Category: Car Events in Southern California

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Make Way for the Youth

Make Way for the Youth

It’s a young person’s world in the NASCAR Xfinity series. That’s a good thing, as they put on a great show at Auto Club Speedway Saturday. Saturday afternoon was cool in SoCal. Good thing the NASCAR Xfinity Series had their 300-mile, 150-lap Production Alliance Group 300 to heat things up. The series is stocked with...

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16th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

16th Annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

From April 17-19, experience world class cars at the event dubbed ‘More than just a Concours’. One of the finest internationally renowned classic automobile showcases in the US returns for its 16th year and plans to welcome guests from all over the globe. Presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, the La Jolla Concours...

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Petersen Museum Hosts All-American Cruise-In, Welcomes Massive Turnout

Petersen Museum Hosts All-American Cruise-In, Welcomes Massive Turnout

Tremendous amount of Shelby vehicles, muscle cars, and custom builds show up to Bruce Meyer’s All-American Cruise-In. On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the Petersen Automotive Museum hosted a cruise-in welcoming a staggering amount of American muscle cars. This particular cruise-in was themed towards Shelby vehicles, and attendees were treated to a panel discussion about the...

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A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

A Country Club for Motorsports – Thermal Club is Motorsport Nirvana

We take a tour of Thermal Club, one of the most exclusive private motorsports clubs in the world.  This is a glimpse of motorsport nirvana. 140 miles east of Los Angeles, 5.1 miles of pristine world-class race track wind through the desert. You might not of heard of Thermal Club, and there’s good reason. They...

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James Hetfield’s Cars and Memorabilia Coming to the Petersen Automotive Museum

James Hetfield’s Cars and Memorabilia Coming to the Petersen Automotive Museum

On February 1, 2020, “Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection” opens to the public, showcasing cars, guitars and memorabilia from the rocker’s collection. James Hetfield is best known for being the front man of Metallica, and regularly transforms guitar strings into lengths of molten wire with his thrash-metal shredding skills. What might be lesser known though, is...

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Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi

Petersen Automotive Museum: New Exhibit Honors Motorsports Legend Chip Ganassi December 14: The Petersen Automotive Museum opens: the “Chip Ganassi Racing: Fast Tracks to Success 30th Anniversary Tribute” exhibit pays homage to the numerous IndyCar, NASCAR and IMSA racing successes of Chip Ganassi.  Reported by guest editor Stuart Rowlands … photos by author and courtesy the Petersen Museum Arrayed in...

 

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