Amidst news of the hotel closing in November, Quail Lodge announces preparations have begun for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, scheduled for Aug. 13, 2010. The Quail brings together automotive enthusiasts for a day of friendship, legendary cars and culinary delights on the Monterey Peninsula.
For 2010, a few of the celebrated marks will be: Featured Milestone Cars of 1934, 45 Years of the Shelby Mustang and Alfa Romeo Special Coachbuilders. As in past years, the event will also feature the tradition of The Great Ferraris along with Pre and Post-War Sport, Pre and Post-War Racing, Sport and Racing Motorcycles and Super Cars.
“We are proud to be recognized as one of the most sought after events during Monterey’s Classic Cars Week,” said Sarah Cruse, General Manager of Quail Lodge. “Our team has excelled in creating an exclusive day-long celebration where automotive collectors and connoisseurs have an unmatched opportunity to compare the aesthetics and engineering of the world’s most extraordinary driving machines in a picturesque garden-party setting.”
Although the owners of Quail Lodge announced the closing of the hotel portion of Quail Lodge after Nov. 16th, 2009. The Golf Course and Clubhouse will remain open and will continue to run a full events program, including The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
Nestled on 850 acres in Carmel Valley, Quail Lodge is owned and operated by Hong Kong Shanghai Hotels (HSH). Amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pool, tennis court, restaurant, and trails through an environment of lakes, lush gardens and rolling hills.
Press release courtesy of www.quaillodge.com.
Article Last Updated: September 24, 2009.
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