Monterey Reunion

Photos, event coverage, news and information on the Monterey Motorsports Reunion historic car race, held each August in California.

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 Information

Maserati 300S at Quail Motorsports Gathering

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2014 will be held Friday, August 15th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel, California. Similar to previous years, the 12th annual event will offer interesting and important automobiles and motorcycles displayed in a garden-party setting. The 2014 edition of the Quail will honor the 100th anniversary of Maserati, Competition Mustangs, A Tribute to India, and will feature the … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 Update

Maserati 450S at Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 will be staged August 14-17 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California, again serving as an anchor event of Monterey Classic Car Week. This year's four-day Monterey Reunion will see 550 historic and period-correct race cars compete in 15 race groups, with U.S. entries joined by cars from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, South … [Read more...]

Featured Classes at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014

Rudy Junco, 1974 Shadow DN4 Can-Am.

Can-Am cars from 1963-1974 and Trans-Am cars from the pony war era of 1966-1972 will be among the headline classes at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, to be held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Returning to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion after a two-year absence are the booming Lolas, Shadows and McLarens that comprise the Can-Am group and its anything-goes … [Read more...]

Maserati Featured at Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014

Maserati 300S

Maserati will serve as featured marque of the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, scheduled for August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The 100th anniversary of one of Italy’s iconic sports car brands will be celebrated at the annual Monterey Classic Car Week event. “Maserati is a definition of not only luxury road cars, but some of the most remarkable sports cars and Grand Prix cars … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 – Photo Gallery

1958 Scarab Mk I

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 was staged August 15-18 on the 11-turn, 2.238 mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The thrill of racing wheel-to-wheel is the theme at the Reunion, described as a “museum springing to life” and a cornerstone of the Monterey Classic Car Week. A banner entry list of 550 historic vehicles raced on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit, known for its hairpins … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 312 T2 in the Corkscrew.

Report and photos by Dennis Gray The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 was held August 15-18 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Learning new things about old cars was the thread that ran throughout the weekend, as visitors to this year's Reunion witnessed historic race cars from nearly every era, dating as far back as a 1911 National 40 to a more modern-day 1992 … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 – Picture Gallery

1957 Maserati 450 S

The 2013 running of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held August 15-18 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. A solid entry list of 550 historic automobiles competed in 16 racing groups over the 11-turn, 2.238 mile road course. This year’s Reunion represented the 40th consecutive year of vintage car racing on the Monterey Peninsula in August. While many still (and always will) call the races … [Read more...]

Porsche Celebrated at 2013 Monterey Car Week

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 911 at many events during the 2013 Monterey Classic Car Week, with static and dynamic displays of new and historic Porsche road and racing cars. The upcoming 918 Spyder hybrid super sports car will be at various locations throughout the Monterey peninsula during the weekend, including at the Porsche Zentrum at Quail Lodge, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2013 – Photo Gallery

1976 Ferrari 312 T2 at Monterey Pre-Reunion

Report and photos by Dennis Gray The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2013 was held August 10-11 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 much larger Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 2013 running of the Monterey Pre-Reunion was again open to the public, allowing spectators to enjoy a … [Read more...]

Set-Up Day at 2013 Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion

Under Cover - 1966 AAR Gurney-Weslake Eagle Mk 1

Report and photos by Dennis Gray I shared a secret with Sports Car Digest readers a few years ago that is worth repeating. For years the best-kept secret about the Monterey Motorsports Reunion was the weekend before. Known as the Pre-Reunion, only drivers, owners and very few of us press types attend, allowing unfettered access to the cars, drivers, owners and team members. While the joke is out on the actual … [Read more...]

History of the Pebble Beach Road Races

Phil Hill in his Jaguar XK120 at Pebble Beach Road Races

By Art Evans | Photos as noted The Pebble Beach (now expanded) Weekend has become, arguably, the premier vintage automotive event in the U.S. Held each August, it includes not only vintage races at Laguna Seca, but also the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance along with a number of other Concours, many auctions and parties, parties, parties. The Pebble Beach celebration recalls what sports car racing in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2013 – Preview

Porsche 935 at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

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 2013 will be no different. The origins of the … [Read more...]

Corvette Display at 2013 Monterey Reunion

#3 Cunningham Corvette won its class and placed eight overall in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1960

A special exhibition of street and race Corvettes will be featured at the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, scheduled for August 16-18 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. This year's historic race event on the Monterey Peninsula celebrates the 60-year history of America's Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette. This Corvette display, located in the race paddock (near Turn 3), will be a … [Read more...]

Monterey Reunion 2013 Artwork Unveiled

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Le Mans Racer Serves as Inspiration

Featured marque Corvette is the major focus in the official poster art of the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, scheduled for August 16-18 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California. The official artist, Bill Patterson, unveiled this year’s artwork that features the red, white and blue 1967 Chevrolet Corvette. The poster car is the 1967 Chevrolet Corvette No. 9 that was raced by Corvette legends Dick … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2013 Update

Corvette Featured at Monterey Reunion

The 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will be held August 16-18 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, again serving as an anchor event of Monterey Classic Car Week. A total of 533 historic race cars have been initially accepted for this year's event, with the option of up to 17 additional cars to complete the field. The Chevrolet Corvette is the featured marque and the Chevrolet Motor Division will celebrate the … [Read more...]