The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2016

For fourteen years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.

Held in conjunction with The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, is the 19th Annual Bonhams Motorcar Auction on the western grounds of Quail Lodge & Golf Club offering easy access, plenty of convenient parking, and lots of sunshine amidst the famous Carmel scenery.

Event Details

Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California

The Featured Themes for 2016

  • Rivalries of the Ages
  • 100th Anniversary of BMW
    Celebrating Motorcars and Motorcycles
  • A Retrospective of Laguna Seca Raceway
  • 50th Anniversary of the Lamborghini Miura
  • Pre-War Sports and Racing
  • Post-War Sports
  • Post-War Racing
  • Supercars
  • The Great Ferraris
  • Sports and Racing Motorcycles

Here is a sampling of the cars that will be there:

1957 Lancia Aurelia B20 ‘Outlaw’ Coupe

1957 Lancia Aurelia B20 ‘Outlaw’ Coupe
William E. (Chip) Connor – Hong Kong

The Lancia Aurelia B20, introduced in 1951, represented near unprecedented engineering excellence.  It was the proverbial “giant killer.”  In 1951, a modified B20 Aurelia, driven by Giovani Bracco, won its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans by a full lap and finished second overall in the Mille Miglia.  In 2013, Chip Connor commissioned a restoration of a 1957 Lancia Aurelia B20 Coupe in the style of the Bracco B20.  Utilizing a 2.8 liter Lancia Flaminia drive train, coupled with a lightened and chopped B20 Coupe body, this 1957 Lancia Aurelia B20 “Outlaw” Coupe expresses what might have been the ultimate evolution of the B20.

1966 Lola Mk2 T70 Can-Am

1966 Lola Mk2 T70 Can-Am
Tony & Laureen Hart – California

When the car left the Lola Factory in London in 1966 as a roadster it competed in many Can-Am races.  SL71/46 competed in the Can-Am series in 1967 at Bridgehampton, Laguna Seca, Riverside, and Las Vegas.  The American driver, Jerry Grant, drove the car with considerable success at race tracks across the United States.  In more recent years, the car underwent a body change and became a Coupe.  It has gone on to compete in many vintage race events across the country since then.

 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ SCG 003CS

2016 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus
James M. Glickenhaus – New York

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ SCG 003CS was first shown at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show.  Shortly thereafter, it raced successfully at the 2015 24 Hours of Nurburgring where it finished first in class. The weekend after the race it was driven from Turin to Como and displayed at Villa d’ Este. It continued to race at The Ring in 2015 and will race again at the 2016 Hours of Nurburgring. SCG 003CS is truly a race car for the road.

 

Hetfield's Packard

1934 Packard “Aquarius”
James Hetfield 

A rock star itself, Hetfield’s 1934 Packard, named “Aquarius,” will amaze passersby with its classic, curvy lines and flowing teardrop body. Inspired by designs of the famed Figoni et Falaschi, the French coachbuilder firm responsible for the most elegant automobile bodies of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s, Hetfield worked with customizer Rick Dore to turn a stack of sheet aluminum into the masterpiece that is “Aquarius.”

 Porsche 550 Spyder

1955 Porsche 550 Spyder
The Murrays

Mirroring the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder that just sold for $5,335,000 from Jerry Seinfeld’s collection in Amelia Island last month, the Murrays’ Porsche is a showstopper. It was a showstopper in 1955, too, when it was named the Paris Show Car and began the story of this car’s rich history.

More information on “The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering” can be found at:

http://signatureevents.peninsula.com/en/motorsports/motorsports.html

 

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