Monterey Classic Car Week

Photos, event coverage, news and information on the many events that make up the Monterey Classic Car Week, held annually each August on the Monterey Peninsula in California.

British Offerings at 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach Sale

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible (photo: Brian Henniker)

A selection of English automobiles will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 Gooding Pebble Beach sale, to be staged August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. The entries include a 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback with ties to James Bond creator Ian Fleming, Tyrone Power’s one-of-a-kind 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Two-Seater Drophead Coupe with coachwork … [Read more...]

Works Jaguar C-Type at 2015 RM Monterey

1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight

A 1953 Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight, chassis number XKC 052, will be among the headline offerings at the 2015 RM Monterey auction, to be held August 13–15 in California during Monterey Classic Car Week. XKC 052 is the first ever offering of a Works Lightweight example at public auction. The second of just three factory lightweight C-Types built and clothed entirely in thin-gauge aluminum, XKC 052 boasts a … [Read more...]

Ferraris to Run Pebble Beach Road Course

2015 Pebble Beach Concours Poster Art by Peter Hearsey

A group of racing Ferraris will celebrate the Pebble Beach Road Races at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015, scheduled for August 13-16 in Pebble Beach, California. Prior to this year's Concours, on the morning of Friday, August 14, a closed portion of the old Pebble Beach Road Race course will be reopened and these racing greats will be invited to relive history. The closed portion of the course was last … [Read more...]

Le Mans Winner at Gooding Pebble Beach 2015

1982 Porsche 956 (photo: Mathieu Heurtault)

The Porsche 956 that won the 1983 Le Mans 24 Hours will be among the headline entries at the Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction, scheduled for August 15-16 in Pebble Beach, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. The 956 was developed for the new Group C regulations by engineer Norbert Singer and developed by Porsche in-house at their motorsport facility in Weissach. The 956 and its successor, … [Read more...]

Headline Ferraris at Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta

A pair of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015 auction, scheduled for Friday, August 14th on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California during the Monterey Classic Car Week. Among the Ferrari consignments, the 1959 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta has to be the standout entry. Offered from an American collection, chassis number 1519 GT is one of the … [Read more...]

Peter Klutt Collection at Gooding Pebble Beach 2015

Peter Klutt Collection (photo: Brian Henninger)

The Peter Klutt Collection will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction, scheduled for August 15-16 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The lots from the Peter Klutt Collection will be offered without reserve. "I am thrilled to offer the Peter Klutt Collection,” said David Gooding, President of Gooding & Company. … [Read more...]

Pinnacle Portfolio Offered at RM Sotheby’s Monterey 2015

The Pinnacle Portfolio Group Shot

The "most significant and valuable private automobile collection ever presented at auction" will headline the RM Sotheby's Monterey 2015 sale, scheduled for August 13-15 at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Conference Center in California during the Pebble Beach Classic Car Week. Called ‘The Pinnacle Portfolio: A rare collective of automotive distinction’, the consignment of post-war sports cars comprises … [Read more...]

Early Entries at 2015 RM Sotheby’s Monterey

1968 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 Spider Prototype (photo: Darin Schnabel)

The 2015 RM Sotheby's Monterey auction will be held August 14-15 at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Conference Center in California. Approximately 150 collector cars will cross the block during RM's annual Monterey Classic Car Week sale. In addition to the previously announced Ferrari 275S / 340 America Barchetta, RM Sotheby's will also offer a Maserati Ghibli 4.7 Spider Prototype and the original U.S.-specification … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 Update

Maserati Tipo 60

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 will be held August 13-16 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California, again serving as an anchor event of Monterey Classic Car Week. Organizers have again limited an enormous number of entry requests to 550 period-correct cars for the 42nd consecutive year of vintage car racing on the Monterey Peninsula in August. “Sports car racing on the … [Read more...]

Early Offerings at Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015 Auction

1948 Aston Martin 2-Liter Works Team Car (photo: Boris Adolf)

Bonhams announced a selection of early consignments for its annual Monterey Classic Car Week motorcar auction, scheduled for August 13-14, 2015 on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California. Following last year’s results of $108 million, including setting the record for the most valuable car ever sold at auction, this year's line-up will feature among others a 1948 Aston Martin 2-Liter Works Team … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 – Information

Lots of attention on the race cars that drove over from Laguna Seca

The Carmel Concours on the Avenue 2015 will be held Tuesday, August 11th on the downtown streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. A kick-off event of the Monterey Classic Car Week, the ninth annual Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours on the Avenue will see more than 200 vehicles vying for first and second in class plus 14 major awards and, of course, Best of Show. Similar to prior years, the 2015 event will present … [Read more...]

Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 Information

Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

The Quail Motorsports Gathering 2015 will be held Friday, August 14th at the Quail Lodge Golf Club in Carmel, California. Similar to previous years, the 13th annual event will offer interesting and important automobiles and motorcycles displayed in a garden-party setting. The 2015 edition of the Quail will honor Long Tail Cars of Le Mans, Coachbuilt Ferraris and Iconic Pre-1965 Porsches, in addition to the … [Read more...]

Ferrari 275S / 340 America at RM Sotheby’s Monterey 2015

1950 Ferrari 275S-340 America Barchetta (photo: Darin Schnabel)

A 1950 Ferrari 275S / 340 America, chassis 0030 MT, will be among the headline entries at the RM Sotheby's Monterey 2015 auction, scheduled for August 14-15 in California’s Monterey Peninsula during Monterey Classic Car Week. Born as one of only two 275S barchettas built, chassis 0030 MT was campaigned by the Ferrari factory and driven by Italian racing driver Alberto Ascari in the 1950 Mille Miglia. It was then … [Read more...]

Historic Formula 1 at Monterey Reunion 2015

Chris Locke's 1976 Lotus 77 F-1 leads Chris MacAllister's 1976 Ferrari 312 T2 in turn eleven.

A field of up to 30 historic Formula 1 cars will line up on the grid for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015, to be held August 13-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during Monterey Classic Car Week. As featured in Ron Howard’s 2013 movie drama “Rush”, the same cars that were originally involved in the epic driving battle for the 1976 F1 World Championship between Ferrari’s Niki Lauda and McLaren’s James … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 to Celebrate Ferrari

1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Pinin Farina Spider

Ferrari will be among the featured marques at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015, scheduled for August 16th in Pebble Beach, California. The Prancing Horse will no doubt take center stage at the 65th annual event held on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. "Our plans to feature Ferrari have been many years in the making," said Concours Chairman Sandra Button. "But it seems particularly appropriate … [Read more...]