Free is a rare word during Monterey Car Week, but our good friends at Motorbooks are helping us make it happen. Just stop by an SCM booth at the Gooding & Company auction, Concorso Italiano, Legends of the Autobahn or SCM’s Monterey Insider’s Seminar to enter our drawing for a free Motorbooks book. We’re giving away copies of:
Art of The Classic Car
Art of The Le Mans Race Car
CARMEL, Calif. – July 18, 2014 – The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will return to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a selection of their latest automotive artwork. Sponsored by The Lincoln Motor Company for the 19th year, the AFAS exhibit will showcase the latest creations of the fin automotive artists at the Lodge at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California.
Ken Eberts, AFAS President and one of Read More
The Concours d’Elegance at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens will be held September 19-21, 2014 on the grounds of the 70-acre estate, located in Akron, OH.
“Few settings equal the elegance of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens,” said David Schultz, concours executive director, who previously served as executive director of the Glenmoor Gathering, the precursor to this new Northeast Ohio event.
“Our 2014 features include Pierce-Arrow, Duesenberg, Packard Darrin, pre-1929 American motorcycles, Cord, classic American woodies and a fun class—Vehicles that Read More
The glossy Monterey catalogs are piling up here at SCM headquarters. Here are six headliners that we’re keeping our eyes on:
RM Auctions will offer the ex-Hotchkis Racing 1986 Porsche 962 IMS GTP (pictured above, RM estimate: $800k–$1m) at their sale in downtown Monterey. The auction takes place August 15–16. View the RM online catalog here.
A 1956 Maserati 250F (Gooding estimate: $4m-$6m) is among the featured cars at Gooding & Company‘s Pebble Beach Read More
Our free Monterey pocket guide, brought to you by Alan Taylor Company Inc., is now online. It contains a map, event timeline, and auction details in one compact package. Read it online here, or click here to view it as a pdf, which you can download or print.
The Oregon Region Porsche Club of America‘s 2014 Northwest Passage (sponsored by SCM) takes place July 31-August 3. Keith Martin will be on the drive, along with SCM Contributors John Draneas and Michael Pierce. The event is sold out, but you can read about last year’s tour here.
Auctions America California takes place July 31-August 2 in Burbank. Among the highlights is a 1953 Ferrari 250 Europa by Pininfarina. View all the consignments here.
Keith Martin and the SCM gang will be everywhere during Monterey Car Week. If you see Keith or anyone wearing an SCM logo, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.
Keith hosts the 13th Annual SCM Monterey Insider’s Seminar on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. The Insider’s Seminar takes place inside the Gooding & Company auction tent and will feature a panel discussion by the SCM experts. The topic is “A Value-Driven Road Map of the Market — Which Turns Read More
SCM Publisher Keith Martin will be one of three American Judges at theChantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille event, taking place September 7 in Chantilly, FRA. Judged classes include:
The Interwar Period Sports & Racing Cars
The Great French Bodyworks from the ’20s and ’30s
British Chassis & Italian Bodyworks
The Design Years: the ’60s & ’70s Concept Cars
The Untouched Cars
With near-perfect weather, the 36th Annual Concours d’Elegance of America at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth welcomed continuous crowds all day on Sunday, July 27. This was the fourth year of the concours. More than 250 vehicles were on display for the public under blue skies. The Concours brought great diversity to the show field this year, featuring Jet-Age pickups, vintage drag bikes, and the work of designer Virgil Exner along with the American and European Read More