Tune your engines! The San Marino Motor Classic: Design in Motion presented by Rusnak Auto Group is gearing up for its third annual outing. Approximately 250 classic and collector cars spanning several decades will be available for public view on Sunday, June 9 at Lacy Park located at 1485 Virginia Road, San Marino 91108. Gates open at 9 a.m.
This year’s show is also hosting the Classic Car Club of America’s Southern California Region Grand Classic so expect to see even more rare American and European cars. Alfa Romeo is the featured marque with five classes ranging from the 6C 2500 and 2000 series to Tipo 33 race cars. Staples such as Ferrari, Cadillac, Porsche and Mercedes-Benz along with Aston Martin, Aston Healey, Marmon and Rolls-Royce will also be in attendance. Thirty-four classes will be judged or on display in total. Proceeds from this year’s show will benefit the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, the Petersen Automotive Museum and the Rotary Club of San Marino.
“We’re excited to be back for another year,” says Aaron Weiss, event co-founder and co-chair. “It’s a great opportunity to come out and view hundreds of rare cars and support three wonderful charities.”
The 2012 show raised $172,500 for the benefitting charities. Car enthusiast and ABC 7’s Automotive Specialist Dave Kunz and racing royalty Ed Justice, Jr. return as emcees this year. Advance tickets are available online for $25. Tickets the day of the event are $30. Children 12 and under are free. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.sanmarinomotorclassic.com.
About the San Marino Motor Classic
The San Marino Motor Classic features a broad array of motorcars that span more than a century. Co-founded by Aaron Weiss, Paul Colony and Ben Reiling, the 2013 event features 34 classes of select vehicles. It is the successor of the Los Angeles Concours d’Elegance. For more information including directions, a list of past winners, competing classes and to purchase tickets visit: www.sanmarinomotorclassic.com.