Malcolm S. Pray Jr., creator of a car dealership empire, avid car collector, philanthropist and strong supporter of civic life in Greenwich, CT, died Sunday morning.
He was 84.
Pray grew up in Greenwich and graduated from the University of Virginia and served in the U.S. Air Force. In 1955, he became a Volkswagen salesman at Morlee Motors in Greenwich.
By 1963, Pray owned the dealership. In the following years, Pray built a dealership empire that included Porsche, Mitsubishi, Audi, Read More
Jacksonville attorney and car collector N. Mark Becker has been appointed to the new post of Vice Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
Becker is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), the BMW Car Club of America, the Classic Car Club of America, is a Vice-President of the Town & Country (Chrysler) Chapter of the National Woodie Club and has been a member Read More
TULSA, Okla. (October 9, 2013) — Leake Auction Company just announced the addition of a spring auction to their annual schedule. The new auction will be held April 25th and 26th, 2014 in Dallas Market Hall. Car enthusiasts can expect the same level of quality, service and excitement that Leake Auction always delivers. The company expects 400 cars to cross the block during the two-day sale.
“We have been looking to add another sale to our auction schedule Read More
RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, has announced a 1964 250 LM Berlinetta as the latest premier offering for its Art of the Automobile sale on November 21 in New York City.
The beautiful yet purposeful lines of the 250 LM are truly unmistakable, and with its mid-mounted, 3.3-liter V-12 engine, the Ferrari 250 LM was a highly effective and successful competition car in period. The automobile on offer, chassis 6107, is a terrific example of the marque’s first production-based mid/rear-engine Read More
RM Auctions returns to the Hershey Lodge on October 10-11 for its annual Hershey sale. Held during the celebrated AACA Eastern Regional Fall Meet (October 9-12), the auction attracts collectors from across the U.S. and around the world.
Leading a roster of 116 vehicles slated to cross RM’s Hershey auction podium is a highly sought-after 1933 Chrysler CL Imperial Convertible Roadster, chassis no. 7803565. One of only nine built and one of just six known to Read More
Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines, and famous among collector-car aficionados for his longtime dedication to the hobby, has agreed to serve as host and emcee for the inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, January12, 2014.
A columnist, author, television personality and all-around collector-car enthusiast, Martin will bring his characteristic charm and expertise to the Arizona Concours, to be held at the world-renowned Arizona Biltmore Resort and Hotel Read More
Bonhams will return to the Simeone Automotive Museum in Philadelphia for its annual “Preserving the Automobile” auction on October 7.
For its focus on original-condition cars, this auction is unique in the world and represents a rare opportunity for buyers and sellers alike.
Early highlights already consigned include property from a private European museum, which contain automobiles that were formerly in the Museum of Science and Industry of Chicago and the Seal Cove Auto Museum Read More