Local Colorado radio station 106.7 KBPI’s tagline is “KBPI Rocks the Rockies,” and on August 24th they did just that with their 10th annual Rock N’ Roll Car Show. Just like their past shows, this year’s event was held at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo., and being that it’s nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the location couldn’t be more fitting.
Simply stated, Bonham’s Quail Lodge Auction pulled off the sale of the year last week during their two-day event. They boasted a 92-percent sale through rate and posted numerous world records. Nine new model records were shattered for the legendary Italian automaker Ferrari, alone. Other world records were set for Maserati, Mini, Napier, Rolls-Royce, and Speedwell, with the total sales figure posting at $108-million.
Monterey Car Week was a culmination of the world’s most sophisticated car show, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and daily classic car auctions held by the likes of RM, Mecum, Rick Cole, Russo and Steele, Bonhams, and the Pebble Beach Auction, presented by Gooding & Company, which drew over $400 million in sales. Numerous road and cruise events took place as well as an abundance of class and manufacturer specific events to appease even the most scrupulous collector. This was truly the premier classic and vintage automobile and motorcycle event of 2014.
Bucket lists. Everyone seems to have one. Things you want to do before you die: sky diving, bungee jumping, climbing Everest, running a marathon, some experience you want to have before you kick the bucket. For automotive lifestyle fanatics, we have something you need to add to your list: the Monterey Classic Car Week.
There isn’t much better than an early Sunday morning filled with the sound and feeling of roaring V8’s banging the rev limiter, the sweet smell of burning rubber, and a clear Colorado sunrise. On August 7th, 2014 Drift Colorado held the third and final round of their Enjukuracing.com Points Series.