The Prancing Ponies Car Show, an inaugural event held during Monterey Car Week in Carmel-by-the-Sea, was created by women for women and featured many female owners presenting their vintage and exotic cars. Continue reading
Classic Motorsports magazine hosted at cruise-in Tuesday along Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove to help get Monterey Car Week properly launched. Continue reading
Rolo Malschafsky has always enjoyed the sport of racing – “I’ve done it all my life,” he said, “work permitting.” This year, Malschafsky, local to the Monterey area, plans to take on the legendary Corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 17-20, behind the wheel of his 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente hardtop coupe.
What happens to the race cars that are replaced, the cars that become outdated, ineligible to compete, or that never saw much success? Some may go into collections or museums, while others get a second life through vintage racing.
Mustangs have been on my mind a lot lately. Between my quest for a new daily driver and my social media feeds exclusively displaying all things Mustang, and the upcoming Team Shelby Monterey trip, I couldn’t help myself from browsing ClassicCars.com to see what was listed.
Barrett-Jackson left big shoes to fill and high expectations when they announced they would not return to Reno, Nevada, for Hot August Nights. To fill the void, four local collector car enthusiasts worked together to create a new auction company, Motorsport Auction Group (known as MAG Auctions) and held their inaugural event in 2016 alongside Hot August Night’s 30th-anniversary celebration.
The Plymouth GTX was first offered in 1967 as a performance variation of the standard two-door Belvedere, and it combined performance and style to achieve its status of “gentleman’s muscle car.” It came standard with Plymouth’s 440 cid V8 or the acclaimed 426 Hemi, along with heavy-duty suspension. The car’s sharp-edged design made it stand out.
It was announced earlier this year that the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula would continue to manage Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for at least another three years. Now, the senior management structure has been reorganized less than four weeks before the eighth annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, scheduled August 17-20 during Monterey Car Week.
This year marks the track’s 60th anniversary season. Continue reading
One-hundred years of truck history will be on display August 4-6 when Carlisle Events hosts its Truck Nationals at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Pennsylvania. Continue reading
With Monterey Car Week around the corner, I can’t help but daydream about the wonderful drive along the Pacific Coast Highway and with it, visions of classic cars, supercars and other vehicles synonymous with the iconic area. Continue reading