The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2017

Date: 18 August, 2017

Location: Quail Lodge & Golf Club, 8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, California

One of the finest events in the global classic motorsport calendar, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering is returning to California on Friday 18 August 2017.

Now in its 15th year, the event promises sensational cars, a memorable auction and surroundings like no other. Here’s all you need to know about this exquisite motorsports gathering…

A fine day in a busy week for Monterey

Each year, thousands of classic car, motorcycle and motorsport enthusiasts visit the Monterey Peninsula for a range of events celebrating all things motoring.

For many, the Motorsports Gathering is the stand-out event; a must see for any fans looking for a truly memorable experience.Rare collections and dazzling displays are a regular feature of the gathering, and this year is no different. The featured themes for this year’s event include.

  • Pre-War Sports and Racing
  • Post-War Sports
  • Post-War Racing
  • Supercars
  • The Great Ferraris
  • Sports and Racing Motorcycles
  • Mid-Engine Marvels

A venue to behold

If the displays don’t take your breath away, the venue probably will. The gathering takes place at the impeccable Quail Lodge and Golf Course; a vast course found right by the Santa Lucia mountain range.

The most beautiful cars in the world meet one of the most beautiful places, perfect.

The auction

During the event, the 20th Annual Bonhams Motorcar Auction will take place. Some of the cars going under the hammer include:

  • An ex-team Cunningham 24 Hours of Le Mans and Bridgehampton 500 entry 1963 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight
  • A 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
  • A 1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental
  • A 1967 Maserati Sebring II

Come for the displays, stay for the venue and then leave with a classic car. We can think of worse ways to spend a Friday!