Turtle Garage has arrived at Pebble Beach and Monterey Car Week appears bigger and better than ever. We have a full schedule lined up and are attending (among other events) The Quail, Pebble Beach Classic Car Forums, Concours deLeMons, RetroAuto, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and of course, the Concours on Sunday (the full Monterey […]
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Turtle Invitational III Featured in Equestrian Living Magazine
In the collector car world, the mostly widely read meaningful publications are magazines like Sports Car Market and Magneto. In the equestrian world, a similarly regarded “go to” magazines is Equestrian Living. In the November/December issue of Equestrian Living, the Turtle Invitational III was featured front and center in a four-page spread. Special thanks to […]
Turtle Invitational III: Meaningful Cars + Meaningful People = Meaningful Fun
In 2016, I was fortunate to attend several premium top-tier Concours de’ Elegance car shows both here and in Europe with Sports Car Market publisher Keith Martin. On the surface, the quality of these shows was unparalleled. The vehicles were significant, and most of them represented world-class perfection. The Saturday night galas harkened back to a […]
Turtle Invitational III is Upon Us!
The third biennial Turtle Invitational is upon us! Please visit the show website here to learn more. Entries are now closed and we expect a full field of extraordinary classic cars and motorcycles. However, classic vehicles are welcome to come and be displayed on the Seabring non-judged show field. ABOUT THE TURTLE INVITATIONAL: What: A group […]
Pebble in Perspective: A Photographic Retrospective
Its been almost two weeks since the 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K was crowned the King of All Cars. We have taken the last two weeks to reflect and digest all things Monterey. It was a hectic but productive five days on the Peninsula. Turtle Garage fit one hundred pounds into a five pound bag. On the […]
Monterey Car Week is Upon Us: Start Your Engines!
After a Covid 19 pause in 2020, Monterey Car Week is ready to turn the key and open the throttle. With almost thirty separate events to choose from, festivities begin August 5th and culminate with the 70th Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday the 15th. We predict that Monterey Car Week will be very popular this […]
Movin’ Online: Classic Car Auctions in Transition—A Trend or a Fad?
Bring a Trailer is experiencing an explosion in traffic and a high sell-through rate. Even the venerable RM Sotheby’s is migrating online. Gooding & Co. is ramping up their direct sales channel. Is this a Covid19 fad or a long-term trend? In the upcoming Sports Car Market August supplement issue, Turtle Garage joins a distinguished […]
2017 and 2019 Turtle Invitational Photos Are Now Live
“A group of passionate enthusiasts come together for a weekend of camaraderie, cars, cocktails, and conversations. A stunning roster of classic vehicles fill the show field. The Turtle Invitational does not aim to be just another stop on the crowded and stale Concours de’ Elegance tour. Our goal is to put on a spectacular weekend […]
Pebble Beach a No-Go for 2020
“My heart goes out to all of the people who are involved in the Pebble Beach Concours and who are impacted by this decision. Many of our entrants have been working on a special car for years, and this was to be their moment. Some of our overseas entrants were nearing the point of putting […]
Cars and the Coronavirus: Geneva International Motor Show Canceled
Over the last few trading days markets have experienced a sharp reversal. Anxiety is growing over the spread of the Coronavirus and markets are responding. The spread of the Coronavirus is impacting everything from air travel to car shows. This morning, Bloomberg ran the following story which outlines that the Swiss government is taking steps […]
2020 Boca Raton Concours: A Rising Star on the Crowded Concours Circuit
The 2020 Boca Raton Concours was another huge success this year. Building off of last fourteen years, the show has gained momentum and now owns a seat at the table with the top concours in the United States. The Boca Raton Concours is held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and has evolved into […]