Category Archives: Events

Review of Classic Car Events

Concorso Italiano 2023 – Interesting

By D. Brian Smith Photography: D. Brian Smith The 2023 Concorso Italiano was a most interesting event to cover for the team at Monterey Car Week. Since the early 2000's I've covered this fun show for various magazines and websites. In my early days as Feature Editor of Custom Classic Trucks magazine and then as…
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70th Anniversary of Corvette Celebrated

at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion - Weathertech Raceway @ Laguna Seca Press Release Photography by T.M. Hill MONTEREY, Calif., September 5, 2023 – The pride of America’s race and performance car, Corvette, was celebrated in the festive, racing environment of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Aug. 16-19. The 14…
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2023 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – Press Release Detailing the Event

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 20, 2023) — A prewar Mercedes-Benz roadster that was first owned by the Shah of Afghanistan—one of just three similar cars surviving in the world today—was awarded the top prize at the 2023 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This year, 216 cars from 18 countries and 30 states pulled onto the competition field of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance,…
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Bellissima! The 2022 Concorso Italiano

By D. Brian Smith Photography: D. Brian Smith The 2022 Concorso Italiano can best be described with superlatively positive Italian words - abbondanza, magnifico, bellissima, and bellissimo, perfecto, and delicioso come to mind. Though I don't speak Italian, there is so much about Italy - Italian food, Italian culture, Italian art, Italian architecture, Italian motorcycles,…
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