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The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance At Dawn Is Perfect

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance At Dawn Is Perfect

By Andrew Schneider / 22 Aug 2015 Read More

My alarm blared on the bedside table: 3:45 am. The excitement had kept me from sleeping for more than an hour, anyways. I promptly threw the covers off and started to prep my camera bag. It was the morning of the Concours d’Elegance, and as we’ve said, Dawn Patrol is the only way to do it.

Germany’s Best Celebrated At Legends Of The Autobahn

Germany’s Best Celebrated At Legends Of The Autobahn

By Andrew Schneider / 21 Aug 2015 Read More

Legends of the Autobahn is an event that represents German automotive engineering. While BMW held a large presence at the event, Audi and Mercedes had quite a showing as well. However, BMW had quite the number of surprises up their sleeve for this years event, including the decision to show one of three M3 GTRs to the public: This is the first time the car has been shown to the public since 2001 and it’s first time stateside! It was a special moment, indeed.

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Darkness And The Light Battle At Silverstone

Darkness And The Light Battle At Silverstone

By Petrolicious Productions / 21 Aug 2015 / 4 Comments Read More

When bad weather hits a vintage racing event, what happens? They race. Though Silverstone Classic was held in July, we wanted to find a more interesting way of conveying the atmosphere of this unique and impressive three-day event. From an auction to many different classes of car sharing track time, it was certainly a fun weekend out. Until the rain, that is.

The Rolex Motorsport Reunion at Laguna Seca is Time Warp

The Rolex Motorsport Reunion at Laguna Seca is Time Warp

By Andrew Schneider / 21 Aug 2015 / 1 Comment Read More

The Rolex Motorsport Reunion at Laguna Seca is an event that makes it possible for enthusiasts to experience the best years of competitive motorsport. Imagine being trackside as James Hunt’s McLaren rips down the corkscrew. Or watching more than 30 Shelby GT350s fly around turn two, side by side, as the drivers barely manage to keep the rear from slipping out from under them.

Let’s Go To The Auto Show!

Let’s Go To The Auto Show!

By Petrolicious Productions / 21 Aug 2015
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Just how are you able to get people to attend an auto show? A big promotion helps, but our favorite has long been the simple event poster. Usually featuring some incredible artwork never to be seen again, we’ve recently started geeking out over vintage auto show posters from around the world.

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Formula 1 Drivers in Normal Cars

Formula 1 Drivers in Normal Cars

By Petrolicious Productions / 21 Aug 2015 / 3 Comments Read More

With a day job spent harnessing some of the fastest machines made, it’s often interesting to see what Formula 1 drivers choose to pilot when they’re among us on the public road. From Mark Webber hustling a Proton Savvy to Sir Jackie Steward in a Ford Tempo, here are some of the most entertaining clips of F1 drivers in normal cars.

These Photos Will Let You See Classics With Fresh Eyes

These Photos Will Let You See Classics With Fresh Eyes

By Petrolicious Productions / 20 Aug 2015
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How many photos of cars have you seen? Here in the office, many of us easily see a few hundred on most days—and a few thousand on others. But even after reliving historic motorsport events, vintage brochures, or recently held concours through photography, one angle has remained somewhat elusive, until now.

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Beautiful Things Happen When BMW Looks Back

Beautiful Things Happen When BMW Looks Back

By Petrolicious Productions / 20 Aug 2015 / 6 Comments Read More

Apart from the Z8, BMW isn’t really known for being nostalgic. After all, this is a company that has a proud heritage of being technologically advanced, not rooted in the past. So it’s with great pleasure that we look back at BMW’s recent string of concept cars that are a beautiful homage to its past.

Monterey Parking Lots Are A Sight To Behold

Monterey Parking Lots Are A Sight To Behold

By Petrolicious Productions / 19 Aug 2015 / 2 Comments Read More

Between the plethora of modern luxury and supercars—and what seems like every rental car in the United States—there are many interesting and sometimes unusual automobiles being driven between the eclectic events at Monterey Peninsula. As the events themselves often attract the world’s most incredible machines, racers, collectors, and personalities, it’s only fitting that the parking lot would provide an incredible amount of eye candy.

This Early Jaguar E-Type Has Moved To Moscow

This Early Jaguar E-Type Has Moved To Moscow

By Andrey Smazhilo / 19 Aug 2015 / 3 Comments Read More

Among Petrolisti, it doesn’t matter where you come from, or which car you drive. It is the passion that unites and brings classic car enthusiasts to the same place, one of which for me is the Moscow Classic Grand Prix. I have already been to two of its stages this year, but that story has to wait a little bit. Today's story is about how I met the most beautiful car ever made.

This Marcos Is Like No Other GT

This Marcos Is Like No Other GT

By Petrolicious Productions / 19 Aug 2015
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I was 11 years old, and it was Christmas Morning. The year was 1988, and my father had just given me a book called The World of Sports Cars. There were so many beautiful cars to learn about, but when I got to the M section and saw a car called the Marcos GT—designed and manufactured by the Wiltshire, England-based Marcos Engineering Group—it was love at first sight.

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