STEEL, LEATHER AND LACY PARK
Scenes from the San Marino Motor Classic
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Published on Tue, Jun 13, 2017
By: The LACar Editorial Staff
Pictures by Albert J. Wong
Words by Sean Spear
Top-Flite classic car owners from all over Southern California and beyond broke out the polish and wax for the Seventh Annual San Marino Motor Classic: Design in Motion. More than 300 mint condition classic and collector cars spanning over a century were on display for this concours-level event on June 11th at Lacy Park. Albert J. Wong was on hand to capture this collection of steel and leather in 400 images. We narrow it down a bit for the pages of LA Car.
The 2017 show featured a broad spectrum of collector cars from Brass and Nickel Era cars to American Muscle cars, Hot Rods and everything in between. Staples such as Ferrari, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz were showcased alongside Jaguar, Alfa Romeo and Rolls-Royce.
The San Marino Motor Classic is the successor to the Los Angeles Concours d’Elegance. Car enthusiast and ABC 7’s Automotive Specialist Dave Kunz and racing royalty Ed Justice, Jr. returned as emcees this year. Proceeds from this year’s show will benefit the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA and the Rotary Club of San Marino. Since its inception in 2010, the car show has raised over $1 million for local charities. For more information including directions, a list of past winners, competing classes and to purchase tickets visit sanmarinomotorclassic.com.
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To view the David Lee collection at the SMMC, click here.