Three decades as an automotive journalist, author, broadcaster and photographer, and automotive consultant has introduced me to the greatest car enthusiasts on earth which now includes you. It’s been my passion to make automotive journalism, road testing, history, motorsport, racing, photography, restoring cars and concours judging my personal and professional life. My goal is to share this site with you. There’s no Facebook, Twitter, or Liking required, and you can’t spend any money here.
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I always know when another year’s gone by, as its nearly Pebble Beach Concours time
Like the proverbial Swallows to Capistrano, every year I return to the Monterey Peninsula for the Pebble Beach Invitational Concours d’Elegance. It is the world’s greatest car show; I’ve been attending for 30 years now, and this will be my 25th as a Concours judge at Pebble. It all used to be called the Weekend in Monterey, then it became Car Week as more and more events, shows, auctions, and other gatherings circled around the Concours and also the historic auto races at WeatherTech Laguna-Seca Raceway…now it’s The Month of Monterey, as so much is going on and some of the most ardent enthusiasts spend the entire month of August doing car things on the Peninsula. I won’t be there that long, but keep an eye out for me as Emcee at Concorso Italiano on Saturday, August 17 and again roaming the field as a judge at Pebble Beach the following day. Come up and say hello, and we’ll talk cars.