Bugatti crash pictures: Driver smashes £250000 car into wall then walks away
Spinning out of control, this is the moment a driver smashed his £250,000 Bugatti into a wall during a race. The brakes failed and the car flipped, but Edmund Burgess, 56, was unhurt… and headed straight for a beer. Edmund was at a race in Winchcombe …
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CARMEL, CALIF. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering to take place on Friday, August 16, 2014, at the newly renovated and re-opened Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel Valley, will showcase a collection of the worlds rarest Ferraris, including the marques first road car, as well as a special anniversary collection of Aston Martins during the highly anticipated 11th annual event. More than 200 noteworthy vehicles will be on display at the elite and intimate gathering, which Forbes hails as one of the car worlds most anticipated concours events.
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2014 will celebrate 100 years of Aston Martin and feature a Retrospective of Automobili Lamborghini Celebrating 50 Years, as well as Peter Brock Designs. Additionally, A Tribute to the California Mille in Honor of Martin Swig will commemorate Californias homage to Italys historic Mille Miglia and its legendary founder.
Since its inception 11 years ago, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has become one of the crown jewels of Monterey Car Week. Each year, automobile enthusiasts, collectors, hobbyists and friends gather together in this intimate setting to honor the extraordinary heritage of the automobile, said The Quails founder, The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie, Chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. The success of this event has always relied on those who work so tirelessly to restore and preserve these fine motorcars. We also are grateful for our team and of course, our loyal sponsors. I thank everyone for their support and for their efforts in raising funds for worthy charities including the California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation, Naval Post Graduate School, Rancho Cielo and our Peninsula in Pink campaign for breast cancer awareness.
One of the most popular events during the famed Monterey Car Week, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering has grown to be one of the most intimate celebrations of the luxury motoring lifestyle, with exclusive, limited admission. Ticketholders enjoy unparalleled access to a rare array of the finest automobiles from around the world, together with world-class cuisine, wine and spirits, all presented in a garden-party setting on the sun-drenched fairways of Quail Lodge & Golf Club. Guests will also have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a number of prestigious automobiles with test drives from Porsche, Jaguar, and Land Rover, among others.
Each year we set out to surpass expectations and bring together the finest collection of the worlds most captivating and sought-after driving machines, said Gordon McCall, Director of Motorsports. This year, we honor to some of the rarest vehicles in the world and celebrate some of the most iconic British and Italian automobiles ever produced.
The exceptional driving machines showcased at the 11th annual event will include:
The Great Ferraris