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This Sunday April 23rd, 2023
9AM-4PM – Ellen Browning Scripps Park
This year we highlight the C1 and C2 Corvettes.
C1 refers to 1953 thru 1962.
C2 refers 1963 to 1967.
If you have a show worthy stock example you need to compete in this years event, Click Here to register.
Returning to the shores of La Jolla, CA, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, presented by LPL Financial celebrates its 17th year of automotive excellence Friday April 21st – Sunday April 23rd, 2023. Earning a reputation as one of the finest internationally renowned classic automobile showcases in the world, the La Jolla Concours continues to attract discerning car enthusiasts from around the globe for a weekend of prestigious events.
This is a rare opportunity to view over 150 spectacular classic automobiles displayed at the La Jolla Cove along the breathtaking Pacific Coast. Enjoy live music, indulge in the Champagne and Honey Tasting Garden. Multiple VIP experiences available! Attend the La Jolla Concours in true VIP style. VIP will be moved to an exciting new location along the Ocean for 2023. In addition to GA and VIP tickets, the La Jolla Concours is offering an Ultimate VIP ticket, Premium ticket, and Luxury Ocean Suite ticket. Visit lajollaconcours.com to curate your perfect Concours weekend.
The 17th Annual La Jolla Concours proceeds will go towards the La Jolla Historical Society, which preserves the rich history of La Jolla. In addition to the La Jolla Historical Society, the La Jolla Concours, over the years, has benefited several additional local community non-profit partners. For more information, to register your vehicle, or to purchase tickets to the featured weekend events, visit www.lajollaconcours.com.
Corvette Racing Update
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Because of rule changes, Corvette racing has split into two different classes. One is the new GTD PRO class and the other is the LMGTE AM class.
The split of the team has not affected its ability to win. On April 16th, the LMGTE AM team took its 2nd win in a row at Portimão. The win was a tense one as Catsburg held off in an intense final-hour fight with Ferrari’s Alessio Rovera by just 0.260 seconds. It increased Corvette Racing’s lead in the Driver and Team championships in the GTE Am category heading to the next race at Spa-Francorchamps in two weeks.
At the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 15th, the No. 3 Corvette Racing C8.R of Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor clawed their way for a hard-fought second-place finish. The 100-minute race around the famous California street course saw quite a bit of action between its flags, but the Corvette Racing duo of Garcia and Taylor hung out near the front of the field for most of the event. After a round of pit stops about a third of the way through the event, the No. 3 C8.R made the pass for third place and set his sights on the No. 14 Lexus RC F of Jack Hawksworth and Ben Barnicoat, along with the No. 9 Porsche of Klaus Bachler and Patrick Pilet.
Taylor, who was in control of the No. 3 C8.R at the time, eventually threw his race car past Bachler’s No. 9 Porsche with a dramatic, clean pass in Turn 5 with 40 minutes left on the clock. The Corvette Racing team never looked back, and only tailed the No. 14 Lexus RC F across the line. The Bow Tie racing team was just 2.785 seconds back from the leader when the race was completed..
Win a 1972 Corvette and Help Jack’s
Fight Against Childhood Brain Cancer
Team Jack was founded by a dedicated community that rallied around young Jack Hoffman who was a childhood brain cancer survivor. Today, Team Jack continues to raise much-needed funds for research and helping families in their fight against childhood brain cancer and they are doing that by giving away a 1972 Corvette Stingray Convertible. This is a matching numbers car with a 350 V8 engine, automatic transmission, and just 37K miles on the odometer. The Corvette was recently restored with the bright red interior looking brand new. You can win this 1972 Corvette when you make a donation to Team Jack.
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If you are able to make it to any of the upcoming auctions, be on the lookout for Mike and his trusted issue-sniffing dog Cookie. He may already be there looking at cars for our clients. Need eyes at an auction that you can’t personally attend? Let Mike know and see if he can assist you.
2017 PORSCHE CARRERA S
Beautiful with only 21,328 miles
Graphite Blue Metallic with Agate Gray interior
3.0L/420hp twin turbocharged flat 6cyl
This Carrera S has been in the hands of two meticulous So. CA. owners (one, a retired Marine Corp Officer) and it shows! It has been extremely well cared for with a binder full of extensive service history with only 20k miles. And the color combo is pure class and beauty!
It’s loaded with fantastic options listed below:
Power Steering Plus.
Premium Package Plus.
7-speed PDK transmission.
Wheel center caps w/colored Porsche crest.
Full leather, 14-way power Sport seats in Agate Grey.
Bose Audio Surround Sound System.
Model designation on doors in Silver.
Carbon Fiber interior Package.
20? Carrera Classic wheels.
Carbon Fiber gear selector.
Headlight cleaning system.
Red brake calipers.
Lane Cange Assist.
Porsche Crest on headlights.
2022 C8 3LT Z51 CONVERTIBLE
Like new with under 2k miles!
Red Mist Metallic with Jet Black interior
Loaded with options:
Carbon Flash Nacelles
Carbon Flash High Wing
Front LiftZ51 Performance Package
Z51 Performance Suspension
Due In: $115,900
1959 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
Beautifully restored Bonne!
Sienna Coral w/Tri-Tone Coral, White & Black interior.
389/315hp V8, 3-speed automatic
This car has undergone a restoration about ten years ago and it still looks great! The color combination of Sienna Coral was one of the nicest ever offered in that era. And the Tri-Tone interior complements it perfectly! But what makes this Bonne truly rare, and collectible is its 389/315hp Tri-Power V8 under the hood!
Other options include:
Super Hydra-Matic 3-spd. automatic transmission.
Matching Fender Skirts (in trunk).
Spinner Wheel Covers.
B.F.G. Silvertown Whitewall Tires.
1958 Panama Yellow
Frame Off Restored
Panama Yellow with Charcoal Interior
283/230hp, Powerglide Automatic
Beautiful frame off restoration in one of rarest colors offered! And it’s even rarer with the Powerglide! These ‘58’s are very in-demand and highly desirable!
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1967 Black 435
Red 1959 Wanted!
If you have a 1967 Black L71 427/435
a Red/Red or Red/Black 1959, we have Cash!
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