For the first time ever, you can view one of the world’s most recognized Porsche collectors, Magnus Walker’s URBAN OUTLAW PORSCHES @ PETERSEN MUSEUM. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Urban Outlaw, the award-winning documentary that detailed Magnus Walker’s journey from the tough streets of Sheffield, England, to lavish Los Angeles, the Petersen Automotive Museum is debuting a new exhibit in its Legends of the Vault Gallery surrounding Walker, his journey, and his cars. Walker is one o...Read More
PORSCHE: EXCELLENCE WAS EXPECTED!
Author-historian-engineer Karl Ludvigsen’s seminal tome on the history of Porsche and its road and track cars is now available in a unique four-volume mobile library. First seen in 1977 as a shoebox-shaped 888 pages, it was judged “amazing”. Relaunched in three volumes in 2003, it was found “astounding”. Now in four volumes released by Bentley Publications with 132 chapters and 2,834 pages, the new Porsche: Excellence Was Expected awaits the verdict of its global audience. The result of a dozen...Read More
LAGUNA SECA: ROLEX MOTORSPORTS REUNION!
No vintage-racing event showcases and celebrates the ‘way it was’ better than the 2019 Historics at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca, sponsored by Rolex during Monterey Car Week. CGC’s Mike Matune was trackside to bring you highlights of this year’s RMMR. Each year since 1974 vintage racers have flocked to California’s Monterey Peninsula to make their mark during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR). Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca again played host in 2019. This year was a celebration o...Read More
SUMMIT POINT: 2019 JEFFERSON 500!
CGC’s Mike Matune is trackside at Summit Point for the 25th running of one of the East Coast’s premier vintage racing events. SUMMIT POINT: 2019 JEFFERSON 500! The 2019 Jefferson 500 hosted a paddock brimming with competitors from VRG (Vintage Racer Group). The late Bill Scott and renowned race driver, Brian Redman, combined to host the first event and, as is often said, the rest is history. Over 200 vintage racers ran under bright sunny skies to the organizers’ great relief following last year...Read More
ATHENS ADVENTURE: HELLENIC MOTOR MUSEUM!
Our intrepid reporter/carguy Dan Scanlan travels to the ‘cradle of civilization’ to uncover a treasure trove of antiques, classics and modern sports cars…hiding in plain sight. Surrounded by relics of Greece’s s ancient civilization, the curved tower Hellenic Motor Museum is one of Athen’s modern attractions. Founded by real estate developer Theodore N. Charagionis, the three-story museum is accessed by a spiral ramp that begins with the history of wheels, from ancient wooden chariots and carts...Read More