old Cars

At 6 years old, J.R. Amantea got hooked on cars — his first solo restoration was on his Power Wheels Jeep. At age 8, he helped his dad restore a Corvette. NCRS judging documents were his reading of choice during middle school. He was an NCRS judge at age 12. […]