The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
For ten days each August, connoisseurs and enthusiasts from around the world converge on the Monterey Peninsula to celebrate the ultimate in automotive design, engineering and camaraderie among fellow aficionados.
The crown jewel in a whirlwind of events is The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Since its inception, it has combined a lush setting on a golf course nestled against the Santa Lucia mountain range with exceptional cuisine and the finest examples of vintage sporting automobiles seen during the week. Sponsors provide today's cream-of-the-crop luxury cars to be sampled by guests on local roads, and those who wish can also test their mettle on the Land Rover Experience Driving School off-road course.
Future Event Dates for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering:
2017 – Friday, August 18
2018 – Friday, August 24
2019 – Friday, August 16
2020 – Friday, August 14
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2016
For fourteen years, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has provided an unparalleled and exclusive experience for motorsports enthusiasts and collectors from around the world to enjoy rare collections of fine automobiles and motorcycles in a garden-party setting on the rolling greens of Quail Lodge & Golf Club.
Held in conjunction with The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, is the 19th Annual Bonhams Motorcar Auction on the western grounds of Quail Lodge & Golf Club offering easy access, plenty of convenient parking, and lots of sunshine amidst the famous Carmel scenery.
The Quail will continue to create an enhanced experience for attendees and sponsors alike. Guests will enjoy exquisite motorcars on display and culinary pavilions, with the ease of onsite parking.
Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California
- Rivalries of the Ages
- 100th Anniversary of BMW
Celebrating Motorcars and Motorcycles
- A Retrospective of Laguna Seca Raceway
- 50th Anniversary of the Lamborghini Miura
- Pre-War Sports and Racing
- Post-War Sports
- Post-War Racing
- The Great Ferraris
- Sports and Racing Motorcycles
2016 Event Sponsors
Learn more about The Quail Charities: Rancho Cielo, the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation and the CHP 11-99 Foundation here.
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