July means Independence Day to most Americans, but it also means racing, concours, auctions, shows, meets, rallies, and tons of other summer car fun. As July 9 has officially been dubbed Collector Car Appreciation Day, it's only fitting that we start off with a couple of vintage car events. The Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place the first weekend in July this year, with three days of vintage and exotic car action from West Sussex, England. The Meadow Brook Concours will once again bring some
Although nowhere near the size or prestige of Pebble Beach, Meadowbrook, Amelia Island or Villa d'Este, a number of smaller local Concours take place on any given weekend around the world. Most of them have their own special focus and most of them are designed to raise money for charity. One such event took place a couple of weekends ago in Irvine, California.