Keeping car show enthusiasts informed

Keeping car show enthusiasts informed

Keeping car show enthusiasts informed

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San Marino Motor Classic

Embracing the entire community

August 22, 2021


August 22, 2021


Lacy Park
1485 Virginia Rd.
San Marino, CA 91108

Event Details

12 & under - free
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Pasadena Humane Society, San Marino Rotary Club Charities, Cancer Support Community - Pasadena

San Marino show announces cancellation

San Marino show moved from June to August

Letter from the chairman:

The past three weeks has brought us incredible change and challenges that we could have never predicted or prepared for. Our decision to reschedule the 2020 San Marino Motor Classic was an easy decision given the time span between an open ended quarantine and our day. We hope that there will be a 60 day period between the resumption of public activities and August 22-23, 2020, the weekend of the 10th annual San Marino Motor Classic.

To quote P.T. Barnum, “The Show Must Go On.” And it will with your support and participation. I completely understand that it is difficult to submit an entry let alone write a check for an event that may not occur. It is equally difficult to produce an event without participants. I would like to give you the confidence to support the San Marino Motor Classic and take the chance of it not occurring with our promise to refund an monies tendered in the event that the show does not go on. We can not afford to process several hundred Exhibitor Applications, and Gala and VIP Reception reservations in a time span of a few weeks and also provide you with the quality of an event that you have come to expect. We truly need the lead time of about 30-45 days.

Therefore, I am asking you to take the leap, enter your car, make reservations for the Gala and the VIP Reception now, with the expectation that the event will occur over the weekend of August 22-23, 2020. But do so with the confidence that, in the event the San Marino Motor Classic cannot be produced you will have the option of receiving a full refund. With your support, we can better plan and prepare for the big weekend.
Thank you in advance for your confidence, support and friendship

Aaron Weiss

The San Marino Motor Classic makes its mark as a popular multi-day collector car event and as a prolific fundraiser for non profits in this community outside Los Angeles.

About the 2019 San Marino Motor Classic

by Max Holder, Motorious, June 5, 2019

The successor to the L.A Concours D’Elegance is featuring over 400 of the finest automobiles from across the world.

As one of the many events on offer via the Classic Car Club of America, and an example of the best premium concours level exhibitions in South California, the San Marino Motor Classic will take place this weekend.

The successor to the Los Angeles Concours D’Elegance is playing host to over 400 impeccable collector classics on June 9th in Lacy Park.

Established in 2011, the event saw roaring success, raising as much as $120,000 for its beneficiary charities that year, including the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA and the Rotary Club of San Marino. To date, over $1.9 million has been raised.This year an additional charity will be among the two aforementioned organizations; the Cancer Support Community Pasadena.

A range of classes will be represented with 41 for this years event, encompassing many different marques and eras from brass and nickel era cars all the way up to the latest supercars available.

Not only will American cars make up the generous fleet, however. A whole host of beguiling and highly collectible European models will join the display. The Ferrari Club of America will also be taking part, hosting the Concorso Ferrari where by around 100 of the prancing horses finest will be offered on display.

Along with the huge variety of manufacturers on display, a plethora of awards will be on offer to participants. Some of the most prestigious awards from the 2012 show included: Best In Show, Most Elegant – Closed Car, Most Elegant – Open Car, Mayor’s Trophy – Most Significant Race Car. Art Center College of Design – “Design in Excellence Award”, Rotary Trophy – Best Woody and Meguiar’s Trophy – Best Paint and Finish.

The cars displayed are guaranteed to have fascinating histories, with a showcase that encompasses everything there is to love about the industry that we all follow with a passion.