Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Industry News LMC News
As another exhilarating week in Monterey comes to an end we can look back at just how big this weekend was. This weekend the preliminary sales amongst all the auctions was $368 million, Everything from historic race cars to supercars they sold it all.
Coming out on top was of course RM Sotheby’s with a record breaking 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by Scaglietti with a sale of $48,405,000
The second heavy hitter was Gooding and Company with a 1935 Duesenberg SSJ pulling in $22,000,000
The last showstopper comes again from RM Sotheby’s and its a 1963 Aston Martin DP215 Grand Touring Competition Prototype reaching $21,455,000
On Sunday night the Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance concluded with a 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta owned by David and Ginny Sydorick claiming the Best of Show. Following close behind is a 1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Town Limousine owned by the Lehrman Collection. Also a runner up was a 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Figoni Fastback Coupé owned by Robert Kudela.
Representing Canada at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Lorne Leibel came out on top in the “1963-1966 GT Cars over 2500cc” class.
The top 3 in this class were:
1. Lorne Leibel in a 1965 AC Cobra
2. Kyle Kelley in a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Red
3. Thomas Steuer Sparks NV in a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette
Gooding & Company
Pebble Beach Concours