PEBBLE BEACH CLASSIC CAR FORUM


This new forum brings to the fore some of the people who have created, or made history with, or spent a lifetime caring for these cars. We hope this forum is a place where we can come together as a community, tackle some of the tough questions facing the car world and draw knowledge from experts—all while encouraging new automotive enthusiasts.
Sandra Button
quoted in Sports Car Digest

2019 PEBBLE BEACH CLASSIC CAR FORUM presented by AIG and BridgePoint 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Thursday, August 15–Saturday, August 17
9:00 am – 5:30 pm (times for individual sessions vary)
The Inn at Spanish Bay lawn
Pebble Beach, CA

 

2019 FORUM SCHEDULE (Registration now available, click links below to register)

THURSDAY AUGUST 15

2:00 PM | Spike’s Car Radio Records Live with Special Guest Car Collector Adam Carolla

Speakers: Spike Feresten (Moderator) & Adam Carolla

3:30 PM | Cover Story: How Hot Rod Magazines Spread the Sport across the Country

Speakers: Ken Gross (Moderator), Bruce Meyer & Jim Miller

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 16

9:00 AM | Driving Trends in the Collector Car Industry

Speakers: Craig Jackson & Alexandra Legouix

11:00 AM | Feature Presentation: Spike Feresten Teams up with Porsche to Host a Conversation with Hurley Haywood & Patrick Dempsey about their Movie Hurley and Porsche Racing

Speakers: Spike Feresten (moderator), Hurley Haywood & Patrick Dempsey 

1:00 PM | A Bright Future for the Past: A Conversation with Tomorrow's Restorers 

Speakers: Donald Osborne (moderator), Paul Russell, Dave Kinney & McPherson College automotive restoration students

3:00 PM | 30+ Years of Japanese Luxury Cars

Speakers: Ed Loh (moderator), Alfonso Albaisa, Dave Christ, Jon Ikeda, Angus MacKenzie & Tom Matano

5:30 PM | Pebble Beach Concours Sketchbattle Pro

Sketchbattle Pro is a live automotive sketching competition staged in front of an audience. Sometimes referred to as The Fight Club of Design, Sketchbattle pits the world’s best designers against each other in head-to-head competition for high stakes prizes and the coveted title of Sketchmaster. Sketchbattle Pro is the highest level of the Middlecott Sketchbattle Championships, which also includes Sketchbattle Team events for art and design schools and Sketchbattle Jr., an education initiative to develop design skills among teenagers.

 

SATURDAY AUGUST 17

10:30 AM | Feature Presentation: Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne & Jay Leno 
Replica, Re-creation or Revival —When Should What’s Gone Stay Gone?

Speakers: Donald Osborne (Moderator) & Jay Leno

12:00 PM | Revs Institute Presents: Protecting the Family Legacy and Preserving Automotive Enthusiasm During the Coming Revolution

Speakers: Paul Ingrassia (moderator), Miles Collier & John Elkann

1:30 PM |  The Theory of Automotive Evolution 

Speakers: John Nikas (moderator), Leslie Kendall & Stewart Reed 

3:00 PM |  Coachbuilders of Our Future

Speakers: Wayne Carini (moderator), David and Michael Moal, Andy Leach & Chip Foose

4:30 PM | The Outlook for the Future of Urban Transportation: Battery-Electric Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Advanced Rapid Transit

Speakers: Thomas Stone, J. F. Finn III, Wolfgang Egger & Hernan Kraviez

 

KEY CONTACT

Katee Waller
[email protected]


FUTURE CONCOURS DATES  

August 16, 2020 | August 15, 2021 | August 14, 2022

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