Month: April 2020

12: Ed Gilbertson

Ed Gilbertson is the Chairman of the International Chief Judge Advisory Group (ICJAG). Ed is also the President of the Jury – Salon Prive’ Concour d’Elegance, a role that pulled him out of retirement to handle all the judging at this event that is held at the Blenheim Palace in […]

Barrett-Jackson Announces Online-Only May Auction

Starting on May 8, Barrett-Jackson will auction at least 75 collector cars and 250 pieces of automobilia during an online-only auction. The auction will end on May 17. “No other company connects the collector car community like Barrett-Jackson,” said Craig Jackson, Barrett-Jackson chairman and CEO. “Over the last nearly 50 […]

Concours Corner: Coronavirus Updates

Salon Privé Still On Salon Privé has shifted dates to September 23-26, 2020 at Blenheim Palace. For more information, click here.     Legends of the Autobahn Canceled Legends of the Autobahn, one of Monterey Car Week’s most-popular events, is cancelled for 2020. The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic forced the move, […]

The Road Forward

“Despite the challenges we all face today, we believe the Pebble Beach Concours will be able to take place on August 16, as originally scheduled…” The email from the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance selection committee arrived like a flashing beacon in my inbox. It was an early sign that there […]

Coronavirus Infects the Car Market

As I write this, most of us are working from home, practicing safe social distancing and hoping for a speedy return to “normal.” The COVID-19 pandemic has not only cost many lives, but it has caused severe damage to the world economy. No one knows how long it will be […]

A Fun Copycat

In 1958, Lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman came up with a design for a basic sports car that could be road-driven all week and then raced on the weekend. His previous (and very similar) design was called the Lotus Mark VI, so this new model was naturally called the Seven. […]