Training for the Future

Amanda Gutierrez didn’t grow up in the old-car world. But she, as vice president of McPherson College’s famous Historic Automotive Restoration program, now helps guide the future of the next generation of car restorers, historians and scholars. McPherson awards bachelor’s degrees in car restoration. SCM first met Amanda at Pebble Beach a few years ago, and she often shows up at major concours. She doesn’t bring a car to show off — she brings students to see the future. She’s Read More

Breaking News: Mecum to Offer One-Owner 427 Cobra and 275 GTB/4 at Monterey

SCM has learned that Mecum Auctions will put a one-owner 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 roadster over the Monterey block on Saturday, August 14. This car is from the estate of the late Karl “Fritz” Schiffmayer.

Schiffmayer bought the car new in 1966 from Jack Loftus Ford in Hinsdale, IL.

Another one of Schiffmayer’s favorite cars, a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, will go over the block on the same day.

Mecum’s Monterey auction starts with car previews on Thursday, August 12. Read More

Gooding Puts 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza and 1995 McLaren F1 on Monterey Block

Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the esteemed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to announce two exceptional collector supercars that will be offered at its upcoming Pebble Beach Auctions. The 1947 Italian Championship-winning 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza and a California-registered 1995 McLaren F1 will proudly drive over Gooding & Company’s auction stage as premier offerings at the Sunday Auction on August 15, 2010, which commences at 6 p.m. at the Pebble Read More