Newman Racecars to Highlight San Marino Motor Classic
A collection of 10 cars raced by Paul Newman will highlight the more than 350 classic and collector cars to be displayed at the 8thannual San Marino Motor Classic, Southern California’s premier Concours d’Elegance. The event will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018,atbeautiful Lacy Park in San Marino, California.
Owned by television and podcast host Adam Carolla, the Newman racecars — publicly displayed together for the first time — will be shown in a special class entitled, “Adam Carolla’s Paul Newman Collection, presented by Passport Transport.” The collection includes a variety of Newman’s Datsun and Nissan racecars as well as the famous Porsche 935 that he drove to a 2nd–place finish in the 1979 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (above, photo courtesy of San Marino Concours).
This year’s show will also feature a wide variety of collector cars ranging from “Brass and Nickel Era” models to American muscle cars, hot rods, rare exotic cars, European and Japanese classics and everything in between. A special “early Lamborghini sports car” class will highlight some of the brand’s earliest and rarest sports cars, and will also include high-profile entries that have not been shown before.
Since its founding in 2010, the San Marino Motor Classic has raised more than $1.5 million for local charities. Proceeds from this year’s show will benefit the Pasadena Humane Society and the San Marino Rotary Charities.
“We could not be more excited for this year’s San Marino Motor Classic at Lacy Park,” said Aaron Weiss, event chairman and co-founder. “This show not only attracts amazing cars, but also a fantastic array of enthusiasts of all ages. It is truly a wonderful day in the park for the entire family.”
Gates will open to the public at 9 a.m. and the show concludes at 3 p.m. Advance tickets are available online for $25. Tickets the day of the event are $30. Children 12 and under are free. VIP Spectator tickets are also available for $125, and include a gourmet lunch, wine and beer. For complete information please visit www.sanmarinomotorclassic.com