ST. MICHAELS: CONCOURS ON THE BAY!

ST. MICHAELS: CONCOURS ON THE BAY!
As Summer fades into Fall, the St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance stands as a closing bookend to the 2017 automotive show season. The Concours stretched across the manicured grounds of the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, under sun filled skies. This year’s event welcomed participants, spectators, judges and volunteers alike to the start of its second decade; its show field and docks were packed with automotive and marine finery. Every time you look at Eric...
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RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST!

RADNOR HUNT CONCOURS: ELEGANCE AT ITS BEST
The Matunes – Maureen & Mike – were on the field of 100 antiques, classics and sports cars to bring us highlights of one of the country’s top Concours. The Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance limits itself to 100 motorcars each year while recognizing automotive legends. This year four were honored including Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg. Exemplifying those once mighty marques were Dave Markel’s ‘31 Cord L-29 Cabriolet and Sue & Mark Lankford’s ‘37 Cord 812SC Phaeton. Team Penske’s ‘73 Porsche 9...
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BOOK REVIEW: KENSINGTON MD’S GASOLINE ALLEY!

Our Mike Matune reviews Cynthia Lee Monroe’s unique historical book about the car culture in suburban Washington, D.C. Cindy Monroe’s impressive volume, KENSINGTON MARYLAND’S GASOLINE ALLEY, began life, as of all things, a crime novel. Fortunately for historic motorsports aficionados, Monroe changed direction after a trip to a local historical society revealed there was a story even more intriguing. The book is about a place on the map in suburban Washington, D.C. that hid behind its humble app...
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