10: Bruce Trenery

Bruce Trenery is the owner of Fantasy Junction located in Emeryville, California, a company he started with two friends in 1976. By the next year he took over the company and since then he has sold over 9,000 collector vehicles including classics, vintage race cars, and pretty much everything else. Back in the day, Bruce raced Formula Vee, Formula C, and Formula B. He continued racing with SCCA and has run in Read More

Concours Corner: Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Update

 

Pebble Beach Concours Still on Track

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance has announced that they’re optimistic about keeping their original August 16, 2020 concours date.

A post on the Pebble Beach Concours site reads, “Our event is several months into the future, and we still hope to be able to celebrate our love of cars together on August 16, 2020 — so we continue to plan accordingly.”

For more information, click here.

 

Keeneland Concours Cancels for Read More

RM Sotheby’s Online-Only Palm Beach Auction Totals $13.7 Million

RM Sotheby’s Palm Beach Auction — quickly switched to an online-only format in response to the Coronavirus pandemic — was a rousing success, with a sales total of $13.7 million and more than 900 bidders from 44 countries.

The sell-through rate was 69 percent.

The auction opened for online bids on March 20, and lots closed to bidding on a staggered schedule from March 25 through March 28.

High sale was a 1996 Porsche 911 GT2 at $891,000. The Read More

09: Jakob Greisen

Jakob Greisen is the Bonhams Vice President, head of their US Motoring and a Collectors Motorcar Specialist. Bonhams is a British auction house that was founded in 1793. It is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers known internationally for fine art, antiques, jewelry, automobilia, motorcycles, and motorcars. The auctions are held in conjunction with some of the most renowned global motoring events including The Quail, Goodwood Revival, and many others. Read More

Concours Corner: Coronavirus Updates

Keels & Wheels Reschedules

The 25th Annual Keels & Wheels is now scheduled for October 17-18, 2020.

Keels & Wheels was originally set for May 2-3, but organizers postponed the party because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

The 11th Annual Keels and Wheels Uncorked is also postponed. It will now happen on October 1, 2020.

For more information, visit www.keels-wheels.com

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Sticking with October Date

The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, scheduled for October 16-18, is sticking with Read More

08: Simon Kidston

Simon Kidston is known around the world as a multilingual classic car commentator and columnist, consultant and entrepreneur. Above all, he is recognized as a deeply knowledgeable adviser on the purchase and sale of rare classics. The company Simon founded in 2006, Kidston SA, has been responsible for the sale of some of the world’s highest-value motor cars. Simon developed this knowledge through his early working life in the auction world, co-founding Read More

Concours Corner: Greenbrier Concours Rescheduled

The 2020 Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance has been moved to September 4-6, 2020.

The concours was originally scheduled for May 1-3.

Concours organizers said they are following guidelines to protect people during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

“With all that is happening across our nation, it was clear that it wouldn’t be prudent to hold The Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance on its original date,” said Cam Huffman, a member of the event’s Steering Committee. “We felt it was important not to cancel, but instead Read More