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What’s On March 2019 | Worldwide Luxury Events

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Geneva International Motor Show | Geneva | 7 – 17 March 2019

It’s time for GIMS again! Held in the Swiss city of Geneva, the Geneva International Motor Show is an 11 day annual auto show celebrating its 89th year and is hosted at the Palexpo convention near the Geneva International Airport. One of the largest auto shows in the world, GIMS is popular with a wide array of auto-makers and gives visitors chance to see the latest designs and many world premiere reveals from the major players in the industry including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Pagani, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Rimac, Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz and more. For more information and to get tickets, visit the website.

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Moscow Boat Show | Moscow, Russia | 6 – 10 March 2019

Now in its 9th year, the Moscow Boat Show caters to a growing demographic of people who enjoy being out on the water whether in speed boats, yachts or participating in water sports. For this reason the demand for relevant services has also grown over the years and this years show is proud to host an array of experts like yacht schools, transportation and navigation companies, regatta events and more. Alongside the service industries there will of course still be a wide range of products including motor and sailing yachts, boats, electric boats, electric motors, helicopters, design trimarans, pontoons, components and diving equipment. For more info and ticket prices, visit the website.

Baselworld | Basel, Switzerland | 21 – 26 March 2019

Known as one of the most prestigious events in every watch aficionado’s calendar, this luxury watch and jewellery tradeshow attracts visitors from over 45 countries and some of the biggest luxury brands in the industry like Patek Philippe, Rolex,TAG Heuer and more. For more information, visit the website.

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Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019 | Melbourne, Australia | 15 – 17 March 2019

As the F1 World Championship gets under way, Albert Park will once again play host to an array of international teams and drivers looking to add points to the scoreboard early on! Aussie fans will especially be interested to see how crowd favourite Daniel Ricciardo fares with his new team Renault since leaving Red Bull. For more information and contact details, visit the website.

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Lamborghini Oceania Giro | Sydney, Australia | 25 – 26 March 2019

Each year Lamborghini hosts private events for their owners around the globe, known as “Giro’s” and this year you can join over 40 fellow Lambo owners for the Oceania Giro as guests set off from Sydney Australia for a weekend of revs, breathtaking scenery and fine dining!

For more information, visit the website or talk to your local dealer.

Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019 | Bahrain | 29 – 31 March 2019

Bahrain plays host to the second race of 21 in the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship and it’s the perfect opportunity to see one of the great night races as the race cars speed around the track under the lights!

For more information and to get tickets, visit the website.

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Land Rover Experience Bahrain | Bahrain | All Year 2019

If you are in town for the Bahrain GP it might also be a great opportunity for an exciting off-road thrill with the Land Rover Experience Bahrain hosted by the Bahrain International Circuit. The Land Rover facility is the first of its kind in the Middle East and will take participants out the heart of the Sakhir desert to take on 32 natural and man-made obstacles and experience driving in varying terrains like sand, rock, gravel roads, hills and watercourses

For more information and to get tickets, visit the website.

Cars & Coffee | Australia | March 2019

This month we’re featuring Cars & Coffee events in Australia. Be sure to be up and early for your caffeine and engine fix!

  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Brisbane | 2 March 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Byron Bay | 10 March 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Melbourne | 9 March 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Gold Coast | 3 March 2019

For more information and to see Cars & Coffee events worldwide, visit the website.

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What’s On October 2019 | Worldwide Luxury Events

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Motorclassica | Melbourne, Australia
10 -13th October 2019

Held in Melbourne at the Royal Exhibition Building, Motorclassica plays host to the Australian International Concours d’Elegance and is Australasia’s premier event for vintage, classic and exotic motoring enthusiasts. Visitors will have the opportunity to see over 160 cars from some of the best collections around Australia including art deco cars, Grand Prix winners, American supercars and beyond alongside displays from Aline, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini, Porsche and more.

Be sure not to miss Australia’s most elegant and stylish day out, where over 20,000 fellow enthusiasts can enjoy fine food and wine either under the dome of the iconic, World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building and under Melbourne’s Spring skies at Club Sandwich on Museum Plaza.

  • Thursday 10th October 2019 – Tour Classica (viewing from 9am, departing 10:30am)
  • Friday 11th October 2019: Motorclassica 9am – 9pm
  • Saturday 12th October 2019: Motorclassica 9am – 9pm
  • Sunday 13th October 2019: Motorclassica 9am – 5pm

For more information visit their website.

Motorclassica Australia
Motorclassica Australia.

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show
30 October – 3 November 2019

Whether you are a yachting enthusiast, a boat owner or simply looking for a family day out, the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show caters to everyone bringing together luxury yachts, leisure marinecraft, water toys, fishing and more into one convenient location!

Drawing over 20,000 visitors in its inaugural year, many leading brands will be present again this year and on hand to help with any questions you may have.

For more info and ticket prices, visit the website.

Pure McLaren Experience Silverstone | Silverstone, UK
11 – 14 October 2019

Pure McLaren is the exclusive driving program of McLaren, held throughout the year at some of the world’s greatest tracks with this months experience being held on Silverstone Circuit, home of British Motorsport.

Courses range from the entry level “experience” for prospective owners who want to get a feel for the McLaren range through to Owners Track Days and the Performance Academy for the track focused under the watchful guidance of their team of professional driving coaches.

  • Pure McLaren Experience: The perfect half day option for those looking to get their first taste of a McLaren.
  • Owner Track Days: For owners to learn how to maximise the use of their machine
  • Performance Academy: For owners who want to really test their skills and the limits of their car.

Each European Pure McLaren event is also part of the 2019 Pure McLaren GT Series making it an all round exciting weekend of track action.

For more information and to book your spot on the track, visit the website.

Pure McLaren Experiences 2019
Pure McLaren Experiences 2019.

Gran Turismo Spa-Francorchamps | Belgium
14 – 17 October 2019

Join Gran Turismo for a weekend of driving on the Spa-Francorchamps – the track that many say is the best in the world. No other track has so much racing history as this 7km circuit in Belgium. Located in the mountains of the Ardennes and built as early as 1921, six years prior to the Nurburgring, it was originally using public roads between the Belgian towns of Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot and includes many up-hill and downhill sections.

To get an idea here is a sample of the itinerary…

Monday 14 October: Official opening of the event

14.00 – Check in to Hotel de la Source opens
20.00 – Briefing dinner in Hotel

Tuesday 15 October: Driving on Spa-Francorchamps

08.30 – 9.00 Safety briefing.
09.00 – 10.00 Driving – only beginners.
10.00 – 12.00 Open pit track driving. Refreshments and instruction available.
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch buffet
13.00 – 18.00 Open pit track driving. Refreshments and instruction available
18.00 – Gran Turismo After Track in the Hotel
20.00 – Dinner at Hotel de la Source

Wednesday 16 October: Driving on Spa-Francorchamps

09.00 – 12.00 Open pit track driving. Refreshments and instruction available.
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch buffet
13.00 – 18.00 Open pit track driving. Refreshments and instruction available.
18.00 – Gran Turismo After Track in the Hotel
20.00 – Closing dinner in Hotel de la Source

Thursday 17 October

12.00 – Check-out from hotel

For more information visit their website.

Gran Turismo Spa Francochamps
Gran Turismo Spa Francochamps.

SEMA Show | Las Vegas, USA
5th – 8th November 2019

The SEMA Show is one of the most highly-anticipated and premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, drawing crowds of over 70,000 to this 3 day car lovers event. Named for the acronym of the “Specialty Equipment Market Association” and held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the SEMA Show focuses mostly on the automobile aftermarket and provides attendees hot-off-the-press access to the latest specialty products along with with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more.

Note: This auto show is trade-only and not open to the public. Registration as media, manufacturer, buyer or exhibitor is required.

For more information visit their website.

Ferrari Finali Mondiali | Monza, Italy
24 – 27 October 2019

This year the 2019 edition of the Ferrari Finali Mondiali will return to Ferrari owned Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello (previously held here in 2017) , giving passionate prancing horse fans will the chance to attend the last of the three Ferrari Challenge series as well as the special practice sessions of the exclusive XX Programmes and F1 Clienti. Held on the iconic Mugello circuit where Ferrari test their Formula One cars, Ferrari Challenge drivers from all over the world will be racing the final event of each championship along with alternating sessions of F1 Clienti and XX Programmes activities.

Visitors will also get the chance to see the incredible privately owned FXX, 599XX, FXX K and the new FXX K EVO’s out on the track followed by a record number of 488’s to pursue the coveted world championship title.

For more information visit the website.

Ferrari 488 Pista Finali Mondiali 2019
Ferrari 488 Pista Finali Mondiali 2018.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show | Florida, USA
30 October – 3 November 2019

This year celebrates the 60th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) with exhibits ranging from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats will be on display including superyachts, high performance boats, tenders, sailing yachts, motor yachts, ski and jet boats plus many more so you’ll be bound to find something you like!

For more info and ticket prices, visit the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show website.

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Cars & Coffee | Australia | October 2019

This month we’re featuring Cars & Coffee events in Australia. Be sure to be up and early for your caffeine and engine fix!

  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Brisbane | 5th October 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Byron Bay | 13th October 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Melbourne | 12th October 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Gold Coast | 6th October 2019

For more information and to see Cars & Coffee events worldwide, visit the website.

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What’s On September 2019 | Worldwide Luxury Events

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Salon Privé | Blenheim Palace, UK | 5th – 8th September 2019

Salon Privé is one of the UK’s longest-running and most elegant supercar events (14 years and counting!), held on the grounds of the stately Blenheim Palace over 3 days.

Starting with the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance, guests will have the opportunity to view some of the world’s rarest collector cars on show in the quintessential English garden party setting. Also available to visitors is the chance to test-drive a range of a range of modern supercar and hypercars from the elite brands along with the ultimate luxury retail village experience with jewellery, fashion, helicopter and yacht brands showcasing their finest designs.

With so much to see and do, Salon Privé is truly a classic and supercar show like no other.

  • Thursday 5th September 2019 – Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance
  • Friday 6th September 2019 – Salon Privé Ladies’ Day by Boodles
  • Saturday 7th September 2019 – Salon Privé Bentley Masters by Chubb Insurance, Pirelli & Lockton Private Clients (celebrating 100 years of Bentley)
  • Sunday 8th September 2019 – Salon Privé Classic & Supercar, a spectacular, fun-packed day for the whole family

Tickets start from £295.00 for the 3 day event and can be purchased here.

Luxury SuperCar Weekend | Vancouver, Canada | 7- 8 September 2019

Celebrating their 10th year, Luxury SuperCar Weekend is Canada’s premier luxury, lifestyle & automotive event held across 17 acres of the Vandusen Botanical Garden. Visitors are treated to speciality food from pop-up bars and food stations, while being able to view the latest in supercar design, bespoke watches, fashion, collectibles and participate in a live supercar auction

For more information visit the website.

Dodgeball Supercar Rally | Monaco to Marbella | 5 – 9 September 2019

This years Dodgeball’s Summer Supercar Rally (they also hold Desert & Winter versions!) sees the party setting off from Monaco with a stop in St Tropez for lunch and heading to the walled city of Carcassonne all in the first day. The rest of the tour will take drivers through the Pyrenees, onto Barcelona with a stop at the 5 star W Hotel and winding up with a party in Marbella!

What are you waiting for? For more info head over to their website.

Lamborghini American Giro | SouthEast, USA | 19 – 23 September 2019

Each year Lamborghini organises several exclusive roadtrips for its customers known as “Giro’s”. This years North American Giro drivers are in for a treat with spectacular driving routes like the Tail of the Dragon and Blue Ridge Parkway and you can be sure that the annual event held over five days/four nights will be accompanied by 5 star service and experiences of a lifetime shared with like-minded individuals.

For more information and to book your spot, visit Lamborghini Events website.

The Colorado Grand® Car Rally | Colorado, USA | 9 – 14 September 2019

If you love the Rockies and autumn leaves, then this drive is the one for you. Founded in 1989 by Englewood automotive enthusiast Bob Sutherland, the Colorado Grand® is an annual charity tour for 1960 and earlier sports and race cars of distinction . A non-competitive event, the tour is a 5 day event that attracts 85+ vintage cars for the scenic 10,000 mile drive.

The tour attracts makes like Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Bentley, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Maserati and Allard, not to mention lesser known but equally exotic makes like Amilcar, Cisitalia, Squire, Delahaye, and Talbot-Lago. You’ll be sure to spot several 1920’s and 30’s cars too.

Celebrating its 31st year anniversary, The Colorado Grand® currently generates well over $500,000 annually for small Colorado charities and Western Slope towns and has raised over $6.5 million since 1989.

For more information visit their website Image by John Waugh

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Cannes Yachting Festival | Cannes, France | 10 – 15 September 2019

Held every September in Cannes since 1977, the Cannes Yachting Festival is the first show of the boating season and an event you won’t want to miss.
Many of the major brands use this show to launch their new models and guests will have the opportunity to see these masterpieces up-close.

Location
Cannes Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto.

Opening times
Open every day 10 a.m. to 7 p.m..
Late opening until 10 p.m. Friday 15 September.
Closed at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information and tickets visit their website.

International Motor Show | Frankfurt, Germany | 12 – 22 September 2019

The International Motor Show (or Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung as its officially known as) is known as the world’s largest motor show. Held annually, it alternates each year between passenger vehicles (Frankfurt) and commercial vehicles (Hanover) and introduces the latest in design and innovation in the automotive world. Leading luxury car brands will often reveal their latest projects in this forum so it’s a great chance to see them first!

Note: This show alternates each year with passenger vehicles exhibiting on odd years in Frankfurt and commercial vehicles on even years in Hanover.

For more information visit their website.

Mercedes AMG Frankfurt

Bullrush Rally | Sydney to Surfers Paradise | 17 – 22 September 2019

This rally is one for the Aussie’s and all adventurer’s keen to travel down-under. Held over 5 action packed days, over 50 cars will travel 1200km’s from Sydney to Surfers Paradise with stops in Tamworth, Byron Bay and Brisbane.

Bullrush Rally is also in partnership with several charities and will be raising money and raising awareness along the way.

For more information visit their website.

BullRush Rally 2019

Singapore F1 Grand Prix | Singapore | 20 – 22 September 2019

Last years Singapore F1 Grand Prix saw over 263,000 visitors flock to the Marina Bay Street Circuit to watch this exciting race and this year is set to deliver an even better experience!

Alongside the racing action, there is also plenty of entertainment and nightlight to experience throughout the Circuit park and if you are looking for the ultimate F1 VIP experience, there are options available like the “Skysuite package” to enjoy the atmosphere in luxury!

  • Access to all Zones within the Circuit Park and entertainment stages
  • Fully air-conditioned Sky Suite with attached private viewing gallery
  • Choice of suite locations along vantage points of the Marina Bay Street Circuit; Pit Straight, Turn 1, Turn 2\
  • Access to rooftop Sky Terrace
  • World-class menu: arrival reception, dinner and supper
  • Free-flow Champagne, fine wines and spirits, beers and soft drinks
  • Dedicated Suite Ambassador to pamper your guests throughout the evening
  • Bespoke transportation arrangements, from direct drop-off to our main gate to private boat charters with jetties just a few steps away from your suite (subject to additional charges)

For more information and to book tickets visit their website.

Singapore Grand Prix

Bernina Gran Tourismo | St Moritz | 20 – 22 September 2019

Held over 3 days at the end of summer (once the high traffic has gone!), the Bernina Gran Turismo is a modern day hillclimb race for historic cars that seeks to revive the heritage of the original Bernina Grand Prix held in St Moritz back in 1929-1930. With a maximum of 80 competitors this is a friendly and intimate event, participants are treated to spectacular Alpine scenery as they race to complete six runs along 5.7 km of closed road along the Bernina Pass road between La Rösa and Hospizio Bernina.

More than just a race though, the Bernina Gran Tourismo offers a chance to enjoy the surrounding areas of St Moritz and in the past has included events like an automotive film festival held at the Hotel Reine Victoria in St Moritz-Bad and parties held at St. Moritz’s private members-only Dracula Club (founded in the 1974 by one of St Moritz’s most colourful characters, Gunter Sachs who was married to Brigitte Bardot).

Offering the best from the St. Moritz hospitality, together with an insider experience of the Engadine tradition, this will make sure this will be a complete event for racers as well as guests, car owners and public alike!

For more information, visit their website.

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Monaco Yacht Show | Monaco | 25 – 28 September 2019

Set in the iconic Port Hercules of the Principality of Monaco since 1991, the Monaco Yacht Show has become one of the “must-go” annual boat shows with over 120 extraordinary superyachts on display and 40 new launches to be unveiled. Bringing together the worlds best superyacht builders, designers and brokers into one place, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to talk to the experts regarding your future superyacht purchase, charter or refitting needs.

For more information, visit their website.

Monaco Yacht Show

Cars & Coffee | Australia | September 2019

This month we’re featuring Cars & Coffee events in Australia. Be sure to be up and early for your caffeine and engine fix!

  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Brisbane | 7th September 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Byron Bay | 8th September 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Melbourne | 14th September 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Gold Coast | 1st September 2019

For more information and to see Cars & Coffee events worldwide, visit the website.

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What’s On August 2019 | Worldwide Luxury Events

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Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix | Hungaroring, Budapest | 2 – 4 August 2019

Held on the twisty Hungaroring track, the Hungarian Grand Prix has been held here annually as part of the F1 World Championship since 1986 thanks to Bernie Ecclestone who orchestrated the first F1 race to occur behind the Iron Curtain. For many years due to the design of the track (often narrow and only allowing single file with drivers unable to pass), teams relied heavily on pit-stop strategy to win the race but in recent years there have been modifications to allow better passing.

For more information, visit the website.

Mercedes AMG Winter Wonderland | Queenstown, New Zealand | 1,2,3 August 2019

This year Mercedes AMG are heading to the Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds to let guests take the AMG fleet (including the A45, CLA45 and C63S) through their paces.

Guests will be transported from airport to the hotel and will have a welcome dinner on day one. The next day will be a full day of driver training followed by another group dinner before a relaxed breakfast the following morning and transfers to airport on the final day.

Cost for attendee’s starts at AU$4,600 per person including two nights accommodation, driver training and meals. Partners are also welcome at a cost of $300, however are not able to participate in the driving training events.

Day 1 – Arrive in the afternoon the day prior to your drive day. Transfers from Queenstown Airport to the St Moritz Hotel, check in and welcome dinner in Queenstown.

Day 2 – Your drive experience begins – 1, 2 or 3 August

  • 8.30am arrival at the AMG Lodge for registration
  • Driver Briefing by Peter Hackett, Chief Driving Instructor
  • Morning session on the snow fields – time to develop your car control
  • Lunch in the AMG Lodge
  • Afternoon session on the snow fields – more speed, more challenges, its to really test yourself
  • Hot lap with an AMG Driving Instructor like you have never experienced before!
  • 5.00pm departure and return to St Moritz Hotel. Dinner in Queenstown.

Day 3 – Breakfast, relax and transfers to Queenstown Airport for your flight departure.

Vehicles In Fleet

  • GLA 45
  • C63S
  • E63S
  • G63

Cost:

$4,600 no GST for participants.

$300 no GST for partners.

For more information, visit Mercedes Experiences.

Mercedes AMG Driving Acadamy 1

Monterey Car Week | Monterey, USA | Friday 9th August – 18th August 2019

It’s that time of year again, the time when half the population converges onto Monterey to get their fill of every possible car you can imagine! With so many events, there’s something for everyone and not an event to missed for the car lovers.

Friday, August 9

Monterey Car Week Kick-Off | August 9 | 5PM – 7Pm | Alvarado Street, Old Monterey | Free
To get the party started, Monterey Car Week officially kicks off on Alvarado Street with a free classic car show featuring 30 classic race cars & their drivers lining the 300 block, hosted by Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Saturday & Sunday, August 10-11
Monterey Pre-Reunion| August 10-12 | 10AM – 5PM
Head to the Monterey Pre-Reunion to watch over 300 historic race cars compete over two full days before the official Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Fans and visitors can also wander the paddock which is completely open, allowing an insight into the teams working on their cars in the pits or on their way to the start-grid.

Monday, August 12

The Porsche Monterey Classic | August 12 | 6:30 – 8:30PM
Hosted by Porsche Monterey, “The Porsche Monterey Classic” is a celebration of their becoming an official “Classic Partner” and is an exclusive event celebrating classic Porsches over 10 years of age (if you would like to bring your car please register early as space is limited), whilst enjoying entertainment, whisky, wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Tuesday, August 13

Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue | August 13 | 10AM – 5PM
This year Carmel-by-the-Sea’s world famous Ocean Avenue will be closed down over 18 blocks of downtown becoming the display for over 175 domestic and foreign collector cars including luxury, muscle, hot-rods and sporting cars. Admission is free.

Automobilia Monterey | August 13 | 10AM-6PM | The Ballroom of The Embassy Suites
Known as the largest automobilia show in USA, the Automobilia Monterey Expo will host over 40 top international dealers offering original vintage photographs, scale models, signage, books, hood ornaments and more.

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise | August 13 | 3PM-7PM | Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove
Take the afternoon to browse classic sports cars and vintage automobiles line up along Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove

Wednesday, August 14
Carmel Mission Classic | August 14 | 10AM – 4PM | Carmel Mission
One for the vintage car lovers, Carmel Mission Classic is a day out not to be missed.

The Little Car Show | August 14 | 12PM – 5Pm | Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove
This time Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove plays host to the little cars that are at least 25 years old.

Prancing Ponies Car Show | August 14 | 11AM-3:30PM | Carmel-by-the-Sea
New to Monterey Car Week, The Prancing Ponies Car Show is an all women car show lining the streets of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

McCall’s Motorworks Revival | August 14 | 5PM – 10PM | Monterey Jet Center
McCall’s Motorworks Revival 27th Anniversary celebration is the VIP event that really kicks off the weekend with over 3000 guests mingling amongst the best of the best in cars, vintage motorcycles and aircraft, food and wine.

Thursday, August 15
Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance | August 15 | 9AM – 2PM | Pebble Beach to Ocean Avenue
Don’t miss the chance to watch the classic cars participate in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance drive. Cars will be departing Pebble Beach at 9am and make their way to Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea so be sure to find yourself a good spot along the way to watch the procession go by. If you miss them in action, they will be on display at Ocean Avenue from midday to 2PM before heading back to Pebble Beach.

RM Sotheby’s Auction | August 15 | 10AM – 10PM | Monterey Conference Center
Running for over 30 years, RM Sotheby’s flagship Monterey sale is one of the world’s most prestigious auctions and is attended by the most discerning of collectors. Admission to preview is $40 however admission to auction is limited to registered bidders and qualified media only at $300.

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion | August 15| 8:30AM – 6PM | Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca
While the Concours d’Elegance is a “best of show” event, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the event where you get to witness the cars racing how they were originally intended to. Over 550 race cars from 1927 onwards compete in this premier motoring event.

Friday, August 16
Legends of the Autobahn | August 16 | 9AM – 3PM | Nicklaus Club
Legends of the Autobahn is the event for BMW, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Audi club members. The public are more than welcome to come see the beautiful cars on display however judging & displays are limited to club members only.

Werks Reunion-A Porsche Gathering | August 16 | 7AM – 4PM | Corral de Tierra Country Club
Hosted by the Porsche Club of America, Werks Reunion is a Porsche event and the largest gathering of Porsche’s at Monterey Car Week! This is a free event featuring the latest models, special presentations and all the favourites.

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering | August 16 | 10AM – 4PM | Quail Lodge | $650+
The Quail is undoubtedly one of the best events of the week and an opportunity to view everything from supercars through to sports & racing cars. This is another event that brands will choose to unveil concept cars at so again, you’ll be the first to see the best in design. Tickets can be purchased at signatureevents.peninsula.com

Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally | August 16 | 12PM – 5PM | Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove
This event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Pacific Grove and features over 200 vintage and exotic cars lining the downtown business area on Lighthouse Avenue.

Saturday, August 17
Exotics on Broadway | August 17 | 4PM – 8PM | Cannery Row
Hosted by the team that brought you Goldrush Rally and known as “Exotics on Cannery Row”, this free event open to the public is a favourite amongst the supercar owners and fans. This year the event has moved to Broadway as the name suggests, to becomes home to some of the most incredible cars from around the world and you’ll be sure to spot a few Koenigsegg’s, Pagani’s, Lamborghini’s and Ferrari’s on this afternoon.

Concorso Italiano | August 17 |9:30AM – 5PM | Black Horse Golf Course
The biggest gathering of Italian cars at Car Week, over 1000 Italian cars will be displayed on the Black Horse Golf Course and guests will be treated to Italian food, art and celebrations throughout the day.

Concours d’Lemons | August 17 | 10AM – 1:30PM | Laguna Grande Park
The tongue-in-cheek event, Concours d’Lemons is everything opposite of Concours d’Elegance. It’s a case of the “best of the worst” and celebrity judges that are open to accepting bribes for the thrift-shop trophies!

The Barnyard Ferrari Event | August 17 | 4PM – 7PM | The Barnyard
The Ferrari lovers delight – this event is a great afternoon spent amongst the prancing horses with great food, local wines and live music.

Sunday, August 18
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance | August 18 | 10:30AM onwards | Pebble Beach Golf Links | $375 on Concours Sunday (or $325 in advance)
Considered one of the most elegant exhibitions of classic cars in the world, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is held on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links with only 200 of the best being on display. Tickets can be purchased from the official Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance website.

AUCTIONS
Besides all the cars shows going on throughout the week, there are several auctions that take place which will be of interest to the serious car collectors.

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction | August 15 | Pacific Grove Golf Links
This auction is showcasing approx 70 historic cars that will go to auction.

Mecum Muscle Cars and More | August 15-17 | Hyatt Regency, Monterey | Admission $30
This auction features muscle cars & motorcycles for the serious petrol-head collector.

Russo and Steele | August 15-17 | Old Fisherman’s Wharf | Admission $30
This auction features sports and muscle cars and is held over the waterfront of Old Fisherman’s Wharf.

Bonhams & Butterfields Auction | August 15-16 | Quail Lodge Golf Club
This auction is one of the oldest auctions as well as one of the largest at Monterey Car Week and features rare cars along with art & antiques.

Pebble Beach Auctions Presented by Gooding & Company | August 16-17| Pebble Beach Equestrian Center |Admission $40 with $200 bidder registration.
This auction has set many world records over the years and is one of the world’s premiere car auctions.

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance best of show

FuelRun | Malibu to Monterey | 14th August 2019

From the same people that brought you GoldRush Rally comes the FuelRun, the Malibu to Monterey drive for supercar, hypercar & luxury car owners to enjoy (with a light breakfast and lunch included) on your way to Car Week!

For more information and to register, visit the FuelRun website or check out their facebook page.

Pure McLaren Hockenheim Experience | Germany | 30th August – 2nd September 2019

Pure McLaren is the exclusive driving program of McLaren, held throughout the year at some of the world’s greatest tracks with this months experience being held in Germany on the Hockenheimring Circuit.

Courses range from the entry level “experience” for prospective owners who want to get a feel for the McLaren range through to Owners Track Days and the Performance Academy for the track focused under the watchful guidance of their team of professional driving coaches.

  • Pure McLaren Experience: The perfect half day option for those looking to get their first taste of a McLaren.
  • Owner Track Days: For owners to learn how to maximise the use of their machine
  • Performance Academy: For owners who want to really test their skills and the limits of their car.

Each European Pure McLaren event is also part of the 2019 Pure McLaren GT Series making it an all round exciting weekend of track action.

For more information and to book your spot on the track, visit the website.

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Cars & Coffee | Australia | August 2019

This month we’re featuring Cars & Coffee events in Australia. Be sure to be up and early for your caffeine and engine fix!

  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Brisbane | 3th August 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Byron Bay | 11th August 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Melbourne | 10th August 2019
  • Cars & Coffee Australia | Gold Coast | 4th August 2019

For more information and to see Cars & Coffee events worldwide, visit the website.

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