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Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway and Pebble Beach Classic Car Week

Classic Car Week at Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway

The famous Classic Car Week is happening in Monterey County this month from August 16-18, 2013. The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway is the premier event of Monterey Peninsula’s Classic Car Week.

This year the focus will be on the Chevy, Corvette. Each car accepted into the competition must meet a strict set of standards including “authenticity, race provenance and period correctness,” according to show rules. Only 550 lucky owners are accepted into this world-class show.

Tickets: Advance purchase general admission starts at $50 (Friday) and three-day passes are $130 and include a complimentary souvenir magazine. General admission and paddock is free for Children 12 and under with a paying adult. Hospitality packages range from $200-$495.

Free parking is available. VIP Parking: $75. Gates open at 7 a.m. More Information call: 800-327-7322

63rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Each year Pebble Beach offers a collector display of some of the most elegant and classic automobiles ever produced.  This months-long judging process began in January this year and continued into March when the selection committee determined which entries were chosen to receive the invitation to the 18th fairway competition at Pebble Beach.

Pebble Beach Automotive Week is the crème de la crème for automobile enthusiasts. Pebble Beach Automotive Week starts Wednesday, August 14, 2013 with the opening of exhibits. The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex and the Concours Kickoff Party is scheduled on August 15, 2013 and the Pebble Beach Retro Auto begins Friday, August 16. To wrap up Pebble Beach Automotive Week, an Auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18, 2013, with the finale of the 63rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance happening on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

General Admission tickets to the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, August 18, are $225 in advance and $275 on Concours Sunday, August 18.

General Admission tickets include:
• Admission to Concours on Sunday, August 18
• Parking
• Shuttle Service
• Concours Event Program

General Admission tickets for the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, August 18, 2013 can be purchased at the advance price until noon on Saturday, August 17, 2013. For tickets call 877.693.0009.

For more information visit the website for the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.  If you plan on staying in Monterey for any of the Classic Car Week events, whether you are headed to Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway, or the beautiful Pebble Beach Golf Course, book your hotel room early by contacting Bay Park Hotel guests services: Reservations: 1-800-338-3564.

Bay Park Hotel
1425 Munras Avenue
Monterey, CA 93940

Written by local photographer and writer Laura Wrede.