SARASOTA, FL: SUNSHINE & SUPERCARS!

SARASOTA, FL: SUNSHINE & SUPERCARS!
Presented by Sarasota’s Ferrari Drivers Group, the Exotic Car Festival at St. Armands Circle benefits Flight to the North Pole, a local Manatee County Sheriff’s office charity for terminally ill children. Organized by Jurgen Otto and Joe Brielmann and assisted by a cadre of volunteer enthusiasts many, like Otto and Brielmann, members of the international car guy lunch group, Sarasota Café Racers. While the event yesterday, SARASOTA, FL: SUNSHINE & SUPERCARS! one of two Exotic Car Festivals p...
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MONTEREY MADNESS: AUCTION ACTION!

MONTEREY MADNESS: AUCTION ACTION!
CGC's Jim Palam raises his camera – not paddle - at RM Sothebys, Gooding & Company & Mecum and grabs twenty standouts. By now you’ve heard the reports: 2019 Monterey Car Week auction results were soft. Not Charmin soft or Pillsbury Doughboy soft, but financially soft – like my timeworn leather wallet. Other analysts described the results as depressed. Not a depression like Shelly’s Frankenstein monster struggled with, or depressed like the seat of a plastic-webbed lawn chair. No, depress...
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SARASOTA, FL: 2019 EXOTIC CAR FESTIVAL!

SARASOTA, FL: 2019 EXOTIC CAR FESTIVAL!
In just three years, the Ferrari Drivers Group Sarasota has created one of the truly premier car shows in Florida. Best of all, 100% of proceeds from its event weekend goes to charity. The Exotic Car Festival, produced by Joe Brielmann and Jurgen Otto, principals of the Ferrari Drivers Group Sarasota and members of the Sarasota Café Racers, benefits The Flight To The North Pole Foundation. A non-judged car show on Lakewood Ranch’s Main Street is the centerpiece of the weekend program that inclu...
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2019 CULLINAN – THE ROLLS-ROYCE OF SUVS!

2019 CULLINAN - THE ROLLS-ROYCE OF SUVS!
Named after the world's biggest diamond, this super-luxe 2019 Cullinan 4x4 is Rolls' new off-roading gem. Road Test Editor Howard Walker picks his jaw up off the floor. Four words I thought I'd never hear in the same sentence: A Rolls-Royce SUV! But the $325,000 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan is here and ready to tackle the great outdoors. Or at least the nearest polo field gravel parking lot. Since the launch of the Bentley Bentayga and the fanciest Range Rover Autobiography models before it, lu...
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ROY LUNN: GODFATHER OF GT40 PASSES AWAY!

ROY LUNN: GODFATHER OF GT40 PASSES AWAY!
Farewell to Roy Lunn, who gave us a portfolio of iconic road & track cars and truly led a well-engineered life. Roy Lunn with two Ford GTs, 2016 (Gary Jean photo) Roy Lunn, the “Godfather of the Ford GT40,” passed away on August 5th, 2017 in Santa Barbara, CA after suffering a catastrophic stroke at the age of 92. His wife of 70 years, Jeanie and two daughters, sister Audrey (Lunn) Lyon, two granddaughters, a son-in-law and one great-grandson survive him. Roy was born in Richmond, Engla...
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KIDSTON TROPHY: BENTLEY BOYS RETURN TO SILVERSTONE!

This weekend, the Silverstone Classic will come alive with the sights and sounds of Motor Racing Legends’ magnificent grid of Pre-War sports cars, for the Kidston Trophy race, all paying homage to the fabled ‘Bentley Boy’ aviator Glen Kidston. The inaugural Kidston Trophy ran in 2015, where Fred Wakeman and Patrick Blakeney-Edwards were first to take the flag. This Saturday, 45 pre-War racers from the 1920s and 1930s will be firing up ready to take the challenge once again. Amongst the runners ...
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