Such as you, I’m sorely upset to not be attending Monterey Automotive Week this week. Once you miss one thing or somebody, you generally tend to look backwards. Photograph albums, letters, 8mm movies and movies.
Your entire editorial employees is lamenting. Whether or not going to the Quail, Pebble Seaside, Laguna Seca, the auctions, the number of specialty concours – or watching beginner narcissists do burnouts of their supercars in the midst of downtown – there’s a lot to expertise every year.
I made a decision to have a look again. Whereas my tenure on the helm of the Journal is barely developing on a yr, I’ve been protecting the occasions on the Peninsula for over a decade – and studying the Journal for the previous a number of years. There have been some stellar moments. Stunning Pebble Seaside Concours Bests of Present. The peaks and valleys of the auctions. Thrills, spills and chills with nice associates on the Rolex Reunion. The camaraderie at McCall’s Hangar Occasion.
In so doing, I’ve curated the previous 5 years of our reporting on Monterey Automotive Week. There are a number of tales from our supremely proficient senior editorial employees who embrace Larry Edsall, Andy Reid and Bob Golfen. It pleases me day-after-day to work with them and want we have been all having a margarita on the Baja Cantina tonight. However alas, hopefully we shall be previous the craziness of world occasions 365 days from now and rejoice friendship – and the auto – then.
The hyperlinks under will take you to Automotive Week, by yr, the place you may expertise the occasion via the eyes of those eager journalists. Hope you may at the least learn a few of these tales, jog your personal reminiscence and smile.
We’d additionally love so that you can share your most cherished moments within the feedback under. There are the vehicles and stars of Automotive Week, however what at all times brings me again is the fellowship and the tales which are advised.