Classic Marathon Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk I

The Classic Marathon Rally 2015 was held 14-20 June in Italy, starting in the southern province of Puglia and ending north in Brescia. Staged by the Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO), the 26th running of the Classic Marathon saw 68 teams participate in the qualifying round of both the HERO Cup for drivers and the Golden Roamer Trophy. Vehicles ranged in age from a 1934 Lagonda M45 T8 Tourer crewed … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2015 – Report and Photos

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2015 was staged 7-9 August at the famed Nurburgring Circuit in Germany, with 600 participants and more than 60,000 spectators enjoying the 43rd running of the historical races. This year’s Oldtimer saw a total of twelve races and two regularity tests in this iconic event for classic cars. Visitors to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix saw an abundance of on-track action. The evolution of … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 – Picture Gallery

Mark Colbert's 1962 Ferrari 250GT Lusso C.

The 2015 running of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held August 13-16 at the 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. For those who don't know me I spent the 2015 Monterey Classic Car Week photographing the vintage car races taking place at the Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. I was at the track from Friday morning of the Pre-Reunion to the last lap of the Reunion the following Sunday. This … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 – Class Winners and Photos

Best of Show - Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier & Cie Worblaufen Cabriolet, Jim Patterson

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance returned to the fairways of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Ferraris were featured in great numbers this year, along with classic era duPonts, antique Popes, British prewar sports cars and postwar Cunninghams. Special classes celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Shelby GT350 and the 75th anniversary of the Lincoln Continental, and Mercury … [Read more...]

Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races – Photo Gallery

The trio of Spiders owned by Les Wexner

The Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races event was held Friday, August 14, 2015 during Monterey Classic Car Week to celebrate the period races held in the 1950s. An all-Ferrari grid, the event honored the 1951 effort of Jim Kimberly in his 1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta (s/n 0010M), the first Ferrari to ever race in California. This very car was on site driven by Jon Shirley, in addition to six other … [Read more...]

Porsche Werks Reunion 2015 – Report and Photos

Porsche Werks Reunion 2015

The Porsche Werks Reunion 2015 was held Friday, August 14th at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. Hosted by the Porsche Club of America, the second edition of this single-marque event was met with an overwhelming amount of show goers and all told, over 700 Porsches in attendance from every generation. The 2015 Werks Reunion celebrated the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the 911 Turbo … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 – Report and Photos

Mathias Sielecki's 1954 Maserati A6 GCS.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 was held August 13-16 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The field of 550 vintage race cars were divided into 15 groups according to age and engine capacity and chosen for their period-correct presentation. Formerly known as the Monterey Historic Automobile Races or Monterey Historics, the 2015 running of the Rolex Monterey … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferraris in the Pebble Beach Road Races Class

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015 was held Sunday, August 16th in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 automotive treasures lined the 17th and 18th holes of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the pinnacle of Monterey Classic Car Week. Created in 1950 to demonstrate the virtues of the latest cars, the Pebble Beach Concours is the jewel in the crown of … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2015 – Photo Gallery

Thomassima II

The Concorso Italiano 2015 was held Saturday, August 15th on the fairways of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. The Cars of Ferrari were featured at the 30th annual Concorso Italiano, which saw more than 300 cars and motorcycles of Italian origin on display. The 2015 Concorso Italiano honored the 60th anniversary of Ferrari in the United States by providing a special 'centerpiece' display … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 – Report and Photos

1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico and 1959 Ferrari 410 Superamerica Series III

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 was held Friday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The 13th annual ‘Quail’ celebrated sports and racing automobiles and motorcycles, with participants and guests enjoying wonderful weather, food, drink and camaraderie among like-minded enthusiasts in a garden party setting. The 2015 Quail Motorsports Gathering honored Coachbuilt Ferraris, … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2015 – Photo Gallery

1949 Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance 2015 was held Thursday, August 13th, starting and ending at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The 18th annual scenic 75-mile trip around the Monterey Peninsula, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, was open to vehicles that are participating in the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, August 16th. This year saw over 150 historic … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 – Photo Gallery

Ex-Monte Carlo Rally 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

The Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 was held Tuesday, August 11th on the downtown streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. A field of more than 200 automobiles were on display at the eighth edition of the Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue, vying for 14 major awards and Best of Show. This year’s event presented multi-marques from 1940 to 1973, in addition to Porsche and Ferrari from the beginning … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2015 – Photo Gallery

Jeffery Segal in the 1970 Ferrari 512M.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2015 was held August 8-9 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Formerly known as Monterey Pre-Historics, the event is held the weekend before the larger Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 2015 running of the Monterey Pre-Reunion was again open to the public, allowing spectators to enjoy a more relaxed paddock environment and a … [Read more...]

Concours d’Elegance of America 2015 – Report and Photos

Best of Show Winners at the Concours d'Elegance of America 2015

The Concours d'Elegance of America 2015 was held on July 24-26 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. The 37th annual event featured collector Bruce Meyer as the ‘Enthusiast of the Year.’ The Concours d'Elegance of America 2015 offered a pair of Best of Show awards, one for American and one for Foreign entrants. This year's Best of Show American was awarded to the 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2015 – Preview

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Class at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2015 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]