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San Marino Motor Classic on June 14th

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Published on Sat, Jun 13, 2015

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

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Last Year’s Best In Show Winner (Pre-War) – 1929 Duesenberg Model J Dual Cowl Phaeton (Spear)

Words and pictures by Sean Spear Now considered the première classic automobile event for the San Gabriel Valley, beautiful San Marino will once again host the fifth annual San Marino Motor Classic. This concours-level event will take place on Sunday, June 14th at Lacy Park; located at 1485 Virginia Road, San Marino 91108. Gates open at 9:00 am. The event organizers expect to have a phenomenal display of more than 200 collector cars — and historic motorcycles — spanning nearly a century. This year’s show features 34 classes of cars. Jaguar, a variety of Woodies, and Rolls Royce will be showcased this year, alongside yearly staples such as Ferrari, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz. What: 5th Annual San Marino Motor Classic: Design In Motion & So. California Region CCCA Paul Cerf Meet When: Sunday, June 14, 2015
9am - 3pm Where: Lacy Park:
1485 Virginia Road,
San Marino, CA 91108

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Last year, the Post-War Best in Show Award went to this 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster (Spear)

Who: Aaron Weiss, Co-founder and Co-Chair, San Marino Motor Classic. Car enthusiast and ABC 7’s Automotive Specialist Dave Kunz and racing royalty Ed Justice, Jr. return as emcees this year. Why: The San Marino Motor Classic: Design In Motion is an annual community event that brings increased public awareness of the history of the motor vehicle through a broad spectrum exhibition of historical automobiles from the early to mid-twentieth century. Proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, the Petersen Automotive Museum and the Rotary Club of San Marino. Visuals: More than 200 classic and collector cars. 34 classes of judged and display only cars. The San Marino Motor Classic is the successor of the Los Angeles Concours d’Elegance. For more information including directions, a list of past winners, competing classes and to purchase tickets visit: sanmarinomotorclassic.com.

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Where the auto is treated as art (Spear)

SCENES FROM LAST YEAR'S SAN MARINO MOTOR CLASSIC

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