Blogs

Keith’s Blog: The Pre-Colorado Grand 300-Mile Dash

We’re beginning the Colorado Grand today, a four-day, 1000-mile romp through some of the most breathtaking mountains and plains in the U.S. This will be my fifth time on the Grand, and I’m looking forward to it as an escape from the ordinary, and a chance to see old friends. […]

This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a fresh chance to provide a witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for […]

A Nimble Backroad Whale

Flying all the way from Oregon to Texas to drive a car sounds a little bit crazy, but we’re talking about BMW’s 2014 M6 Gran Coupe — on the Circuit of the Americas track near Austin. Once I reached the track, the BMW instructor waved his arm at the array […]

Keith’s Blog: Oktoberfest, Monterey Style

The Monday after Monterey Classic Car Week feels like a ceasefire. During the previous five days, over $300m cars had been hammered sold – and those are only the public transactions. (We’ll have complete coverage in the next issue of Sports Car Market.) But on Monday, all was quiet. Our […]

This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a fresh chance to provide a witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for […]

Alex’s Blog: The Little Alfa That Could

If you ever wanted to teach your daughter how to work on engines, just send her on a 1,000-mile road trip in an old car. Last Sunday I left Portland with my two good friends, Carly Mackie and Carolyn Corl. We cruised down Highway 101 in the Sports Car Market […]

Alex’s Blog: Toto, We’re Not in Oregon Any More

Espresso bars, cigarettes and the telephone greeting “Pronto!” surrounded me. It was official: I had just stepped off the plane into Italy with the promise of driving restored classic Ferraris on the horizon. It was the quickest 48 hours of my life. A week ago my father, publisher Keith Martin, […]