It’s never easy at the Monterey Motorsport Reunion (formerly the Historics). The event has such an incredible collection of cars, all of which are in motion throughout the weekend. You do your best, find the cars that mean the most to you, and enjoy the atmosphere.
Above: Maserati 8CM. Below: Bugatti in the Corkscrew.
F5000 paddock, with Gethin’s McLaren M10 in the foregoing.
The Formula 5000 paddock is always a hit. This series rivaled F1 in its day. Team Surtees TS-5 (F5000):
The F5000 series was preceded by SCCA Formula A and B racing, a great example of which is this Huffaker:
And a small FJr car from that amazing era when F1 was basically F2, and FJr was an exciting feeder:
An incredible selection of Formula One machinery was on offer, from the 1960s up to the 1980s. Williams FW08:
Mario Andretti’s Lotus 79:
Another view of the FW08C:
Brett Lunger’s privately entered McLaren M23:
The Professor’s McLaren M30:
Patrick Depailler’s Tyrrell, below.
Lola T330HU6 raced in the UK in the early Seventies before being sent to New Zealand.
A very rare Matich A50.
No shortage of sports cars, including some great prototypes like this 1975 World Championship Alfa 33 TT 12:
Or the under-rated Porsche 906:
And, naturally, a 956:
Lest we forget the 911:
And let’s not forget American muscle:
1955 Mercedes 300 SL “gull wing” interior. This car is a daily driver!
Great shot of a GT350 chasing a pair of Cobras through Laguna Seca’s turn 5.