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.

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...]

BMW Featured at 2016 Monterey Reunion

1978 BMW M1 Procar - Henry Schmitt

The German marque BMW will be featured at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2016, scheduled for August 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016, Bavarian Motor Works has a strong history. The patriarchs of the brand, Karl Rapp and Gustav Otto instilled a robust DNA in the company in 1916 through the combination of their respective businesses. The … [Read more...]

Mecum Monterey 2015 – Auction Results

1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S sold for $2,300,000

The Mecum Monterey 2015 auction was held August 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California, resulting in sales of $44,335,001. With 387 vehicles changing hands at the three-day sale, this year's total was an increase of $10 million over last year. “The level of quality offerings at the Daytime Auction continues to increase year after year, and 2015 was no exception,” commented Dana Mecum, … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Monterey 2015 – Auction Results

1964 Ferrari 250 LM sold for $17,600,000

The RM Sotheby's Monterey 2015 auction was held August 13-15 at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, California, resulting in $172.9 million in total sales and an 86 percent sell-through rate. No less than 36 lots achieved individual million-dollar-plus results, with four lots exceeding $10 million.The sales figure from RM's three-day event ranks as the highest grossing collector car auction … [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...]

Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 – Auction Results

1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider sold for $16,830,000

The Gooding and Company Pebble Beach 2015 auction was held August 15-16 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California, resulting in total sales of $128 million and an 89% sell-through rate. During the two-day Pebble Beach 2015 sale, Gooding sold 115 of 129 lots and their highest ever average price of $1,113,896 per car. A total of 26 automobiles sold for over $1 million, including three cars … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Concours 2015 – Best of Show Winner

1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier and Cie Worblaufern Cabriolet

A 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier and Cie Worblaufern Cabriolet owned by Jim Patterson of Louisville, Kentucky won Best of Show at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, held Sunday, August 16, 2015 on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links in California. The winning car is built on a long 145-inch 1924 Tipo 8A chassis, which was acquired in the early 1930s by Swiss Carrosserie Worblaufen to be … [Read more...]

Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015 – Auction Results

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Competizione Alloy Berlinetta

The Bonhams Quail Lodge 2015 auction was held Friday, August 14th on the grounds of the Quail Lodge in Carmel Valley, California, resulting in $46,738,000 in total sales and a 90% sell-through rate. Held in connection with the Quail Motorsport Gathering, the 18th Bonhams sale held during Monterey Classic Car Week featured more than 100 vehicles. From Brass Era motorcars to single-seat formula racers, it was the … [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...]