2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The 41st edition of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. As part of Maserati’s 100th anniversary celebration, the Italian manufacture was the honored marque. The company’s exhibit featured its racing transporter from the ‘50s, and a variety of classic cars from the Trident manufacture’s storied history. The […]

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2014 Porsche Werks Reunion

Rancho Canada Golf Club in Carmel Valley, California hosted the Porsche Werks Reunion 2014 on Friday, August 15th. After a separation from the Legends of the Autobahn event, the Porsche Club of America created the first event focused solely on Porsche during the Monterey Classic Car Week. After it was announced the event soon sold out […]

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Maserati 250F 60th Anniversary Video

2014 marks 60 years since the introduction on the Maserati 250F. The 250F was first raced by Juan Manual Fangio at the 1954 Argentine Grand Prix. Although Fangio left Maserati for Mercedes-Benz during the ’54 season, his success in the 250F contributed to his victory in the year’s World Driving Championship. The 250F was built […]

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Ferrari Collectors Meet At Maranello

On Monday, September 8th the world’s leading Ferrari collectors met with Ferrari executives at the company’s Maranello headquarters. Luca di Montezemolo (Chairman), Piero Ferrari (Vice-Chairman), and Amedeo Felis (CEO) hosted the group. Included was Jon Shirley owner of the 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupé that won Best in Show at the recent Pebble Beach […]

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2014 Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance

The 17th annual Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance took place on Thursday, August 14th. The tour is open to vehicles that are participating in the Pebble Beach Concours and incorporates a 75-mile drive around the Monterey Peninsula. Designed to showcase the elegance of the automobile in motion, the Tour d’Elegance is also a nod to the […]

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2014 Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance

The 42nd annual Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance was held on Sunday, July 20th on the campus of Pacific University. Presented by the Rotary Club of Forest Grove and a team of volunteers, this year’s event included a celebration of the Art of Italian Motoring. Set on the tree shaded campus of Pacific University, the concours […]

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Mercedes-Benz 1938 540 K Streamliner

Mercedes-Benz Classic will showcase its 1938 540 K Streamliner at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance. Following extensive restoration and reconstruction, the Streamliner will celebrate its international public premiere on the west coast of America. The 540 K will also participate in the Tour d’Elégance on Thursday 14 August. “The 540 K Streamliner represents the embodiment […]

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2014 Portland Historic Races

The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) held the 38th Annual Portland Historic Races at the Portland International Raceway over the July 11th – 13th weekend. This year’s event included a tribute to Datsun and featured over twenty 240Z and 510 sedans. John Morton, the Sports Car Club of America’s 1970 and 71 National Champion and […]

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July 22, 1894 – The Birth of Motor Racing

Today’s global sport of motor racing grew from a humble beginning on July 22, 1894. The first motor race in history took place over a 126-kilometer route from Paris to Rouen. Organised by the French daily newspaper “Le Petit Journal” the vehicle to win would be the one that most effectively fulfilled the criteria to […]

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2014 SOVREN Pacific Northwest Historics

Founded in 1985 the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiast (SOVREN) has grown from an initial membership of 15 to over 400. The group started with track days at Seattle International Raceway and now organizes and promotes 6 races a year in the Pacific Northwest. Three are held at Pacific Raceways, one in eastern Washington at […]

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