“What an amazing display of “A-list cars.”
That was the response of Jakob Griesen, Head of the U.S. Motoring Department and Vice President of Bonhams, as he viewed the cars entered in the first annual Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance.
Arrayed on the show field at the DragonRidge Country Club, located 18 miles from downtown Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada, were 108 important cars from museums and private collectors.
Star display cars were the 1938 Hispano-Suiza Dubonnet Xenia from the Read More
Have questions about the market?
SCM Publisher Keith Martin will be at the inaugural Las Vegas Concours on October 26. He’ll be hosting an informal talk about the changing collector car market from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the concours stage.
The Las Vegas Concours takes place at DragonRidge Country Club from October 25-28. Learn more here.
October 25-28: Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance, www.lasvegasconcours.com
October 24 through November 3: 18th Annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Read More
The World of Speed Motorsports Museum celebrated motorsports personalities who have a connection to the Pacific Northwest on Saturday night.
I attended with SCMer Michael Pierce and World of Speed two-time summer program alumnus Bradley Martin.
Located just south of Portland in Wilsonville, Oregon, the World of Speed is a hub for car activities of all kinds.
It hosts a weekly Cars and Coffee. There is a different focus each Saturday, ranging from Porsches to Hot Rods to 4x4s.
This Read More
Jay Leno and Emily Ratajkowski unveil a new Bugatti Chiron at the Audrain Concours:
Newport, Rhode Island is synonymous with history, luxury and sport.
It is home to the first U.S. Tennis Championship, the first international polo match and has been a central part of the America’s Cup. Nothing is more luxurious than the sprawling mansions — referred to as “cottages’ by their initial owners — that line select streets.
The inaugural Audrain’s Newport Concours Motor Week, held October 3-6, continued this theme. Jay Leno served as Chairman and SCM’s own Donald Osborne Read More
The celebrity-driven Lifestyle Weekend is emerging as a new wave of car events. I’m just returning from the inaugural Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, where the backdrop of downtown Chattanooga, a 1.5 mile flat-out time trial against the clock along the Tennessee River and various celebrity panels provided three full days of engagement for owners and enthusiasts.
In fact, the entire downtown area became one non-stop celebration of motorcars.
Just last week was the debut of Audrain’s Newport Concours and Read More
Yellowstone National Park bison performs free body work on a car:
Fixing cars on the cheap never works out well.
I was in a planning meeting for the 2020 SCM 1000, and a serious question came up — how many mechanics do we need?
The 2020 SCM 1000 has a spectacular route that includes Mount St. Helens and the Oregon Coast — go to www.sportscarmarket.com/tour-registration to sign up.
We were debating how many sets of mechanics to have along on the tour. In 2018, the SCM 1000’s first year, we Read More