Author: Keith Martin

Keith’s Blog: The 2021 SCM 1000 Was a Success!

I participated in my first California Mille in 1992. I had just returned from driving in the 1991 Italian recreation of the event. Segments were carefully timed and you were scored to the 1/1000th of a second. While I enjoyed the event, I despised having my 1947 750cc Siata forced […]

Keith’s Blog: Parades or Concours?

The Rodeo Drive Concours D’Elegance in tony Beverly Hills has been a Father’s Day fixture. To paraphrase Jay Leno, “mere millionaires can mingle with billionaires” during this car show. You know the drill. Prep your car and have it there by 7 am. Get out your folding chairs and prepare […]

Keith’s Blog: Touring is Back

It’s been two years since I have been on a tour. I first had some medical challenges, which were followed directly by the pandemic. Effectively car events have been off-limits for me for a long time. But as we gradually emerge from our health crisis, a thoughtful return to normal […]

Keith’s Blog: Caravan to Concorso is a Go!

Are you ready for an adventure? A tour with no route book, no pre-determined places to eat and where you make your own reservations? Where anything that moves under its own power is welcome? If so, considering joining us in our annual pilgrimage from the Pacific Northwest to Monterey. Here’s […]

You’ve Always Been a Member

As of this issue, your subscription to SCM has become a membership in the SCM family. For at least two decades, we have referred to you, the readers of Sports Car Market, as SCMers. Without realizing it, we had created a membership organization through the features and benefits you automatically […]

Keith’s Blog: Touring for Cars Old and New

We’ve been kicking around some thoughts about sports cars tours. I wanted to share them with you and get your reactions. I believe the future of tours will revolve around events that involve driving, immersion in the geography and culture of the areas you are in, and nightly “Conversations with […]