THE BEST OF FRANCE AND ITALY CAR SHOW
and only in L.A.!

LA CAR REPORT—Even the veiled threat of early fall showers a week or two ago couldn’t prevent the cognoscenti and other assorted francophones and italophiles from attending this year’s edition of The Best of France and Italy Car Show. Our staffer who once owned a Ferrari, Dave Wolin, takes us for a stroll at the annual gathering of the faithful in (freeway close) Woodley Park.

Red Bull Gives Cars Wings Too
Red Bull GRC Port of L.A. Round

RACING-This year fan favorite Tanner Foust took home the win for the round and Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross teammate Scott Speed came in second. In doing so, Speed took the Supercar driver’s championship and Volkswagen locked up the manufacturer’s championship. On the GRC Lites* side, DirtFish Motorsports’ Conner Martell battled it out for the win while Frenchman Cyril Raymond piloted the OLSBERGS MSE X FORCES car to the championship.

A MONTEREY POP FESTIVAL
Scenes from the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

GALLERY—People flock to the scenic Monterey Peninsula from all over the world to see some of the most historically prominent automobiles in the world gathered for Monterey Classic Car Week. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the only event during the week where vintage race cars do what they were originally designed to do – race! LA Car’s Albert Wong was there to visually capture this automotive Monterey pop festival in all its glory.

PEBBLE BEACH
Concept Cars from the Concours d’Elegance

GALLERY—In tandem with the competition between extraordinary historic automobiles, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is also host to some of the world’s most anticipated concept cars and new car debuts each year. The 67th Concours was no exception. Albert Wong certainly thought so, and shares his thoughts in these visual vignettes.

PEBBLE BEACH
Scenes from the Concours d’Elegance

GALLERY—Originally a small social event paired with a road race through the pine and cypress forests of Pebble Beach, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Pebble Beach Automotive Week have grown into the top-ranking collector car competition in the world. The Concours is not a contest of speed, but of elegance. Automobiles and motorcycles are judged for their historical accuracy, their technical merit and their style—and the best garner reward and recognition. LA Car ace photographer Albert Wong was there to visually capture the prize winners at the Concours.

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