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Maserati Eldorado




Some cars have gone down in history for legendary wins, for the innovations they introduced or for the drivers who piloted them to glory. Others, meanwhile, have become veritable icons for what they represented: a unique story; a turning point in history; a social phenomenon; an event that rippled beyond the stands of the race track to ultimately define an era. One such case was the Maserati “Eldorado”, which became famous in 1958 as the first singleseater car in Europe to be sponsored by a brand not linked to the world of motorsport. The brand in question was Eldorado, an ice-cream manufacturer. This was the first example of modern sponsorship, where the car was painted in the colours of the partner company, abandoning the traditional colour assigned to each country by the International Federation. This was a real revolution for the day, of vital importance to the future of motorsport, which from that moment on opened its doors to new financial backers. Maserati was commissioned to build the car by Gino Zanetti, owner of the Eldorado ice-cream company. Determined to promote his brand on the international stage, Zanetti turned to the House of the Trident to create a single-seater car to compete in the “Trofeo dei due Mondi” (Race of Two Worlds) at Monza: the Automobile Club d'Italia had organised a 500 Mile race at the circuit based on the Indianapolis 500, with top American drivers lining up alongside Europe’s cream of the crop. The Maserati 420/M/58, chassis number 4203, was thus finished with a cream coloured livery, instead of Italian racing red. The name Eldorado was emblazoned in bold black lettering along the sides of the car, with two additional smaller logos on the nose and below the small deflector that acted as a windshield. The logo with the face of the smiling cowboy was positioned in the centre of the nose and on the sides of the rear fin.


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Below the two Eldorado brands on the sides, in bright racing red was “Italia”, denoting the nationality of the sponsor as well as that of the racing car manufacturer. The long silhouette of the “Eldorado” also bore the name of the driver chosen to race it in the “Monzanapolis”: Stirling Moss, one of the greatest drivers in the history of motor sports, and a former Maserati driver. The previous year, in 1957, the Modena-based manufacturer had won the Formula 1 World Championship with Juan Manuel Fangio, before deciding to withdraw from competitive racing and build racing cars on commission only for private customers, also providing them with assistance. This was precisely the ideal situation that Zanetti was seeking, and the reason why the Italian entrepreneur turned to Maserati. In the space of a few months, the engineer Giulio Alfieri created the “Eldorado”. The engine, derived from the V8 unit mounted in the 450S twin cam models, had its displacement reduced to 4,190 cc, generating 410 hp at 8,000 rpm; both the engine and transmission were offset to the left by nine centimetres. The aim of this decision was to ensure a more balanced weight distribution, taking into account the anti-clockwise direction of travel on the high banked corners at Monza. The gearbox had just two speeds while the De Dion rear axle had no differential. The tubular chassis was derived from that of the highly successful 250F, although it proved oversized compared to the latter, also as a result of numerous reinforcements introduced to enable the car to withstand the mechanical stress generated by the concrete track at Monza. To reduce the weight, Halibrand magnesium wheels were used along with Firestone 18-inch braided tread tyres inflated with helium. With these measures, the car weighed in at 1,671 lbs. The aluminium bodywork, hand crafted by Fantuzzi, was characterised by an aerodynamic

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vertical fin behind the cockpit and a front carburetor scoop. On 29th June 1958, at the Monza track, the race was held in three heats to decide the final points table. This strategy was aimed at enticing European car manufacturers to enter their own cars, which had not originally been designed to compete in such a long race, and one that was so mechanically arduous. In the first heat Moss finished 4th. In the second he crossed the line 5th. In the final heat, however, his steering broke and the Maserati slammed into the guard-rail, dashing the English driver’s hopes of finishing the race in third place overall. Taking into account the three heats and the total number of laps completed, Moss nonetheless took seventh place in the end. He walked away unscathed from the crash and, all things considered, the “Eldorado” too suffered only limited damage, proving the value of its solid structure. Despite the success in terms of spectator numbers and entertainment value, the 500 Miles of Monza did not become a regular event on the racing calendar. Based on the findings from the race, the “Eldorado” was modified by the Gentilini bodywork shop, which removed the rear fin and reduced the


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hood scoop, after which the car was entered in the Indianapolis 500 in 1959. This time it was finished in red, the colour denoting Italy in competitions, but still emblazoned with the Eldorado sponsor’s name in white lettering on the sides, as well as the cowboy logo in a white circle on the nose and tail. The inexperience of the gentleman-driver, Ralph Liguori, meant that the car failed to qualify, as it set the 36th fastest time, with only the first 33 qualifying. With a professional driver behind the wheel, it would have been a very different result. But that is a whole other story. The Indy 500 race was dear to Maserati, which took victory in 1939 and 1940 with the driver Wilbur Shaw behind the wheel of an 8CTF. Shaw almost made it a hat-track in 1941, but was forced to withdraw during the penultimate lap while out in front, victory denied by a broken wheel. Maserati is the only Italian car manufacturer to have won on the Indiana race track and the only European brand to have triumphed on two consecutive occasions. The Maserati “Eldorado”, perfectly restored in its original white livery, is part of the Panini Collection, housed in Modena.

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Maserati Eldorado

Even though officially withdrawn from racing, Maserati was commissioned by ice cream company Eldorado Sud in 1958 for a car to compete in the second edition of the Race of Two Worlds. This 500-mile race was organised in an attempt to bring the European and American racing cultures together again, and the renewed Monza track with its highspeed oval was the ideal location for the event that hosted American single-seaters in Europe. Maserati purpose-built the 420M/58, often simply called the Eldorado after its sponsor, for this race. The engine was derived from the unit used in the 450S sports car, with its capacity reduced to 4.2 litres to meet the Indycar technical regulations. Equipped with four twin-choke Webers, it produced so much power and torque that a two-speed gearbox sufficed; first gear was only used to take off from the pits. The final drive was solid and the typical Borrani wire wheels where replaced by Hallibrand alloys to cope with the high cornering forces typical of oval racing. The Eldorado used a modified version

of the 250F chassis, in which the engine was offset to the left to improve balance when driving on a banking. A vertical stabilising fin was added, no luxury given its top speed of more than 222 mph. Maserati’s former works driver Stirling Moss was signed up for the job, and even though the Americans had again the upper hand, he proved to be the quickest of the European entries. Unfortunately, the steering broke at 155 mph and Moss was lucky to walk away unhurt from what he later described as the scariest motor racing accident of his career. The damaged car was rebuilt in the view of entering it in the 1959 Indy 500 race. Its body was modified and finished in red but still sporting the Eldorado sponsoring. The car was shipped to the U.S.A. and entered privately by Eldorado Racing. Sadly, problems related to fuel pick-up prevented it from qualifying for the race. The car was later fully restored to its original condition and is today part of the Umberto Panini Collection.

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Schedule of Events

2018 Schedule of Events EVENT Type AUCTIONS



Automobilia Monterey 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Automobilia Monterey 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

August 21


August 22

Carmel Mission Classic 10:00 am to 4:00 pm The Little Car Show 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Prancing Ponies Car Show 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

McCall’s Motorworks Revival 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm



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Schedule of Events

THURSDAY August 23

August 24



Mecum Auctions 10:00 am

Mecum Auctions 10:00 am

Mecum Auctions 10:00 am

Worldwide Auctioneers The Pacific Grove Auction 5:00 pm Russo and Steele 5:00 pm

Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction 10:00 am

Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Co. 5:00 pm Russo and Steele 5:00 pm RM Auctions 6:30 pm

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Pebble Beach RetroAuto 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum Multiple starting times Italian Stampede Drive from LA to Monterey

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Werks Reunion 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Legends of the Autobahn 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Pebble Beach RetroAuto 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum Multiple starting times The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

August 25


August 26

Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Co. 11:00 am Russo and Steele 5:00 pm RM Auctions 6:30 pm

Concours d’Lemons 8:00 am to 1:30 pm Pebble Beach RetroAuto 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Concorso Italiano 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum Multiple starting times

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Japanese Automotive Invitational presented by INFINITI 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Barnyard Ferrari Event 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Exotics on Cannery Row 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

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1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, Lot 70

1931 Bentley 8-Liter Saloon, Lot 50

21ST BONHAMS QUAIL LODGE AUCTION IS AUGUST 24 by David M. Brown Six extraordinary motorcars –– a 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, 1948 Talbot-Lago, three pre-war Bentleys and a 1911 Mercedes — lead 100plus classics into Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction, August 24, during the annual Pebble Beach/ Monterey Peninsula Car Week. The longest continuous auction on the Monterey Peninsula, the 21st annual event will be held on the western lawns of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, in conjunction with The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2018. The automobilia sale begins at 9 a.m., and the cars go on block at 11 a.m. Preview days are Wednesday and Thursday, August 22–23, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. One of the great sports cars, the Pinin Farinadesigned 1962 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta (Chassis number 3337GT) is a documented, matching numbers, Ferrari Classiche-certified car with original coachwork by the great Scaglietti. Multi-award winning, the 250 GT, for example, was named Best Roadcar, with a perfect 100-point title, from the Ferrari Club of America International Meet. The 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Record Sport has coachwork by the great house of Saoutchik. Featured at the 1950 Paris Motor Show, the car also received the prestigious Grand Prix du Salon. Almost no one knew where this Talbot-Lago was for a quarter of a century until Nevada collector Bob Lee found and purchased it. The present owner gave the classic a no-expense-spared professional restoration to its original condition. One of three built and the only survivor, the 1931 Bentley 8-Liter Saloon has the all-aluminum


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factory coachwork by the celebrated Vanden Plas. Two 1928 Bentleys include a 6 ½ -Liter Open Sports Tourer by Barker and a 4 ½-Liter Open Tourer by Vanden Plas, an example of the model that won the company its second Le Mans victory and set the fastest lap in 1928. The Brass Era 1911 Mercedes 28/60 Tourer has undergone a fully documented, historically accurate concours-level restoration. The pioneering German motorcar has been campaigned in numerous longdistance rallies, maintaining cruising speeds of more than 60 mph. Other cars include a 1964 Shelby Cobra 289, recently restored with the original body and drivetrain; and a Pininfarina-designed 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, Ferrari Classiche Certified with matching numbers and original Scaglietti coachwork. “This year for our renowned Quail Lodge sale we have some very special machines consigned that reflect our core strengths and will appeal to global collectors of all levels and interests,” says Jakob Greisen, Bonhams vice president and head of US Motoring. A separate ticket is required for entry into The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, but this ticket offers free admission to Bonhams Quail. Entry for two to Bonhams preview and auction registration includes a catalog, $150. For more information, call 415.391.4000 or visit Bonhams.com/Quail. Facebook: Bonhams1793; Twitter: @Bonhams1793; Instagram: @BonhamsMotoring; and Hashtag: #BonhamsMotoring.

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Carmel Mission Classic

SIXTH ANNUAL CARMEL MISSION CLASSIC IS AUGUST 22 by David M. Brown Chris Cord will appear with a 1937 812 Cabriolet manufactured by his grandfather, E.L. Cord, and Phil Hill’s 1927 Packard will be shown at this year’s Carmel Mission Classic, Wednesday, August 22. More than 1,000 car lovers are expected to attend the sixth annual event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the historic Carmel Mission Basilica, 3080 Rio Road in Carmel. Approximately 50 cars and 10 motorcycles cars will to be shown. The early missionary to the area, Father Junípero Serra, is buried on the church grounds; he was canonized by Pope Francis in 2015. All of the net proceeds assist the charities of the Knights of Columbus and the Carmel Mission. Packard will be the featured marque, including the 1927 Packard 343 Convertible Sedan, restored and once owned by the great driver; this is presented by the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, which maintains a stellar collection of classic autos at its downtown campus. Another Packard, a 1925 truck built exclusively for use in the company’s factory, will be presented by its owner, local restaurateur Pat Phinney; his Baja Cantina Grill & Filling Station in Carmel will offer nominally priced food during the day. Other feature cars are a 1909 Franklin, a 2018 Ford GT, 2018 Ferrari 488, and an Enzo and a Pagani from an exotic car collector in Texas. Cord will be hosting a seminar on the history of his family’s great marque, represented by the


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1937 812 Cabriolet. Barry Meguiar, star of Car Crazy, will once again be the celebrity master of ceremonies, and guest judges will be Leslie Kendall, chief curator of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, and custom car guru, John D'Agostino. A variety of trophies will be awarded to the owners of the fine automobiles, including Best of Show. A U.S. Marine color guard from the Defense Language Institute will begin the event, and Bishop Sylvester Ryan will offer the annual blessing of the cars. Also, guests may take docent tours of the mission and the grounds. “When was the last time you went to a car show at a 250-year-old mission, which just happens to be ‘the jewel of the Monterey Peninsula,’ where a saint is buried, which also serves designer beers and wines from several wineries and includes a bishop’s blessing?,” says Chairman Frank DiPaola, a retired Los Angeles police officer who helped found the event with friend, Richard Pepe, a retired New York City policeman, in 2013. “At the Carmel Mission Classic, there is something for the body and something for the soul,” he adds. “The Carmel Mission feeds the spirit every day, and the annual Carmel Mission Classic feeds the passion for fine cars, fine wine and gourmet food.” For more information on or tickets for the Carmel Mission Classic, see carmelmissionclassic.org, e-mail info@carmelmissionclassic.org or call 831.915.5311.

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Concorso Italiano

33RD CONCORSO ITALIANO IS AUGUST 25 by David M. Brown The Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona, Lamborghini Espada, Lamborghini Islero, and the Lancia Fulvia are starring at the 33rd Concorso Italiano Saturday, August 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other celebrations include the multi-year Alfa Romeo events in conjunction with Sports Car Market, including the Giulia Super, the Berlina, the Alfetti and the Melano. Approximately 1,000 cars and 8,000 car lovers are expected for the annual “A Celebration of Italian Style” at the Bayonet Blackhorse Golf Course in Seaside, California. Among other marques represented are De Tomaso, Ferrari, Fiat, Lamborghini and Maserati. Expect also to see Abarth, Apollo, Bandini, Bertone, Iso and Bizzarrini, Cisitalia, Ghia, Moretti, Pagani and Italian motorcycles such as Ducati and Moto Guzzi. The Concorso Italiano Welcome Reception is Friday night, August 24, 3– 5 p.m. for vehicle exhibitors who place cars on the field Friday evening as well as the CI Club VIP members. This is the only automotive event during Monterey Car Week with a fashion show, coordinated by Katrina Couch. Awards will be presented for Alfa Romeo, DeTomaso, Bacchelli & Villa Best of Ferrari, Fiat/Abarth, Iso/Bizzarrini, Lamborghini, Lancia, Maserati, Motorcycles, and Special Coach Works. Special car awards will include Concorso Italiano’s Best of Show, The Doug Magnon Preservation Award, Meguiar’s Best Finish Award, Art Center College of Design Student Choice Award and the Valentino Balboni Award for a special Lamborghini chosen by Valentino himself. Supporting sponsors are Meguiar’s, Bacchelli & Villa, Collezione by MAG, Ferrari Beverly Hills,


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Ferrari Silicon Valley, Ferrari Westlake and Ferrari South Bay. Associate sponsors are Heacock Classic Collector Car Insurance, Esser Wines Carbonadi Ultra-Premium Vodka, M Dobson Motorsport, Andrew Evans Racing, Falto Cigars, Grundy Insurance, Petersen Automotive Museum, Russo & Steele, Sports Car Market, Art Center College of Design and Car Guy Tour. Grundy Insurance is hosting the Al Fresco Lunch on Saturday, offering a menu by Gino’s Family Restaurant, paired with Esser wines. Grundy Insurance is also hosting an exclusive invitationonly breakfast on Wednesday August 22. “Concorso Italiano is about cars and conversations between people who love and appreciate the elements of Italian style that goes into everything Italian –– including fashion, food, music and art,” says Tom McDowell, chairman for the Mercer Island, Washington-based event. “Add the terrific California sun and you understand the luxury and elegance that is the Concorso Italiano.” Italian vehicle registration is $175; global exotics, $190; and motorcycle, $110. Any 2008 or older Ferrari is eligible to be judged by the Ferrari Club of America for a nominal $35 fee. Spectator tickets are $180 (12 and under are free with paying adult), $195 at the door, and the CI Club Package tickets are $495 ($320 with vehicle registration. Limit 2). All registrations and tickets are done online and should be printed out or on a screenshot on your smart device before arriving at the event. For more information on Concorso Italiano, e-mail ci@concorso or see concorso.com.

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Mecum Auctions

1958 Porsche 550A Spyder, Lot S91

1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe, Lot S137

10TH MECUM MONTEREY AUCTION IS AUGUST 23–25 by David M. Brown A racing-heritage Porsche, an L88 Corvette and a twin-turbo Pagani Huayra head the docket of approximately 600 cars for the 10th Mecum Monterey Auction, August 23–25, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa, Del Monte Golf Course. Gates open daily at 8 a.m., and the auction begins daily at 10 a.m. The Porsche 550A Spyder is one of 39 built and a three-time winner during the 1958 season with driver Ernst Vogel, also a virtuoso composer and concert pianist. Later, road-racer Harry Blanchard entered it in SCCA regional events along the East Coast. Current owner Steve Terrien found the Stuttgart racer in a warehouse in 1984. And during the last 30 years, the car has received a comprehensive restoration. Fewer than 600 miles of driving has accrued since. The Polar White-on-red-leather 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 is one of 80 produced this year and carries a period-correct 427/430 horsepower aluminum-head big block, Muncie M22 four-speed and 3.70 positraction rear end. Contrary to GM policy, the legendary Chevrolet engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov worked to homologate the car for SCCA A Production and FIA GT competition, but some L88s were acquired by private owners who just wanted this most powerful Corvette in their garages. Named after the Andean wind god, Huayra-Tata, the twin-turbo V-12 2014 Pagani Huayra is number 62 of 100. Its Mercedes-Benz AMG-engineered 720 horses deliver 0–60 sprints of 2.8 seconds and a


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top speed of 238 mph through the seven-speed automated manual transmission. The gullwing-designed chariot of the gods is uniquely made of a carbon-titanium composite, “carbotanium,” lighter and stronger than carbon fiber, decreasing weight and increasing structural torsional rigidity. This version of Horacio Pagani’s supercar is finished in Blue Argentina with a gold accent stripe and has been driven fewer than 400 miles since production in Modena. “As Monterey car week approaches each year, the hype and anticipation for car enthusiasts is second only to the likes of Christmas presents for children around the world,” says Sam Murtaugh, vice president of marketing and presentation for the Walworth, Wisconsin-based company. “Mecum’s lineup for 2018 is shaping up once again to excite the senses in all categories. From a 1958 Porsche 550A Spyder to a 2018 Ferrari California T, in true Mecum fashion, we’ve got the bases covered for all.” Bidder registration for Mecum Monterey is available online in advance for $100, $200 after August 22, and includes admission for two to each auction day. General admission tickets are available in advance online for $20 per person, per day, and for $30 at the door and online after August 22. Children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. To view the vehicles, to consign one or register as a bidder or inquire about the host hotel stay package for Monterey, visit mecum.com or call 262.275.5050.

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

2017 Best of Show, 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer

68TH PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE IS AUGUST 26 by David M. Brown OSCA –– the “giant killer” –– will be a featured class at the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 26. Automobiles and motorcycles will be judged and awarded in 29 classes for historical accuracy, technical merit and style. The world-destination event raises almost $2 million annually for local charities. To date, donations by Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® total more than $25 million. The culmination of Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Automotive Week, the Concours will welcome thousands of enthusiasts to The Lodge at Pebble Beach™ and 200 of the world’s prized collector cars. The event will showcase 15 cars from OSCA– Fratelli Maserati to tell the story of the Italian marque, which debuted in 1947. Seven years later, an OSCA MT4 1500 Spider won the 12 Hours of Sebring outright by five-plus laps. Owned by Briggs Cunningham and driven by Stirling Moss and Bill Lloyd, the classic racer is now in The Collier Collection at The Revs Institute in Naples, Florida, and exemplifies OSCA’s wining mix: lightweight, reliable, built to win. The 1949 OSCA MT4 Siluro — the second OSCA created — is the earliest of the marque at this year’s Concours. Another OSCA is a 1952 MT4 MM Spider. With an Ernesto Maserati-designed Mille Miglia body, this spider was the first OSCA on the West Coast and is the last surviving Mille Miglia–bodied MT4 and the only MT4 in existence with grill-mounted headlights. Another featured class will be Postwar Custom


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Citroën, to be represented by a 1966 DS 21 Chapron Le Léman Coupé, one of roughly 130 Chapron Coupés produced and a star at the 1966 Geneva Motor Show. Additional highlights this year are Motor Cars of the Raj; Rollston Coachwork; Tucker; VintageEra Sporting Cars; and Eisenhower Era Dream Convertibles, including superlative examples from Cadillac, Oldsmobile and Buick. Other motoring events associated with the Pebble Beach Concours include the Pebble Beach Motoring Classic, a 1,500-mile trip from Kirkland, Washington, to the Lodge at Pebble Beach, August 13–22. The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex, Thursday, August 23, traces sections of 17-Mile Drive and travels along historic Highway 1, with a stop in Carmel-by-the-Sea. And, the 12th Pebble Beach RetroAuto, at The Inn at Spanish Bay ballrooms in Pebble Beach, is August 23–25, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., featuring a curated collection of collectibles and automobilia as well as the latest luxury goods and technological tools. This year’s Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum at the Inn at Spanish Bay has scheduled car personalities such as Jay Leno, Donald Osborne, Jerry Seinfeld, Spike Feresten and Michael Strahan. The complete schedule and registration forms for the 2018 Forum, presented by AIG and BridgePoint, are available on pbclassiccarforum.com. For more information on tickets and schedules for the Concours, see pebblebeachconcours.net or email info@pebblebeachconcours.net.

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Pebble Beach RetroAuto and Classic Car Forum

14TH PEBBLE BEACH RETROAUTO AND PEBBLE BEACH CLASSIC CAR FORUM PRESENTED BY AIG AND BRIDGEPOINT ARE AUGUST 23–25 by David M. Brown The Pebble Beach RetroAuto and the Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum presented by AIG and BridgePoint return to the ballrooms of The Inn at Spanish Bay, Thursday, August 23, through Saturday, August 25, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In its 14th year, RetroAuto is a luxury marketplace for the automotive enthusiast, offering collectibles, automobilia, auto parts, original poster art and posters, books and literature, fine art and photography, luxury items, technological tools and official Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance merchandise. “RetroAuto is a curated juried exhibition, so applications are reviewed and accepted based on quality, automotive relevance, category balance and overall value within the RetroAuto marketplace,” says Katee Waller, the event director. Approximately 30,000 people visit Pebble Beach properties during Concours weekend, and 50,000-plus attend related activities throughout the week prior. The nonticketed event is open to the public as one of the many events during Pebble Beach Automotive Week 2018, which culminates on Sunday, Aug. 26, with the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. “As the official automotive marketplace of the Pebble Beach Concours, RetroAuto continues to attract automotive enthusiasts who are looking for special additions to their collections or the latest in must-have auto-inspired necessities,” Waller adds. This year’s Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum at the Inn at Spanish Bay features discussions with car personalities Jay Leno, Donald Osborne,


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Jerry Seinfeld, Spike Feresten, Wayne Carini and Michael Strahan. In “The Truth About Tucker,” experts on the legendary American marque will explore why the company so quickly ended, including moderator, automotive writer Ken Gross, John Tucker Jr., grandson of Preston Tucker and past president of the Tucker Automobile Club of America, and Steve Tremulis, nephew of Alex Tremulis, Preston Tucker’s chief stylist for the Tucker 48. And, in “Big in Japan,” collectors will discuss future Japanese auto collectibles including the Mitsubishi Model A and the Datsun 240Z; and historians at “The Racing Legacy of OSCA-Fratelli Maserati” will recall the Italian marque’s memorable 1950s wins. In addition, celebrated car photographer Michael Furman will discuss “A Career with Cars and Cameras.” The sessions are on a pavilion along the first fairway but require reservations and, in some cases, $85 for tickets. Proceeds benefit the Pebble Beach Company Foundation supporting Monterey County youth. “The Classic Car Forum is a great way for our guests to delve deeper into cars shown at the event or general issues of concern to enthusiasts,” Waller says. For more information on Pebble Beach Retro Auto or the Pebble Beach Classic car Forum, see pebblebeachconcours.net, e-mail Katee Waller, kwaller@pebblebeachconcours.net, or call 831-6221700. The schedule and registration forms for the 2018 Forum are available on pbclassiccarforum.com.

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RM Auctions

Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype, Lot 141

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by Scaglietti, Lot 247

RM SOTHEBY’S MONTEREY IS AUGUST 24 AND 25 by David M. Brown RM Sotheby’s Monterey takes place on August 24 and 25. A legendary 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO –– the third produced –– leads a docket of 150 premier motorcars at RM Sotheby’s flagship Monterey sale, August 24 and 25, held at the newly reopened Monterey Conference Center following a $60million renovation. The auction begins both Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. PDT and continues for approximately four to five hours until the day’s run is complete. Public preview dates are Wednesday, August 22, through Thursday, August 23, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. PDT, and Friday, August 24, through Saturday, August 25, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. PDT. At the pinnacle of collector car auctions for more than 30 years, RM has consistently attained record-setting results, facilitating the sale of some of the rarest, most valuable and most sought-after automobiles. This year, one of the mere 36 examples of Ferrari’s most important GT racer, and probably the world’s most desirable collector car, the 250 GTO, Chassis 3413, will be offered. Pre-auction estimates exceed $45 million. One of four Series I cars upgraded in period by the great Scaglietti with Series II GTO/64 coachwork, the consummate classic retains its original numbers-matching engine, gearbox and differential. A distinguished racing pedigree includes the 1962 Italian 3-Litre GT Championship, delivered by driver and first privateer owner, Edoardo Lualdi-


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Gabardi; 1st in class at the 1963 Targa Florio, driven by Gianni Bulgari and Maurizio Grana; and 1st in class at the 1964 Targo Florio, Corrado Ferlaino and Luigi Taramazzo driving. Other stellar auction offerings include the 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype, the most significant one-off Works Aston Martin and the final David Brown competition car. It was driven by Lucien Bianchi and Phil Hill at Le Mans, 1963, where it reached 198.6 mph on the Mulsanne Straight. Restored with the consultation of Ted Cutting, the original designer, the unique design project Aston Martin is fitted with its original engine and correct-type five-speed gearbox. A 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II, # P/1016, is the fourth of eight Mark II examples built and was third overall at the 1966 Le Mans 24 Hours in Ford’s legendary 1-2-3 sweep, driven by Ronnie Bucknum and Dick Hutcherson; it was also raced and tested by legendary drivers such as Ken Miles, Richie Ginther, A.J. Foyt, Mark Donohue and Peter Revson. In 2003, this was the People’s Choice Award winner at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Admission to the auction is restricted to registered bidders, consignors and credentialed media. Bidder registration is $300, which includes an official auction catalog and admission for two to the preview and auction days. Admission to the public preview is $40 per person. For further information on RM Sotheby’s 2018 Monterey sale, visit RMSothebys.com/MO18 or call 310.559.4575.

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

45TH ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION IS AUGUST 23–26 by David M. Brown The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion returns for its 45th year to the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca August 23–26. Originally known as the Monterey Historics, the four-day event is expected to welcome 70,000 fans, who will enjoy 550 periodcorrect car entries with race provenance and a variety of activities highlighted by the historic races at the famous track just outside of town. The event week begins with Cars on Alvarado Street Friday, August 17, as historic race cars competing drive from the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to downtown Monterey escorted by the California Highway Patrol. The Monterey Pre-Reunion follows August 18–19. Gates open at 7 a.m. daily. Nissan is featured this year –– the first time an Asian automobile manufacturer is the featured marque at the event. Among the models to be showcased is the BRE Datsun 510 that the team of BRE founder and designer Peter Brock and driver John Morton dominated the 1970–1972 National Championships with, establishing Datsun as a racing force. Also appearing is the IMSA GTP championshipwinning GPP driven by Geoff Brabham, who in 1988 won nearly every race (eight consecutively), as he secured the IMSA Manufacturers Championship, and the No. 75 Nissan 300ZX that Steve Millen drove to the 1992 and 1994 Drivers’ Championship titles. Millen will be driving in Race Group 7B, and John Morton and Peter Brock are also planning to attend. Also driving this year at the event is two-time


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Formula 1 champion Mika Häkkinen, who will drive the F1 GTR –– McLaren’s 1993 addition to the road car market –– during 15-minute sessions on Friday and Saturday. This will be followed by a question-and-answer session in the paddock. Fifteen classes of cars will compete in the races. One of the most anticipated groups is the vintage Can-Am cars returning to the 2.238-mile road course. Comedian Adam Carolla will be participating in the races as well as showing his collection of former Paul Newman-driven race cars. Notable race drivers attending include Lyn St. James, Tom Long, Joel Miller, Tristan Nunez, Jonathan Bomarito, Gunnar Jeannette and David Donohue. The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) founded WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in 1957. After the popular Pebble Beach Road Races that attracted crowds of spectators to the area was judged unsafe, business owners from the area collaborated to build the road course on property leased from Fort Ord. SCRAMP is now the management firm for the county of Monterey-owned Laguna Seca Recreation Area. “This is the largest event of its kind in North America where historic race cars do what they were built to do: race!” says Brad Littlefield, public relations manager for WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, celebrating 61 years in 2018. “It’s like a motorsports museum come springing to life.” Tickets at advanced pricing are available at WeatherTechRaceway.com or call 831.242.8201 during business hours.

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Russo and Steele

barnfind 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta, consignment #5011

1986 Ferrari Testarossa “Flying Mirror”, consignment #5003

18TH RUSSO AND STEELE MONTEREY IS AUGUST 23–25 by David M. Brown A highly desirable 1986 “Flying Mirror” Ferrari Testarossa; a 1974 Penske-built Camaro IROC Race Car driven by AJ Foyt, Johnny Rutherford and David Pearson; a barnfind 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta; and a landmark 1984 Lamborghini Countach. All are works of automotive art and all will be at Russo and Steele Monterey 2018. Celebrating its 18th year at Monterey Car Week, the Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction returns to the Marina and Depot at world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf Thursday, August 23, through Saturday, August 25. Gates open at 9 a.m., and the cars may be previewed until 3 p.m. The auction begins at 5 p.m. daily. “We have the strongest group of consignments in the history of Russo and Steele, and I am looking forward to our three-night auction-in-the round ‘party’ more than ever,” says company founder and CEO, Drew Alcazar. Scottsdale-based Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions also holds annual Scottsdale and Newport Beach, California, in January and June, respectively. Offering 250 premium European sports, American muscle, classics, hot rods, victorious competition cars, contemporary supercars and customs at reserve and no-reserve, Russo and Steele features a signature interactive format, in which bidders, consignors and other guests enjoy ground-level auction arena action. The pristine Testarossa (#5003) has both the rare “flying mirror” and embossed luggage kit options. With just 15,000 original miles, the classic Ferrari


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comes to its new owner with dealer receipts and factory tools and owner’s manuals. One of 15, the Camaro (#5008) raced in IROC series II, III, and IV and has been restored as raced in 1975. Other noted drivers have included James Hunt, Jody Scheckter and Brian Redman. The Russo and Steele Monterey sleeper, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta (#5011), carries the original Arizona license plate. “Even if one would choose not to restore this fan-favorite rally entry, just having it sitting in the corner will guarantee the owner a crowd,” Alcazar says. The great Countach (#5002) has been restored to a standard not attainable by the factory more than 30 years ago: $80K-plus in mechanicals by Norwood Auto Italia, Carrollton, Texas, and 23K in paint by Stuart’s Paint & Body Specialists of Dallas, as well as new leather interior, carpets and panels. An extensive receipts file is included and factory tools and manuals. “Every night in Monterey is packed with standing room only at Russo and Steele,” Alcazar says, “and the sales are dramatic right through to the end when you hear, ‘Sold! Sold! Sold!’” General admission is $30 daily. Bidder registration is $200, which includes admission for preview day and three days of auction-in-the-round action for the bidder and a guest. For additional information, please visit russoandsteele.com or call 602.252.2697. Follow on Facebook: @Russoandsteele, Twitter: @Russoandsteele and Instagram: @Russoandsteele.

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The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

THE QUAIL, A MOTORSPORTS GATHERING HOLDS 16TH ANNUAL EVENT AUGUST 24 by David M. Brown Four featured classes — “The Great Lancias,” “50th Anniversary of the Espada & Islero,” “70 Years of the Iconic Porsche 356” and “The Alois Ruf Reunion” — highlight The 16th annual The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Friday, August 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. The ticketed luxury-lifestyle event will feature 200-plus classic automobiles and motorcycles from the world’s pre-eminent sports and racing brands, six international culinary pavilions and fine wines in a family-friendly, pet-friendly atmosphere. “The Great Lancias” class will be represented by cars exemplifying the Italian manufacturer’s strong rally heritage, including a 1974 Stratos HF Group IV, a 1955 Aurelia B24S and a 1988 Delta Intergrale 8V. The “50th Anniversary of the Espada & Islero” class celebrates two of Lamborghini’s V-12-powered tourers: the low-production Islero GT and the 2+2 Espada, which became one of Sant’Agata’s bestsellers. Half a century after both models debuted at the Geneva Motor Show, 21 of these vehicles will be displayed. The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering will also celebrate German automotive history and legacy through the special “70 Years of the Iconic Porsche 356” class. The display will include the marque’s first production sports cars such as a 1951 356 PreA Split Window, a 1958 356 A Speedster and a 1965 356 C Coupe. "The Alois Ruf Reunion” will focus on German innovation through a selection of sports cars from the legendary Pfaffenhausen manufacturer and


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tuner, which builds customs, using Porsche chassis and Ruf-made parts and materials. Included in the class will be the 1988 CTR “Yellowbird" #001, freshly restored by RUF. The car will be presented with the new 710-horsepower CTR, making its North American debut. The new classes will join the traditional ones, including Pre-War Sports and Racing, Custom Coachwork, Supercars and The Great Ferraris. “To amp up the anticipation surrounding The Quail, we are featuring four new classes for car enthusiasts from around the world to enjoy,” says Gordon McCall, director of Motorsports for The Peninsula Signature Events. “Guests of the show will be delighted to see a remarkable selection of cars that represent the Italian and German perspectives of automotive excellence.” They will enjoy a garden party which will also include the popular Fireside Chat Series, with racing champion Scott Pruett, editor-in-chief of InStyle Magazine Laura Brown and others. The Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction takes place concurrently on the Quail Lodge Farm Field. The event is sold out, but guests can bypass the waitlist and purchase The Quail Helicopter Ticket, which provides event admittance and transportation to and from the Monterey Airport. The Quail Charitable Patron Ticket also allows you to bypass the waitlist, with 50 percent of the ticket proceeds being directly donated to Rancho Cielo, a preferred charity of The Peninsula Signature Events. For more information on tickets and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, call 831.620.8879, and see signatureevents.peninsula.com.

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Worldwide Auctioneers

1966 Shelby GT350, Lot 38

1968 Jaguar XK E-Type Roadster, Lot 12

WORLDWIDE AUCTIONEERS PACIFIC GROVE AUCTION IS AUGUST 23 by David M. Brown A 1931 Duesenberg Model J Derham Sport Convertible Sedan leads the outstanding docket at Worldwide Auctioneers annual Pacific Grove Auction August 23 –– the first catalogue auction of Monterey Car Week. Presented oceanside at Pacific Grove Golf Links, adjacent to the famous 17 Mile Drive at the tip of the Monterey Peninsula, the Pacific Grove Auction starts at 5 p.m. Vehicle preview is Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, August 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. One of three Duesy’s offered at the auction, the 1931 retains its original chassis, engine, body and firewall. “Here is a thrilling opportunity to acquire one of the finest and rarest surviving Model Js in existence,” says Rod Egan, principal and auctioneer for Auburn, Indiana-based Worldwide Auctioneers. Also offered is a restored 1922 Duesenberg Model A Sport Phaeton, an ACD Club Level One-certified motorcar, and a 1936 Duesenberg Model JN LWB Tourster, one of just 10 and the last Duesenberg JN sold to the public. A very rare 1916 Locomobile Model 38 Collapsible Cabriolet has also been consigned; this was a FIVA Preservation Award winner at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Representing European cars, a highly original 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Ellena, the last of just 50 250 GT Ellena coupes produced, will also be offered. Another Italian legend, a 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT 2+2, is one of only 247 produced. Jaguar lovers can choose from two exceptional


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E-Types, one of the world’s most beautiful cars: a numbers-matching 1968 Jaguar XK E-Type Roadster, one owner from new with all original paperwork including the Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin. Judged perfect by the Jaguar Club of North America (JCNA) more than 36 times with 100-point scores, this could be the finest example extant. Another is a complete numbers-matching 1961 Series I Roadster, an extremely rare, flat-floor version with an outside-bonnet latch. The early-production car is from the inaugural model year and has been verified by a Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust certificate. A great American sports car is a 1966 Shelby GT350, verified by SAAC Registrar, Howard Pardee, a proven track car in vintage races worldwide with single ownership since 1984. Another Shelby, a 1962 Cobra, one of only 75 first-generation 260 Cobras, has the original engine, transmission and body panels. The 1948 Bob Estes Special Indianapolis Racing Car began the Indy careers of A.J. Watson and Jud Phillips and was photographed in 1950 with Clark Gable at the wheel. Movie fans can also acquire Shirley Temple-Black’s 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE Station Wagon, her official state vehicle as a U.S. Ambassador. The auction is open to the public: Admission for two with catalogue is $100, or spectator/preview admission $35 per person. Pacific Grove residents are offered free admission with ID. For more information, see worldwideauctioneers.com, call 1.260.925.6789 or 800.990.6789 or email info@worldwideauctioneers.com.

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Monterey Motorsport Park

Monterey Motorsport Park revs up construction just ahead of Car Week As much as there is to do and see during Car Week, it’s not possible to attend every event and activity. But this year, there’s one thing auto enthusiasts absolutely must do while they’re in town — learn more about Monterey Motorsport Park — an upscale garage-condo facility and car community that has just broken ground along Highway 68, adjacent to Monterey Regional Airport. The 86-unit, 90,000 sq. ft. complex with top-ofthe-line garage-condos ranging from around 700 sq. ft. to 2,100 sq. ft. is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019. The facility is designed to meet the needs of small and large collectors alike, as well as track-driving enthusiasts and any individual or business looking for extra space for storage. “There’s a huge demand for this type of facility on the Monterey Peninsula,” said Gordon McCall of McCall Events — co-host of McCall’s Motorworks Revival, the gala that annually kicks off Car Week, and a co-founder of The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. McCall is also a member of the Monterey Motorsport Park development team. “If you’re a collector, this complex will provide space that you own — not rent — to safely keep your cherished cars, motorcycles and the memorabilia that goes along with them.” Unique car community Monterey Motorsport Park isn’t your typical storage facility. The design of the individual garage-condos lends itself to the creation of a unique car community. Approximately one-third of the square footage in each unit is allocated to a mezzanine 13 feet above the garage floor — accessible via an interior staircase. These spaces are ideal for a personal office or plush leisure retreat with large-screen TV, wet bar and


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comfortable seating area — set above where owners will store their vehicles and other personal or business items and materials. The end result is that owners will hang out at Monterey Motorsport on weekends or race days — enjoying the company of friends or wrenching on their cars. The complex is fully fenced — with abundant lighting, access-controlled entry, video coverage of the entire perimeter and unit entrances, and proactive 24x7 monitoring and guarding. Connections will be provided to arrange for Internet access, phone service or cable TV. Oversized rollup doors will make moving cars in and out efficient — with some condos large enough to accommodate motorcoaches or boats. Additional walk-in doors will enable easy access for owners and their guests. Half of the units already reserved The overwhelming need for luxury vehicle storage on the Monterey Peninsula has driven high demand at the community. Already, more than 50% of the space at Monterey Motorsport Park has been spoken for. For more information or to arrange a tour of sold-out predecessor, Garage Unlimited of Monterey, interested individuals should contact the following: •Dennis Chambers, dennis-chambers@outlook.com, (408) 605-6760 •Josh Jones, Cushman & Wakefield, Josh.Jones@ cushwake.com, (831) 647-2106 •Ralph Borelli, Borelli Investment Company, ralph@ ralphborelli.com, (408) 521-7117 •Gordon McCall, McCall Events, mccall57@aol.com, (831) 372-9311 For further information or to view renderings, visit the website at montereymotorsportpark.com.

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