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Monterey Car Week Pumped Millions Into The Economy

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Tell us again how selfish it is to be a car enthusiast…

With Monterey Car Week actually being held this year after the event was canceled for 2020, the gathering injected some much-needed economic relief into the area. According to a local report, just revenue from car enthusiasts staying in hotels almost reached $41 million.

Learn who the winners of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance were here.

The 10-day event is filled with all kinds of auctions, cruises, shows, and even vintage racing at Laguna Seca. As the capstone event, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance receives considerable media coverage, which has the potential to interest even more people to visit the area at other times of the year. All those automotive events draw in people from around the world, where they not only stay in hotels but also eat at restaurants,

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Motorious At Pebble Beach And Monterey Car Week

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Check out the sights of the 2021 comeback!

Monterey Car Week and the headlining Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the festivities that go on have absolutely brought Monterey, California back to car scene life after a dark year (and some change). It is our honor to be in attendance this year, and we were there when things kicked off on Thursday.

On day 3, the Concours d’ Lemons kicked off the day.

The Concours d’ Lemons is billed as “Celebrating the oddball, mundane, and truly awful of the automotive world.”

This is a must attend event of the weekend.

There’s lots of fun conversation being had over the cars.

It’s easily one of the most light-hearted and fun events of the whole sha-bang.

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Day 2:

Cancelled last year due to the pandemic, the annual gathering in California is expected

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Monterey Car Week auctions predicted to break $320 million in sales

Monterey Car Week has returned with a bang.

The annual California gathering was canceled last year due to coronavirus restrictions, but is in full swing for 2021 with a slate of a half-dozen auctions that kicked off with a $34.4 million haul at RM Sotheby’s on Thursday night.

Hagerty estimates that the auctions will pull in over $320 million at an average of over $400,000 per sale, which would for surpass the $255 million total from 2019.

“This year’s Monterey Car Week auctions include excitement around the traditional sectors of the collector car market, like prewar cars and 1950’s Ferraris. However, newer cars may well prove to be the top sellers in 2021,” Hagerty vice president of automotive intelligence Brian Rabold said.

Among the cars sold at RM Sotheby’s was a 1962 Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato, that went for $9,520,000, which Hagerty says

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