Events and Concours d'Elegance

From the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California, we attend the world’s finest automotive events and concours d'elegance and cover them in dramatic fashion.

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014 – Picture Gallery

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider

The 2014 edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance was, as always, held the third Sunday of August on the incomparable 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. The 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance honored Maserati, Ruxton, Antique Steam Cars, Fernandez et Darrin Coachwork, Tatra, postwar Rolls-Royce Phantoms and Eastern European Motorcycles. Notable displays … [Read more...]

Hampton Court Concours 2014 – Entry List

1938 Talbot-Lago T150C SS

The third annual Concours of Elegance will take place on 5-7 September 2014 at the historic Hampton Court Palace, a royal palace situated on the Thames in London. A total of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world will grace the Fountain Gardens on the East side of the historic Hampton Court Palace. The entry list for the 2014 Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace is as illustrious as the previous two … [Read more...]

1914 French Grand Prix at Pebble Beach Concours 2014

1915 Mercedes 115 HP Demarest Grand Prix of George Wingard (left) and the 1915 Opel 4500 cc Grand Prix Racer of the Keller Collection

The 1914 French Grand Prix was celebrated at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014, held Sunday, August 17, 2014 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. It has been 100 years since the flag dropped at the legendary 1914 French Grand Prix. Just a handful of automobiles that competed in this iconic race are known to have survived and most were reunited on the show field at this year's … [Read more...]

Porsche Werks Reunion 2014 – Report and Photos

Some of the fantastic Ingram Collection at the 2014 Porsche Werks Reunion

The Porsche Werks Reunion 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. Hosted by the Porsche Club of America, the inaugural Monterey Classic Car Week event focused solely on Porsche started off with a bang, after a separation from the Legends of the Autobahn event this year. The afternoon was a fantastic spectacle for the Porschephile, as well over 500 of Stuttgart's … [Read more...]

Legends of the Autobahn 2014 – Report and Photos

BMW CSi at 2014 Legends of the Autobahn

The Legends of the Autobahn 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Nicklaus Club-Monterey in Monterey, California. Hosted by the BMW Car Club of America, Mercedes-Benz Club of America and Audi Club of North America, the 5th annual all-German marque Concours d'Elegance brought together enthusiasts, owners and aficionados of distinctive German cars during Monterey Classic Car Week. This year's Legends saw the Porsche … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2014 – Best of Show Winner

Best of Show 2014 winner: Jon Shirley's 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe (photo: Rolex / Tom O’Neal)

A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington won Best of Show at the 64th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, held Sunday, August 17, 2014 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links at Pebble Beach Resorts. History was made at an event which arguably makes history every year. The choice of the Shirley’s 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was not a total surprise given its … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014 – Report and Photos

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

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held Sunday, August 17th at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California. More than 200 automotive treasures lined the 17th and 18th holes of the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links for the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Every year on the third Sunday in August, the most prized collector cars and motorcycles in the world roll onto one of the best … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano 2014 – Photo Gallery

Dinos at Concorso Italiano

The Concorso Italiano 2014 was held Saturday, August 16th on the fairways of the Bayonet Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. The 100th Anniversary of Maserati and the Cars of Zagato were featured at the 29th annual Concorso Italiano, which saw more than 300 cars and motorcycles of Italian origin on display. After five years at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch, this year’s event returned to Seaside’s Bayonet … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider and Ferrari 365 California Spider

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 was held Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California. The 12th annual 'Quail' celebrated sports and racing automobiles and motorcycles, with participants and guests enjoying wonderful food, drink and camaraderie among like-minded enthusiasts in a garden party setting. The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 honored 100 years of Maserati, … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2014 – Preview

Rob Walton's 1957 Maserati 450S was a fan favorite at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion (photo: Tim Scott)

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 2014 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]

Streamlined Tatras at 2014 Pebble Concours

Tatra T77

Pavel Kasik recently bid farewell to his beloved Tatra T77 only days after completing its 20-year restoration. The Tatra started its overseas journey of 4,279 miles from the Czech Republic to the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which will host an exclusive feature of streamlined Tatra automobiles for the first time. A passionate car enthusiast, Kasik will join his automobile on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach … [Read more...]

Jaguar Featured at Hilton Head Motoring Festival 2014

1963 Jaguar E-Type, Richard Maury

The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance selected Jaguar as the Honored Marque for the 2014 Festival, scheduled for October 24 to November 2 in the low country of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. Both Motoring Festival venues will honor the contributions Jaguar has made to the automotive industry -- Hutchinson Island’s the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort … [Read more...]

Rise and Drive Chicago Information

Rise and Drive Chicago

The great city of Chicago is one of the best places to spend the summer. Packed with music festivals, neighborhood block parties, food fairs, and beach activities, Chicagoans make the most of their short summertime. However, downtown Chicago lacks opportunities for the local car community to take advantage of the beautiful summer season. A new monthly event Rise & Drive has been created to remedy that situation. … [Read more...]

St. John’s Wood Car Show 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

The St. John's Wood Classic and Supercar Pageant was staged 22nd June 2014 in the St John’s Wood district of London. The 2nd annual car show held on the fashionable High Street saw an intimate gathering of 50 classic and supercars on display. Interesting cars featured at this year's event included a Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta; Porsche 356 Carrera; Ferrari 288 GTO; Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe; Ferrari … [Read more...]