From the Auction Desk: Barrett-Jackson Online Auction This Week!

Starting on Friday, you can get your springtime Barrett-Jackson fix.

Barrett-Jackson’s Online Only Auction runs through May 17. Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach sale, previously scheduled for April 16–18, is now scheduled for October 15–17. I’m sure more than a few of us missed their usual April appearance on the auction calendar.

Take a quick run through Barrett-Jackson’s May Online Only car docket here. The sale starts off with a strong run of American muscle and pickups, and then Read More

Keith’s Blog: Twist and Shout – The Saga of the Broken Key

Don’t try to solve the wrong problem. That’s the moral of this story.

I keep most of my various car keys and condo garage fobs on separate lanyards. It makes it easier to grab a set when I am headed out the door.

Last week while re-organizing and decluttering, I put the keys to the Volvo 122 and the Jaguar S3 on the same lanyard, thinking I would never be driving both of them at once.

Thursday, I wanted to Read More

Concours Corner: Concorso Italiano Canceled

Monterey Car Week stalwart Concorso Italiano will not happen this year.

The Coronavirus pandemic made putting on the event, originally scheduled for August 15, 2020, impossible.

The events and cars originally scheduled for this year’s 35th Concorso Italiano will take center stage for the 2021 event, which is scheduled for August 14, 2021.

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13: Craig Jackson

Craig Jackson is the Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. Over the decades, Craig has earned the reputation as one of the world’s most respected automotive collectors and restoration experts. In addition to the numerous Barrett-Jackson Auctions that take place across the country, Craig is an avid automotive collector and enthusiast. This past January, Barrett-Jackson celebrated its most successful auction Read More

From the Auction Desk: RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction is Online

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”

Mike Tyson isn’t known for his sage wisdom, but, boy howdy, do those words ring true these days — even if we’re dealing with that idea in a less literal way than he did way back in his boxing days.

Still, there’s a time when knowing that something will happen and preparing for it, which is a lot of theory and expectations, and then there is the time when Read More

Concours Corner: Pebble Beach Concours Canceled for 2020

Pebble Beach Concours Canceled for 2020

The 70th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will take place on August 15, 2021.

The 2020 Pebble Beach Concours is now canceled because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

The cars and special classes recently selected for the 2020 Pebble Beach Concours will see the field in 2021.

“My heart goes out to all of the people who are involved in the Pebble Beach Concours and who are impacted by this decision,” said Concours Chairman Read More

Keith’s Blog: Is This the Year to Go to Monterey?

Monterey Car Week is cancelled. The SCM 1000 is postponed to 2021, along with nearly all other car activities at least through July.

That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be looking forward to using our cars again — perhaps as early as this August — in controlled, thoughtful circumstances.

Before the virus took hold, I had planned a week’s adventure with Bradley that included Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Crane Hot Springs and the Alvord Desert Scenic Highway.

Assuming that the Read More

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 the UK. Ed has been active in the car hobby for over 45 years. He is the Chief Judge Emeritus for Read More